Monthly Archives: October 2018

Junior Service League of LaGrange, Inc.

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The Junior Service League of LaGrange, Inc. is a group of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. It is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior Service League sends volunteers into the community to fill needs in non-profit organizations and raises funds to ...

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CAFI Temporarily Closes Due to Lack of Funding

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Community Action for Improvement, INC. (CAFI) has temporarily closed its doors due to a delay in state funding. The organization has helped over one million people since its founding in 1966. CAFI, a local non-profit, offers supportive services to low-income individuals in Troup, Heard, Meriwether, Coweta, and Carroll counties. The organization has benefited local Troup County citizens through a variety ...

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Wreck Injures Student In Front of Troup High

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A Troup High student was airlifted and three more were injured during a vehicle collision that occurred Friday morning near the school entrance. Around 8:13 a.m., La-Grange Police responded to a report of an accident with injuries in front of Troup High School on Hamilton Road. Officers arrived to find a tw0-vehicle collision and injured individuals from both vehicles. Police ...

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Troup County Announces Children’s Book Drive

Troup County will be launching a children’s book drive on Monday, October 15, 2018 as a part of their United Way donation campaign. The book drive will benefit The Jungle Bus in LaGrange, Georgia, a Bookmobile that serves children of Troup County. The County is warmly welcoming donations from the public and will be accepting new and gently used children’s ...

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Speeder Caught Driving Drunk and with Suspended License

Police have charged two men with alcohol-related offenses after they were spotted speeding back home from a LaGrange bar. Early Friday morning about 12:12 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge Journey near the intersection of New Franklin Road and Mooty Bridge Road for improper passing and traveling well over the posted speed ...

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LaGrange Police Department Blood Drive

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The LaGrange Police Department will be having their bloodmobile at 100 West Haralson Street on Wednesday, October 17, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. They have this blood drive because one pint of blood can save three lives. Giving blood locally helps to support your community, and it helps to save lives. Donating blood means that the blood that is ...

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Cavaliers Score Runaway Homecoming Victory over Spencer

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The Callaway Cavaliers took care of business in a rare Saturday homecoming game last week. The game, originally scheduled for Thursday night, was rescheduled due to inclement weather from Hurricane Michael—which passed through Troup County the day before. The Cavaliers, now 7-1 and undefeated in region 2AA, exploded offensively against conference opponent Spencer. Led by quarterback Jacob Freemand and running ...

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Grangers Play Best Game of the Season in Loss to Troup

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Despite losing 35-14 to the Tigers Friday night, the LaGrange Grangers put together their strongest performance so far against the most talented team on their schedule. This year’s cross-town rivalry proved lopsided from the start, with the Tigers coming in ranked second in region and riding an undefeated 6-0 record, while the Grangers entered with a disappointing 1-5 record. Leading ...

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Wreck Injures Student In Front of Troup High

Three students injured heading to school.

A Troup High student was airlifted and three more people were injured during vehicle collision that occurred Friday morning near the school entrance. The collision occurred shortly before 8:13 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to reports of an accident with injuries in front of Troup High School on Hamilton Road. Officers arrived to find a two ...

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Chick-fil-A Leader Academy Comes to LaGrange High School

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Last week 30 LaGrange High (LHS) students stepped into the media center knowing they would be challenged to become servant leaders. After completing applications for the Chick fil A Leader Academy™ (Leader Academy), they didn’t know what to expect. They didn’t know what would be required. They all jumped at the chance to join because the teens know the organization ...

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