Monthly Archives: December 2019

Vincent Brothers are Tennis Naturals, “This is kind of fun.”


Chris Fernsler Sports Editor For Cooper Vincent, the Thanksgiving holidays are not complete without turkey, dressing, hot rolls, pumpkin pie and a couple of backhands and forehands on the tennis court. The seven-year-old Vincent returned to the clay courts at the McCluskey Tennis Center for some drills, some instruction and some matches on Sunday afternoon in La-Grange. Vincent might be ...

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Obits — December 1, 2019

Higgins Gary Eugene Smith Gary Eugene Smith, age 70, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 24th, 2019 at WellStar West Georgia Hospice. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 at Gray Hill Baptist Church, 3285 Bartley Road, West Point 31833 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Funeral services began at 2:00 pm at Gray ...

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Chicken Chimichangas


Ingredients: 2 large skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 3 cups water 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 (7 ounce) can chopped green chilies, divided 1/2 cup diced onion 3 large cloves garlic 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons ...

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Council Denies Zoning Change for Sex Offender Home


Council Denies Zoning Change for Sex Offender Home The City of LaGrange has denied a zoning change request that would have helped provide a home for a group of soon to be displaced sex offenders. The request was made to rezone 1702 Adamson Street from R-2 (Single/Two Family) to R3 (Higher Density) and discussed during a public hearing at the ...

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Climate Rally

The LaGrange Group of the Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club along with the LaGrange College Sustainability Council and the LaGrange Group for a Sustainable Future are hosting a Climate Rally in LaGrange the afternoon of December 6th, 2019. This will be a community event designed to encourage all citizens to support diverse and comprehensive action to rapidly reduce the ...

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Sixth-Ranked Grangers Crush Hampton, Carston Throws Down 17 Points


Chris Fernsler Sports Editor There is something different about this year’s La-Grange High boys basketball team. It starts with their 5-0 record. It then moves on to their No. 6 state ranking in Class AAAA. And it continues with the Grangers relentless play, from rimto- rim. The LaGrange High players dive for the ball. They play chest-to-chest defense. The Grangers ...

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Cavaliers Dump Douglass Behind Shephard’s 70-Yard TD


Chris Fernsler Sports Editor Something drastic needed to happen. Callaway High’s football season was flashing before its very eyes. The Cavaliers fell behind, 14-0 against Atlanta Douglass in the first quarter in Friday night’s Class AA state quarterfinal playoff game at Callaway Stadium. The Cavaliers needed a helping hand. What Callaway High got instead was a fast motor, which belonged ...

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