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Baseball: Berry tops Panthers 7-1 in non-conference game Tuesday

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Berry topped LaGrange 7-1 in a non-conference game Tuesday at Bowdoin Stadium. The loss left the Panthers 5-3 on the season. The Vikings evened their record at 1-1. Berry took advantage of three errors in the game by the Panthers. The miscues led to five unearned runs for the Vikings. Kolby Skolnik (0-1) started and took the loss. He allowed ...

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Women’s Basketball: Season ends for Panthers in first round of USA South Tournament

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LaGrange’s season came to an end with an 87-59 loss to Maryville in the first round of the USA South Tournament on Wednesday. The Panthers finish the season 11-15, while the Scots (17-9) advanced to face Piedmont on Saturday. ‘Maryville was really good tonight and unfortunately we just didn’t have an answer,’ Coach Lee Buchanan said. ‘We struggled guarding them ...

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Lafayette Passes by Central Christian on the Way to State Title Game

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The basketball season for the Lafayette Christian School is winding down to a thrilling conclusion. The varsity boys have had a stellar season, with many players showing out as they march towards the state tournament. However, before they could make it all the way to the finals, they had to overcome an old adversary that had already bested them three ...

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Long Cane Middle School 6th Grade Class Speaks to Mayor and Council on Electric Charging Stations

Mr McCalla's sixth grade class presented their EV presentation to the Mayor and Council

The City Council of La-Grange had much to discuss at their previous work session this past Tuesday morning, February 13th, after the thaw out from the recent snow and the beginning of the New Year. After readjusting schedules and moving around some meetings, the group was back in session and is ready to kick 2018 into high gear. There were ...

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Citizen’s Police Academy Week 4: Narcotics and Gangs

This week the LaGrange Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy covered topics that are sadly becoming a part of life: drugs and gangs. The class went over current drug and gang issues as well as ways police are attempting to help eliminate both. The lesson was taught by Sgt. Mark Cavender of the LaGrange Police Department. Cavender has been working “Vice” ...

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Black Panther Shows its Claws on Opening Night

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This Presidents’Day weekend, Marvel fans were in for an all-star cinematic experience. The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest film has already earned its spot among the greats, even surpassing several long-time favorites. Black Panther opened to sold-out theaters this passed Thursday, February 15th. Sources projected opening night ticket sales of $25 million, tying with Captain America: Civil War as the second ...

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Sharon J’s Holds Ribbon Cutting at New Location

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Since 2014, Sharon J’s has been delivering the latest fashion trends directly to the ladies of Troup County. Starting on Bull Street, moving to Commerce Avenue, and now moving to its new location on Main Street, Sharon J’s has always been a LaGrange staple. Family owned and operated by Randy and Laura Sievert and named for Laura’s mother Sharon Cochran, ...

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Lafayette and Adrienne and the Marriage Near Missed

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This month occasions the 245th anniversary of a major event. The Marquis de Lafayette and Adrienne de Noailles married Monday, April 11, 1774. One of the great partnerships of all time, it was a near miss. Lafayette’s father died when Lafayette was two, sliced in half by an English cannonball. His mother died when Lafayette was twelve. He became heir ...

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