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Mr. West Point Lake: Crosby Receives Adulation, $3,284


Mr. West Point Lake: Crosby Receives Adulation, $3,284 Chris Fernsler Sports Editor For more than two decades, Randy Crosby has been a fishing guide of prominence, promise and largemouth bass on West Point Lake. Crosby has been a part of the mouth-watering, eye-catching backdrop at the lake for 25 years. The former iron man of prep football, Crosby, the exoffensive ...

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Crosby Still Has The “It” Factor; So Does Williams, Bass Tourney Titlist


The tournament namesake was there and forever accounted for. Randy Crosby, the man of the hour and the local fishing legend, was even more important than the largemouth bass in Saturday’s fishing tournament on West Point Lake. And on that day the tournament of choice was the Randy Crosby Benefit Fishing Tournament. “This is a great thing. There’s nothing like ...

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Construction Crews Begin Work on Segment 2 of The Thread


LaGrange, Ga. October 13, 2017 – Crews started construction on Segment 2 of The Thread this week at Harris Fields, near the playground. The second segment will run from the Mike Daniel Recreation Center to the intersection of Daniel and Ware Streets. There is an existing trail from the Mike Daniel Rec Center that runs about a half mile through ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Friday morning about 6:56 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 300 block of Broad Street in reference to a subject lying on the sidewalk. Officers arrived and identified the subject as Randall Thomas Spradlin. ...

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Man Accused of Car Theft and Attempting to Abduct Female

LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of a violent domestic attack and car theft over the weekend. The incident occurred Sunday morning, just before 9 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Whitesville Road in reference to a fight. Officers arrived and spoke to the female complainant, who appeared to have ...

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Walmart Truck Drivers Raise $2,773.84 for Berta Weathersbee Elementary School


Lagrange, Georgia October 12, 2017 – The Lagrange transportation office has chosen Berta Weathersbee Elementary School to receive a $2,773.84 donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education. Private Fleet truck drivers for Walmart – already among the safest drivers in the country – drove extra carefully during the week from July 22 through July 28, 2017. For every accident- ...

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Community Calendar

• October 21: The Active Life Center, Come Dance with us. 140 Ragland St. LaGrange, GA. Featuring Jimmy Smith and The New River Band. 7:00pm-10:00pm. $6.00 admission. Adults of all ages. Bring a snack to share. • October 23: The Elms & Roses Garden Council of La-Grange will sponsor its 4th Garden Lacture with jason Powell, owner of Petals from ...

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Annual GA-AL AACA Car Show Draws Huge Number Once Again


Several pieces of true American history rolled through LaGrange this week, specifically the area on Lafayette Parkway and the LaGrange Mall. For the 36th time, the GA-AL Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) car show returned to the front of the La-Grange Mall on Saturday, October 14th, bringing with it true American cars from different eras that were on display ...

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Leggin for Literacy Returns Through Downtown LaGrange


Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are a lot of big developments pertaining to the world of education. With the community quickly growing and industry expanding to incredible new heights, La-Grange and Troup County are becoming a haven for education advances. This thirst for knowledge has to be instilled in our youth from a young age so that they ...

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