Author Archives: tcneditor

The Newcomers and Beyond Honors Veterans

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The Newcomers and Beyond hosted a Veterans Day Tea for their members to bring in a photo and tell a story about the Veteran and the impact that they had on their lives. Most of the photos were of Veterans that served in World War II and Vietnam.  Traci Amiri the President had an interesting story because her cousin Jack ...

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Up All Night Thanksgiving’s Jake Session Retires

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Jake Session who is responsible for Up All Night Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner is retiring. After 28 years of serving the needy of Troup and surrounding areas Jake Session has said that due to health reason he will not be able to continue. Jake said that he would like to thank all of those who have been so generous to ...

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Defending Americas Defenders (D.A.D) Toy Run

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It is time for the 2nd annual Iron Cross motorcycle club ( I.C.M.C ) and Knights of Solomon motorcycle club ( K.O.S.M.C) Defending Americas Defenders (D.A.D) toy run. D.A.D is a local organization that helps local veterans in their time of need. Last year we raised over $4000.00 for toys for children in our local area. It will be held ...

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Come in From the Cold

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As winter approaches and evening temperatures plunge, the LaGrange Troup County Homeless Coalition (LTCHC) will open its Warming Center doors from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. to anyone who needs shelter from the cold. The center, located at 150 East Lukken Industrial Drive, provides cots, warm food, and showers to anyone in need when temperatures drop down to 37 degrees ...

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Leslie Battle Brings Life to Her 5th Grade Students

When Leslie Battle isn’t enjoying trips to the mountains and the beach with her family, you can find her interacting with students in her 5th grade classroom. While doing so, she loves to connect learning activities to their personal lives. “I work to make learning fun and real-life. I want my students to understand this is not something they are ...

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Meth-Head Shoplifter Fights with Police

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on multiple felony charges after he allegedly stole and ate a honey bun while high on methamphetamine. Early Monday morning about 12:20 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to reports of Shoplifting. Officers arrived and made contact with store management, who advised that the ...

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Point University to End Season on the Road against Bluefield College

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LaGrange College football improved to 3-6 on the season with a decisive victory over Methodist last Saturday. Playing in front of a packed home crowd for Senior Day, the Panthers played an explosive, yet close, first half before pulling out a second-half victory. Neither team could find a defense in the first quarter, as both squads put up 21 points ...

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College Football Takeaways

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Tigers Win Big Auburn’s Gus Malzahn was surely happy Saturday as his Tigers came from behind to take a last-second victory over Jimbo Fisher’s A& M team. The matchup bore eerie similarities to the last time the two coaches met when Fisher, then head coach of Florida State, defeated Malzahn’s Tigers in the final seconds of the final BCS National ...

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Celebrating the Thanksgiving Season

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On November 22, 2018, people all around will be gathering together to celebrate Thanksgiving. Some will eat turkey, some will eat ham, and some will eat dressing and gravy with all the trimmings, but is there more to it than eating? Of course there is. It is about family and friends getting together and being thankful for one another. Thanksgiving ...

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Arrest Made in Lee’s Crossing Shooting

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LaGrange Police have made an arrest in the latenight shooting where gunshots were fired into an occupied residence on November 3 in Lee’s Crossing. On Thursday, November 8, LaGrange Police charged Adarius Jamonda Brown in this case following further investigation into the violent incident. Police were initially called out to the Lee’s Crossing Apartments on Old Airport Road around 2 ...

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