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Krewe of Mask Mardi Gras Parade is Quickly Approaching


Last year, an event came to LaGrange in a stream of festive colors of purple and gold. Last February your local Krewe of Mask held the first ever family friendly Mardi Gras parade in the streets of downtown La-Grange. The parade was a huge success, with riders and floats pouring through the streets. After the parade, there was a lavish ...

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Chick-fil-a to Host Daddy Daughter Date Night This Thursday


There are many moments and memories that families make throughout the course of their lives. Family trips, Christmas mornings, and special events form the fabric of our childhoods and we grow together as families. Coming up this week, there will be an opportunity to make another special moment for fathers and daughters as one local restaurant will hold a special ...

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The Sock Hops Return for Troup High Alumni Show


Songs from the past simply rock, and they rock hard, a classic, 50’s style brand of rock n roll. There were songs that were played when young love and romance were in the air. Polka dot sun dresses and black leather jackets crammed into brightly lit shake shops and into the back of Cadillacs. It was a simpler time when ...

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Community Calendar

• January 25: The Troup Retired Educators will meet Thursday, January 25th at 11:30 at Highland Country Club. Please call 706 882-9655 for lunch reservations. • January 29: The Troup Democrats will meet at 6;00 on Monday, January 29th at the Griggs Recreation Center on Glenn Robertson Drive in LaGrange. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will ...

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Police Bust Frequent Shoplifter Trying to Pay for Free Meds


LaGrange Police arrested an alleged frequent shoplifter after he reportedly stole a pack of razors to pay for some free of charge medication. Wednesday afternoon about 1:28 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the Publix supermarket on Commerce Avenue in reference to shoplifting in progress. Officers arrived and performed a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle, ...

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Men Arrested for Drug Trafficking


Deputies from the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested three men on separate drug trafficking charges after they were found with large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine. The suspects were arrested on Tuesday when Troup County Sheriff’s Office Drug Agents, along with officers from the LaGrange Police Department, Hogansville Police Department, and West Metro Drug Enforcement Office, conducted an undercover ...

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Police Investigating Park Avenue Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where unknown suspect(s) fired multiple gunshots Wednesday. Police were called to the scene early Thursday morning about 1:56 a.m., in reference to reports of gunshots in the area of Park Avenue. Officers arrived and learned that gunshots had been fired into a house in the 1400 block of Park Avenue. Police confirmed that there ...

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Police Investigating Hit and Run

There have been numerous wrecks over the past few days due to the winter storm, but police are investigating one that happened just a bit before the roads got messy. It wasn’t a terrible collision and no one got hurt. It would have otherwise just been an everyday rear-end fender bender, but something caused the at-fault driver to flee, and ...

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Cursing Earns Drunken Man a Ride to Jail

LaGrange Police arrested a man over the weekend for drunkenly walking down the middle of the roadway carrying a bottle of beer. The subject may have gotten away with just a ticket, but he was apparently in a hurry and started loudly cursing officers, so he quickly earned himself a trip to jail. On January 12, officers with the LaGrange ...

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