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Warrior Players Are ‘All In’ with Coach Ken Klinger


From the first player on the floor to the last player on the bench, all of the La- Grange Academy boys basketball players have bought in with new head coach Ken Klinger. The players like what they see. Klinger explains. He teaches, and he relates to his teenaged players. This is working. Klinger is a Warrior, and he is in ...

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Warrants Issued for Violent Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a man who allegedly forced his way into a home and dragged the mother of his children outside, pushed her into a pool and held her head underwater while threatening to kill her. The incident began shortly before 9:50 a.m. Tuesday morning when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to ...

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Police Investigating Laurel Ridge Drive-By Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting where multiple gunshots were fired into an occupied residence. Wednesday night about 7:32 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Laurel Ridge Avenue in reference to reports of gunshots fired in the area. Officers arrived and identified several victims, who advised that the gunshots had been fired at their residence. ...

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Hudson, Fitzpatrick Are Region Royalty and 5-AAAA Players of the Year

Don’t ever forget the Tigers and Grangers when it’s time to unveil the All-Region 5-AAAA football team. This year is no exception. Between Troup High and LaGrange High, the Tigers and Grangers had 19 players honored with All-Region recognition. Eleven Tigers made it, and eight Grangers were chosen. “This is something that these players can tell their kids about (years ...

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Deputies Help with Annual Hospice Poinsettia Delivery


Earlier this week, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted West Georgia Hospice LaGrange with their annual poinsettia fundraiser. This marks the 29th year hospice has held the Christmas fundraiser, which sells the traditional holiday flowers and offers free local delivery to thousands of recipients each year. On Monday and Tuesday, over 3100 poinsettias were sorted and distributed out of Garden Solutions ...

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Troup Football Is a Family Affair, One Playoff Game at a Time


Times change and so do the Troup High Tigers. Since head coach Tanner Glisson stepped on campus in the summer of 2015, Troup High football has gone from a 1-win team to an annual state playoff contingent. The Tigers have rolled into the Class AAAA state playoffs in three consecutive seasons. That is not by accident or luck. It is ...

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Woman Charged with Aiding Inmate’s Escape


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have filed felony charges against a male and female after the woman allegedly helped the man escape from his work release from jail. The investigation began on Tuesday when deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were notified that a Troup County Jail inmate assigned to the Work Release Program had failed to return from his ...

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Georgia Sheriffs’ Holiday Program at Pineland


Tuesday, December 4, The Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes had their Holiday Program at the Pineland Campus. The program started at the beautifully- decorated chapel from which attendees could look out over the pond. The décor was lovely, but not much could compare to the beauty of the chapel. It had a wood interior, which was built in such a way ...

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