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A Colorectal Screening Can Save Your Life


Getting a routine colonoscopy isn’t on anyone’s list of favorite things to do. However, drinking an unsavory liquid the night before to prepare for the procedure is usually considered the worst part, and it definitely beats the alternative: having undetected polyps that lead to colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that every adult aged 50 and older in the ...

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Carol Cain To Entertain TLC


Submitted by: Jake Behr, Program Chair Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) is a senior outreach ministry of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church, LaGrange, GA. Members of all Troup County Churches, retirement communities and nursing homes are invited. Seniors from Troup County are invited to a full, served at the table, luncheon ($6) and entertainment on the first Thursday of every ...

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Troup County Teacher Recognized By Georgia Power As An Outstanding First-Year Educator

Georgia Power Recognizes Outstanding First Year Teacher

LaGrange, Ga. March 17, 2016 – On Tuesday, March 8 Georgia Power representative, John Asbell traveled to LaGrange High School to present a $1,000 Classroom Supply Grant from Georgia Power to first year science teacher, Mr. Charles Cantrell. As the recipient of the New Teacher Assistance Grant, Cantrell says, “I feel very fortunate and grateful to have been awarded this ...

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West Georgia Hospice’s Camp Dogwood Set For June 10-12

WGH Camp Dogwood

Weekend overnight grief camp is free for children who have lost a friend or family member in the past year When Hayleigh Sebaugh, 12, made a memory pillow last summer at West Georgia Hospice’s Camp Dogwood, it didn’t take long for her to think of illustrations to commemorate her dear late great-grandfather, Ralph Hull. Camp Dogwood is a grief camp ...

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16-Year-Old Charged With Online Assassination Threat

A local 16-year-old has been charged with Terroristic Threats and Acts after allegedly making threats and offering money on social media to kill a presidential candidate. Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators say the local juvenile was taken into custody by Sheriff’s Deputies and Secret Service Agents Friday afternoon after he allegedly threatened to kill presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Officials ...

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Woman Killed In Horrific Crash


A woman was killed and a man was badly injured in horrific accident near La-Grange Mall on Lafayette Parkway in LaGrange early Saturday morning. Witnesses say the Ford Explorer was traveling at high speed when it ran the red light at Davis Road while traveling east on Lafayette Parkway. The driver then appeared to have lost control while traveling through ...

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Parks & Recreation 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt


The Troup County Parks and Recreation Commission announces that the 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday at Shuford Fields located on 950 Calumet Center Drive. The gates open at 10:30 am and the hunt will begin at 11:00 am. There will be 4 age categories. There will be a 2 & Under age group with parents. ...

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Subject Stabbed At Homeless Shelter

Billy Batchelor

LaGrange Police have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing another man during an argument at the homeless shelter. Saturday afternoon about 3:41 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Emmaus Shelter on Greenville Street in reference to reports of a subject stabbed at the location. Officers arrived and were flagged down by a witness, who stated the ...

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Christ’s Corner


John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. We are living in a time when people tell us that there are many ways to heaven. They say there are many paths to God, there is no one truth. Truth to one is not necessarily ...

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Wednesday March 23rd

Church Calendar • March 25th: Good Friday Adventure for Kids, free day camp with lunch included. The Route 210 Children’s Ministry of Franklin Road Baptist Church is sponsoring an Adventure Camp on Good Friday from 9 am – 3pm at Franklin Road Baptist Church, 1424 New Franklin Road, LaGrange. Boys and Girls will discover the true meaning of Good Friday ...

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