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Monday January 4th

Community Calendar • January 9th: Winter Children’s Clothing Drive for the Yolanda Jabaley Clothing Center will be held at the LaGrange VFW Post 4629, 305 W. Haralson Street, on Saturday, January 9 from 10 am – 4 pm. This is sponsored by the LaGrange Troup Council of Church Women and The VFW Auziliary. • January 11th: An AARP Drivers Class ...

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Georgia F. Moss

A precious one from us has gone. A place vacant in our hearts which can never be filled and after a lonely heartache and many of silent tears but always a beautiful memory of one we loved so dear. Mrs. Georgia F. Moss was born May 5, 1927 in Harris County, Georgia to the late, Cooper and Fannie Lou Davidson ...

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John W. Huckstep

Mr. John W. Huckstep, age 84, of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at West Georgia Health System. Mr. Huckstep was born January 6, 1931 in Jackson, MO to the late Jesse and Hulda Huckstep. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Huckstep served on the Boards of the Cancer ...

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Alleged Drive-By Leads To Drug Arrest

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on a misdemeanor drug charge after investigating an incident where a gunshot was allegedly fired from a vehicle he occupied. Early Sunday morning about 1:05 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the area of LaFayette Parkway in reference to reports of a gunshot fired out of a lime green Mercury Grand ...

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New Year’s Restitution: Op Ed

There was a time when I was younger and so was the world. We lived and breathed on the same wavelength. Saturdays were for cartoons, Sundays were lazy afternoons, and Mondays were souls sucking back to school romps. The earth was not so complicated and the future was whatever you wanted it to be. Now this is not a new ...

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WGH December Employee Of The Month

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Donnie Baker, Driver- Food and Nutrition Services Donnie Baker joined West Georgia Health’s Food and Nutrition Services in 2005. For the past 10 years, he has been the driver delivering meals and supplies to Twin Fountains Home, Hospice LaGrange, off-campus catering, and physician offices. While many employees blithely go about their work, Donnie sees what needs to be done, then ...

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Emma’s Attic 2 Coming Soon

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The Emmaus House project here in LaGrange was founded in late 2008 and ever since then has been committed to helping women and children in our community that are suffering from homelessness. They are committed to helping in the community and help sponsor many amazing projects that do the same. One project that Emmaus helped to sponsor was the foundation ...

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2015 Year in Review: Sports

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One thing that we as a community love here in Troup County is all of our local sports team. This is a city in which we really support all of our kids in their sports. We turn out in droves to watch them play and to make memories we will carry with us always. This section chronicles all of the ...

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Blue Knights Make Christmas Donation To CASA Program

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Members of the Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Blue Knights GA XVIII, recently met with the Court Appointed Child Advocates (CASA) of Troup and Heard 00nation of Gift Cards to each of the teenage children in the CASA program. CASA members advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the court system. Executive Director June Nelson, stated “This ...

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Police Catch Suspected Prescription Drug Runners

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man and a woman who were caught red handed filling several forged prescriptions throughout LaGrange. Monday evening about 6:54 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Walgreen’s pharmacy on Vernon Street in reference to a possible forged prescription. While en route, officers were advised that the suspect was waiting in the drive-thru, ...

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