Author Archives: tcneditor

Lady Cavaliers Upset Troup, 47-44


Clearly they are a team that is going places. The Lady Cavaliers are biting the bullet and knocking down some shots. Callaway High did that and a whole lot of little things in a 47-44 girls basketball win over Troup High School on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Cavaliers are starting to get it. And for Callaway High School that means ...

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Callaway’s Wortham Might Go The Junior College Route


JT Wortham knows what he needs. “I need to get my grades right. I need to study. I’m probably going JuCo (instead of Division 1 or Division II football),” said Wortham, the senior defensive end from Callaway High School. If Cam Newton can do it, maybe Wortham can, too. Newton played one year of junior college football in Texas before ...

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One Still At Large

Joe Dequavious Weldon III

LaGrange Police have arrested one subject and are still looking for two others from an alleged Armed Robbery on Turner Street. Thursday morning about 11:22 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Tall Pines apartment complex on Turner Street in reference to an Armed Robbery. According to police reports, officers arrived and made contact with the adult ...

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Kiwanis Of LaGrange Turned 75 On December 17

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Seventy-Five years is quite a long time. Take a minute to reflect on 1940. President Roosevelt had just been elected for a historic third term, right before the United States entered World War 2. As a matter of fact, in 1940 Germany had just invaded Denmark, Norway, and France. “Gone with the Wind” had just taken the motion picture world ...

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Real Life Grinch Sets Fire To Christmas Wreath

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident of suspected arson after an apparent real life Grinch set fire to a Christmas wreath adorning a local resident’s door. The incident occurred sometime late Thursday night and into Friday morning, when a neighbor noticed the wreath was on fire and notified the residents inside. Police responded to the incident about 1:05 a.m. and ...

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Is Troup Getting Its Money’s Worth Out Of Lotto Sales?

Since well before the Georgia Lottery sold its first ticket in 1992, many Georgians have debated whether the educational funding benefits from lottery proceeds outweigh the costs of state sponsored gambling. Sure, for most of us, it doesn’t feel like gambling, after all, we’re doing it for the kids right? Each day millions of us drop a dollar here and ...

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Monday December 21st

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report 505 Eats: 505 Vernon Street, LaGrange, GA 30240 Current Score 100, Previous Score 100. Health Inspectors comments: None. Ask For Ro: 724 Third Avenue, West Point, GA 31833 Current Score 100, Previous Score None. Health Inspectors comments: Okay to open. Baymont Inn: 107 Hoffman Drive, LaGrange, GA 30241 – Current Score 98, Previous Score 95. ...

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Jay Tyler William Doggett

Jay Tyler William Doggett, age 20, of Warm Springs, GA passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 in Columbus, GA. Graveside services was held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Meriwether Memory Gardens. Dr. Bob Patterson officiated assisted by Rev. Gene Wiseman. The family received friends from 1:30 until 2:30 pm prior to the service at the funeral ...

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Mary C. Ogburn

Mary C. Ogburn, age 88, of Cataula, GA died Friday, December 11, 2015 at Magnolia Manor in Columbus, GA. Funeral services for Mrs. Ogburn was held on 2:00 pm at Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Hamilton. Mrs. Ogburn was born June 24, 1927 in Florida the daughter of Harry and Dell Smith Watford. She ...

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Axlence Scott

Axlence Scott was born July 26, 1942 in Columbus, GA to the late Mary Emma & Sherman Walker Sr. Miss Scott was called home on December 11, 2015 at Columbus Medical Center. God knew she had fought a long hard battle with cancer before she was called home. She leaves to cherish her memories, son Gustavius Wilber; brother Sherman Walker ...

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