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Marine Corps League Names Maroni As 2016 Marine Of The Year

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“The members of the PFC George Eiland Detachment 1040, Marine Corps League here in LaGrange named Marine Donald Maroni as the Detachment Marine of the Year. Don is the Detachment Sgt. at Arms, a position that he has held since 2013. He is available to help in every activity and he is a tireless worker for Toys For Tots. Don ...

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WellStar WGH April Employee Of The Month

WellStar WGH Employee Of The Month

Tammy Forbus first became familiar with hospice when her father-in-law was a resident of the hospice program. After his passing, she decided to volunteer at West Georgia Hospice and subsequently fell in love with the program. She came to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center from CB& T. Her first assignment was as a part-time volunteer specialist training with Joyce Wood. ...

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Fire Destroys Vacant Home

Fire caused major damage to LaGrange residence over the weekend, but fortunately it appears the home was vacant so no one was hurt. Early Saturday morning about 2:45 a.m., Firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department responded to the 700 block of Campbell Street in reference to a structure fire. Firefighters rushed to the scene upon reports from a neighbor that ...

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Miss Derby Duck Race And Jam Is Coming Soon

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There is an important event coming to the community this summer that will see proceeds go to the Children’s Miracle Network and will also be a blast for everyone involved. This fundraiser is the Miss Derby Duck Race and Jam event to be held on Saturday, June 4 and is a to benefit the Miss Hummingbird Festival, the Miss Middle ...

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2016 Homefest On The Square

Renasant Bank and Remax LaGrange

On the morning of Saturday, April 23, the downtown Square at LaGrange was a very busy and active scene. This was the location of Homefest 2016, an annual free event hosted here in town by the Troup County Board of Realtors. It is a celebration of a healthy consumer relationship between citizens and those that practice realty here in our ...

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LaGrange Police Catch Statewide Theft Suspects

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LaGrange Police responded to a routine shoplifting investigation and may have stumbled into a major theft ring. Saturday afternoon, officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the Home Depot on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. While en route, police were informed through Troup 911 that a bystander had followed the suspects and was following behind them on ...

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Christ’s Corner

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Proverbs 25:11: A word fitly spoken is like apples of pure gold in pictures of silver. We have all said things that we wish we could take back. Many times we speak before we think. Words are like tooth paste, once out of the tube, it’s very hard to put back; if at all. Politicians will “misspeak” sometimes and try ...

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Wednesday April 27th

Church Calendar • April 29th: On Friday at 7 pm, the Legendary Dixie Echoes Quartet will be appearing in LaGrange at Grace Baptist Church, 3731 West Point Road. It will be a night filled with comedy, amazing music, and the precise four-part harmony the Dixie Echoes are known for! This event is open to the public with free admission. A ...

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Wednesday April 27th

Community Calendar • April 28th: The local chapter of the Optimist Club International will host a youth job fair on Thursday. The event will begin at 4pm and run until 7 pm. This will be the second annual youth job fair that Optimist Club has hosted. The event will be held at the William J. Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn ...

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Howard Hurls Two-Hitter, Walks Nobody In Region Shutout

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He’s crafty. He’s elusive, and he’s cunning. He is also tough to beat. Granger senior right-handed pitcher Jake Howard put his own special spin on the ball on Thursday night as he tossed a two-hitter against Harris County. LaGrange High School won the Region 1-AAAAA baseball game, 2-0, and Howard had the Tigers talking to themselves at Granger Park. This ...

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