Author Archives: troupcountynewseditor

Police Reports–8-17-2018

Tuesday night about 9:37 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 400 block of Glenn Robertson Street in reference to a Hit & Run accident. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that at about 9:30 p.m. a witness came to her friend’s residence and told her that her car had just been hit by another vehicle. The ...

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Obits–August 17, 2018

Higgins Kendrick Lama Hill Jr Kendrick Lama Hill Jr., passed away on August 13, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Health. He was born to Kendrick Lamar Hill and Destinee Bell of LaGrange. Extended family includes his sister, Gabrielle Hill, Janiyah Smith; grandmothers, Angela Hill, Diane Bell, grandfather, Horace Boyd; aunts and uncles; extended family and friends. Graveside service was ...

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Police Reports–8-15-2018

Early Sunday morning about 1 a.m., LaGrange Police were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint near the intersection of Hamilton Street and Fannin Street when officers observed a red Honda Accord pull into a closed business just short of the checkpoint. Police then made contact with the driver, Colby Oshun Bailey, who immediately informed officers that his license was suspended and ...

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Obits–August 15, 2018

Lake Dunson Robertson Mrs. Annie Sue Cameron Smith  Mrs. Annie Sue Cameron Smith was born February 16, 1942 in Troup County, Georgia to the late Mr. Otis “Buck” Cameron, Sr. and Mrs. Viola Atcherson Cameron. She confessed Christ at an early age and joined Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and served faithfully throughout the years. Susie was employed by West Georgia Medical ...

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Obits–August 10, 2018

LakeDunsonRobertson Mr. Velasco Martez “Bae Bro” Tucker  Mr. Velasco Martez “Bae Bro” Tucker was born June 11, 1977 to the union of Albert Jerome “AJ” and Annette Buchanan Tucker. He attended schools in the LaGrange School System. Velasco loved to ride and race Motor Bikes. He was well known and loved by many. On Thursday morning, August 2, 2018; he answered ...

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Police Reports–8-10-2018

Wednesday night about 11:37 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies performed a traffic stop on a green Ford Explorer traveling south on Interstate 85, just north of KIA, for a tag violation. Deputies report that the tag frame completely covered the state name, making it unreadable, so they stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Albert Fernando Fleming. When ...

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Police Reports–8-08-2018

Friday morning about 7:44 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Wingate Hotel located at 103 Wingate Terrace in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and observed a white Chevrolet Silverado with a broken rear driver’s side window and black Chevrolet Silverado with a broken front passenger door window. Police first spoke with the driver of the black Silverado, who stated ...

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Obits–August 8, 2018

Striffler-Hamby Kenneth McCurry Herring Kenneth McCurry Herring, age 77, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on Thursday August 2, 2018 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Kenneth was born July 16, 1941 in Orlando, Florida to the late Asben Herring and Ouida Queen Givens Herring. Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Sharon A. Herring; son Kevin Herring; daughter Margaret Ann ...

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Obits–August 6, 2018

STRIFFLER HAMBY David Alan Fowler David A. Fowler, 55, of LaGrange, died on Wednesday, the 1st of August 2018. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Betsy” Strickland Fowler whom he married on the 13th of July 1985; his daughters, Lauren Fowler Mosley (Paul), and Dorothy Fowler; grandsons, Thomas and Henry; mother, Ann C. Fowler; sister, Andrea Trainer (Alan); nephew, ...

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Police Reports–8-06-2018

Thursday night about 9:20 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1300 block of Juniper Street in reference to a stolen vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke to the female victim, who stated her white 1995 Chevrolet Lumina van was stolen from her property. The victim stated that the vehicle was last seen the previous day by neighboring residents. An anonymous resident ...

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