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Police Investigating Possible Dog Fighting

Police are investigating a potential dog fighting ring after multiple unregistered pit-bulls with injuries consistent with fighting were removed from a La-Grange home. On Wednesday, officers with LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Houston Street in reference to reports of possible Animal Cruelty. Police arrived and made contact with the homeowner, John Davis, advising him of the ...

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Empty Bowl Dinner Draws Big Numbers to Help Fight Poverty

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Poverty is a big problem globally, with many in need of food, water, and shelter every day. These issues are not localized, but are spread across the world. Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are men and women that face these same issues. However, there are groups and organizations dedicated to helping fix these issues through various means of ...

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City of LaGrange to Strengthen Recycling Education and Improve Policies

The City of LaGrange is strengthening its recycling education and improving its existing recycling policies. “We are striving to make the recycle program viable.” said LaGrange City Manager Meg Kelsey. “A new video and brochure have been produced to help identify what to put in the ‘blue’ can. All current and new users will be receiving a laminated flyer soon ...

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Woman Faces Felony Theft Charge for Stealing Cheap Belt and Shirt

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman on a Felony Shoplifting charge. Monday afternoon about 1:35 p.m., officers with La-Grange Police Department responded to Dollar General on Commerce Avenue in reference to Shoplifting. While police were en route, they were advised that the female suspect had just left the scene in a grey Honda headed towards Horace King Street. Officers ...

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Police Investigating Violent Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have issued warrants for a local man who is accused of a violent domestic attack. Early Tuesday morning about 4:23 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at La-Grange Police Department in reference to a domestic fight that occurred on Old Airport Road. Police made contact with the female victim, who informed them she had been beaten up by ...

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Man Jailed for Alleged Burglary Theft

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a LaGrange man for Burglary after he was determined to have stolen several outdoor power tools from a residence on Hines Road. The investigation began on March 24th, when Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 4200 block of Hines Road in reference to a Residential Burglary with Forced Entry. A pole saw and two chainsaws ...

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Blue Knights Present CASA Check

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The local Blue Knights presented a check to the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program Monday morning for $4,200. The funds were raised in part from their annual spring benefit ride, where the law enforcement motorcycle club raised $2,255 specifically for Troup CASA. The additional funds were raised during a Christmas drawing where they raffled off a kids four-wheeler donated ...

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Threatening Message Causes Scare

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A cryptic threatening message on social media from across the country caused a scare here in Troup County until local sheriff’s deputies were able to determine the internet post was actually from New Mexico. Over the weekend, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office began receiving reports from concerned residents about an image that was being shared on the social media site ...

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Furnas Gives Great Wolf Lodge Update at Early Bird Breakfast

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The weather is almost warm enough for summer memories to come flooding back and the opportunity is almost here to make some new ones. The water is almost ready to jump back into and soon, once school lets out, kids will be pouring into the pools and water parks across the country. The Chamber is ready for the warm weather ...

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