July 2018 Events at the LaGrange Memorial and Hogansville Public Libraries


July 2018 Events at the LaGrange Memorial and Hogansville Public Libraries Computer Programming Classes Seven week course: Mondays July 16 – August 27, 3:00 – 5:00 pm This Introduction to Computer Programming class will look at the history of computer programming, programming concepts, data types, and use Microsoft’s premier free Visual Studio Community 2017 Integrated Development Environment and the C# ...

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2018 Sweet Land of Liberty Parade to Honor Hometown Heroes


The Junior Service League of LaGrange invites you to attend the 34th annual Sweet Land of Liberty July 4th Parade. This year’s theme, “Home of the Brave,’ will focus not only on celebrating America but our own brave hometown heroes. Free and open to anyone nineteen and under, the parade is held at 10 a.m. on July 4 in downtown ...

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Hogansville Finalizes Budget


The City of Hogansville finalized its 2018-19 budget on Wednesday afternoon. The budget was approved during a second meeting specifically to do so, after last minute questions arose about changing some city staff from hourly to salary and reimbursement for training certifications for the city manager. The council was first given the proposed budget in May to review and iron ...

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Inmate Charged with Conspiring to Murder Subject Outside Jail


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have charged an inmate in the Troup County Jail with a plot to kill an unnamed individual. Early last week, Sheriff Investigators received information that an inmate inside the Troup County Jail was possibly conspiring to murder a subject outside the jail. On Wednesday, Sheriff’s Investigators received evidence indicating that a currently incarcerated inmate, Iesha Delshay ...

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Grilbroiled zucchini and potatoes


Ingredients • 4smallnewpotatoes(redorwhite, about 1 1/2 inches in diameter) • 2tablespoonsbutter • 1clovegarlic,minced • 1teaspoonchoppedfreshthymeleaves • 1teaspoonchoppedfreshrosemary leaves • 2smallzucchini,cutin1/2lengthwise (about 1-inch wide by 5 inches long) • Pinchkoshersaltandfreshlyground black pepper • 1/4cupgratedParmesan Directions Bring a medium pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes and cook until just tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain ...

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Shoplifter Busted with Meth


LaGrange Police were able to locate and arrest a local man on a 6-week old Shoplifting warrant, but when they did locate him, he was found to be in possession of felony narcotics. Wednesday afternoon about 4 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Wynnwood Drive in reference to a wanted person. Officers arrived and made contact with ...

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Debbie Wade Sworn in as New Probate Judge


Former Associate Judge Debbie Wade was sworn in as the new Troup County Probate Judge on Friday, June 29th. Wade replaces former Probate Judge Donald Boyd. Boyd conducted the tightknit ceremony in front of Wade’s close family and friends. Taking place in Courtroom 2A, the proceedings underscored the importance of family to Wade. With her husband and family watching from ...

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Community Celebrates Judge Donald Boyd’s Eighteen Years of Service


A celebration to honor the retirement of Judge Donald Boyd was held Friday, June 29. Boyd, surrounded by family, friends, and long-time colleagues, received honors for his eighteen years of service as the Troup County Probate Judge and best wishes for his retirement. Judge Boyd’s retirement came as a surprise for some, as the long-time judge had become a staple ...

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Casey Cagle Returns to Troup County


Conservative gubernatorial candidate Casey Cagle returned to LaGrange Thursday for a tour of the city. The trip included a brief stop at the men’s luncheon at the First Baptist Church on the Square. Escorted by Troup County Commission Chair Patrick Crews and Sheriff James Woodruff, Cagle met with local law enforcement officers and made what might be a final pitch ...

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Police Reports–Friday, June 29th

Monday afternoon about 3:55 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Home Depot on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. While en route, police were advised the suspect had taken some tools and was running from loss prevention, and was running towards Juanito’s Mexican Restaurant. Police then arrived and located the male suspect just as he walked out of the Juanito’s parking ...

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