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Several Yard Signs Stolen From GOP Supporters

The political season is coming to a thunderous conclusion in early November, but until then, things are still out of sorts and some people are going to continue causing problems for their opposition. Sign stealing is no new problem and has been around for quite a while, but a recent new string of stealing has popped up as the Presidential ...

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Citizens Police Academy Week 6: Response To Aggression Awareness

The Citizen’s Police Class hosted by LPD has past the halfway point this week as they delved into the realm of Response to Aggression Awareness. This deals with how law enforcement officials have to judge and approach each and every situation and what decisions they have to make, often within seconds of coming up on the scene. It is a ...

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Man Shot Four Times On Main Street

Police are investigating an incident where a local man was shot four times in Downtown LaGrange. The victim is lucky to be alive after being taken to the Emergency Room by a helpful passerby. Early Tuesday morning about 4:41 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were at the West Georgia Medical Center involving another incident, when a man ran ...

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Kora’s Care For St. Jude’s Mission

Meet the girl with the vision, Kora Schroeder. She loves horses, reading, and helping others in need

Kora’s Care For St. Jude’s Mission It’s so easy to see a St. Jude’s commercial and continue scrolling through the channels. Few people take the time to dial the 1-(800) number, and even fewer people find resourceful ways to help. However, time constraints and innovative barriers couldn’t stop Kora Schroeder from using her creativity and compassion to help the children ...

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Elderly Man Robbed And Pistol Whipped

Elderly Man Robbed And Pistol Whipped LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of robbing and pistol whipping an elderly man in his yard over the weekend. Saturday morning about 7:49 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of New Mexico Street in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and made ...

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Man Pistol Whipped In Home Invasion Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man was robbed and pistol whipped in his own home. Thursday morning about 10:12 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Greenville Street in reference to a Home Invasion Robbery. Officer arrived and made contact with the male victim, who explained three unknown black males ...

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Phone Leads Police To Purse Snatcher

LaGrange Police were able to quickly track down and arrest an alleged purse snatcher after a phone within the purse led them right to the suspect. Friday evening about 6:30 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the CVS Pharmacy on Hogansville Road in reference to reports of a robbery. Police arrived and met with the female victim, ...

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Annual Car Show A Smash Success Once Again

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In the lore and history of Americana, there will always be a place for classic and cool automobiles. Many bonds have been shared over them, people invest great time, care, and funds into them, and they are an integral part of our everyday lives. We all have, at one point or another, had a seminal moment in our lives involving ...

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Troup Heroes: Shane Frailey

Mark Mitchell, Glenn Garner, Jimmy Jones, William Grizzard, and Shane Frailey in 1991

Once again here at Troup County News, we are seeking to honor the heroes that are in the field of civil service and that put their lives on the line each and every day for the safety of others. From officers, firemen, EMT’s, and every other profession in this field, there are countless numbers of stories waiting to be told. ...

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‘Into The Woods’ Celebrates Concept Of Family, Inclusion

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Think you know the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood or Jack and the Beanstalk? You might want to think again. In his musical “Into the Woods,” composer Stephen Sondheim examines classic fairy tales and then asks what happens after “happily ever after.” LaGrange College Musical Theatre explores that question in its production of “Into the Woods,” opening ...

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