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Troup High Alumni Association Honors Teachers

Cadenhead takes up the chicken.

The Troup High School Alumni Association held its annual cookout to honor teachers Friday, May 18th. Under the interim direction of Ellis Cadenhead, the Alumni Association provided food and drinks to the staff of Troup High School during lunch. The event featured traditional home-cooked slow-cooked grilled chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, bread, and a choice of either pound cake or banana ...

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Bringing Americans back to work By Congressman Drew Ferguson

  By Congressman Drew Ferguson In April, the United States unemployment rate reached 3.9% for the first time since 2000. This is a milestone for the American people and demonstrates that comprehensive tax reform and regulatory relief are working. As the economy continues to grow and the number of available jobs rises, we need every able-bodied American to come to ...

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Review: Troup High Performs Shrek the Musical

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The Troup High School theater program kicked off their highly-anticipated three-day performance of Shrek: The Musical on Thursday, May 17th. The show ended its run Saturday, May 19th and is based off the Broadway musical of the same name. Starring Carson Huerta as Shrek, Lexi Sewell as Donkey, and Jacey Wheeler as Fiona, the program was a faithful and lively ...

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This Grilled Mango Chicken with Strawberry Mango Salsa

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Ingredients 1 1/2 pound organic boneless chicken breasts, about 4 breasts 1/2 mango, pureed 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon coconut aminos 1/2 lime, juiced Pinch fine sea salt Pinch black pepper Strawberry Mango Salsa 1 cup mango, cubed 1 cup strawberries, diced 1/4 red onion, finely diced 1 teaspoon lime juice Fresh cilantro, basil, or mint, chopped Directions Slice mango ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • The Troup Retired Educators will meet Thursday, May 24th, at 11:30 at Highland Country Club. For lunch reservations, please call 706-882-9655 • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is free. • May 19: 2018 Troup County Community Fest. Saturday, May ...

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CHEERLEADING: Hayley Brazell of LaGrange Makes University of West Georgia Cheer Team

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Hayley Brazell of La-Grange High celebrated making the University of West Georgia cheer team with her family, friends, and coaches in the LHS media center Monday. Brazell—a long-time gymnast, cheerleader, and soccer player—tried out for the West Georgia team on Saturday morning and got her results in the afternoon. LaGrange Athletic Director Mike Pauley defined Brazell as embodying team spirit. ...

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LaGrange High Track Competes in State

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The LaGrange High girls and boys track teams took to state last weekend and had multiple top-ten finishes while breaking school records. Troup County News previously interviewed the eager young girls track squad ahead of their state appearance. The team was excited about a chance to compete at the state level after making it past sectionals. Annaya Chelcy, Jada Grant, ...

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Callaway Baseball Forces Tuesday Tie-Breaker

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The Callaway Cavaliers had a quick start in the Class AAquarterfinals Monday, as they made their bid for the championship playoff. With star pitcher Chandler Lott on the mound, the Cavaliers catapulted to a staggering 10-0 lead over their foes from Benedictine before falling 7-0 in the second game of the double header. The Cavaliers, who needed two wins to ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • May 19- The Active Life 140 Ragland St. LaGrange Featuring Jimmy Smith “New River Band” 7:00-10:00 pm. Admission:$6.00 adults of all ages, bring asnack to share. For more information call 706-883-1681 Come Dance with Us! • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to ...

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