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Troup County Attorneys Participating in Legal Food Frenzy

The Troup County Bar Association is collecting food and money for the annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. Attorneys across Georgia are competing to see who can raise the most food and funds. The Legal Food Frenzy is a two week food drive, run by the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and the Georgia Food Bank Association. Georgia’s Legal Food Frenzy continues ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • May 19: 2018 Troup County Community Fest. Troup County Soccer Complex (299 Fort Drive, LaGrange, GA). Saturday, May 19, 2018. 10am-2pm. “United as One.” Free food, Vendors, Entertainment ( Kevin Dunn, Byron Carter (B-Swag), LHS Black History Choir, Picasso Jennings). For more information, contact Dr. tara Scott @ (706) 443-4319 or Walter Scott @ (706) 402-0296. • ...

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Local Elder Abuse Education Collaboration Inspires International Education

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Elder abuse education continues to be a priority for LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar. Video crews recently visited the Police Department to feature Chief Dekmar in a series of five to six short training videos will help identify victims of elder abuse. The International Association of Chiefs of Police, or IACP, is producing the videos. “This video will help explain ...

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LaGrange Triumphs in Class AAAA Soccer State Opener

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LaGrange Triumphs in Class AAAA Soccer State Opener LaGrange High School competed in the first round of the Class AAAA Soccer State Championship Thursday, April 26th, with both the boys and girls teams sweeping the competition. The Lady Grangers took the field first at Callaway Stadium, taking on the Titans from Gilmer County High. Coming into Thursday’s game with back-toback ...

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FOOTBALL: Kobe Hudson of Troup Makes Verbal Commitment to Auburn

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Surrounded by fans, family, coaches, and an air of mystery, Kobe Hudson of Troup High School addressed the media Friday, April 27th, to reveal his verbal commitment. The Troup High sophomore wide receiver made an early commitment to Auburn, stating that while many great schools had recruited him, “he had a lot of great relationships with the coaches [at Auburn].” ...

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Troup Baseball Shines in State-Tournament Opener

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Troup Baseball Shines in State-Tournament Opener The Troup Tigers decimated the Ridgeland Panthers from Walker County, GA in the first round of the state championship on Thursday, April 26th. The Tigers, needing to win two games to prevent a Friday tie-breaker, rallied behind excellent pitching performances by Garrett Casey and Colby Williams to blank Ridgeland in both games. Going 8-0, ...

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Steve Pardue Youth Football Camp

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LaGrange College head football Coach Steve Pardue is hosting a youth football camp starting in May. The camp accepts boys and girls from kindergarten to eighth grade. The camp is owned and operated by Pardue and runs for three days Wednesday, May 23rd to Friday, May 25th. Pardue’s goal is to allow youth to have fun while getting to know ...

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Granger Tennis Comes Up Short in Round Two of State Championship

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The LaGrange boys and girls tennis teams finished out a strong season with a loss to Region 7-AAA Marist in the second round of the state championship. The Grangers advanced to the second round with convincing defeats of Northwest Whitfield by the girls and Lafayette High by the boys in round one. The Grangers faced a storied tennis powerhouse in ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • May 3rd: A National Day pf Prayer Service will ne held from 12:15pm-12:45pm, May 3rd, at the Biblical History Center, 130 Gordon Commercial Drive. Community members Marshall McCoy, Katie Mercer Van Schoor, Randy Hardigree, Cliff Meeks and Angela Anderson will lead prayers for government, media, education, church and family. Mr. Joseph Miller will serve as emcee. • ...

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FOOTBALL: Jacob Leuken Signs with Northwestern

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Lafayette Christian school celebrated Jacob Leuken Tuesday, April 24th as the young athlete pledged his intention to sign with Northwestern. Leuken played football for the Cougars. Addressing Leuken and a crowd of his peers, Lafayette Christian congratulated him on his achievement while acknowledging both his physical and spiritual development. Assistant Headmaster Rene Gomez started the ceremony with prayer before recounting ...

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