Monthly Archives: February 2016

Woman Sentenced After Stabbing Boyfriend

Cristan Nicole Haynes

The day of February 22nd saw another cycle in the Troup County Court System. A slew of people packed the courthouse out for that day, as Judge Blackmon took cases to trial off of his superior court criminal calendar. There were a host of cases and charges and the teams worked as quickly and decidedly as possible to make sure ...

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Man Accused Of Kidnapping And Beating Former Girlfriend

Eddie James Hughley

LaGrange Police have arrested a local man who now stands accused of snatching his former girlfriend off the street and brutally attacking her while holding the woman against her will. Friday night about 10:10 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 100 block of McGee Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Police arrived and spoke to ...

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Meg Kelsey Named Interim City Manager

Meg Kelsey

After the close of the City Council work session on Tuesday, February 23, the mayor and the council entered executive session where they privately discuss the pressing matters on hand at the city. This week was an unusual one because of the tragic events of the past week. As most of our readers know, the beloved City Manager, Mr. Tom ...

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Wednesday February 24th

Church Calendar • February 27th: The mother’s ministry of the Valley Grove Baptist Church, 126 Grady Street, will host their Annual Red And White Tea on Saturday at 3.00 pm. The event will be held in the fellowship hall of the church. You are invited to join us. • Living In The Word: Tune in every Saturday with Evangelist Craig ...

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Christ’s Corner

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John 14:6: Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto Father, but by me. There is a false teaching that says there are many ways to heaven. Those false teachers try to include other religious groups throughout the world. Those religious leaders try to be popular, “political correct”, or safe ...

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Wednesday February 24th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Thursday morning about 11 a.m., officers took a walkin report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Forgery. Officers spoke to the manager of Habitat of Humanity, who advised ...

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Wednesday February 24th

Community Calendar • February 24-28th: Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, Directed by Tracy Clahan Riggs. This Pulitzer Prize-winning black comedy examines the plight of three eccentric Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions, each with a secret in her heart. Babe has shot her husband in the stomach. Country music singer wanna-be, Meg, and homebody, Lenny, are doing their ...

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Wednesday February 24th – OBITS (7)

Mrs. Mildred O’Neal Mrs. Mildred Hester O’Neal, age 94, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, February 19, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. O’Neal was born October 1, 1921, in LaGrange, daughter of the late Charlie Jefferson Hester and Gladys Bohannon Hester. She was employed for a number of years as head teller at Montezuma Banking Company, retired as bookkeeper for Gusto ...

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