Monthly Archives: March 2016

Friday April 1st – OBITS (5)

Deanna “DeeDee” Woodall Owens Deanna “DeeDee” Woodall Owens, age 49, of Fortson, Ga., passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at her residence. Memorial services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Hamilton. DeeDee was born June 30, 1966 in Columbus, Ga., the daughter of Mitchell Woodall and Sallie Stedham Morris. ...

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Pauley, Wone Mi Play To Win


Behind the smiles were some sizzling backhands, some nasty forehands and a constant need to outplay each other. Annie Pauley and Wone Mi are tennis players of the competitive kind. They want to win whether they’re playing a USTA match or a practice game. On Monday night the 13-year-old Pauley and the 12-year-old Mi got on with it, one set ...

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Loutzenheiser Reaches Elite Level As A 15-Year-Old Triathlete

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He doesn’t mind being pushed to his absolute limit. That’s why Michael Loutzenheiser is a triathlete. He trains five to seven days a week, and he wins almost every time he competes. Training is competing for the 15-year-old triathlete from LaGrange. “I swim, I bike, and I run. This is pretty physical. Seconds matter, and I complete my workouts day ...

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West Georgia Health Generates More Than $304 Million For Local And State Economy

In 2014, West Georgia Health generated more than $304 million in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. The report also found that, during the same time period, West Georgia Health provided approximately $19 million in uncompensated care while sustaining more than 1,400 full-time ...

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Juvenile Arrested For Assault And Battery

LaGrange Police have arrested a local youth on Assault and Battery charges after the 15-year-old allegedly threw a propane tank at his father’s head and punched him in the face. Monday night about 10:05 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were called to the 900 block of Georgia Avenue in reference to an unknown person on the caller’s front ...

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