Monthly Archives: July 2016

Monday August 1st – OBITS (4)

Nancy Ruth Tyson Sledge Mrs. Nancy Ruth Tyson Sledge passed away on July 28, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Sledge was born on November 3, 1934 in Five Points, Alabama to the late Dewey Trent Tyson and Sara Lorene Williams Tyson. She was preceded in death by her father on December 6, 1955, her sister, Helen Tyson Reed Cannon on December ...

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Lafayette Christian Will Host GICAA State Title, All-Star Games


Welcome to the field of dreams. In Lafayette Christian’s first year in its new stadium, the Cougars will host the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association state championship football and All-Star games this fall. The state title game is set for Friday, Nov. 18 at LCS. Two weeks later on Saturday, Dec. 3 the GICAA will have the All-Star football game, ...

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LaGrange Senior Quarterback, Perry, Could Miss Entire Football Season


One thing is for sure. Granger senior workhorse Laperrion Perry will begin the football season on the sideline. Perry, the LaGrange High dual threat quarterback, underwent surgery just a month ago at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. The 5-foot-9, 165-pound game breaker is on the mend. Perry is staying upbeat, but there is a possibility he could miss the entire season. ...

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Ferguson And Hunt Earn Sound Victories


Former West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson won a sound victory in the runoff election Tuesday for the Republican nomination for Georgia’s 3rd Congressional District. Ferguson received 22,813 votes easily beating his opponent Mike Crane’s 19,490 votes, and winning by eight percentage points. Ferguson received strong support throughout the district, winning nearly every county with the Newnan based businessman, Crane, only ...

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Cloverleaf Camp A Success!


Earlier this summer, eight 5th-6th grade students and one teen leader from Troup County attended 4H Summer Camp at Camp Wahsega. 4Hers spent the week learning about the forests and streams and the animals that live there. They were also given the opportunity to practice archery, scale the climbing wall, fly on the Flying Squirrel, go down the zip line, ...

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