Monthly Archives: May 2017

OBITS- May 31

Striffler-Hamby Mortuary Luther Smith Luther “Seborn” Jackson Smith, 91, of LaGrange, GA was received in the arms of Jesus on Friday, May 26, 2017. Mr. Smith was born April 16, 1926 in Randolph County, AL to the late Josh Smith and Minnie Mae Smith. He retired from Milliken Live Oak after 52 years of faithful service. Mr. Smith was a ...

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GLL Outdoors brining Kayaking/Paddle Boarding to West Point


There have been whispers circulating about gaining popularity of the sport of kayaking and paddle boarding in the West Point/La-Grange areas. We found one of our local sportsmen/business owners to be a large part of feeding this passion and expanding the way we are able to enjoy our lakes and rivers. Matt Headrick grew up on the lake and since ...

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Kicking off Spring Training and Summer Play for Game On Youth Baseball


A well-structured and organized youth sports program can provide many benefits and positive experiences for young athletes. When done correctly and with the athlete’s well-being in mind, organized sports can play an important role in a young person’s life. Following the close of the school year, roughly 270 baseball players between the ages of 15 and 18 suited up for ...

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LaGrange College Service Saturday works with Franklin Forest

FFE Garden

Franklin Forest was honored to be selected as part of the LaGrange College’s Service Saturday this year. Students from LaGrange College spent their Earth Day cleaning up FFE’s garden, including weeding, planting flowers, spreading mulch, and picking up branches. What once looked like a jungle now is a beautiful garden! Teachers and students were amazed at the transformation–thank you, LaGrange ...

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Kiwanis Recognizes Hogansville Boys and Girls Club


LaGrange Kiwanis Club presented more Terrific Kids recognition to the kids of the Hogansville Boys and Girls Club. Honoring these kids for their efforts to learn more is a special treat for Kiwanians. Thanks to Daniel Davis and Debbie Dollar and their staff at the Hogansville Boy & Girls Club for their work with these great kids! We look forward ...

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Lyania Mosley of Callaway High School Headed to Alabama


Name: Iyanla Mosley School: Callaway High School. Parents: Kelvin and Denise Mosley. When Iyanla Mosley is in Mr. David Curtis’ Callaway High School science class, she feels at home. “Mr. Curtis has helped me to understand and really like science. He is a good teacher and he cares for his students.” She has been playing the trumpet since she was ...

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Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Tours High Tech Manufacturing Facilities Across the State

June 2017 Plant Tour Schedule Atlanta, GA — The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance has an action packed plant tour schedule for June that includes high tech facilities across the state. With 5 regional chapters in Gwinnett, Northeast, Northwest, Central, and Coastal Georgia, this month will include tours in each area including: Peening Technologies Plant Tour (Morning) – June 7 – Austell ...

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Christ’s Corner


John 15:13 (KJV) “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” As another Memorial Day passes, this scripture seems to be fitting for people in public service and military service. Many get Memorial Day mixed up with Veterans Day. A quick clarification is, Memorial Day is for the military personal who’ve ...

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Church Calendar

• June 5: The Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 126 Grady Street, LaGrange, GA will have Vacation Bible School beginning Monday, June 5, 2017 through Friday, June 9, 2017 starting at 6:30pm nightly. Every one welcome. • June 11: Pastor C. Martin and the Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church. 126 Grady Street, LaGrange, GA will celebrate family and friends day, ...

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