Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sheppard Has Some Baseball Backbone, Leadership Qualities


Nobody on the face of the baseball planet outworks No. 23. Blake Sheppard, the hard hitting, defensive dynamo for the Troup National All-Stars, is a 5-day a week player. Sheppard is a maximum effort person. He is working when others are snoozing. Sheppard is not a “show off.” He simply shows up for practice, and transfers that to the games. ...

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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. • Wednesday morning about 11:21 a.m., LaGrange Police and Parole Officers responded to Bell Street in order to check on parolee, Larry Darnell Ward. During the check, officers located two unauthorized weapons and an amount ...

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From Our Table To Yours


BLUEBERRY PIE MUFFIN BREAD WITH ALEMON GLAZE Prep time-10 mins; Cook Time-50 mins; Total time- 1 hour Blueberry Bread Ingredients: 2⅓ cups all purpose flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder ½ tsp salt ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup sugar 1 cup milk 1 21 oz can Lucky Leaf® Blueberry Fruit Filling and Topping Streusel Topping: ...

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Rotary Reveals List of Projects for the Next Calendar Year

The Rotary Club is fresh off of their State of the Union style address form last week’s meeting. In that meeting, they discussed the statistics of the club and all of the things that they can continue to do in order to best serve the community. They mainly discussed their service projects throughout the year and all of the various ...

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No One Hurt in Poplar Circle House Fire


No one was hurt during a late night house fire Wednesday night on Poplar Circle in LaGragne, though the residence did sustain significant damage. Authorities are still working to determine exactly how the blaze started. Early Thursday morning, just after midnight, firefighters with the La-Grange Fire Department responded to the 100 block of Poplar Circle off of Lafayette Parkway in ...

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Probationer Caught with Illegal Narcotics


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several charges after he was found with Cocaine and Marijuana at a local convenience store. Tuesday evening about 5:36 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit made contact with Marcus Isaih Stephens at the Bay Food Store located on Hamilton Road. During the contact with Stephens, a drug investigation was ...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar • August 1st: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on August 1 with Fall Vegetable Gardening. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-8827784. • August 21st: The WellStar ...

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Bomb Threat Suspect Arrested


LaGrange Police have arrested a Meriwether County man for allegedly calling in several bomb threats to businesses in LaGrange. Police were first alerted to the false bomb reports Thursday evening about 6 p.m. Dispatchers from Troup County 911 say they received three consecutive phone calls reporting bombs were placed at the KIA of LaGrange and Mike Patton auto dealerships, and ...

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Regional Chambers Gathering and Luau Held at Callaway Gardens


The LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce is one of the most powerful and dedicated organizations in the entire community. The catalyst for business growth and expansion, the Chamber is constantly involved with different projects and organizations all tasked with economic growth and sustainability. While there is power within one’s own community, it is always positive to see those numbers growing ...

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