Monthly Archives: September 2017

Callaway Is Ranked Third, Troup Holds Down The 10 Spot

When it comes to high school football, West Georgia can bring the beef. In this week’s ClassAAGPB Poll (Georgia Public Broadcasting), Callaway High is ranked third in the state. The Cavaliers, who are coached by taskmaster Pete Wiggins, are undefeated at 5-0 with wins over LaGrange, Handley, Ala., Columbus High School, Upson-Lee and the Harris County Tigers. The Callaway Cavaliers ...

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Sandy Creek Is Lurking, Tigers Welcome The Challenge


Certain games on the high school football slate are defining moments. Troup High has one of those nightmarish challenges this evening as the No. 8-ranked Sandy Creek Patriots pop into Callaway Stadium for a Region 5-AAAA game with the Tigers. This will be a mid-term exam for the Troup High team (5-0 overall, 1-0 in the region). The Tigers and ...

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Harris, Lady Cavs Are Improving, Spiking, But They Lose Two More


From the hallways of Callaway High School to the volleyball hardwood, the Lady Cavaliers are making strides, scoring points and learning by way of trial and error. Callaway High is winning a few, losing a few more, and the Lady Cavaliers are getting into the volleyball mood. Callaway High is taking the fight to every opponent, and the Temple Tigers ...

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Pam Herndon Sponsors H.O.P.E. for a day

Local resident, Pam Herndon, is the founder, inspiration, and spearhead of H.O.P.E. For a Day (Helping Other People Endure) scheduled Saturday, September 30. Initially, Pam participated in a walk for breast cancer survivors in memory of those lost to the disease years ago in Atlanta, Georgia. Pam participated in memory and in honor of her sister. Pam’s sister, Jeannie, was ...

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Kiwanians Learn about Circles of Troup County


Executive Director of Circles of Troup County, Sherri Brown, provided interesting insight into the Circles program and the families working hard to end poverty in our community. With guidance and assistance from community volunteers, families meet to learn how to achieve their goal of self reliance. The organization is designed to teach a variety of everyday life-style activities that many ...

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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. • Monday morning about 8 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Ware and Gardner Street in reference to reports of a wanted person. Police arrived and found a male matching the description of the wanted suspect, ...

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Mike Patton Auto Family Business Review


There are many businesses here in LaGrange and Troup County that are very special from both a business and customer standpoint. Then there are some businesses still that are more; businesses that are connected to the very fiber of the community through history, practice, and dedication to the citizens here. The Mike Patton Auto Family is one such group. Their ...

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Community Calendar

• October 3rd: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on October 3 with Bulbs in the Georgia Landscape. 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 706882-7784. • October 16th: The WellStar ...

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City Hears Many Delegations from New Community Movements


The City Council and the Mayor here in LaGrange had a very packed agenda this past Tuesday night, September 26th, with a full auditorium of people to go with it. The last City Council meeting scheduled for two weeks ago was cancelled due to the inclimate weather of Hurricane Irma. As such, the group has been working extremely hard, even ...

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Felon Charged with Firearm Theft


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a convicted felon for the theft of several guns and other items from a local residence. The investigation began on Friday September 22, when Investigators and Patrol Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office responded to Beaumont Lane off of West Point Road upon reports of a burglary. Investigators were informed that guns and ...

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