Monthly Archives: May 2018

Restlawn Hosts Memorial Day Service


Monday morning a large crowd of veterans, along with their families and supporters, gathered at Restlawn Memory Gardens on Mooty Bridge Road in LaGrange in order to honor the lives of fallen soldiers during the annual Memorial Day service hosted by the West Georgia Veterans Council. The former servicemen hold the ceremony each year to remember the brave men and ...

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Woman Accused of Reporting Fake Hit & Run

LaGrange Police have issued an arrest warrant for a local woman, who is accused of making up a Hit & Run to explain her wrecked car because she did not want to explain it to her husband. Friday afternoon about 2:10 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Beauty and Beyond on Commerce Avenue in reference to reports ...

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Troup High Holds 2018 Graduation Ceremony


Troup High held its graduation ceremony at Callaway Stadium Friday, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing. Under the threat of a downpour, the Troup County School System moved the ceremony up to 6:00 PM, instead of the originally-planned eight o’clock proceeding. Jackson Services supported the ceremony with two of their Jackson Services community tents. Open to the public, the tents ...

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LaGrange High Graduation


LaGrange High School held an expedient commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Callaway Stadium to send off the Class of 2018 before expected rain arrived. The 255 graduating seniors of the Class of 2018 celebrated their last moments as Grangers with words of wisdom from their distinguished classmates. Student Council President Maurie White congratulated her fellow graduates and remarked on the ...

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Lafayette Christian School to Hold Musical Theater Camp


Lafayette Christian School will hold a musical theater camp June 4th – 8th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Designed for rising third to sixth graders, the camp will be taught by Jalen Smith, the current elementary school music teacher. The children will work on a musical entitled “God of this City.” According to Smith, the program is designed with ...

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City of Hogansville Proposed Budget

The City of Hogansville released its proposed budget for July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019. The City notes that generating enough revenue to cover necessary costs remains a problem and that it has “collective work to do.” In an effort to reduce costs, the City has proposed an elimination of almost all capital purchases over $5,000 unless they meet ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR • “Hope For Karen”Benefit Concert and Dessert SocialFeaturing: Van Barnett AKA Elvis Presley, Mark Siersma’s One Man Band and Grace Abounds Saturday, June 2nd 2:00-4:30pm At Clearview Chapel 2101 South Davis Road LaGrange There is no fee for the concert, however a love offering will be received. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be ...

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Burglary Suspect Loses Gun, Fakes Robbery to Cover Tracks


LaGrange Police have arrested a local man for Burglary after he allegedly made up a Robbery to cover for leaving his gun at an earlier crime scene. Saturday afternoon about 4:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to East Crovat Street in reference to a recovered handgun. Police arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated he observed ...

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During the month of April, volunteers with Keep Troup Beautiful completed its annual litter survey of the streets and roads of Troup County.As one of more than 600 affiliates of Keep America Beautiful, Keep Troup Beautiful participates in the assessment of litter in our community on an annual basis. For more than six decades, Keep America Beautiful has served as ...

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NHCT Drama Camp 2018


On Monday, June 18th, New Horizon Theatre will open its doors for the ninth time for students ages 6 to 15 to immerse themselves in the performing arts. NHCT partnered with professional performer and educator Julia Langley eight years ago to create a camp which covered various aspects of the performing arts choreography, acting, singing, tech/backstage work, writing, stage etiquette… ...

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