Monthly Archives: June 2018

Police Reports–Friday, June 29th

Monday afternoon about 3:55 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Home Depot on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. While en route, police were advised the suspect had taken some tools and was running from loss prevention, and was running towards Juanito’s Mexican Restaurant. Police then arrived and located the male suspect just as he walked out of the Juanito’s parking ...

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Obits–Friday, June 29th

STRIFFLER HAMBY Marjorie “Margie” Catherine Kagey Mrs. Marjorie “Margie” Catherine Kagey, 82, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at LaGrange Nursing and Rehab. Mrs. Kagey was born July 17, 1935 in Mount Jackson, VA, daughter of the late Joseph Franklin Lineweaver and Blanche Irene Kibler Lineweaver. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Seaford, DE. ...

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Lightning Halts Second-Straight Sea Turtle Practice


Coming off an astounding showing in their second 3×3 tournament, the Sea Turtles returned to practice Tuesday evening. The U11 division took to the field at 5:30 PM before the high-school-aged Sea Turtles once again showed up at 7:15 only to have lightning cut their practice short. Several players in the U11 practice competed in the June 24th tournament in ...

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Troup County Educators Go Outward Bound in the Blue Ridge Mountains


Eight middle school and high school teachers from Troup County Schools completed a four-day backpacking and rock climbing course in the Blue Ridge Mountains with North Carolina Outward Bound School. District administrators selected all-star educators to participate in the professional development expedition. Like all Outward Bound experiences, the course proved mentally and physically challenging, while also very rewarding. Beyond technical ...

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Grilled Chicken Mozzarello and Pesto


Ingredients • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 12 ounces each) • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, lightly crushed with a knife • 2 tablespoons olive oil • Kosher salt • 4 soft hoagie rolls, split • Four 1/4-inch-thick slices mozzarella • 1 large tomato, sliced • 1/2 cup prepared pesto Directions Prepare ...

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Atlanta, GA – As the July Fourth holiday approaches, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging residents to use extreme caution to avoid fires and severe injuries when using fireworks this Independence Day. “The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks display,” Commissioner Hudgens said. “Each year in the U.S., around 11,000 people are ...

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Juvenile Charged for Attacking Mother

LaGrange Police charged a 13-year-old boy after he allegedly attacked his own mother, punching her in the face. Monday night about 8:12 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Parker Lane in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and met with the female victim, who stated her 13-year-old son had punched and slapped ...

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Georgia Farmers and Agriculture Leaders Applaud 2018 Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Georgia farmers and agriculture industry leaders are applauding committee passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. As a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) helped craft the bipartisan plan and secured a number of provisions important to Georgia. The Farm Bill now heads to the Senate floor for a vote. Georgia Agribusiness Council: ...

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WinShape Camps at Lafayette Christian School Promote Local Values

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This past week on June 25-29 approximately two hundred and fifty elementary school, middle school, and high school students from all across the community gathered at Lafayette Christian School to take part in the Eighth Annual WinShape Camps for Communities in LaGrange. The camp, founded in 1985 offers a unique camping experience. A one-ofa- kind day camp, WinShape includes a ...

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