Monthly Archives: August 2018

LaGrange, Callaway Football to Play Friday


It’s the Grangers versus the Cavaliers in the first Troup County matchup of the football season. The two teams will play at 7:30 PM Friday, August 24 at Callaway Stadium. The Grangers are under the direction of new head coach Chuck Gibbs who is under pressure to turn La-Grange’s program around after his predecessor went winless last fall. So far, ...

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3rd Annual 2018 Treasure the Chest Kayak Fundraiser


Treasure the Chest is an organization that started holding fundraisers in August of 2016 after one of their own family members (Kimi Murphy) was diagnosed with breast cancer. They wanted to help because they knew it was going to be a hard and long road for the family. Angie Dennard is the founding manager for the organization. She is a ...

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Hogansville City Council Meeting Devolves into Chaos


Hogansville’s regular city council meeting got heated on Monday as council members sparred with City Manager David Milliron and Mayor Bill Stankiewicz over several agenda items. Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Theresa Strickland took issue with several particulars in the agenda and used the evening to champion government fiduciary responsibility. City Manager David Milliron clashed with Strickland throughout the two-hour meeting ...

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LaGrange Humiliates Sandy Creek in 10-1 Victory


It’s win number nine for the Lady Grangers. The LaGrange High softball team traveled to Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone, Georgia Thursday and came away with yet another dominant win. The Lady Grangers needed only five innings to put the game away. They shut out Sandy Creek for four of those five innings, only allowing one run in the ...

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Cavaliers Open with a 35-21 Win Over Opelika


The Callaway Cavaliers defended their home turf Friday night as they toppled Alabama Region 6AAA powerhouse Opelika. The Cavaliers came from behind to tie the Bulldogs 77 at the end of the first half, and Callaway’s dynamic quarterback and running back duo proved too much for Opelika to handle in the second. Callaway quarterback Jacob Freeman and running back Tank ...

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Police Reports–8-27-2018

Wednesday night about 10:35 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Brick House Bar and Grill on Main Street in reference to an unwanted subject. When officers arrived, they found the unwanted male sitting on the ground arguing. The male, later identified as Shane Goodman, had an odor of an alcoholic beverage and was slurring his words as he screamed at ...

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Planning for Fall

Believe it or not, it’s about time to start planning for fall. The rain this summer be very beneficial to a garden or it can wreak havoc with weed control. As the vegetable garden starts to peter out, pull up all the plants that have been harvested. It prevents a buildup of insects and diseases. Put in the burn pile ...

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Meth-head Arrested while Mooching Wi-Fi

LaGrange Police have arrested a woman on multiple drug charges after she was spotted hanging out in a local hotel laundry room mooching the hotel’s Internet access. Late Tuesday night around 11:28 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were patrolling the area around Motel 6 on Lafayette Parkway when officers observed a female sitting in the laundry room on ...

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Notice of Road Closure

Elm Street from State Route 29 to Poplar Street in Hogansville will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from Tuesday, September 4, 2018 through Friday, November 2, 2018. There is a possibility the roadway will open sooner, and the city will post updates to its social media sites as warranted. In December 2015 and January 2016, the City of ...

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