Monthly Archives: December 2018

Police Searching for Suspect from Home Invasion Domestic Assault

LaGrange Police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into his former girlfriend’s home and held her against her will in a violent incident. Thursday morning about 9:27 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 300 block of Alford Street in reference to a domestic incident. Officers arrived and made contact with the victim, who had ...

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• Every Monday: Al-Anon-7:00 p.m. at Dallas-Dodd Presbyterian Church, 1244 Wares Cross Road, LaGrange. • The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church / Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is free. • The Optimist Club of LaGrange meets for lunch every Monday at noon at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. ...

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Christmas Tree Recycling in LaGrange


If you are looking for a way to recycle your Christmas tree, there are two options available in LaGrange. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept live Christmas trees for recycling from December 26th through January 12th. The trees will be used to create brush piles in the lake to improve fish habitat. Make sure the live trees have ...

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Winner Selected for CASA Raffle

The Blue Knights present the scooter to the annual raffle winner.

Over the weekend, the Blue Knights motorcycle club drew the winner of their annual Christmas raffle benefiting the kids of Troup CASA. Local resident, Robert Stewart, was selected at random out of a thousand tickets to win a 50cc motor scooter donated by L& L Motors on Lafayette Parkway in La- Grange. Robert is an Iraq war Army veteran and ...

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LaGrange Police Chief Awarded Honorary Doctorate, First to Receive Honorary Doctorate of Law at CPU


LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar was recently awarded the Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Central Police University, or CPU, in Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Dekmar is the Immediate Past President of the IACP, or International Association of Chiefs of Police, and helped secure the rights of Taiwan’s participation in IACP conferences as well as created various exchange opportunities. “When Chief Dekmar ...

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Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches


Ingredients: 24 mini sandwich rolls 1 pound thinly sliced cooked deli ham 1 pound thinly sliced Swiss cheese 3/4 cup melted butter 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 tablespoon dried minced onion Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish. In a bowl, ...

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Police Investigating Troup Street Murder


LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a young man was shot and killed over the weekend on Troup Street. Sunday afternoon about 2:53 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the intersection of Troup and Jenkins Street in reference to reports of gunshots being fired in the area. When officers arrived they were directed to the 800 block ...

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City of LaGrange to Distribute Monthly Newsletter Beginning January 2019

The City of LaGrange plans to begin distributing new informational newsletter every month starting January 2019. The newsletters will be included in monthly utility bills. The newsletter will also be available electronically on the city’s website, Information in the newsletter includes important city contacts, upcoming events, and dates of interest. The purpose of the newsletter is to provide an ...

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Georgia Will Be Tested by Longhorns in Sugar Bowl

One thing that No. 5 ranked Georgia shouldn’t do is overlook the Texas Longhorns. Georgia’s Sugar Bowl opponent expects to win this Jan. 1 game in New Orleans. Texas is underrated, under hyped, and the Longhorns have something to prove. That makes for a dangerous team, and Texas is exactly that. The No. 15-ranked Longhorns don’t lack talent. The emotional ...

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Christmas Eve Tennis Matches Are Loud, Competitive, Fun


There was some tennis for the taking and some points up for grabs. But most of all, there was some family pride on the line in a pair of doubles matches on Christmas Eve at the McCluskey Center in LaGrange. Shots were taken, good-natured ribbing occurred and victory was claimed by 24year-old Cassidy Kemp and 25-year-old Garrett Cole. They swept ...

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