Monthly Archives: November 2019

Obits — November 27, 2019

Higgins Shirley Ann Houston Young Mrs. Shirley Ann Houston Young, age 75, of Five Points, Alabama, passed away on November 23, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Young was born on July 13, 1944 in Franklin, North Carolina to the late Beulon Calvin Houston (died while serving in the Army during World War ll) and Irene Mae Rogers Houston-Adams. In addition to ...

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Obits — November 24, 2019

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Wylie Tracy Bailey Mr. Wylie Tracy Bailey was the only son born to Wade Hill and Nellie Lee Harvey Bailey on December 23, 1949. Wylie was raised in a nurturing home in the small city of West Point, Georgia, along with his three sisters who affectionately called him “Bay Boy”. Growing up, he attended and graduated from Harrison High School ...

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Obits — November 22, 2019

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Mary Kathleen Brewer Copeland Mary Kathleen Brewer Copeland, was born July 30, 1970 in Troup County, Georgia; one of four children born to the late, Willie Frances Brewer. She graduated from LaGrange High School, Class of 1991. To know, love, and remember Mary, everyone will remember her as a strong, loving, caring person; and a great loving mother and fighter. ...

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Obits — November 20, 2019

Striffler-Hamby Tamey H. Hill Mr. Tamey H. Hill, 61, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Hill was born February 1, 1958, son of the late Savilla Alto Runels Hill. He worked for a number of years with Milliken and Company as a Weaver. Mr. Hill attended Loyd Presbyterian Church. He loved corvettes, riding ...

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Obits — November 17, 2019

Hunter-Allen-Myhand Ada Mae Lynch Mrs. Ada Mae Lynch passed away on November 14, 2019. She was born in LaGrange to the late Willie and Beatrice Cotton on April 10, 1925. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lynch is preceded in death by her husband, William Frank Lynch; her brothers and their wives , Jimmy Cotton (Agnes) and Virgil Cotton (Zadie); ...

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Obits — November 15, 2019

Higgins James Oscar “Jim” Thompson Jr. Mr. James Oscar “Jim” Thompson, Jr., age 77, of LaGrange, passed away on November 11, 2019 at the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Thompson was born on April 16, 1942 in Troup County, Georgia to the late James Oscar Thompson, Sr. and Ola Louise Brooks Thompson. In addition to his parents, Jim was ...

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Obits — November 13, 2019

Higgins Dale Thomas Geer Mr. Dale Thomas Geer, of Lagrange, passed away on November 8, 2019. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey to the late Charles K. Geer and Ruth J. Geer on May 28, 1959. In addition to his parents, Mr. Geer is preceded in death by his wife, Trina Nadine Geer and his twin brother, Dennis Geer. ...

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Update: Suspect Identified in Troup Street Shooting


LaGrange Police have identified one of the men accused of shooting another man during a home invasion robbery on Troup Street. Police were called to the 800 block of Troup Street around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday morning in reference to shooting that occurred in front of a residence. Officers later determined that a home invasion style robbery had taken place where ...

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REBOOT Recovery Offers Help and Trauma Healing for Combat Veterans and First Responders


REBOOT Recovery Offers Help and Trauma Healing for Combat Veterans and First Responders The REBOOT Recovery program is a Christian faith-based, clinical course that offers transformation of lives, healing and hope for combat veterans, first responders, and their families who suffer from the affects of trauma. Since its founding in 2011, REBOOT Recovery has become a global program that has ...

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Felon Found with Gun and Drugs after Seat Belt Stop

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on multiple felony charges after he was found to be in possession of a gun and bags of marijuana during a simple traffic stop. Wednesday afternoon about 12:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Honda CR-V in the area of Fendig Street near Deming Street for a ...

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