Monthly Archives: November 2019

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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Vocalists Rachael and Darian Krimm Along with Accompanist Andrew Perry Entertain at Thursday Lunch Club

Darian and Rachael Krimm accompanied by Andrew Perry

The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon November 7, 2019 in the Fellowship Hall of the La-Grange First United Methodist Church. There were 129 guests who enjoyed a delicious meal of turkey with gravy, cornbread stuffing, sweet potato casserole, peas and carrots, cranberry sauce and pecan pie for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared ...

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Obits — November 10, 2019

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Mary Lou Russell Gray A Time to Be Born: Mary Lou Russell Gray was born October 22, 1958 in LaGrange, Georgia to Willie Bridges and the late, Louise Russell. A Time to Be Gain: She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at an early age. A Time to Be Planted: She was educated in Troup County Schools System and attended East ...

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Strickland Requests Recount in Hogansville

Hogansville Mayor Pro-Tem Theresa Strickland has officially requested a recount on the election for Hogansville City Council Post #5. The request was originally made to Troup County Election Supervisor Andrew Harper, who advised that the request would need to be handled by the City of Hogansville Election Superintendent. Hogansville City Clerk Lisa Kelly serves as Hogansville Election Superintendent. Kelly responded ...

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Hogansville Employee of the Month


Hogansville Employee of the Month Congratulations to Hogansville Water Distribution Technician Daryl J. “DJ” Swann on being named Employee of the Month by his peers for October 2019. Here is what Water Superintendent Joe Vidal wrote on behalf of the selection committee: “His youthfulness has given him an edge with his colleagues; they have taken him under their wing as ...

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Sgt. Billy Joe Maxwell Receives Hero’s Welcome Home

Resident's line the streets Sgt. Billy Joe Maxwell arrives into town.

Korean War veteran, Sgt. Billy Joe Maxwell, finally got his hero’s welcome home, 69 years after going missing in action. Hundreds of local residents lined the streets of Hogansville to welcome Maxwell home Thursday afternoon as his remains were escorted into town. Maxwell was picked up from the a Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and greeted by remaining family members, before ...

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Here Comes The Judge

by Donald Boyd The “Original Traylor’s Hamburger” I started my life in the work force when I was 10 years old at Traylor’s Café. I washed dishes, swept floors, cooked hamburgers and ran the cash register. I was paid 30 cents an hour and anything I wanted for lunch. This is where I began my life working with the public ...

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“A Tribute to Veterans”


The Troup High School Choral Department will present “A Tribute to Veterans” on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Troup High choral members, under the direction of Kathy Kirby, will share the stage with select students from Long Cane Middle School, under the direction of Asha Brown, Rosemont Elementary under the direction of Halee Kaleel, and Berta Weathersbee and ...

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