Letter: Thank you LaGrange Police Department

Letter: Thank you LaGrange Police Department

Dear Chief Dekmar,Thank you for your wonderful (statements in the) article on July 19 (“Chief counters shooting perceptions”).We, the citi...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Columnist: A country in turmoil over police might find solutions from LaGrange’s chief

Columnist: A country in turmoil over police might find solutions from LaGrange’s chief

The perspectiveIt seems like the ’60s all over again — a disproportionate number of blacks in America expressing distrust and even hatred ...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Memoried Glances: 1991 — County receives grant for senior center

Memoried Glances: 1991 — County receives grant for senior center

Julys past, 25 years ago.From the LaGrange Daily News, 1991.Front Page NewsTroup County Awarded $400,000 Grant For Senior Center — The State Dep...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Clinton needs to spur passion at DNC

Clinton needs to spur passion at DNC

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Troup extension agent: Three leaf terror — Poison ivy

Troup extension agent: Three leaf terror — Poison ivy

Poison ivy, according to the American Medical Association, causes more cases of contact dermatitis than all other plants, household and industrial che...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Columnist: Keep emergency funds; despite perceptions, we are safe

Columnist: Keep emergency funds; despite perceptions, we are safe

Emergency fund — people ask me, “Do I really need an emergency fund?” Yes, and the next question is, “How much?”Folks, D...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Columnist:Epic Ireland, epic experience

Columnist:Epic Ireland, epic experience

DUBLIN, Ireland — Returning here from an 186 mile sojourn to Tralee, which is home to the famous rose festival, it was emotionally reverberating...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Columnist: How the Republican Party resembles the Cleveland Browns

Columnist: How the Republican Party resembles the Cleveland Browns

Unless you’re old enough to join AARP, you probably don’t know that the Cleveland Browns used to be a great football franchise, just as th...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Columnist: Eugene and the Big Green Machine

Columnist: Eugene and the Big Green Machine

As I watched the world turn this week, I was struck by the enveloping sense of sadness that seemed to surround it.Our citizens of different races agai...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Letter: Ferguson needs to try the high road

Letter: Ferguson needs to try the high road

Drew Ferguson acquitted himself very well at the July 7 Chamber forum.He is smooth. He does very well in a public forum. But what of his personal inte...

July 20th, 2016 |