Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:12:46 EST 1800 Good for you: BWES Soaring Eagles http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151591534/ The following fifth grade students were recognized on Jan. 23 at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School's student recognition program. These students were selected to be Soaring Eagles, the top honor for outstanding character in fifth grade at... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:05:51 EST A prescription for disaster? http://lagrangenews.com/article/20150131/NEWS/150139999 While the battle over medical marijuana rages on in the Georgia state capitol, the decision to legalize the drug is very clear for the Sievert family of LaGrange. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:00:36 EST TCSS receives clothing donations from TRiO http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151590496/TCSS-receives-clothing-donations-from-TRiO As Cambrella Roberson, assistant director at TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS), stepped into the TCSS Administrative Services Building Friday morning, she smiled as she handed over a box full of donated clothing from a recent Care Drive. The coats,... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:20:52 EST Super Bowl XLIX between Lex Luthor and the Joker http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151592162/Super-Bowl-XLIX-between-Lex-Luthor-and-the-Joker ESPN analyst and radio show host Colin Cowherd said that the New England Patriots are good for the Super Bowl, because America likes a villain. But what if both teams in the Super Bowl are villains? Who do you cheer for? Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:55:51 EST Gore, Deganian wed http://lagrangenews.com/news/weddings/151463186/Gore-Deganian-wed Elizabeth Selma Gore and Ramin Mark Deganian wed 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church in LaGrange. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:25:51 EST How to study the Bible: Read it http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151545494/How-to-study-the-Bible:-Read-it Any series on “How To Study The Bible” has to start with the most basic “how to” and that is – read your Bible and read it a lot. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:05:51 EST Fran Tarkenton: Renaissance man http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151592279/Fran-Tarkenton:-Renaissance-man ATLANTA — Fran Tarkenton at 75! The first thing you can say about this Hall of Fame quarterback with that many years in life's rear view mirror is that he has not slowed down any. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:20:51 EST In our community, Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151591122/In-our-community SaturdayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:30:51 EST Girlfriend flips on alleged kingpin http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151594903/Girlfriend-flips-on-alleged-kingpin Another domino fell Friday in Troup County Superior Court as the girlfriend of an alleged methamphetamine-trafficking kingpin pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:10:52 EST Mayor: The future is now http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151584732/Mayor:-The-future-is-now For LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton, the future is now. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:00:51 EST Academy girls roll to home win http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/151600241/Academy-girls-roll-to-home-win That's more like it.Last weekend, the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors managed just 17 points in a home loss to Flint River. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:40:56 EST Tough night for Warriors http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/151602932/Tough-night-for-Warriors They were making a move.After falling behind by 25 points in the third quarter of Friday's home game against Furtah Prep, the LaGrange Academy Warriors started to fight back. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:40:55 EST Stingy defense powers Cougars http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/151602573/Stingy-defense-powers-Cougars The game was in hand, but Lafayette Christian School coach Rene Gomez was still pushing his players.At the half of Friday's game against Holy Ground, the Cougars had a 37-7 lead in their final home game of the season. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:40:52 EST Why do woodpeckers peck? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/151574841/Why-do-woodpeckers-peck We've already started to get calls about those pesky woodpeckers who can wake you from a sound sleep. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:50:51 EST Katrina survivors help local children http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151570924/Katrina-survivors-help-local-children John Cashen rode out Hurricane Katrina tied to a chimney on top of his house.It was literally the only place the New Orleans native could seek refuge from the storm as water devoured his home, all the way up to the attic. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:45:52 EST Residents give input on new library http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151584991/Residents-give-input-on-new-library Attendees of a public hearing Thursday for the proposed Hogansville library want a building that can serve as a community gathering place and technology hub with a look that is consistent with the historical district where it will be... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:45:51 EST Full story: Franklin man pleads guilty in fatal shooting http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151575792/Man-sentenced-in-shooting A Franklin man indicted on murder charges in November accepted a negotiated plea and admitted guilt to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in Troup County Superior Court. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:50:51 EST Deputies arrest woman on burglary charges http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/151586208/Deputies-arrest-woman-on-burglary-charges A Chambers County, Alabama, woman was arrested Tuesday by the Troup County Sheriff's Office in connection with a series of commercial burglaries that allegedly occurred in Troup County during the past few months. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:10:52 EST Teens injured in wreck identified http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151585559/Teens-injured-in-wreck-identified The Georgia State Patrol has identified the driver and passenger of a Chevrolet Trailblazer involved in a single-car wreck Thursday morning on Hogansville Road. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:55:52 EST In our community, Jan. 30, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151575063/In-our-community TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.Saturday Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:25:53 EST