Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:52:40 EST 1800 GUILTY: Jury renders verdict in Sessions case http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50221731/GUILTY:-Jury-renders-verdict-in-Sessions-case A jury today convicted 55-year-old Thomas E. Sessions Jr. of LaGrange of murder and aggravated assault in the 2013 shooting death of 21-year-old Douglas Cameron. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:49:02 EST You can help http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50178011/You-can-help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will hold the following blood drives in the area:• EAMC-Lanier Health Services of Valley, Alabama, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:24:02 EST Man escapes attempted robbery at gun point http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/50218835/Man-escapes-attempted-robbery-at-gun-point Man escapes attempted robbery at gun pointMore gunshots rang out on the streets of LaGrange early this morning after a McGhee Street man fled an attempted robbery at gun point. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:43:02 EST Police: $1,000 reward for suspect’s arrest http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50218595/Police:-$1000-reward-for-suspects-arrest LaGrange Police announced Wednesday a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of an area man wanted in connection with a murder. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:38:04 EST Rules unlikely to have effect on local pensions http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50121306/Rules-unlikely-to-have-affect-on-local-pensions The new government accounting standard that requires local and state government entities to report pension liabilities and expenses may negatively affect some agencies in the country, but luckily have no major affect on our local... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:22:04 EST LaGrange Christmas parade to honor optometrist Dr. Cliff Rainey http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50218497/LaGrange-Christmas-parade-to-honor-optometrist-Dr.-Cliff-Rainey If Santa Claus needs a pair of spectacles this holiday season, he'll certainly be in the right place during the LaGrange Christmas Parade, set for 6 p.m. on Dec. 4. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:21:07 EST Conflicting testimony marks latest developments in trial http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50218625/Conflicting-testimony-marks-latest-developments-in-trial Conflicting witness statements and graphic photographs of a murder victim's body marked the third day of testimony Wednesday in Troup County Superior Court during the trial of Thomas E. Sessions Jr., 55, of LaGrange. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:21:05 EST In our community: Aug. 28, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50213777/In-our-community:-Aug.-28-2014 TodayEvents: A bridge game is open to the public at 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:58:05 EST Cougars taking on the champs http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50218450/Cougars-taking-on-the-champs Challenges don't come much greater than this.After an impressive season-opening win over Shiloh Hills on Aug. 15, the Lafayette Christian School Cougars will take on the champs this week. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:03:02 EST Another county rival for Grangers http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50218462/Another-county-rival-for-Grangers It was in their grasp.The LaGrange Grangers had a 14-0 lead midway through the fourth quarter, and it looked like they were headed for a huge win over the Callaway Cavaliers on opening night. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:02:02 EST CASA of Troup County receives national certification for quality of work http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50214769/CASA-of-Troup-County-receives-national-certification-for-quality-of-work CASA of Troup County Inc. was recently awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:11:04 EST Fundraisers http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50200197/Fundraisers Church to host yard sale Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:51:02 EST Murder trial continues as witnesses describe scene http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50212053/Murder-trial-continues-as-witnesses-describe-scene A courtroom drama continues today in Troup County Superior Court during the murder trial of Thomas E. Sessions, 55, of LaGrange. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:13:09 EST Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donates Four Optimas to WGTC http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-news/50212239/Kia-Motors-Manufacturing-Georgia-Donates-Four-Optimas-to-WGTC West Georgia Technical College was presented with three 2013 Kia Optimas and one 2014 Kia Optima by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) Aug. 13. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:13:04 EST Man allegedly flees traffic stop http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/50211785/Man-allegedly-flees-traffic-stop LaGrange police have issued an arrest warrant for a driver who allegedly fled a traffic stop Tuesday morning. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:10:01 EST Council approves rezoning of Country Club Road property http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50211827/Council-approves-rezoning-of-Country-Club-Road-property The LaGrange City Council voted to approve the rezoning of an undeveloped area on Country Club Road under special conditions. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:08:03 EST Group proposes park at historic school site http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50211801/Group-proposes-park-at-historic-school-site A group is looking to establish a historical park in West Point in commemoration of an historic African-American school. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:08:02 EST Police seek person of interest in homicide case http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50212287/Police-seek-person-of-interest-in-homicide-case LaGrange Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man who allegedly stole a vehicle belonging to a weekend homicide victim. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:07:06 EST In our community: Aug. 27, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50205736/In-our-community:-Aug.-27-2014 Ongoing Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:56:04 EST Big offensive day powers Callaway http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50211549/Big-offensive-day-powers-Callaway Nine runs was just enough.The Callaway Lady Cavaliers enjoyed a big offensive day to outlast Pepperell 9-8 on Tuesday to open their Region 5-AAA schedule with a win. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:46:08 EST