Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:44:20 EST 1800 Rivals ready for the rematch http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50892196/Rivals-ready-for-the-rematch They're going for the season sweep.Two weeks ago, the LaGrange and Troup basketball teams got together for the first time, and it was the LaGrange teams coming away with the road wins. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:42:03 EST There’s one more game to play http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50893258/Theres-one-more-game-to-play The high-school season is over, but a handful of local athletes still have some football to play.Seven players representing Callaway, LaGrange and Troup will be participating in postseason all-star games in the coming weeks. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:39:01 EST Letter to the editor: A response to Cathy Smith, DASH claims http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50812410/A-response-to-Cathy-Smith-DASH-claims (Editor's note: This letter is in response to a letter that appeared in the July 19-20 edition.) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:26:02 EST Letter to the editor: Congratulations to new editor http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50873937/Congratulations-to-new-editor Dear editor,I was pleased to hear you had been named editor of the LaGrange Daily News. You seem to have good credentials and have been raised and educated in our community – a real plus. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:52:02 EST Bringing cheer to community http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50884366/Bringing-cheer-to-community Every Christmas Frank Sledge and his sons create a masterpiece on his front lawn at the corner of Meadowland Trail and New Franklin Road. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:51:01 EST City hears update about its future in retail http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50880056/City-hears-update-about-its-future-in-retail Officials with the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and group Retail Strategies are optimistic about the future of local retail recruitment. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:50:03 EST What do Christians believe? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50873490/What-do-Christians-believe As Christmas approaches my title seems to have extra relevance because for many this is the primary time they think about Christianity. I am the first to admit that those who call themselves Christian cover a spectrum from self-justification for... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:29:04 EST Thieves attempt to rob disabled man http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50886962/Thieves-attempt-to-rob-disabled-man A disabled LaGrange man was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Wednesday evening on the 1600 block of Jackson Street. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:42:03 EST Walmart, Waffle House evacuated after bomb threats http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50886730/Walmart-Waffle-House-evacuated-after-bomb-threats Three bomb threats were made to area businesses Wednesday, prompting evacuations and police responses.The first threat was made to the Walmart on New Franklin Road about 1:20 p.m., according to police records. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:41:01 EST Commission tables shrinking BOER, seeks new court fee http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50886874/Commission-tables-shrinking-BOER-seeks-new-court-fee Troup County Commission on Tuesday tabled a proposal to restructure the Board of Elections and Registration. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:37:02 EST In our community: Dec. 18, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50886552/In-our-community 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, 18 Dec 2014 07:42:03 EST Team USA tabs Mumme as coach http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50883778/Team-USA-tabs-Mumme-as-coach Matt Mumme will try to help the United States bring home the gold. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:53:05 EST Cavs, Tigers get plenty of mat time http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50883794/Cavs-Tigers-get-plenty-of-mat-time Since the Callaway Cavaliers opened their season, head wrestling coach Ben Bone has been able to depend on a trio of wrestlers to go out and perform at their best each and every match. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:53:01 EST Sale set for vote http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50881500/Sale-set-for-vote The Troup County Board of Education is expected vote today on a proposal to sell the former West Side Magnet School building to LaGrange College. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:08:01 EST Police investigating two Wednesday shootings http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50884134/Police-investigating-two-Wednesday-shootings LaGrange police are investigating two shootings reported Wednesday. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:55:03 EST Filming nears completion http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50869984/Filming-nears-completion Cast, crew and beneficiaries of an independent film being shot in Troup County came together Monday at LaGrange College for a thank-you luncheon recognizing the work of area residents during the production movie. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:25:02 EST Optimist Club celebrates Youth Appreciation Week http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50876095/Optimist-Club-celebrates-Youth-Appreciation-Week Six area high school seniors received a major pat on the back Monday when they were selected as winners of the LaGrange Optimist Club's annual Outstanding Student Awards during Youth Appreciation Week. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:07:02 EST Fraternities celebrate Founder’s Day http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50875990/Fraternities-celebrate-Founders-Day CARROLLTON — The members of Theta Nu Lambda, Rho Pi Lambda and Tau Chi held a joint Founder's Day program on Saturday on the campus of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:58:02 EST LCS set to build new athletic fields http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50874305/LCS-set-to-build-new-athletic-fields The year 2015 will bring big changes to Lafayette Christian School. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:56:05 EST City outlines priorities, concerns with legislators http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50877462/City-outlines-priorities-concerns-with-legislators Local government officials spent Tuesday morning hearing updates and needs from the city of LaGrange Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:31:01 EST