Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 1 Feb 2015 03:57:06 EST 1800 Good for you: Student Council sponsors reading competition http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151591902/ Callaway Elementary School Student Council sponsored a friendly reading competition among grade levels during the month of January. Classes that read and tested on the most books won a snow cone party. On Friday the top classes were revealed and... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:20:51 EST 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/150139999/1011 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 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 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.To shape that future in LaGrange, he held the first in a series of town hall meetings Thursday evening at the Troup County Baptist Association. The next... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:00:51 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 Franklin man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151576281/Franklin-man-pleads-guilty-to-voluntary-manslaughter A 28-year-old Franklin man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter, along with two counts of child molestation, Thursday in Troup County Superior Court. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:20:51 EST Celebrating 80 years in LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/article/20150129/NEWS/150129997/1011 Clark-Holder Clinic has been a fixture in the community since 1935. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:54:55 EST 2 airlifted in wreck http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151564724/2-airlifted-in-wreck Two teenagers were airlifted to a regional hospital this morning after a single-vehicle wreck on Hogansville Road north of Hines Road. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:50:51 EST Man rips apart motel room for listening devices http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/151563705/Man-rips-apart-motel-room-for-listening-devices LaGrange police arrested a man Wednesday night who they suspect was high on methamphetamines after he allegedly trashed a hotel room and claimed people were listening and coming into the room. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:30:51 EST In our community, Jan. 29, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151563530/In-our-community TodayEvents: Bridge games are open to the public at 2:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:00:51 EST Optimist Club announces Essay Contest winners http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151551230/Optimist-Club-announces-Essay-Contest-winners Three eighth grade students from Long Cane Middle School walked into the Mike Daniel Recreation center Monday to receive honors for their essays on “Optimism Should Be a Priority.” Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:55:51 EST