Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:03:03 EST 1800 Fundraisers http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/4495653/Fundraisers Online campaign, golf tournament to benefit Eric Bennett Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schools: Properly prepare students for CRCT http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/4445248/Schools:-Properly-prepare-students-for-CRCT Troup County School System will administer the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) to students in grades 3 through 8. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST CFO: Not using class size waivers would cost system http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4482838/CFO:-Not-using-class-size-waivers-would-cost-system A move last month to seek a class size waiver from the state Board of Education for class limits met with objections from two board members, but a school official on Monday said the move is nothing new and not using the waiver would cost the school... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kia plant’s storm shelters fully operational http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4474403/Kia-plants-storm-shelters-fully-operational Mother Nature is no match for Kia. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The subtle signs of child sexual abuse http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4487238/The-subtle-signs-of-child-sexual-abuse Child sexual abuse is a topic most people still won't talk about in public. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Point police chief selection under way http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4472233/West-Point-police-chief-selection-under-way West Point officials plan to announce early next month who will be replacing retiring police Chief Jeffery Cato. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Public safety http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/4494682/Public-safety Theft/Burglary Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Vehicle collides into school bus http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4494621/Vehicle-collides-into-school-bus A Toyota Corolla crashed into a school bus on Meadowland Trail at about 7:30 a.m.today. No students were on the bus, and the Corolla's driver was transported to West Georgia Medical Center according to officials on the scene. No serious injuries... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘People see you doing the impossible and realize it’s possible’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4494645/People-see-you-doing-the-impossible-and-realize-its-possible Norma Bastidas is a survivor.The 47-year-old single mom is a survivor of sexual abuse and violence. When she first spoke out about her abuse, she was ignored, blamed and told to stay quiet, but she continued to speak out. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn University classes canceled due to threat http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/4494713/Auburn-University-classes-canceled-due-to-threat The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and the Auburn Police Division are investigating a threatening message found on campus. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schedules change for teams http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/4494031/Schedules-change-for-teams While the Troup Tigers were able to play their game on Tuesday, the day was a washout for the Callaway Cavaliers and LaGrange Grangers. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Troup’s Foster goes deep http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/4494056/Troups-Foster-goes-deep For a hitter, it was the ideal situation.When Jonathan Foster stepped to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Troup Tigers had a base runner on first with two outs. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tigers smother Blue Devils http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/4494037/Tigers-smother-Blue-Devils He embraced the opportunity.Before Tuesday's showdown against the Columbus Blue Devils, Troup head coach Craig Garner let senior Brannon Weathers know that he was going to be the man with the baseball in his hand. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST TCSS proposes to eliminate 30 positions, facing $3 million deficit http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4481023/TCSS-proposes-to-eliminate-30-positions-facing-$3-million-deficit The Troup County School System is estimating a $3 million deficit for the next fiscal year and looking at eliminating about 30 positions, but hoping most will be through attrition. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Emergency Service Unit handles high-risk incidents http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4473806/Emergency-Service-Unit-handles-high-risk-incidents Rarely ever does LaGrange see dramatic hostage negotiations or down-to-wire tactical situations. However, that hasn't stopped the LaGrange Police Department from assembling a well-trained and prepared Emergency Service Unit made up of a... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST First CEO chosen for the THINC College and Career Academy http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4476349/First-CEO-chosen-for-the-THINC-College-and-Career-Academy Big changes on the way for the THINC College and Career Academy.The organization announced on Monday they have hired Kathy Carlisle to be the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the academy. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Point council approves library funding, gives awards http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4481350/West-Point-council-approves-library-funding-gives-awards West Point City Council voted Monday to approve library services contracts for the two libraries available to West Point residents. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tigers set for season finale http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/4480735/Tigers-set-for-season-finale The Troup Tigers put a scare into the rival LaGrange Grangers in the first half Friday night.Through the first 40 minutes, neither team scored, and they headed to their respective locker rooms with the game deadlocked at 0-0. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Special day for Callaway http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/4480765/Special-day-for-Callaway It was a big day for the Callaway High football program.The Cavaliers obviously didn't play a game Sunday afternoon, but it was nonetheless a special occasion for the team as it held its football banquet. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST No change for Grangers http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/4480774/No-change-for-Grangers The message was the same.On Friday, the LaGrange Grangers got a much-needed win over the Alexander Cougars.The win snapped a four-game losing streak, and kept the Grangers firmly in the playoff picture in Region 5-AAAA. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST