LaGrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Mon, 4 May 2015 00:51:24 EST 1800 You can help http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153214284/You-can-help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:• Interface of LaGrange, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday. Sun, 3 May 2015 23:30:52 EST Tigers hitting the road for second round http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153275410/Tigers-hitting-the-road-for-second-round While the Callaway Cavaliers will be back home for their second-round state playoff series, the Troup Tigers will be on the road. Sun, 3 May 2015 21:00:53 EST ‘An important part of my day’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153202025/An-important-part-of-my-day Dina Smith spends at least one day a week making a point to talk to people. She goes to them and asks about their life, background, family and interests. For some, she may be the last person they talk to. Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:52 EST Awareness crucial identifying stroke symptoms http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153212383/Awareness-crucial-identifying-stroke-symptoms The number of people who suffer a stroke is increasing twice as fast as those who develop breast cancer, but fortunately, 80 percent of all strokes are preventable, said Dr. Ravina Kadam of West Georgia Primary Care. Sun, 3 May 2015 16:10:52 EST ‘Ultimate exercise’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153186725/Ultimate-exercise Peter Underwood, 65, calls it his “Fountain of Youth.”Maidie Lockwood, 73, says it helped her regain full use of her shoulders after years of being unable to lift her arms over her head. Sun, 3 May 2015 13:50:51 EST Foster Northrop and Derby Day http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153251911/Foster-Northrop-and-Derby-Day LOUISVILLE — Foster Northrop, a graduate of the University of Georgia veterinary school in 1989, arrives at Churchill Downs on Derby Day long before the rooster flexes his vocal cords. For the genial veterinarian, Derby Day is the longest day,... Sun, 3 May 2015 10:55:51 EST Cavaliers soar into second round http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153275364/Cavaliers-soar-into-second-round They knew what they had to do.After dropping the first game of a state-playoff series to Adairsville, the Callaway Cavaliers needed to come back and win two in a row to keep their season alive, and that's what they did. Sun, 3 May 2015 21:10:51 EST Season comes to close for LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153275514/Season-comes-to-close-for-LaGrange The LaGrange Grangers fought back to make the series go the distance, but they were unable to finish things off against Evans. Sun, 3 May 2015 21:00:52 EST Local athletes headed to state track finals http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153275917/Local-athletes-headed-to-state-track-finals Sam Bowie and Jonathan Pelham are going to be busy men at the state track finals.Those two are among the five LaGrange athletes who have qualified for the state finals that will be held in Jefferson May 14-16. Sun, 3 May 2015 20:55:51 EST Letter: New image for the Koch brothers http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/153229580/New-image-for-the-Koch-brothers Editor's note: This letter contains fictitious quotes intended as satire.Just hired! Steve Lombardo, high powered marketing expert, to make the “evil ogre” image go away. Sat, 2 May 2015 12:55:52 EST Airport staff debrief after crash http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153256551/Airport-staff-debrief-after-crash The 51-year-old pilot of a single-engine plane that crashed at the LaGrange-Callaway Airport on April 22 has been released from the hospital and the National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the crash investigation, according to Chad... Sat, 2 May 2015 10:30:51 EST Contest could pave way for dog park http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153236655/Contest-could-pave-way-for-dog-park LaGrange has a chance to win a grant to build a dog park. Sat, 2 May 2015 10:05:51 EST Averting a disaster http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/153256257/Averting-a-disaster The Troup County 911 Center will have a “Code Red All Call” on May 12 to inform residents of how to sign up for the system, which sends alerts to residents, including severe weather. Sat, 2 May 2015 10:00:53 EST More defendants plea in meth trafficking case http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153253729/More-defendants-plea-in-meth-trafficking-case Two of the 20 defendants accused in an ongoing methamphetamine trafficking case pleaded guilty to their respective charges this week in Troup and Heard counties' superior courts. Sat, 2 May 2015 09:45:52 EST What about the home inspection? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153252032/What-about-the-home-inspection You're now under contract. You just got your inspection report back. The report does not ask someone to change paint colors, replace the 9-year-old water heater that is in good working condition, replace the heating system that is 11 years old... Sat, 2 May 2015 09:45:51 EST Hydrangea Festival kicks off Mother’s Day weekend http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/153253194/Hydrangea-Festival-kicks-off-Mothers-Day-weekend This year's Hydrangea Festival Sip and Shop event, set for Friday, will include street musicians, artwork from notable local artists, wine tasting and hydrangea sales. Sat, 2 May 2015 09:30:51 EST 1915: ‘Autoists’ roll in; LHS opens http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/153175010/1915:-Autoists-roll-in;-LHS-opens Mays past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1915.Front Page News Sat, 2 May 2015 09:20:53 EST Church tutoring valuable knowledge http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153208253/Church-tutoring-valuable-knowledge I was driving to my office the other morning and a car pulled in front me with a message on the back windshield. It said “I Tutor Math,” and had all the contact information where one could get the services of this math tutor. Sat, 2 May 2015 08:50:51 EST Chamber: Golf tournament ‘a success’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/153226055/Chamber:-Golf-tournament-a-success The 15th annual LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament held at Highland Country Club last week was a complete success, said Chamber President Page Estes. Sat, 2 May 2015 06:35:51 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153208522/Church-bulletin Weekly Bible studiesAnointed by Faith Ministries, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange, and Saint Paul AME Church, 301 Poplar St. in Hogansville, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sat, 2 May 2015 05:05:51 EST