Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:12:12 EST 1800 Organization helps feed children through backpack program http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50336827/Organization-helps-feed-children-through-backpack-program Sodexo has supported the backpack programs across the United States since 2006 and the Troup County Nutrition Department has participated in this program since 2013 to students within the district. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:06:05 EST The actual value of a college education http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50346181/The-actual-value-of-a-college-education Few topics today are more debated than a value of a college education. Supporters like Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William J. Lowe (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-j-lowe/education-is-worth-the-in_b_5767518.html) have focused on... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:02:03 EST Stay in shape and be healthy http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50346225/Stay-in-shape-and-be-healthy I know many of you have medical conditions that hold you back, however, that in itself doesn't mean you are physically “out of shape” or, “unfit.” Let's examine the “factors” that help you determine if... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:00:04 EST LPD to purchase K9 tracking collars http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50343969/LPD-to-purchase-K9-tracking-collars After a three-day search for a missing LaGrange police K9 this week, the city has decided to purchase GPS collars for its K9s, with other local agencies expected to get on board, pending anticipated funds through fundraising. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:00:02 EST Aggravating Argentine ants http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50316532/Aggravating-Argentine-ants It's early morning and your eyes are barely open. Your cat is hungry and you reach for the bowl to fill and you realize that your hand is covered with ants. The bowl is just covered with ants and legions of ants are making a trail from an... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:30:02 EST School board approves Berta roofing work, denies demolition http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50343792/School-board-approves-Berta-roofing-work-denies-demolition The Board of Education on Thursday approved a bid for a company to abate asbestos roofing material as part of re-roofing Berta Weathersbee Elementary School, also denying a rumor that the building would be torn down. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:01:11 EST Vehicle strikes school bus http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/50344430/Vehicle-strikes-school-bus A school bus was struck by a vehicle that blew through a stop sign Thursday at the intersection of Revis and Burr streets. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:01:08 EST Group home employee arrested for child cruelty http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50338168/Group-home-employee-arrested-for-child-cruelty An employee of a Hogansville group home was arrested this week and charged with battery, terroristic threats and child cruelty in the first and third degrees. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:01:04 EST Spinks remembered as business, community leader, gentleman http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50343922/Spinks-remembered-as-business-community-leader-gentleman Friends and co-workers of local real-estate entrepreneur Roy Spinks remembered his soft-spoken leadership and fondness for flying and boating. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:18:05 EST Church ready for community yard sale http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50342181/Church-ready-for-community-yard-sale Good deals, great steals and everything must go – words almost every shopper loves to hear. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:52:04 EST John Roy Spinks III http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50338968/John-Roy-Spinks-III John Roy Spinks, III, age 63, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the West Georgia Hospice after a brief illness. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:05:04 EST In our community: Sept. 19, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community/50339464/In-our-community:-Sept.-19-2014 Today Events: Franklin Forest Elementary School hosts Grandparents' Lunch for grades pre-k to 2.Hogansville Elementary School hosts second grade parent Educational Workshop and lunch. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:52:04 EST Cougars looking for road win http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50343630/Cougars-looking-for-road-win The Lafayette Christian School Cougars have shown they can win on their home field. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:35:04 EST Defensive miscues sink Troup http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50343632/Defensive-miscues-sink-Troup Troup's softball team did plenty of damage at the plate during Thursday's region showdown against Woodward Academy. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:33:01 EST Warriors back on winning track http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50343637/Warriors-back-on-winning-track They've taken the field nine times, and eight times they've won in dominant fashion. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:30:05 EST Northside pitcher shuts down LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50343634/Northside-pitcher-shuts-down-LaGrange It was a solid effort for LaGrange pitcher Cassidy Creed during Thursday's Region 1-AAAAA game against Northside. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:18:07 EST Troup falls short in wild shootout http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50343628/Troup-falls-short-in-wild-shootout COLUMBUS - They were two points short.The Troup Tigers had their way offensively during Thursday's game against Carver, accumulating more than 500 yards while putting 41 points on the scoreboard. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:14:03 EST Lecture series sets sights on Croatia http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50342525/Lecture-series-sets-sights-on-Croatia This year's 3D Journeys travel experience and lecture series at LaGrange College will focus on Croatia, one of Europe's top destinations. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:03:06 EST Berta, Rosemont make state list for performance, gains http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50337053/Berta-Rosemont-make-state-list-for-performance-gains Two Troup County schools were recognized for improving student achievement when the Georgia Department of Education released its 2014 Reward Schools list Wednesday. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:24:05 EST LPD goes global with social media http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50281937/LPD-goes-global-with-social-media From LaGrange to Algeria and back, the LaGrange Police Department is making a lot of friends. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:47:02 EST