Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:49:01 EST 1800 Hog Heaven takes on Ice Bucket Challenge for Emmaus http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50185717/Hog-Heaven-takes-on-Ice-Bucket-Challenge-for-Emmaus Employees of West Point Road's Hog Heaven participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge Friday morning to raise money for Emmaus Women's Shelter. Store owner Terri Brooke challenged the Hog Heaven on Lafayette Parkway to participate in the... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:27:02 EST Race relations addressed at downtown vigil http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50185479/Race-relations-addressed-at-downtown-vigil A downtown vigil on Lafayette Square last evening evening garnered more than 40 attendees, including the LaGrange mayor, police chief and community religious leaders.The vigil commemorated the death of an... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:26:04 EST Students get taste of college life, 1 takes spelling bee win http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50185582/Students-get-taste-of-college-life-1-takes-spelling-bee-win In July, West Georgia STAR sponsored two students to be able to attend the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Youth Conference. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:45:01 EST Man dies in lawn mowing accident http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50187198/Man-dies-in-lawn-mowing-accident A lawn mowing accident claimed the life of a LaGrange man earlier today. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:35:03 EST Board signs off on school transfer to city http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50185079/Board-signs-off-on-school-transfer-to-city The Troup County Board of Education on Thursday approved the transfer of the former Cannon Street Elementary School building to the city of LaGrange. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:25:01 EST End of summer bash to help Harmony House http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50182502/End-of-summer-bash-to-help-Harmony-House While domestic violence is a serious issue, the Harmony House is hoping a tropical themed bash will raise more awareness and money for the organization. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:16:04 EST Six year old’s selfless act of giving http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50162903/Six-year-olds-selfless-act-of-giving At six years old, Hailee Singleton understands what it means to give back to the community, maybe better than most adults. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:09:06 EST Volunteering veteran speaks to Rotary Club on disaster relief http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50171641/Volunteering-veteran-speaks-to-Rotary-Club-on-disaster-relief In the wake of natural disasters, communities can be devastated, but one volunteer organization is working to get stricken areas back on their feet, while also helping veterans adjust to civilian life and continue their service. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:09:03 EST Man allegedly bites woman in domestic dispute http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/50185795/Man-allegedly-bites-woman-in-domestic-dispute A domestic dispute spilled over at a local auto part plant Thursday, and resulted in a man biting his former girlfriend. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:08:05 EST First Week activities launch new year at LaGrange College http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50185999/First-Week-activities-launch-new-year-at-LaGrange-College LaGrange College will kick off the new academic year this weekend with activities for students, faculty and staff, beginning with the annual Spirit and Traditions celebration Saturday on the Residential Quad. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:53:04 EST In our community: Aug. 22, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50179781/In-our-community:-Aug.-22-2014 TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:56:02 EST InterCall parent company awards scholarship to local student http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50172861/InterCall-parent-company-awards-scholarship-to-local-student OMAHA, Neb. — A LaGrange High School student is among those who received a West Education Foundation scholarship from West Corporation, parent company of InterCall in West Point, the group announced on Aug. 4. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:41:04 EST Emmaus Shelter to host annual social event on square http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50170426/Emmaus-Shelter-to-host-annual-social-event-on-square Emmaus Women's Shelter will host the third Miss Emma's Ice Cream Crankin' Social on Lafayette Square from 2 to 4 p.m on Sunday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:49:05 EST ‘Phony’ Treasury agents try to scam area residents http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50177163/Phony-Treasury-agents-try-to-scam-area-residents LaGrange Police are warning area residents of a telephone scam in which a caller claims to be an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department and asks for personal information and even money. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:44:04 EST Trial date set for Weatherspoon case http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50177378/Trial-date-set-for-Weatherspoon-case A date has been set for a man accused of shooting three people in a home invasion while a man in another case pleaded guilty to choking and cutting his girlfriend. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:43:04 EST NHCT offers tickets for ‘Pinnochio Jr.’, auditions for ‘12 Angry Men’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50177151/NHCT-offers-tickets-for-Pinnochio-Jr.-auditions-for-12-Angry-Men Tickets are on sale for New Horizon Theatre's production of Disney's “My Son Pinocchio Jr.” on Sept. 4 to 6. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:27:02 EST Train collides with truck, partially derails http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50177019/Train-collides-with-truck-partially-derails A partial train derailment occurred in Hogansville today shortly after midnight when a vehicle was was struck at a crossing. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:20:03 EST Three earn Life Scout ranking http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50177336/Three-earn-Life-Scout-ranking Three members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 3 ranked up as Life Scouts in a recent Court of Honor ceremony at the Scout House in the Rosemont Community. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:37:06 EST In our community: Aug. 21, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50172465/In-our-community:-Aug.-21-2014 TodayEvents: Rosemont Elementary School hosts new parent orientation from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:56:04 EST 2014 LaGrange Cotillion Club members announced http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50172941/2014-LaGrange-Cotillion-Club-members-announced Seventeen debutantes will be presented by the LaGrange Cotillion Club at Del Avante Event Center on Dec. 29, 2014. These debutantes were guests at a Mother-Daughter Salad Dinner hosted by Holly and Jordan Reese at their home on July 29. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:36:03 EST