Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:50:19 EST 1800 Children’s letters to Santa Dear Santa Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:10:05 EST Deputy retires after 37 years A long-time sheriff's deputy and investigator with the Troup County Sheriff's Office celebrated his retirement Tuesday after 37 years of service. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:06:04 EST NORAD tracks Santa, Rudolph around the globe COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are monitoring Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight. Earlier today around noon, NORAD said it used the heat signature from... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:03:02 EST Unorthodox check points for travelers More than 300 motorists were stopped by LaGrange police officers Tuesday night at the intersection of Lafayette Parkway and East Render Street - but it wasn't all bad news. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:27:07 EST Man, woman save puppy from being torched Two good Samaritans may have been responsible for keeping a puppy from being burned alive Tuesday on Arthur Street. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:25:03 EST LG native celebrates 100th birthday Ernest James Knight has lived a long, full life. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:06:02 EST Rains make for soggy Christmas Eve Santa Claus faces a soggy landing in Troup County tonight, but no rain is expected as he arrives from the North Pole.The rainfall began Monday and continued overnight, bringing 5.25 inches to LaGrange by this morning. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:58:03 EST In our community for Dec. 24 and 25, 2014 (Note: Some events and meetings may be subject to change due to the holidays)Wednesday (Christmas Eve) Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:18:05 EST Fundraisers Kick-off Rally for Relay for Life Wed, 24 Dec 2014 07:30:02 EST Christmas holiday closures, trash schedules In observance of the upcoming holidays, businesses and governmental operations have made changes to their operating schedules. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:11:03 EST Holiday newspaper schedules The LaGrange Daily News office will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The paper will not print on Thursday, Christmas Day, but an edition will print on Jan. 1 for New Year's Day. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:56:02 EST Troopers to set up road blocks Holiday drivers won't be the only ones on the road this Christmas. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:55:04 EST 24 people, 24 hours On Christmas morning, undoubtedly weary-eyed parents and wide-eyed children across Troup County will gather beneath their Christmas trees as wrapping paper is shred in living rooms and love, hugs and gifts are exchanged. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:48:02 EST Allegedly drunken man taken to jail, sent home A 54-year-old LaGrange man was cited for public drunkenness Monday night after police found him stumbling in the roadway near Johnson Street. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:53:02 EST USA Weekend to cease publication Dear Readers,USA Today recently announced its decision to cease publication of USA Weekend, its weekly entertainment magazine, as of the Dec. 28 issue. The magazine currently appears in the weekend edition of LaGrange Daily News. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:10:02 EST In our community for Dec. 23 (Note: Some events and meetings listed subject to change depending on holiday schedules)Today Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:54:04 EST USPS truck overturns in wreck A United States Postal Service truck overturned after it was struck by another vehicle on Mooty Bridge Road about 5 p.m. Monday. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:15:04 EST State, Troup CCRPI scores dip under new standards Troup County schools fell below the state composite score for the 2014 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), according to a report from the Georgia Department of Education. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:28:05 EST Longtime rep will miss people After 22 years of service in Georgia's House of Representatives, District 132 Rep. Carl Von Epps is preparing for his final farewell in the new year. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:53:01 EST Man allegedly strangles woman to unconsciousness A domestic aggravated assault was reported Sunday on Commerce Court in LaGrange. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:26:02 EST