Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:03:27 EST 1800 Girlfriend allegedly stabs man on Gardner http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/151542183/Girlfriend-allegedly-stabs-man-on-Gardner A 19-year-old Gardner Street woman turned herself in to police Tuesday after she was wanted for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend earlier in the day. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:50:53 EST Man sentenced to life http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151541581/Man-sentenced-to-life A man who prosecutors said beat his wife to death in 2013 pleaded guilty on charges of aggravated battery and felony murder Tuesday in Troup County Superior Court. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:30:53 EST ‘Survival mode’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151540051/Survival-mode Unpacking the issues of poverty can be a daunting task, but the coordinator of a local nonprofit said Tuesday it begins by understanding its scope in Troup County. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:20:51 EST West Point’s ISO fire rating improves http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151542004/West-Points-ISO-fire-rating-improves A recent assessment by the Insurance services Offices improved West Point Fire Department's ISO ranking, Chief Mitt Smith announced Tuesday. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:10:53 EST THS Thespians to present ‘The Miracle Worker’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151541554/THS-Thespians-to-present-The-Miracle-Worker “Words can be her eyes to everything in the world outside her, and inside too. With them she can think, have ideas, be reached; there's not a thought or fact in the world that can't be hers. They're in her fingers now. I need... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:15:52 EST In our community, Jan. 28, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151541523/In-our-community TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:45:51 EST RES Spelling, Geography bees winners http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151484246/RES-Spelling-Geography-bees-winners Rosemont Elementary recently held its annual Geography Bee and Spelling Bee recently. Students from fourth and fifth grades participated in both of these events. Fifth grader Zach Taylor won the Geography Bee and fourth grader Haley Cotton was runner... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:20:51 EST Taxpayers face penalty for lack of health insurance http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151503377/Taxpayers-face-penalty-for-lack-of-health-insurance Love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — is the law of the land and in 2015, and it could affect the amount taxpayers owe Uncle Sam. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:45:51 EST Hogansville to host library public hearings http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151515653/Hogansville-to-host-library-public-hearings Hogansville will host two public events this week for residents' input and information on plans for the new city library. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:20:51 EST Campaigner alleges rights violation http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151503732/Campaigner-alleges-rights-violation A former campaign volunteer for a state House candidate told the Daily News on Monday she is considering filing a lawsuit against the county. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:55 EST Turner Street resident terrorized http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/151515189/Turner-Street-resident-terrorized A group of people attempted to break into a Turner Street apartment and may have vandalized the resident's vehicle and later ransacked the apartment on Monday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:53 EST LaGrange Academy crowns Homecoming queens http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151515525/LaGrange-Academy-crowns-Homecoming-queens LaGrange Academy on Friday crowned Homecoming queens Brandi Smalls, left, and Jennifer Whitlow, right. Homecoming runner up was Monima Anam, center. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:15:52 EST In our community, Jan. 27, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/151503868/In-our-community Today–Wednesday Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:25:55 EST Mayor to host update meetings http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/151500326/Mayor-to-host-update-meetings LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton will host a series of meetings around the city to update residents on projects and priorities. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:55:52 EST Two arrested after drug investigation http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/151493921/Two-arrested-after-drug-investigation Two people were arrested Friday at a motel on Patillo Road following a drug investigation by police. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:20:51 EST ‘17 years later, still going strong’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151493843/17-years-later-still-going-strong Not everybody can spell words like exsculptate or mugwumpery when someone calls them out, but those are some of the words that groups in the past had to tackle to win the annual Troup CLCP Spelling Bee. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:10:52 EST Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks http://lagrangenews.com/news/apnews/151494986/Federal-judge-stays-Alabama-gay-marriage-ruling-for-2-weeks MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:45:52 EST Argument leads to stabbing http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151493758/Argument-leads-to-stabbing A 42-year-old McCall Street man was stabbed during an argument Sunday evening at a residence on Hill Street. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:40:51 EST Like a crushed Coke can http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151489576/Like-a-crushed-Coke-can Workers transfer the contents from the trailer of a Coca-Cola semi truck that buckled and suddenly collapsed Saturday, according to people at the scene, while the truck was going up the driveway of the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Lafayette Parkway. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:35:51 EST Freedom Rider: Country has changed for better http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/151488781/Freedom-Rider:-Country-has-changed-for-better Hank Thomas was trapped inside a burning bus. Outside was a group of men trying to kill him. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:25:51 EST