Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:29:57 EST 1800 Update: Escaped convict caught http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50319872/Update:-Escaped-convict-caught UPDATE (Sept. 15, 2014 at 7:15 p.m.) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:54:08 EST Updated: Manhunt under way for escaped convict http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50317369/Updated:-Manhunt-under-way-for-escaped-convict UPDATE (Sept. 15, 2014 at 6:40 p.m.) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:44:04 EST CASA, Ricky’s Ride combined event draws bikers, supporters http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50315607/CASA-Rickys-Ride-combined-event-draws-bikers-supporters The parking lot of the Baptist Tabernacle Church on Saturday morning was packed with people, motorcycles, trucks and Jeeps for the combined ride to benefit CASA and Ricky's Ride, a new event to promote motorcycle safety. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:20:02 EST Updated: Police say man tried to run over students http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50315737/Updated:-Police-say-man-tried-to-run-over-students A LaGrange man was arrested Saturday night after police allege he attempted to strike pedestrians with his vehicle in a parking lot at LaGrange College on Broad Street. The man was not a student at LaGrange College, and the college is not making a... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:10:08 EST Chase ends in fatal wreck north of Hogansville http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50315848/Chase-ends-in-fatal-wreck-north-of-Hogansville A chase that began in Coweta County ended in a fatal wreck just north of Hogansville on Interstate 85 about 10 p.m. Friday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:10:04 EST Jethro gets a new home http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50315797/Jethro-gets-a-new-home After a weekend involving an armed robbery and a man allegedly trying to run over college students with his pick up truck, one good deed is shining through. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:07:01 EST Police: Mother-son duo flash gun at man, bash truck with golf club http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50316040/Police:-Mother-son-duo-flash-gun-at-man-bash-truck-with-golf-club LaGrange Police issued arrest warrants Saturday after an incident in which an Alabama man and his mother allegedly came to a West Bacon Street apartment complex, pointed a gun at a victim and smashed his truck with a golf club. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:08:12 EST Police seek suspect in gas station armed robbery http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50313625/Police-seek-suspect-in-gas-station-armed-robbery Police are investigating an early morning robbery Sunday where an armed man entered a gas station and demanded money. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:12:05 EST Man charged with trying to run over two in parking lot http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50313585/Man-charged-with-trying-to-run-over-two-in-parking-lot A LaGrange man was charged with aggravated assault and obstruction after he allegedly tried to run over people in the LaGrange College parking lot Saturday. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:12:02 EST People who have forgotten how to blush http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50288716/People-who-have-forgotten-how-to-blush When the prophet Jeremiah wrote about the condition of his people, and told them why God was allowing them to be taken into captivity, he said it was because they had forgotten how to blush (Jer. 6:15). Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:18:04 EST Commissioners to consider audit funding, handing over Boyd Park http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50302293/Commissioners-to-consider-audit-funding-handing-over-Boyd-Park The county may face an increase in its audit cost this year. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:52:05 EST Deputies seize three pounds of pot, arrest two men http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50303871/Deputies-seize-three-pounds-of-pot-arrest-two-men Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff's Office busted two Alabama men with three pounds suspected of marijuana during a routine traffic stop Thursday on Interstate 85, south of LaGrange. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:51:02 EST Hope for a day http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50302878/Hope-for-a-day A parade of pink will soon be taking over the streets of LaGrange … but make no mistake, they're definitely a force to be reckoned with. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:50:02 EST Exciting events build up to Hummingbird Festival http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50281781/Exciting-events-build-up-to-Hummingbird-Festival It's that time of year again when downtown Hogansville is packed with people from all over the state. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:49:03 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50288773/Church-bulletin Weekly Bible studiesEagle's Nest Cathedral, 1306 E. 10th St. in West Point, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:43:04 EST Survivor shares story after proclamation for Ovarian Cancer Awareness http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50289749/Survivor-shares-story-after-proclamation-for-Ovarian-Cancer-Awareness A survivor of ovarian cancer hopes a recent proclamation will bring more attention to the disease. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:45:02 EST LC president notes praises in reviews, enrollment, outreach http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50296036/LC-president-notes-praises-in-reviews-enrollment-outreach LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander said the college's enrollment continues to increase, has received “exemplary” reviews from accrediting agencies and continues to be recognized nationally for its initiatives and... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:43:04 EST Saving Jethro’s heart http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50297121/Saving-Jethros-heart Jethro is a big German Shepard with an even bigger heart — unfortunately, it's that same heart that's in trouble, and he needs the community to open its heart to save his life. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:35:02 EST Police search for woman after high-speed chase http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50301812/Police-search-for-woman-after-high-speed-chase Police are searching for a Troup County woman following a high-speed chase Thursday evening near Troup Street in a residential neighborhood in LaGrange. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:34:05 EST Echos of 9/11 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50290330/Echos-of-9/11 “Two preachers politicking and a politician preaching,” is how Master of Ceremonies Jothaniel Zeigler described a 9/11 prayer and remembrance ceremony Wednesday in West Point, to the laughter of the crowd. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:50:05 EST