Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:44:34 EST 1800 Troup School System announces Teacher of Year nominees http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50600464/Troup-School-System-announces-Teacher-of-Year-nominees Twenty-five teachers in the Troup County School System were honored by their school as nominees for the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year last week. They will vie for the Troup County School System Teacher of the Year in March. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:41:02 EST New WP apartment complex breaks ground http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50599368/New-WP-apartment-complex-breaks-ground Less than a couple weeks after breaking ground on a DASH apartment complex in West Point, another project is preparing to start construction off of Gabbettville Road in West Point. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:20:03 EST Bystanders credited with controlling house fire http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50599474/Bystanders-credited-with-controlling-house-fire A structure fire caused extensive damage to a Wilkes Street home Thursday morning.No injuries were reported. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:01:02 EST Keeping trees healthy, vermin-free http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50570029/Keeping-trees-healthy-vermin-free Recently our office received a call about an ailing hickory tree that was well over 100 years old. The homeowner had noticed that several limbs had died and a lot of twigs had accumulated under the tree. He was a pretty good tree... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:16:01 EST A veteran’s return to the sky http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50591564/A-veterans-return-to-the-sky COLUMBUS — A faint smile crept over 95-year-old Dequindre McGlaun's face as he sat in the radio compartment of a Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress” bomber and the engines roared to life in Columbus on Monday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:12:02 EST Layfield: ‘God bless you and God bless Holden On’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50599245/Layfield:-God-bless-you-and-God-bless-Holden-On “How do you handle the death of a child?” Bob Layfield said to a packed crowd at Del'Avant Thursday night. “In my experience, you can't do it alone.” Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:59:02 EST Sheriff’s office seeks help in investigation http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50591512/Sheriffs-office-seeks-help-in-investigation Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff's Office are turning to the public and asking for help solving a theft that occurred Saturday from a location on Greenville Street. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:58:03 EST Proud to support Crews http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50591183/Proud-to-support-Crews For more than 30 years, Patrick Crews has been working to make Troup County a better place to work, live and raise a family. His extensive business experience has fostered a commitment to seeking continued economic development opportunities to benefit... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:37:01 EST Crews an advocate for Troup http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50591159/Crews-an-advocate-for-Troup As former co-chair of the West Point Lake Advisory Council, Patrick Crews is a long-time advocate for West Point Lake. He understands the role it plays in growing the local economy by creating jobs and economic value for our citizens. It is because of... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:30:03 EST Patrick Crews and his friends http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50591103/Patrick-Crews-and-his-friends I am writing this open letter as I suspect over 98 percent of the people in Troup County are not vaguely aware of the egregious actions Patrick Crews, and his cadre of friends, did to my wife Ellen Gilmore. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:19:02 EST In our community: Oct. 31, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50591810/In-our-community Today Events: Hills & Dales Estate hosts Halloween at the Callaway Family Home 5:30-8 p.m. by giving candy bars to all costumed children. Enter the Hills & Dales entrance gate and staff will direct. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:56:02 EST Sobering experience for coach http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50598661/Sobering-experience-for-coach It was an invitation he was happy to accept. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:23:01 EST LaGrange defense standing tall http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50598667/LaGrange-defense-standing-tall Better late than never.Dy Dunlap has participated in spring practice before with the LaGrange High football team, but before this season, he'd never made it through to the fall. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:16:03 EST LHS runners win region titles http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50599055/LHS-runners-win-region-titles It was a championship day for a pair of LaGrange High runners.Sam Bowie and Alaina Tomlinson each raced to individual titles in the Region 1-AAAAA meet that was held at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus on Wednesday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:08:02 EST Historical group plans trip to Gettysburg http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50587082/Historical-group-plans-trip-to-Gettysburg VALLEY, Ala. — The Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society announces a motor coach trip to some of the most significant battlefields of the Civil War. In addition to Gettysburg, the five-day, four- night trip includes tours of Fredericksburg,... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:26:02 EST Halloween house to collect donations during trick or treating http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50593747/Halloween-house-to-collect-donations-during-trick-or-treating A local home with a growing cavalcade of Halloween creations plans to not only give out candy for Halloween, but give back to the community. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:03:01 EST Christmas Parade float entries open http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50576260/Christmas-Parade-float-entries-open There's still plenty of slots available for those wanting to parade the streets Dec. 4 for the annual Christmas parade, themed “Through the Eyes of a Child.” Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:50:06 EST Halloween safety tips http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50584623/Halloween-safety-tips As trick-or-treaters begin to prepare for Halloween tomorrow, there are several things to keep in mind regarding the safety of those out and about. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:42:01 EST Dozens gather to prevent drug, alcohol abuse http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50584749/Dozens-gather-to-prevent-drug-alcohol-abuse It's not just a teen problem anymore, according to several experts, addiction to drugs and alcohol now begins in middle school. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:40:05 EST Voting turnout is key http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50591199/Voting-turnout-is-key Turnout for the Nov. 4 election is critical. The candidates that can get their supporters to the polls will fare well, but those that do not will lose. Again, turnout is key! Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:39:05 EST