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LaGrange Bark for Your Park daily contest standings

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Resident Jodi Caldwell is sending out a plea to find her lost dog, Charlie. ‘He is 12 years old and will not survive much longer in this heat,’ she said Monday. ‘He is a 50-pound wheaten terrier missing from the Mountville area, but he could be anywhere.’ Caldwell said he is wearing a brown collar and ‘is my daughter’s best friend and has moved across country with us! We are heartbroken with out him. Please help us!’ Anyone with information was asked to call Jodi Caldwell at 706-884-6780.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2015/07/web1_charlie1.jpgResident Jodi Caldwell is sending out a plea to find her lost dog, Charlie. ‘He is 12 years old and will not survive much longer in this heat,’ she said Monday. ‘He is a 50-pound wheaten terrier missing from the Mountville area, but he could be anywhere.’ Caldwell said he is wearing a brown collar and ‘is my daughter’s best friend and has moved across country with us! We are heartbroken with out him. Please help us!’ Anyone with information was asked to call Jodi Caldwell at 706-884-6780.

LaGRANGE — Votes for LaGrange have trickled to a crawl as it continues to lose ground in the Bark for Your Park.

The city is competing for a $100,000 private grant from pet product manufacturer PetSafe. The grant is earmarked specifically to fund a dog park in the winning community. Long-term plans for LaGrange call for an expansion of Granger Park to add a dog park.

Visit http://www.petsafe.net/ barkforyourpark/city/ 2767/lagrange-ga/ to vote. Find LaGrange’s campaign on Facebook by searching “Bark for Your Park – LaGrange, GA” or using #barklagrangega. Votes may be cast twice per day, per voter. Voting ends July 22.

Vote count as of 7:30 a.m. Tuesday:

1. Jacksonville, Ill. — 36,167

2. Watkinsville, Ga. — 23,996

3. Epworth, Iowa — 18,133

4. Moore, Okla. — 18,133

5. Fort Gratiot, Mich. — 17,242

6. Merrimack, N.H. — 11,798

7. LaGrange, Ga. — 10,853

8. Vacaville, Calif. — 8,962

9. Barstow, Calif. — 8,498

10. West Winfield, N.Y. — 8,454

11. Portland, Texas — 8,401

12. Winslow, Ariz. — 7,604

13. Bryant, Ark. — 6,737

14. Willmar, Minn. — 6,144

15. Oswego, Ill. — 5,093

Reach the LaGrange Daily News at 706-884-7311.