Baker Ellis, Author at Valley Times-News


Ellis: A big thank you to everybody

A few weeks ago, I used this space to explain and express the motivations behind my decision to accept a new job opportunity in Birmingham and ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Friday, July 26, 2019 5:49 pm


Oakside Baptist Church holds first responders appreciation meal and service

Oakside Baptist Church held a special church service Sunday afternoon for first responders from across Troup County and beyond, as a way to say ‘thank ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:22 pm

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Valley man found dead at Lee County bar

A Valley man has been pronounced dead after an incident took place early Saturday morning at a Lee County bar and grill. Sidney Austin Harmon, ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Saturday, July 20, 2019 1:57 pm


Hard decisions, fond memories and a promise

As I walked down a dusty, pockmarked road outside of Ouanaminthe, Haiti in October of 2018, a young Haitian girl – whose name I don’t ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, June 24, 2019 2:50 pm


Rockweave Music Festival announces 2019 lineup

The lineup for LaGrange’s impending Rockweave Music and Arts Festival was announced Tuesday morning. The lineup, which includes 21 bands and will stretch across a ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:23 pm


West Point denies Forward Fund request

The West Point City Council denied a request from the West Point Development Authority for $80,000 from the city’s Forward Fund in a special called ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:51 am


Troup County School System hands out end of year awards

The Troup County School System handed out a plethora of awards to students and teachers during its May 16 board meeting, recognizing high school, middle ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, May 20, 2019 3:07 pm


West Point to host pop-up markets in downtown

On the final Thursday of the summer months — May, June, July and August — the city of West Point will host a pop-up market ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:18 am


Retired Navy captain working on West Point historical project

Memorial Day this year will coincide closely with the 75th anniversary of D-Day, which will take place on June 9. This time will be used ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Friday, May 10, 2019 5:34 pm


Boys & Girls Club of West Georgia and Chambers County host fundraiser

The Boys & Girls Club of West Georgia and Chambers County held a fundraiser Wednesday night at Del’avant Event Center in LaGrange that included a ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:00 pm

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