Why I Love LaGrange: Keith Schuermann
By Daniel Evans
The LaGrange Daily News
Keith Schuermann has served as the director of the Troup-Harris Regional Library system since 2012. We sat down with him to talk about his role at the library and what he likes to do when he’s not working.
LDN: Are you originally from LaGrange or Troup County?
Schuermann: No, I was actually born in Ferguson, Missouri. I would often as a teenager go to the city of St. Louis, so I moved to Chicago for film school. In the course of ultimately ...
Cody has a heart for helping children
Sheri Cody is the executive director of Twin Cedars Youth and Family Services, Inc. We sat down with her to talk about her job and why she loves the community:
LDN: Are you originally from Troup County/LaGrange?
Cody: No. I moved to Harris County from Virginia when I was 13. I left Harris County when I went off to college and in the early years of my marriage and then we came back here. After about four years, we moved back to Harris County, we’ve been here ever since.
LDN: Tell us about ...
Saving hearts, loving LaGrange
We talked to Kathryn A. McFarland, a cardiologist at Emory Clark-Holder Clinic in LaGrange about her thoughts on this community, how she’s adjusting to her new job at Emory and ways to keep your heart healthy.
LDN: How long have you been in LaGrange?
McFarland: I have been here at Emory Clark-Holder for about two and a half months. I guess the end of October I started. It has gone by fast.
LDN: Do you live in LaGrange?
McFarland: No, I don’t. Not yet. I’m working my way toward ...
Bringing the Music to LaGrange
We talked to Becca Eiland, the Sweetland Amphitheatre Board Director, about how she came to LaGrange and what she loves about her job.
LDN: How long have you lived in Troup County/ LaGrange?
Eiland: I have lived in Troup County for seven years. I met my husband in college, and he was from here. We lived in Atlanta and we lived in Miami and decided to move to LaGrange sort of as a temporary move. [We] fell in love with it and decided to stay.
LDN: What college did you and your husband both ...