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PAGE 2 HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001 Man Arrested After. 00rmed Robbery and High Speed By John Kuykendall A Manchester man was arrested ha Troup County after an armed robbery at a convenience store late Wednesday. January 10 on Upper Big Springs Road. According to Troup County Sheriff Donny Turner, two black males wear- ing masks entered Money Back on Upper Big Springs Road near LaGrange about 11 p.m., aimed a gun at the clerk on duty and demanded money. "According to the clerk, the males came into the store and demanded she give them the store money," Turner said -The clerk stated one man had a hamt un and the other was armed with a sh)l Ull. ."The clerk opened the cash regis- ter and the males took an undetermined amount of U.S. currency before flee- ing tile location in what was described as a white sports utility vehicle." 'rner said moments later a motorist stopped at the store and advised deputies that a vehicle fitting the description was parked at the raft- road tracks on Knott Road. The road is only about one-half mile from the convenience store. According to reports, when deputies arrived at the location on Knott Road they found the vehicle parked with the engine still running. The occupants had left the vehicle and deputies found currency on the ground behind the vehicle. A LaGrange police officer was patrolling on Greenville Road and noticed a light gold Ford Expedition with no tag traveling east. The officer turned on his blue lights in an attempt to stop the vehicle, but the driver did- n[Lstop and an chase ensued. Ti-g. HIGH SPEED CHASE led officers through Troup, Meriwether and Harris counties. The chase final- ly ended in Harris County where offi- cers observed three black males exit the vehicle and flee on foot. One of the men was captured with the help of a dog provided by the LaGrange Police Department. "Dirner said the sheriff's department is trying to identify and arrest the two suspects. It was also learned that both cles used in the armed robbery chase were stolen from Mew Motors in Manchester. Robert Thomas Petty, 24, Manchester was with armed robbery in Troup and is being held in the Troup Jail without bond, according Petty will also face auto theft in Meriwether County. Homeless Woman Faces Disorderly Conduct Charge By Bryan Geter A 38 -year-old woman, who claimed to be homeless, was arrested and charged with dis- orderly conduct by the Hogansville Police Department last Monday. The arrest happened after mmy Maius, an employee at Nobles Truck Stop, reported to police Amy Charlene Brazelton threw water on her and came behind the counter in the restau- rant and growled and made karate choppilag motions toward her. Brazelton said she was only asking for a cigarette and water. IN AN UNRELATED inci- dent, no arrests were made after police were alerted that Tommy Arrington of St. Marks was reported to have called Charles Bates at BoTex and threatened him. Bates told police Arrington stated he would shoot him. Arrington denied the allega- tions. Warrant procedures were advised to both parties, but both stated to police there would be no more contact between them. Bates stated he "really did- n't" want Arrington arrested. Panel Meets at 6:30 Today Hogansville residents can come watch the board make deci- sions for the Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Center. The facility's board of directors will meet Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The group will meet at the Regional Development Center in Franklin. The meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Kathy at (706) 675-6721, ext. 101. I Dennis Johnson at Parkway Mitsubishi, Inc. HARWELL, BROWN & ARNALL, P.C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 JacksOn Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-L567 * 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilities .org GAP,/W. Brown LIVE AND IN PERSON - The Isaacs will be performing gospel bluegrass Friday night at Hoofers in LaGrange for the first annual Jessie Lipham Memorial Singing. Along with the Isaacs will be the Bishops, Doyle Lawson and Quick Silver, Primitive Quartet and New Horizons. On Saturday night pure gospel with the Freeman, Crabb Family, Michael Combs the Gallaways and the Langleys. Sounds Good 'Lipham' Weekend of Music Almost Undenvay Weekend" will be on tap a.t Hoofers and the By Bryan Geter Gospel Barn this Friday and Saturday with big shows planned for each night. The first annual "Jessie Lipham Memorial Bluegrass Gospel will headline the Friday night event with top groups from all over the   United States bringing the best in bluegrass : gospel music to LaGrange. Featured groups will be world renown : : " Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, the Prtive "   .....  S, t ...........  , o, Quartet, the Bishop he iscs:and: New Horizon along with Hoofers House Band. ', On Saturday night, the Crabb Family, one , of the hottest gospel groups in the nation, will headline the card. They will be joined by the Freemans, Michael Combs, the Galloways and the Langleys. TICKETS can be purchased by calling (706) 885-9300 or 1-800-844-6737. Hoofers Restaurant will be open during the event serving the best steaks and seafood SHOW TIME - Friday night the Bishops will in town. headline the card at Hoofers Gospel Barn on The snack bar will also be open for your the Hogansville Highway in LaGrange. convenience. ATVs For Board county commissioners Friday's meeting that thing has to be done all terrain vehicles county property and taxpayers thousands of each year. "I'd like to see an where if we catch sort county roads or right of anywhere but private ty, the county has the righlELF F confiscate the vehicle until tl go to court and pay a fine,'av" said. , Commissioner Buck D ''' ar spoke out in favor of Gilm(-..-. request saying the vehi i poses a hazard to o i motorists. Davis said he witness.. cement truck turn over duklC a four-wheeler pulling out " front of the truck.  Gilmer said the cout- spent $8,000 last month in ti and equipment to repair D Ho wheeler damages in the Gle W Community. He said damal Dr. ! were severe on Ware's Cr the Road, the Ramp Road and VJ Pat1 Point subdivision off of 1 for t FYanklin Roa& j again County Manager l Me 1 Norton was concerned ai",Dr the enforcement Of the i t He said it doesn't ma ha how many law or ordinal, mu are on the books, you have l Ticl to have people actually there-P)@-e'people. Comm*-oner Rich English said the state addresses all-terrain vehic but a local ordinance w allow county marshals to t le the problem." Ray McKenzie, Assoc County Attorney, said he w find out what the state law| vides and what the county do supplement it. In some ways, getting older really does mea getting better - especially when it comes to health care. You see, the physicians at West Georgia Health System firmly believe that seniors need and deserve better care. That goes for health care in general, including regular check-ups and controlling common problems like high blood pressure and diabetes. And it also goes for health and wellness education - which we provide through classes like Sit 'n Fit and PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) at the Coleman Community Health Center. Our doctors &/00ve SENIOR :,-,RE should improve with age. And for seniors who need long-term nursing care, we offer Florence Hand Home - one of the first hospital-based skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. - and Twin Fountains Home. All this and more is provided through physicians who not only believe in better care - they believe in taking care to treat senior adults with respect, dignity and honor. One ,health aystem. All the care you need. m b m WEST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM " " *, ,t :  1514 Vernon Road kaGrange, Georgia 30240 -" (706) 882-1411 www.wghs.org Stroke !nh; epart lunt re ell= ternel Ms. The ePan Sarge I The follo, ires OPer An ea r hdz we Jam roche Jtmu I bor iehae I mla,. Jtmu i Luc nth. TRI