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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, FEB. 6 2003 [ Alcohol 'Sting' a Succes i mmm VAN'S HARDWARE m m =.=&FarmS@ply 61 Industrial Rd,, H00ansville (706)637-6263 DO iiiiiiiiiii i i.rl i iiiii rll Large Selection PROPANE : .... 20#f Cylinder Refill TREES $10 Anthony's Cafe (inside SBS American Trucking Plaza) 1-85 Exit 28, Hogansville 637-6313 Owner: Anthony Justin Smith Manager: Faye Smith OPEN 24 HOURS A D.Y Country Lunch Buffet Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 7p.m. $699 All You Can Eat, Includes Tea or Coffee Sunday Buffet * 11 a.m. - 7p.m. $7 99 All You Can Eat, 3 Meats, 5 Vegs., 3 desserts, coffee & tea Millisene Hines * Dinner Cook Active Preachers Eat FREE SUNDAY BUFFET Members, Bring current church bulletin for $1 OFF SUNDAY BUFFET (limited time only) ........ 2 Egg Breakfast. ................. s3" w/gins, toast or Discuit, bacon or sausage, coffee The operation started after 9 p.m. By BRYAN GETER Hogansville Police Chief Guy Spradlin and his department is trying to eliminate underage drinking in the city. The Saturday night STING oPER- ATION was deemed a success as seven businesses was charged with one count each of selling alcohol to person under 21 years old. Spradlin said. Police sent a person under 21 years old into nine businesses that sold alco- holic beverages throughout the city. Spradlin said that of the nine busi- nesses they went in, seven sold alcohol beverages to the person. The businesses that did sell to the minor were the Gas Stop, Piggly Wiggly, GEO's Grocery, Money Back, Chervon Station, the International Cafe and Shell Mart. Spradlin said these businesses be put on a 30 day probation The second time the caught selling alcohol to an person, their alcohol license will be pended. The two businesses that sell alcohol to the underage person Tucker Boys and Ingles Food Store Rite Aid Drug Store was the time of the operation. Arnold'00ii By Bryan Geter IT'S ALL ABOUT SAFETY - The BellSouth Telephone Pioneers along with E911 spoke to kindergarten and first grade classes at Hogansville Elementary Scl last week concerning safety. Pictured above are first graders along with Mark Webb (L) of the Troup County Fire Department and Tony Latimoor (C) and Samantha Dunklee of the Hogansville Police Department. The purpose of the class is to instruct children on how to call 911. it teaches them what is really an emergency and what isn't. * Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest April 30, 2002, Fisher gall ( total control of Cal Partners, Arnold said. TI a stop sign at Elm and Pine to the spot where he hand- Arnold said an ag' mr By BRYAN GETER Streets. The officer said cuffed the subject and raked ment was reached betv "ml US 27, New Franklin Road LaGrange, GA * (706) 882-2576 the two parties and dev [g 1 ment plans were initiat y( CREDIT PROBLEMS? Due to Bankruptcy, Divorce, Liens, Lay-offs? WE CAN HELP! ! ! On-The-Spot Approvals & Delivery Jeff Ford USE YOUR W-2 AS A Credit Doctor DOWN PAYMENT! 1-800-772.4389 or (706) 882-2576 FREE CALL! All Applications Accepted A Hogansville man was arrested on Friday, January 31 at approximately 1:30 p.m. and charged with several counts including VGCSA pos- session of cocaine with intent to distribute, VGCSA posses- sion of marijuana with intent to distribute, obstruction of an officer, no tag, no seatbelt and failure to stop at a stop sign. Sgt. Sha Fg,Iey af.the Troup " Count ' Sheriff's Department was patroling in the Hogansville area near Elm Street on Friday when he noticed a vehicle with no tag and the driver, a black male, not wearing a seatbelt. Frailey said noticed the vehicle speeding up and run Frailey pulled over at 601 Elm Street and exited the car. When the officer yelled for him to stop, Frailey turned toward 611 Elm Street where he ran into the woods. The officer made chase after the offender into the woods. Frailey said the offender, Clinton Reeves, 26, threw something on the ground which turned out to be a digitatscales, handheld, Frailey said Reeves then dropped a jacget, at which at time, he caught up with the offender. He handcuffed the offender and Hogansville Police Corey Keele brought him out of the woods. Frailey said he went back some leaves away and then noticed a clear plastic bag containing numerous red and yellow bags of suspected marijuana (15 bags). He then saw one big bag with large pieces of suspect- ed crack cocaine and anoth- er clear bag with crack cocaine pieces, 5 red small bags of crack, one small green bag of crack cocaine, making a total of eight bags of cocaine ........ *. **. Frailey had a total of $660 in his back pocket, the offi- cer stated. Reeves was taken to the Troup County jail. The drugs and money were turned over to the Troup County drug unit for Drug I.D. Plans Underway for Troup Habitat Homes The LaGrange Junior Service League and Charter Bank will begin construction on the first of 32 new homes to be built during the Jimmy Carter Work Project on Saturday, February 1st at the building site on Jckson Street in the Hillside area of LaGrange. The Junior Service League has a membership of 100-plus women who will build the house. The house will be used for the media during the Jimmy Carter Work Project June 6-13. The public has been invit- ed by the League to have lunch at the Habitat house on Feb. 1st from lla.m, to lp.m. Bar-b-cue plates from Hog Heaven Bar-b-cue will be sold for $5.00 and a men's bake sale featuring items baked by member's husbands will be held. Tickets for the bar-b- cue are available at any Charter Bank location. There will also be a children's fair with a petting zoo, rides, activities and face-painting. Laurie Wilder, project coor- dinator, hopes the communi- ty will come see what Habitat for Humanity is all about. Many Events Coming Up at Area Schools A variety of actvities are coming up at various Troup schools. Hollis Hand Elementary School will have Open House/Book Fair/Spaghetti Supper/PE Family Fun Night/Hawk Talk Music Showcase on February 6 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Long Cane Middle School will have Open House on February 6 at 6:00 p.m. Whitesville Road Elementary School will have Family Fun & Learn Night for grades K-2 on February 11 at 6:30 p.m. UTIXE AS 24- XOU, IF YOU QUALIFY. NEED A RIDE?? BRING YOUR We Have A Lay-A-Way Plan CHOOSE YOUR CAR WHILE SELECTION IS GOOD WE FINANCE- YOU RIDE Price Quality Financing AUTO LAND, INC. 527 New Franklin Rd., LaGrange, GA Callaway High School Drama Department presents "The Brady Bunch Mystery" on February 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. Unity Elementary School will have a Kindergarten program on February 25 at 6:00 p.m. Hillcrest Elementary School will have Family Math/Science Night on February 27 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. LaGrange Gets Praise, As Well As Affirmation LaGrange College administrators received word this month that the school's accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges. A SACS reaffirmation committee spent two days on the LaGrange College cam- pus last April, studying the college's compliance to more than 500 policy and proce- dure requirements for accreditation. Based on their findings, the group made just 9 rec- ommendations, only two of which require follow-up action on the part of the col- lege. After the group's exit report last spring, Committee Chair Dr. James Davis called the review "one of the best he had ever seen." YOURS? Do you know whose dog this is? The dog had broken his leash and was wandering around in the projects last week. When he was dis- covered, his leash had become tangled in a hand rail at the projects and he couldn't get loose. The police were called and city workers came and picked him up. Dream Can( ho,, jand Continued From Page 1/ which was recently sol Cox Communications. Fisher had beenJ Butcher associate since[ 1970's, Arnold said. ] Sandra Lea, the aut] of the book, "Whirlwind: Butcher Banking Scan .... serves as an investigatJI, h. consultant for the attorna! P of the FDIC. - 00: Lea states that Fishd !ss a 50% partner-: -tin :ha Butcher, Jr.'s Can! 3ro Partners. .ed Canton Partners is umbrella organization I more than 100 Butcher E | ties. | When Butcher died would prove to him. Arnold said brought in fiv in short, put his legal .cil "on the run". He said the le included a former law ner of a judge in the municipal judge, a and a politician. "The barrage of pleadings and were overwhelming required almost off of time," Arnold said, "and 1S0 thousand dollars a great deal of literally years of my time in planning ration of these projects,' Legal action was file] attorney's for the FI Donald Bean and D$ Fensterheim together i FDIC's council Mille Martin on Arnold's be Arnold said that[ l FDIC has been workin & the last 16 months on i Lris incident.  tWt "It is said that some  f: good comes from every. event," Arnold stated i  interview with the HT, Cl News last week, "By erlt' :teI ing the situations of the Irsc 18 months, I have coltr know how important T et friendship is and thou. lrt have come to realize t lvi have but a few, without t support, I could not walked this valley." 706-884-(00()48 The property had lll, t zoned by Bill Headley I A Headley Constructed sc Company as a mobile ha Th park in the early 1970's ! til S later converted to CD  ; Re ing which also allowed 122( such a development, in Arnold said after into du project, Butcher infor ,gan him on his intent to dev :es Huntcliffproject as a md Pal home park, advocating m-{ superior profitabiilt e :tifi mobile home park over t standard residential de brt munity, i F( Arnold stated But owned such developme  Tennessee and S Carolina. Tl Arnold said he vist m one of the "unsightly p! Fr: ects" and realized thd ni would be build Huntcliff as home park. "Considering the Huntcliff, being 492 sites," Arnold said, "it obvious that a mobile park of this ma the heart of any small would create a huge sient population, impede any future growth." Arnold said his ance to Butcher's