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PAGE 10-A HOGANSVILLE HERALD - THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014 .:Jones Promoted to Highest Rank in JROTC In January, Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Antonia iJones was promoted to Cadet iColonel (the highest rank that !a cadet can attain in !AFJROTC). Shortly after, a Change of Command Ceremony took place where Cadet Colonel Jones assumed command from the outgoing Corps Commander, Ashley Harper. Lt Colonel Jerald Craig (USAF Retired) presided over the ceremony. Cadet Jones received the RED Commander's Cord from Cadet Harper symbol- izing the passing of com- mand, authority, and respon- sibility from one corps com- mander to another. Ana Jones, Antonia's Mother, wag in attendance for this once in a lifetime experience. CADET COLONEL Antonia Jones is a 4th year cadet at CaUaway High School and is the epitome of a JROTC Cadet. During this time, Cadet Jones set the bar higher for others to emulate. She consistently displays superior ability to lead, plan, organize, and execute all tasks assigned to her. SHE HAS completed hundreds of hours of com- munity service, including olor Guard and Saber Team, dopt-a-Mile, Whitesville 7, HIGH ACHIEVEMENT - Pictured left to right, Mrs. Lauren Wilson the Principal of Callaway High School, Cadet Colonel Antonia Jones the Cadet Commander of GA-20068, and Ana Jones the Mother of Antonia Jones. Road Elementary School Oct2012. ACE Program (Big Brothers Antonia briefed and andBigSisters),MilitaryBall answered all questions that and promotion ceremony the inspector asked and did preparations, CHS beautifi- this with the grace and charm cations projects, and prepa- of a seasoned statesperson. rations for an Astronaut Visit Antonia has received sever- to Callaway High School. al National Awards, was She was the unit briefer named Cadet of the Month for our Headquarters four different times, and was AFJROTC Unit Inspection in the 2013 Cadet of the Year. WE FINANCE! WE HAVE A FULL SERVICE REPAIR AND BODY SHOP TO KEEP YOUR VEHICLE RUNNING AND LOOKING GOOD. WE ALSO DO INSURANCE WORK I Hwy 27 S. (I-85, exit 14) 1511 Hamilton Rd. Lagrange, GA Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon. through Sat. ::: Car In Stock Willie Wortham John Cooper Justin Cooper Jim Cooper PARNTERS AGAINST CRIME - Troup County Deputy StephenArndt and K-9 Officer Jack have recently completed the 160 hour course for basic handler- explosive K-9 training. Troup County Officers Complete K-9 Training Sheriff Woodruff is covering buildings, vehi-DeputyArndta fiveyear proud to announce the latest cles, open areas, luggage, veteran of the Sheriff's accomplishmentbyadeputy and other environments. Office and his partner will of the Troup County This course includes not only be an asset to the Sheriff's Office. instruction in: Safety Sheriff's Office and sur- Deputy Stephen Arndt Procedures, Maintaining rounding communities and his K-9 partner JackYour Working Dog, Basic should the need arise of the recently completed the 160 First Aid Procedures, suspicion of an explosive hour course for basic han- Obedience, Search Patterns device and firearms weapon dler-explosive K-9 training and Techniques, Explosivedetection, but they are also hosted by the Chatham Materials, Safe Explosivepart of a GEMA emergency County Sheriff's Office.Handling, Explosive Sceneresponse team on-call 24/7 The course includes Management, Record to assist other agencies classroom and field work Keeping, and much more. around the state. HEI'rING THE HIGH NOTES - CallawayElementary School chorus performed a trib: ute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the recent King and Queen coronation. The chorus is directed by music specialist, Mr. Lohis Barnette. . t LITTLE ROYALTY - Callaway Elementary School held its annual King and Queen contest during the first weeks of February. Shown here the winners 1st grader Michael Wingate and Kindergartner, Charity Grant receive their crowns from Instructional Specialist, Christina Grace and Principal, Amy Thornton, By Andy Kober HISTORY ON REVIEW - Staff members at F.D. Roosevelt State Park have scheduled the park's sec- ond annual arts and crafts festival for March 8-9. Now known as living History Days, the festival will be held in the ball field across from Liberty Bell Pool on Ga. Hwy. 354 in Pine Mountain. Shown above are two of last year's vendors, left to right, John Crowder owner of Crooked T Leather and John McKay owner of Wee Twist of Nature walking sticks, Vendors and artisans are still being sought. Admission to the festival is free, but there is a $5 parking fee. For more information regarding Living History Days, contact F.O. Roosevelt State Park at 706-663- 4858. St. Mary UMC Honors Former Hogansville Mayor St. Mary United Methodist Church will be honoring our member and former Mayor of Hogansville, Mr. Jimmy Jackson, for his faithful service to the community. The cele- bration will be held on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the St. Mary United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 100 Pine St. in Hogansville, GA 30230. Rev. Elaine Gilbert, Pastor.