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HOGANSVII~ HOME NEWS - TtIURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2004 ~'. ~ ::~ ~~ ty. lother ;, howevel of beers i on. Ther and fear~ lrd ingdom ly Bun FIE LATE :hild of ( for what:! ~ writ~ EXCELLENT FINALISTS- First row, L-R: Valencia Gunn, 3rd place, Troup High; Amanda Adams, 1 st place, Callaway High; Melanie Fowler, 2nd place, Long Cane Middle School; Second row: Caroline Duquette, Anna Lanier and Mebea Moore. 'The Best..'. Female Finalists Show SMll in Oratorical Contest Six female finalists in the LaGrange Optimist Club 2003-04 Oratorical Contest COmpeted for gold, silver and bronze medals held at the Taste of Lemon Restaurant on Monday, Feb 23. The topic on which each contestant Moore, 7th grader at Callaway Middle School; Anna Lanier, 7th grader at Gardner Newman; Amanda Adams, 10th grader at Callaway High; and Caroline Duquette, 8th grader at West Side Magnet. This year's winners were Amanda spoke Expecting the Best." All finalists received certificates for Participation. The first place winner will be entered in the Zone 14 competition to be announced. Finalists were Valencia Gunn, 10th grader at Troup High; Melanie Fowler, 7th grader at Long Cane Middle School; Mebea was "Thinking, Working and Adams, first place; Melanie Fowler, sec- ond place; and Valencia Gunn, third place. Judges for the contest were Mary Nelle Traylor, Annie Greene and Lewis L. Banks. Optimist Rodney Harmon served as chairperson for the Oratorical Contest, Austin Cook III was the announcer for the program, and George R. Moore is the club president. APPRECIATED- Sharon Short, who headed the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation's Brain Injury Program since its inception in" 1983, recently announced her retirement and was recognized with an on-campus reception in Roosevelt Hall. Short, who resides in Warm Springs, ~ ~titute~oras a secretary in 1973 before progressing to a research technician and a behavior speciaJist prior to her current role as administrative direc- tor of Neurological and Orthopedic Programs. She also serves as director of the Brain Injury Day Program. Presenting her retirement plaque was RWSIR execu- tive director Frank Ruzycki. Deacon of the week: Jim Campbell As you pray, remember Bob Tillman, Lucile Wilson, Pauline Powers, Estelle ~lizaeighbors, Lynda Staley Hill, beth Garner, Wendy Irvin, Marcellite Broussard, Clara Byrd, Lucy Cantrell, Pearl Willis, Russell MilleL IAndsey Ransone and Rachel Willis. Children's time: Andrea Otwell The special music Sunday morning was "Everlasting Arms,,, That night the music Was "Wonderful Savior." Rev. Doug Couch, vice president for development at the Georgia Foundation was speaker Sunday moi~ning preaching on "Family" with a text of Colossians 3:18-21. That mght"Caleb" was there, portrayed by Rev. Buddy VCaldron. Dr. Billy Burks led prayer meeting Wednesday night, March 10. Congratulations to Sondra Lee on her being cho- sen as the'Teacher of the Year at Moreland Elementary School. Rev. Harold Willis begins teaching Titus on March 17 at 7 p.m. This is the last of the series of studies of Pastoral Epistles, written by Paul. Dr. Oscar Cope will teach the short evangelism presen- tation, Fifty-Nine Minute Evangelism, March 28 at 7 p.m., at our church. Our pastor will speak April 7 at the Noon Lenten Lunch of the Hogansville First United Methodist Church. Wednesday - Friday, April 7-9, we will have Holy Week Services nightly starting at 7 p.m. with Dr. Richard Gillespie and Ebenezer Presbyterian Church leading us Wednesday night; Rev. Ron Daniel and Highland Baptist Church Thursday night with communion; and Rev. Randy Hodge and the Hogansville Church of God on Friday night. This will be the fifth year we have hosted Holy Week services with neigh- boring churches leading the worship and song. VBS is June 13-17 at our church. Our belated sympathy goes to the'family of Selena Jones Moss of Newnan, for- Lerly of Grantville, in her th. Wmhing you peace and COmfort. A very special happy birthday to Minnie E. Freeman of St. Marks on her 96 years on March 13 and tnore happy birthdays to come. Happy birthday wishes go to Leonia Black, Antavius b. ~er, in memory of Ray Bobby Colton, Christopher Jamal Bussey, Taurus Foster, Minnie D. Freeman, Sophia Lattice Heard, ki memory of James Robert Hunter, Nathan Hutchin, Bonsha S. Hunter, Elaine Hamilton, Louis E. Malcolm, Rachel C. McGruder, Ida M. Geter, Derrick 'Fountain, great- grandson of Josephine Rosser, in memory of Wilma T. Patterson, Jontavious Marques Rutledge, son of Stephanie Rutledge, Ceon Xrayuaus ShieIds, grandson of W'~e Mae Harden, Dennis Sewell, son of Willie James and Vita Sewell, in memory of Lee Smith, son of Miriam Joy Smith, Jasmine Talley, granddaughter of Leroy and Rosie Rhodes, Peggy Hines, Barbara Tucker, in memorY of Ida Womack and in mem- or,] of Zachary Woodard, Sr. The new St. Paul CME Church in Lone Oak invites everyone to its annual Women's Day program on Sunday, March 14 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will b e Dr. Cheryl Freeman Jackson of Columbus. Rev. T.D. Brown is the pastor. The White Plains United Methodist Church, St. Marks, invites everyone to its 144th Church Anniversary begin- ning March 17-19, Wednesday - Friday, each evening at7 p.m. Wednesday - Rev. Sequita Freeman, pas- tor of Louise United MIethodist Church; Thursday - Rev. J.D. Daniel, pastor of Springfield Baptist Church, Greenville; Friday - Rev. Doug Crawford, pastor of Harris Chapel United Methodist Church, Palmetto. The anniversary celebration will climax on Sunday morn- ing, March 21, with pastor Nathale Walthall bringing the message at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served. The public is invited. Seed for thought: Faith makes a difference. Wants to Attract Film State Sen, Dan I~e (R- l.a(;range~ met with comedi- an Jeff Fox~orthy and Gov. Sonny Perdue on Monday to discuss Georgia's film indus- try Lee expressed concern that the state's ability to draw Hollywood into the area has declined over the past decade. "We used to be third in the nation in fihnography, and it is imtxwtant that we do our part to work with the film industry so that they are will- i i Pizza . Calzones Hoagies Appetizers Hot Wings Domestic & Import Beer Spaghetti Lasagna All dough & sauces are made FRESH in our kitchen! l:oxworthy is planning to star in a new television series and wanted the show filmed entirely m Georgia where he currently lives. He told Sen. I~6 and the governor that filming here is ing to return to (;c~)rgia when cost prohibitive, s. h~aii ~ iii,~ they fire making motion pic- series will be filmed he~: ~u tures, television movies and half in California television series'." he said. Foxwort hy , .~., "The film industry can Georgia to give |i~ l i i bringagreatdealofbusiness, industr} more in~cr~i ~i t jobsand revenue toour state, makern~ ies wit~i~ ~ : | and we have a lot to offer." l ! '"~\e haxc it ;di i, [ y to (hg:small ~,,.~, tlollywood shouh :, advantage of x~htt v~: ~; to+6ffer - not the le;, ~: +~ which is great >+uath+u+ :~ southern hospitality' Parmesan ....... t (E~'~t & ~ke.)I "'--KA . omr Specialty Pasta Dishes Salads PIZZERIA & PUB ' Wines Soups 3830 Whitehome Parkway la, rm ~, GA 706-655-2300 OPEN LATE EVERY DAY Monday. Thur~lay, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday 12 Noon to 10 p.m. .* Desserts Great Service Handicap Fadli+ie+ , , Enjoy Ou~ Covered l)eck, Prep are for YOUR ...... }l Spring Quarter classes berne+on ' + LaGrange camPus April 5th and April 12th at the Workforce Development Center in Franklin. I I I I Ill IIIIIIIlll I I Ill I /I ~i Flint River Academy Alumni Basketball Game Game: Saturday, March 20, 2004 Where: FRA Gym 6:00 p.m. Girls 7:00 p.m. Boys Practice: Tuesday, March 16 and Friday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. Call Kay Stough Williamson if you want to play or have any questions at 706"882"3706 or email at kay.williamson@charter.net