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Pre-K is the right start for our chit- ill afford during these lean economic was sold June 29, 1993, garnering $1.13 dren, providing a strong educational times, billion, providing $360 million for the foundation for four-year olds at an age Additionally, a reduction in the education program. At this time 35 when their imaginations are at their hours will also mean some teachers percent of the lottery proceeds were peak; and, they are developing their and paraprofessionals who cannot be. used for education. However, most individual personalities and behaviors, reassigned will have to seek other recently the administrators of this pro- When then Governor Zell Milleremployment; or, at the very least, part- gram somehow let it go below the 35 talked about his vision of the HOPE time work to supplement their short- percent. This should not be allowed Scholarship Program and its educa- ened hours. There's also talk about the and never happen again. tional components, he referred back to local school boards making up the dif- The Georgia Pre-K should at it the poverty he experienced as a child, ference, but most county boards are least be maintained at its current level; He realized at an early age the impor- experiencing the same financial and, if and when economically feasible tance of education. It is for this and crunch as the state and they don't have increased. It offers social and educa- other reasons, he promised hope for a lottery, tional development to children most in the least among Georgia's future gen- The proposed plan includes need, at a critical point of their devel- erations, through educational access, increased transportation, as well. opment. It also gives thousands of par- Surely, he did not imagine the pre-k However, this is no help if children ents an opportunity to work. The rev- program being relegated tO a "Mothers have no one to pick them up from the enues should be closely watched so the Morning Out" as the planned cuts to bus stops. Some parents, vho are not current hours and transportatiCn can the current program will make it. fortunate enough to have someone at be kept; and, when economically feasi- The proposed changes to pre-k the bus stops in the middle of the day ble, more children can be enrolled in include cutting the hours from 6.5 per to pick up children, will lose their jobs. the program. If the proposed changes day to four a day. If this cut is There are not many employers who are implement#d, for sure other state approved by the Georgia Genera] will allow their employees to leave in programs such as TANF and unem- Assembly, children will be short- the middle of day to pick up their chil- ployment will increase. changed by the Georgia Lottery. Even dren, drop them off at a caregiver and Georgia HOPE is the benchmark of if parents enroll their children in day return to work. the nation. Renowned for its excel- care centers it will mean more money lence, let's keep it and one of its most out of the household, which many can THE FIRST Georgia Lottery ticke important components, pre-k viable. : March 19, at 81i3i::f6r::i 6re:. :.::: :.. .... .. C!Ub:. tmg : 6 :pim.,. Monday March :;: i::::i'7,7i7) :IU::::::7:.:/.:7:i!: :::::::::::::::::::: :i.i .: :i:.: i:..: " :" Callaway Golf Team Splits Matches The Callaway High School Golf Team won. against Pacelli in a match held Thurday, Mar. 3. The Cavalier team score was 174 and low medalists were Matt Caraway, Aaron McClellan and Patrick Strickland all shooting a 43. Callaway defeated Pa- celli at Overlook on Thursday. CHS team score was 174. Low medalists for the match were Patrick Strickland, Aaron McClellan, and Matt Caraway each shooting a 43. Taylor Pike rounded off the scoring with a 45. Also playing for CHS were l t.Putnal and Cody Cald ll. . .... "This outing..was, a, defi .... nite improvement from the match against Troup County and the team appears to be settling in to match play after a month of playing against each other," noted Golf Coach John Bradshaw. "I expect the team will continue to card solid rounds on the way to the region tournament next month." Tile CAVALIER Golf Team lost a one-point contest to Troup High School on Tuesday, March 1. The final score in the match was 184-185. Matt Caraway was low medalist for the Cavaliers and the match, shooting a 43. He was followed by Patrick Strickland at 45, Taylor Pike with a 48, and Aaron McClellan at 49. Also play- ing for the Cavaliers were Clint Putnal and Joe Lee. Attend next counal muuna and what is goimJ on+ Photo By BOBBY LANE SOLID PERFORMANCE - Callaway pitcher Kane Keith (9) turned in a very good performance against Mt. Pisgah leading the Cavaliers to a 9-5 win on Thursday, Mar. 3. Unfortunately no other information regarding the game was made available. Looking ahead, the Cavaliers were scheduled to travel to Troup on Saturday, Mar. 12, at 3:30 p.m., and travel to Central of Carrollton, Monday, Mar. 14, at 5:30 p.m. HOGANSVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY 200 Boyd Road, Hogansville GA (706) 637-8153 Now Accepting Applications For 1, 2, 3 & 4 BR Apartments For Newly Renovated Apartments And Handicapped Apartments Washer/Dryer Connections Stove, Refrigerator, Blinds . Central Heat and Air-Conditioning . Rent is Based on Income . Equal Housing Opportunity . Handicapped Accessible . Security Guards on Staff OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 aan.- 5:30 pan. Equal Housing Opportunity In this happy, loving tribute to one of the music industry's most enduring superstars, this show features twenty one of Patsy's greatest hits with songs like "Sweet Dreams", Crazy", "Walkin' After Midnight", and "1 Fall to Pieces". Backed up by a band of singers and musicians, Patsy interacts throughout the show with Little Big Man, a disk jockey from her hometown, as well as some outrageous standup comics that do warm-up acts for her concerts and radio shows. Provided by THE The Roosevelt Institute Auditorium Thursday, March 17, 2011 IlinaeffSbel $45,61ml lield I Ill $2l 7,,~OM flllll inUI Illiili 1Nil Call Regina Garrett at 706-573-6127 or visit Taylor Foster Fine Jewelry and Gifts in Manchester-for tickets. Soccer Team The Callaway High boys soccer team posted a huge 8- 0 win over Jordan Red Jackets on Friday, Mar. 4. Scoring goals for the Cavaliers were Kendall Hyatt, Park Neese, Kyle Czarnonyzc, Zack Stephens, Tad Duraski, Colby Dremman, and Kyle Jenkins. Matthew Leonard serves as coach of the boys soccer team. Many adventures can:: uiiit .- in the Library Think fine lines should be quoted .... not appear on your face? 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