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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THU<Sl)AY, MARCH 14, 2002 PAGE S-A said to i don't ention the was -rote 5O n tnd on baked vould be HIS THE BOOKS ROUGH rCTIONS, tTLANTA, ES COINCIDENCE .-OR NOT?Caltaway STAR Student Lewis Lowe (L) and LaGrange High STAR Jeffrey Gaulding both attend Hogansville First United Methodist Church. STAR Students Both Attend Same Church Jeffrey Gaulding, STAR Student for LaGrange High School, and Lewis Iwe, STAR Student for Callaway High School, attend church together at Hogansville First United Methodist Church. Gaulding, whose 1590 SAT score was one question short of / perfect, was named Troup County STAR Student. He will soon be interviewed for district STAR Student honors in Columbus. Jeffrey is the son of Clint and Janice Gaulding of the Harrisonville community. The family lives just west of Youngs Mill Road, which is the dividing line between the LaGrange and Callaway school zones. Jeffrey's plans for the future include attend- ing college (Georgia Tech, Emory, Oxford College, or Mercer) to study engineering or medicine. Jeffrey selected his AP calculus teacher, Kenny Moore as STAR Teacher. Jeffrey has attended First Methodist Church for many years, where, among other things, he runs the sound board. His school activities include Thespian Society President, yearbook staff, academic team and cross country. Other academic honors include National Merit Finalist and Treasurer of the National Honor Society at LaGrange High. Lowe registered a 1420 SAT score. He has narrowed his col- lege choices to Tulane University or the University of Georgia, where he plans to study political science and eventually attend law school. Lewis selected his AP Government teacaher Lynn Kendall to be STAR Teacher for Callaway High. Lewis has attend- ed First Methodist since birth where he is an usher (and assis- tant to Jeffrey on the sound board). His academic honors include National Beta Club Scholarship Semifinalist, captain of the aca- demic team, Governor's Honors Program participant, and a Presidential Classrom Scholarship recipient. Additional school activities include two-time tennis team MVP, Mr. Callaway High, Student Council President, and Key Club Vice President. Lewis is the son of Bill and Wanda Lwe of Maple Drive. Yes, nly JesuSi nany read ,robably ; peace i rou would! aur hearV :an ever g sense of at.Thear mding ye 'tated, "pt sence of | ,resence s there S gOllllP.St  00gpeace00 a until J ir heart] ;re will ! nyourlif ere will a the mid ay, ff you .of abidi Rate Showing !! " of Improvement ichar0son Januaf oprVfomenLhitha5rrate See Strange Things JoIJlessg]te, December rate of 6.2. Sky? Don't Worry The job picture in the In November of 2001, In mcounty area is showing Harris ..................... 3.7 Talbot had a &6 percent ns of improvement. T ...................... 4.4 unemployment rate. According to figures just ,--th ............. 6.5 -Meriwether recorded a eased by the Georgia Talbot ...................... 5.8 strong improvement with a TroupCountySheriffDonnyTurnerwants Partment of Labor, the 4-CotmtyAvg ......... 5.1 6.5 unemployment rate for to inform county residents that a helicopter Lrris-Troup-Meriwether- State ....................... 4.4 January, down from a 7.0 rate company by the name of Heli-Corp will be [bot area showed an aver- in December.. doing aerial fertilization in Troup County jobless rate of 5.1 per- .. c,o . a In January of last year, between March 10th and March 15th. These at for January, down from the jobless rate for are large red, white and blue helicopters car- : S.3 percent rate shown in Meriwether was 6.0 per cent. rying an underslung spreader bucket to eember. their own has run out," -Troup also showed a spread the fertilizer over large areas of for- Betli'tatewide unem- Thurmond noted, good irovement , with a estownedbYTemple-InlandForestCom Itr'af Wbrsdnd Compared to last year, 4.4 rate fdiJanuary's prelim- "This compah; notified us in regard to gfitly, from 4.3 percent in the four-county area's unem- inary figures compared to 4.8 helicopters being in the area and I just want cember auary, to 4.4 percent in ployment picture is almost percent for December and the residents informed as to what they are three-quarters of a percent- 3.6 per cent for January of doing," said Sheriff"Rimer. 'q'he Continuing loss of age point worse worse: the last year. If anyone has any questions, they can e, all s and rise in unemploy- January, 2001 rate for the .The Chattahoochee- Captain Woodruff at the Sheriff's Office at nt is bad news for four-county area was 4.4 per Flint region, which includes 883-1616. argians trying to re-enter cent. Meriwether, Troup, Carroll, There's No School Holiday AII Workforee,,, said state The lowest rate of the Coweta and Heard, chalked Troup County students will not have a hol- )or Commissioner four local counties for this up a 4.3 rate for January, iday on March 14, and teachers will not have you so 1 L_ . . .I nael Thurmond our neau, "It " " January was the 3.7 per cent unchanged from December. a holiday on March 15. [ of a - is especially dispirit recorded in Harris. Harris *The Lower In the original 2001-2002 school calendar, ' to those who hav biieve ,,kus t County had a jobless rate of Chattahoochee district, March 14 and 15 were designated as student __roseaa ed their benefits In 3.3 per cent in the revised which includes Harris, Talbot holidays and March 15 was desigrmted as a himfaL.ast 12 months the 26- December figures, and six other counties, aver- staff holiday. However, because school was into sa;e.kSfety net for 82,000 of A year ago, Harris had aged a 4.6 jobless rate for closed on December14 for state football play- " J workers who were ut out thewilLo r. p only a 2.7 jobless rate. January - compared to offs, that day must be made up. " it through no fault of .Talbot showed a good December's 4.5 rate. Students will attend school on Thursday, March 14 and will have a holiday on March t 00epublicans Could Take Over forl5'whichisastaffdevelpmentwrkdaYstaff. ' I " Singing to Benefit Stroke Victim 0000=00glslature Governorship There will be a benefit singing for can- cer and stroke victim Denise Craven Friday, March 22, 7:00 p.m., at Corinth Baptiat "a] aradigm is defined as a Church, 640 Hwy. 100, South, Hogansville. 'se arenern or model Therefore, Featured will be Southern Vision, Kingdom ers. -i tin- m r field. Be - You have a paradigm Express,and Christiamairs. you are changing your There will also be a hamburger supper , awards mrn or model. This week from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The cost will be $4.00 nents are ant to talk about a para- per person. Your support will be greatly tesandc m shift that is going on .... appreciated! ied with .ran the Republican party tOnally, and especially in black voters since tradition- nomics than skin color. )rgla. This culd aekl.rg the Repubhcans r the legislature and/or ernorship. Paradigm got a n ast Year in Georgia "tOrmer Speaker Newt "It Rea ly Does Pay to Advertise." ally 90+% vote for Nonetheless, Republican t Democrats. He also said that inclusion must reach down the Republican message is the economic ladder. teacher, far more appropriate for C o m p a s s i o n a t e Just ask Arnold and maey tl emerging minorities than the Conservatives must convince R00g00nh Andrews of Democrat message and that those who aspire that less three e need to tell it. Further, he government, lower taxes, Small Engine City and you ill |grieh spoke to our caw said that we need to be free enterprise, and more Marine in LaGrange. He said that if we really involved in minority commu- personal responsibility are e peopl eet to be the majority nities. In regard to this last more advantageous than the "We have been ou some ty that, over. a period of point, Irememberablackleg- Democrats history of the advertising in n we re going to have to islator telling me that the rea- opposite, and that aeeumula- newspaper for the ew peoP Outreach to minorities son blacks vote for blacks is tively these principles ,, feel al. especially blacks. He because they see them being enhanc family values, entire year, said - _.mdefl us that during the involved in their community In my opinion, the fore- Rta. "We've seen aVenue.War there was a and don't see the whites, going is far more consequen- our business increase tame w,uoUcan president who While that is plausible, it does tial than what we've accom- a thnlf.esRdeedrthat slavery cease, not address the phenomenon plished in 27 days of being in and when we ask our stones , ttepublicans led the of a white Democrat running session. Very few bills have customers, they tell us t for Civil Rights legisla- against a white Republican. passed the Senate and House they saw our ad. ._a.d welfare reform. Democrat will and await the Governor's sig- Generally, the ON !nwhile in 2001, it was get 90+% of the vote also. nature. Most will come in a Advertising in this e male Democrats who The second thing that flurry at the end which, given newspaper has really who [d blacks to try to stay in happened is that another our plan of being in session tnwfffe: er through redistricting Republican black candidate only two days over the next Regenia and Arnold Andrews of Small Engine hdped our business the mUddenly this week, the-e for a Georgia House seat had two weeks, could be early City and Marine In LaGrange, y884-015e. grow." zost moethree events that indi- a fund-raiser and over 70 April. The way a bill looks rdsl  that we are listening to blacks attended. Finally, the now is often vastly different . t and are working hard state Republican party, by the time the Governor 1o what he suggested. At Place your ad toda5... Call Mike Hale Laurie Lewis at 706) focusing on Newt's message, signs it. Regardless, the Caucus meeting on had a rally for minorities with prospect of much of signifi- aday, we had a black can- over 350 blacks in atten- canee emerging remains tte for a legislative seat dance, remote as most predicted at tess us. He, in essence, Already a fair percentage the start. forced what Newt had of higher income blacks are , and Republicans. This further Call me at 404-656-0177 proves that segregation is or e-marl at is to give up the often more a matter of eco- jbrown@legia.state.ga.us. Free Health Fair Planned March 27 Alvista Healthcare of Greenville pres- ents a free health fair including blood pres- sure screen, hearing screen and blood sugar check. The health fair will be held at Hogansville Senior Center Wednesday, March 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. School Lunch Menus Announcexi March 18 .. burger, sliced tomato, lettuce, french fries, fresh pear, choice of milk March 19 BBQ chicken, green peas, rice, hot rolls, orange-pineapple gelatin, choice of milk. March 20 Pizza, tossed salad, whole kernel corn, chilled applesauce, choice of milk. March 21 F!sh, macaroni and cheese, green beans, chilled peaches, cornbread, choice of milk. March 22 Hot dog, baked beans, potato rounds, chilled mixed fruit, choice of milk. Area Girls Sought for Pageant Calling all girls ? ages birth to 19 for the first Miss West Gex)rgia Pageant (formerly Miss Hogansville). The pageant will be held on Saturday, May qth. Crowns will be award- ed to the winners in eight different agecate- gories. Practices will begin on Monday, March 18th at the Hogansville Recreation Department and will continue once a week until the pageant. For more information on designated practice dates/times for your age group,please call either Donna Arnold at 637- 4436, Lori Drake at 637-9930, or Janie Dollar at 637-4918. There will not be a mother's meeting, but all printed information will be given out at the practices.