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i)A(~E 2-~x HOGANVILI~: Hor,~ NEws - THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2004 www.aske~.COm [{ .~] Member of L~Grange and Georgia Multi-List Listing, Sales & Rental Broker in the Area! "We Love What We Do" Emmett Askew, Sandra S*@t~, D0ug ~. Becky Smith BRAD YATES, OWNER FUN- Author Josh Cook and Suzanne Cook both enjoyed the tea honoring Hogansville Elementary's gifted young writers. ., ,, i iiii i ORmN The.is ,, oMes OF e .ee a Difference... ~037 WHITIESVILLI ROAD I AGRANGIE. GA 302d0 E.ablidled1970 Conveniently Located 1/2 Mile From 1-85 Off Exit 13 888-837-7906 - Toll Free * 706-837-0021 - Office 706-837-0062 - Fax Mon. - Fri. 8 to 6 * Sat. 9 to 4 Sun. Closed Financing For: Home Only, Land Home, Zero Down, Down Payment Assistance Specializing In: Modular Construction, Manufactured Homes, Systems Built Homes ~,u H,,,, i i Jill II II I |" 17-71 ....IH ...... I ....................................................................... II ........... [ .............. ! RELAXING- Milexus Towns and her mom both found the tea to be an enjoy- able event. I] ................ ~ou have a cut or a ~ that s~m~b~ woWt go aw@ It mab b~: cau~ fi,~ we use advam:d w~mnd (~ th,:~apk~ including Hyped~ari~ 0:,;~ ~t,~ i'herap}~, This p~',ml.otes healing of dit~cult wounds and m~u rit~ ,,,, ,r~ a rc~a~v,,.], comtortable sc~tmg The Cotumbt~s Regv.*~a~' Woand C,~ ze: i~ h~: avd on The Medial C~mter campus w~ah convenient par~ i~: ~ ,~ ,t ,:'~ s~ Now accepting appointmea~s ,Oo, ooO, o>@) Tea Honors Young Young authors from Hogansville Elementary School were honored with a tea onFriday, March 12th in the school Media Center. Students and their parents attended the tea, shared their stories and received certificates. Those students honored were the classroom winners of the Young Georgia Authors Contest. The contest, sponsored by the State Department of Education, began in an effort to encourage and recognize student achievement in writing throughout Georgia. Student entries may be short sto- ries, poetry, essays, journals, personal nar- ratives, reports, or any other original stu- dent writing. At I-IF~, one winner was chosen from each classroom. From these entries, a win- ner was chosen from each grade. The grade level winners were submitted to the system level, where one entry will be selected from each grade level to be sub- mired to the district level, and winners from the district will be submitted to the state level. Grade level winners were Kindergarten: Nicole Cannon; First grade: Taquoyah Moses; Second grade: Allison Shaw; Third grade: Sierra Burston; Fourth grade: Shyrdece Wilson; and Fifth Grade: Peyton FretwelL Classroom winners were Brittany McKenzie, Eli Patrick, Mflexus Towns, Olivia Leyva, Colby Freeman, Raechel Pike, Ryan Fretwell, Drew Welbom, Shea Keith, and Josh Cook. t ENTERTAINING- Sierra ill reads to the assembled cro~ tea. SOCIALIZING- Peyton Fretwell had the chance to her young authors and paren~ school's appeciation tea. / J WORKING ON THE RAILROAD - CSX Railroad construction crews were former A&WP tracks near downtown Hogansville on Monday, lifting, placing and ing new rail on the roadbed. and consider running radar Continued From Page 1A checks on Boyd Road. The possibility of installing speed mayor and Councilman Jack breakers on Taliaferro Street teidner said there have been Warrants Bring Raids Continued From Page 1A ing with that incident said that "a quantity of metham- phetamine was found on Allen's person" after he was arrested for shoplifting." *Also on March 11, Tommy Ray Thacker, 20, of 6808 Hammett Road Nov. 12 in Hogansville was arrested at a traffic stop for "posses- sion of a Schedule II Controlled Substance." According to an officer's report dealm.g with that inci- dent, Thacker was stopped Roa ; ] complaints about ~ those streets. St. CI~ 18-wheelers have als~ causing some proble~ city streets. "They're not eve~ posed to be on any city~ and arrested on Bass Road at Highway 54. *On March 14, Scottie Dale Cole, 28, of 173 Church Street in Grantville whs arrested after a traffic stop when officers observed that Cole's 1989 Toyota Camry had one front headlight that was- n't working, only one tail light and no brake lights that were functioning properly. Cole was charged with DUI after he failed a sobri- ety test, according to the police report dealing with that incident. unless they're unloadi~ said. *Agreed to consid~ ordinance requiring i folks who put up yar~ and signs promoting candidates be required | lect them after the eve~ signs promote are over, *Agreed Councilman Charlie E 1~ that city crews need t~ sider trimming the tr~ the yard of the old scho0 houses the city's BoY~ Girls Club. Projects Awaiting Bid Approw Continued From Page 1A been heavily involved in sev- eral projects in Phenix City, including substantial work on the Phenix City Riverwalk, which has been praised as one of the most scenic and most aesthetically pleasing in Alabama. Officials will look over the three proposals, deter- mine if the competing com- panies were all qualified bid- ders and on March 22, the city's engineering firm "will give usa recommendation for construction to proceed," Jordan said. "Then on March 23, we'll awa'rd the bid." "On March 26, there will be a pre-construction confer- ence with our crews, the (state) DOT" and others. After that, construction could begin any day. The work v,,~ be done in three phases, beginning with a stretch of Main Street between the railroad and F-,benezei" Presbyterian Church. '~Ve'U be asking (the com- pany that gets the work) to have it substantially com- plete for the July 4 Parade," Jordan said. The city submitted plans for the Streetscapes Project to the state Department of Transportation - which has final approval of the propos- al because the federal t to finance the work through that state age~ in early July, 2003. At that time it waS gested that work coul& begun in September 200 be completed in Febrt~ this year. But the DOT appar required several chan~ the design work, means that constructio! pushed back by se' months. But there may be : good news about the d~l was estimated in July that the price tag wott some $350,000, some $8 higher than the Brooks pany's bid for the work. Lil' Joe's.Body Shot - mlam m ff