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++,wE,00mTwm I ,o,,,.c,q.. = - SERVING HOGANSVILLE gia Baptist | l n i System, is t  l Hi ae r =king totill  I1 &apos; ;'"':': !in t a=l SINCE 1944 i PATIENT R ****************************** 43H Jim Clayburn PO BOX 1648 T!FTON GA 91793-1648 salary and . i "--" 0 GANS Vlt L E ,o: ,, BAPTIST XOSmTAt| II Re=ourcee I g Street  |, GA 31830 , 655-8=?.33  ,.re,.! The Official 00Legal ()rgan of the City of Hogansville E l-- lume 56 -- FOR ADC 310 15 , :. rMlri. ,Ik Issue 12 Hogansviile, GA. Thursday, March 25, 1999 Four Pages Single Copy: 35 7HER  .... ville is ar._ -,)1 m,00-UGANSVILLE II obtained[ II asvillei ENINGS rer.  --------- ,JJ l-tatt.Flint Board Meet March 25 Chaltahoochee-Flint Re- l)cvelopmenl Center Board COlors will meet Thursday, 25, 1999 at 6:00 p.m. at the t headquarters in Franklin. agcncla will izclude regular !ess items. Meelings are open ii! public. asc call Shannon at 706-675- Ext. 101 to reserve seating aiu additional information. ,aster Egg Hunt !P.D. Easter Egg Hunt will be lay, March 27, 1999 from a,m. Io 3:00 p.m. at Robin- mn, 846 Corinth Road, spon- hy Hogansville Police De- telll and Hogansville Optimist m aw Enforcement py At First Baptist !'gansville First Baptist :h will observe Law Enforce- Day ou Sunday, March 28th the morning worship hour On dais day, the area ;nlurcement will be recog- arid they. along with their es, will be the special guests. |NCuvered dish meal in their "' 'r. will be served in the church L'ship hall innnediately fol- electS{ th Service. ,draltlUg e Yard Sale ures trug Llil r( la er cl er el 'p oj al I: ;U <:mwillc Elementary and )erly C/ark wit[-h,ve a huge ale at the Wal-Mart parking LaGrange April 17, 1999. :',:tls will be used to buy cur- lu[. tloansville Elementary ()1 ildlll. " hine Donatmns 111 to the school. t ,, ,etrospective At - Art Center lama photographer Lucinda en's Upcoming retrospective u, "Tales, Trails and Trans- itions" a t LaGrange College s h Dodd Art Center will be ed with "Subjective Vision )er extensive collection of by other artists. The exhibit ei)n display March 29 through he likes to collect works that the cutting edge," said John ence, director of the Loar:r Art Center. "The phot g - in d imagery she collects is .{ Very out of the ordinary. ,tJa has a wonderful eye for ;sting Work." }r Wash And Hot Wings Dinner cehme of Springfield Baptist nOgansville will have a 'ash and hot wing dinner Sat- e, March 27 1999 from 10 00 sSh:0a0 P.m. The cost for the [ nd the dinner is $5.00  .additiOnal information, all 637-4792. -n's Day Program hmen of Springfield Baptist '" raOgansville would like to .- ) u to'their Men's Day Pro- on aUnday, March 28 at 11:00 he gues, ou t speaker will be Ful- :at flty District Attorney Paul u'.Please plan to attend! :" Lseph A. McGuire is the ;;'jeacon Richard woods, C ad Deacon RobertCam- , -Chairman. OPen House Iansville Health h _ HOuse on Monda , Marc 1999 from In ,, a,y,;,  , ne Old Crocker Primary School cling). + L THE INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART is preparing to open in March 1999. The gallery is located on Main Street near the Hogansville Police Office. The museum will fature works of the great masters of the world that have been constructed with identical paints and mediums. The pictures are similar in size. The museum will be a first for Hogansville and will be a non-profit operation. Radio Shack + Callaway Students Recognized Callaway High School students Rocky Brett Janney and Crystal Jo Pattillo were recently awarded cer- tificates for academic excellence. They were selected bya panel of distinguished educators and ap- proved by the "National Advisory Council. The Radio Shack/Tandy Scholars program was createdten years ago to inspire ixmovation, quality and competmveness in the fields of math and science. The award progr,'un is funded by Tandy Corporation, adminis- tered by Texas Christian Univer- sity and endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. HOGANSVILLE KIWANIS CLUB VICE PRESIDENT Donald Neese introduces David Dotson with the Griffin, Georgia Kiwanis Club. Dotson considers Hogansville his hometown and played on the 1953 state champion Greenwave football team. The Hogansville Kiwanis Club meets every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Hogans Heros. BRAD ESTES, Cavalier base- ball player, has signed for a baseball scholarship at Berry College, Rome, Georgia. BRETT JANNEY hit a home run against Bowdon in last Friday's varsity baseball game. Bowdon won the game by a 1 1- 10 score. The game went eight innings. Callaway Varsity Baseball FrL, Mar. 26 Mt. Zion 4:30 Tues.,Mar. 30 HeardCo. 4:30 Fri., Apr. 2 Temple 4:30 (all are home games) I II Hummingbird Festival News The Spring Hummingbird Fes- tival in downtown Hogansville will begin on April 16, at 6:00 p.m. with the $50.00 dinner hosted by the Grand Hotel. Country Fixin's by Johnny Brown's BBQ is the fanfare and will be served on the patio. The dress is casual. There will be a silent bid auction during dinner. Phone Glenda a 637-8828 to reserve your seat. : On April 17 and 18, from 10:0() a.m. to 5:00 p,m., the street will once again be filled with arts and crafts and antiques. There will be food vendors serving up hot wings, black-eyed peas and cornbread, cotton candy, popcorn, Sodas, fun- nel cakes, and much more. Sunday at2 p.m., there will be a unique and antique car parade. Booth spaces are available and we would like to encourage any- one to join the parade with their special vehicle. There is no entry fee and a $100 cash prize for first place will be awarded. Bring a friend and your family and stay all day! WORK ON CITY HALL ROOF REPAIRS are now underway. The exterior of the entrance area has been removed to inspect and/or repair the structure behind the tile and stucco. Funds raised with the upcoming Hummingbird Festival are used for the repair of City Hall. Mountville United Methodist Women Observe Lenten Season By Mac Towns Mountville United Methodist Women met March 15 at the church to observe the Lenten Seaso,. The program included each member sharing their most memorable, meaningful or spiritual experience. President Clara Andrews opened the meeting with a devo- tion and prayer. UMW members present were: Clara Andrews, Wanda Costley, Kay Humphries, Gayla Jones, Jean Mote, Willette Phillips, Leslie Pike, Helen Thrash, Mac Towns and Alma Wood. Reports were given by Trea- surer Gayla Jones and Secretary Mac Towns. The treasurer re- viewed the projects UMW will continue to support during 1999. UMW will coordinate plans to place Easter Lilies in the church in memory or in honor of loved ones. The Rev. Rick McMahan, pas- tor of the Mountville, Big Springs and Odessadale UMC, announced the charge-wide Suttrise Service and I 1 a.m. worship will be held at Big Springs. Mountville will have the regular Sunday School classes at 10 a.m. APl)re,iatio .was expressed to the UMW for serving lunch to stu- dent ministers of the LaGrange Teaching Parish last month. Host- esses were Jean Mote, BeBe McMah;ua, Helen Thrash and Ahna Wood. The Rev. Richard McMahan, pastor of the Mountville Charge, welcomed the following nfinisters (listed with present appoinunent); Supervisor Richard Long, Hopewell UMC, Tyrone; Darris Baker, Grantville UMC, Grantville; John Hagen, Cokes Chapel UMC, Newnan; Kenneth Hamilton, Bethel-Mt. Gilead UMC, Sharpsburg; Harry Holloman, Mt..Carmel UMC, Newnan; Adam Roberts, Caney Head-Roopv ille-Welcome, Roopville; Tim Sisk, St. James, Chalybeate Springs, Manchester; all of the LaGrange District; and Mike Shearon, Burnt Hickory UMC, Whitesburg+ of the Rome- Carrollton District. Kay Humphries reported on plans to have note paper printed featuring a pen and ink drawiu/; of the Mountville United Methodist Church. Also, Mrs. Humphries an- nounced a "Family Night" dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 5:00 p.m., at the church. This will give all members and friends an opportunity to "welcome back" former Mountville Circuit pastor, the Rev. Mark R. Jordan, his wile Denise, and their children Zack, Nick, Emily and Ben, all of Peoria, Illinois. They are visiting during Spring Break. Announcement was fiaade that due to spring holidays, Mountville Community Club meeting is moved to Wednesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses Clara Andrews and Wanda Costley served refresh- ments to the women's society. Vice President Costley an- nounced the nest meeting of the Mountville UMW will be held Monday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. Miss Hogansviile Pageant Is Saturday The Miss Hogansville Pageant is scheduled for this Saturday, March 27, 1999 at Hogansville Elementary auditorium. The theme this year is "Angels In Our Midst". The contest starts at 6:00 p.m. and is sponsored by the Hogansville Pilot Club. i iiiii iiii A POEM AND OPINION By M. Rosser Lunsford . (Poet Laureate Putnam County) Morals Down? I never saw so many polls Where right took second place, Most readers know it is true In almost every case... It seems to me the larger cities Give birth to 'morals down', However I feel there are some In every little town... Let's pray all will search their souls And stand for the 'moral right', We must protect our people And a!! things that are right... It's been said we axe immoral To a point past half-way, If this be true the most and few Should seek new laws while they may. Easter Sunrise Service In LaGrange A community-wide Easter Sun- rise Service will be held on LaFayette Square Sunday, April 4 at 6:30 a.m. Sponsored by the LaGrange In- ternational Friendship Exchange, the service will be open to every- one of any denomination in cel- ebration of our friendships in the community created by God - our world. Leading the service will be Rev. Jerome Shipman, Pastor of Mace- donia Baptist Church. He will be joined by Rev. Greg Porterfield, Pastor of the First United Method- ist Church of LaGrange, and Fa- ther John Murphy, Pastor of St. Peter's Catholic church in LaGrange. Special music will be offered up in praise of our Savior's resur- rection by Rev. Richard Cook, Min- ister to Senior Adults and pianist at Rosemont Baptist Church, and a solo performance by Stephanie Pritchett, a member of Faith Bap- tist Church. Everyone is invited to partici- pate in this special day for Chris- tians around the world. Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect or suspects in two recent crimes. A resident of Chipley- Mountville Road reported the theft of several pieces of jewelry some- time after the first of the year. Taken in the theft were five pairs of earrings, a white gold and dia- mond pendant, two bracelets, a white gold and diamond necklace and a wedding ring set. In another incident, a resident of Mooty Bridge Road told depu- ties that someone entered their home and took a twenty gauge shotgun and eight knives between February 25th and March 12th. If you have any information about either of these incidents, you are aske to call the Troup County Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers at 812-1000. You may also call Hogansville Police Department at 637-6648. All calls will be kept strictly confidential. We don't even need your name or telephone num- ber. All we need is the information you provide about certain crimes. If that information leads to an ar- rest, you could be eligible to re- ceive a cash reward of up to $1,000.