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Fq F HV Police Stay Busy Page 2 I The' Formerly The Hogansville Herald 0000A.bout Page 4 I I I III II I II PRSRT STD AUTO. U S. POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO, 35 Serving the HogansviUe-Grantville Area Since 1944 59, NO. 13 HOGANSVII IF. GEORGIA-THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2002 8 PAGES* 1 SECTION .50 l ShOOta0000 ed t00em00-lann?ig00d00etsB00 ROlebd it ." Kuykendall a 3 4 suspected in a series of robberies was shot by 4 police officers on 22, after he pulled to police reports, Ross, 43, of LaGrange was Center for a gunshot wound to his LaGrange in February. vated assault of a peace officer. Officers fired hitting Ross twice. left leg and for one to his torso. As of Friday, March 23, Ross was listed in critical condition at the hospital. Ross was accused of several armed robberies in Hogansville, LaGrange, West Point and Valley, Alabama. Police officers believe They also believe that Ross robbed other area banks during a three month period prior to the LaGrange robbery. In addition to numerous out- standing warrants for his alleged role in robberies and aggravated assault, Ross will also be charged According to police reports, a citizen called 911 on Thursday to report seeing Ross in the area of Fourth and Park avenues in LaGrange. When officers arrived and spot- ted Ross, a foot chase ensued. Ross pulled a handgun from his waist- The Valley Police Department, FBI officials in Opelika, Alabama are gathering information in a January robbery of a Charter Bank in Valley. Officials suspect Ross could have been involved in that robbery as well. Wild Dinner Party! 3 Jailed Men Enjoy Annual Feast of Rabbit, Boar, Muskrat c. The fourth annual "Wild Game Antioch Baptist Church in was held Saturday with the largest crowd ever. -- More than 65 men filled the I t  enjoyed wildlife -- Skeet Kent's "Muskrat Stew" _  a favorite just as the "Beaver made a year ago. --  Former Hogansvflle City Larry Dorrough gave -ungry men a choice this year. i  tamou fried rabbit was a hit -- the baked hare was liked by all  tired it. 22 rabbits and IN his famous and biscuits. |! Wright baked nearly 200 more were brought in. A new item was on the table this -- Charles and Jimmy  bar- E a Wild boar. VerYone sampled the pig as it _ ueim, cooked, said Elmer a" " , a senior citizen at the xcI, said he ate chitterlings for rn'st tirae in his life. "I tried them -n they were hot and the tasted try good," he said, 'hen, I went When t] ey were beginning to ff and they werenraagvoOoririte Williams had anoth ,,-age, ssum", but didn't kill , ures. hm this year. After the 'Per, they turned the possum m until next year. Other Wildlife and meats on the le Was catfish, crawfish, pheas- and much more including col- C" COrn, and dressing. narle Lee came up with the I game feast idea four years ago and his wife and Pastor Boatman and wife were on V uaam. New York. | and his wife Pat and and Doris/i, lmonds decorat- lg with beautiful wild '-enery. I -,,ere '='ere several wild game .rots on display - the work of the un's late son, Myron, who was uerrn i t. By Frances Robinson TASTY- Dr. Joe Almond enjoys the "muskrat stew" and all the trimmings dunng the feast Saturday evening. INSPIRING - lmer Williams looks over the ,'mounts of ldlife his late son Myron finished before his death last year. By Fnaces GOOD TIMES - Donnie Williamson, Jason Boatman and many others enjoy the wildlife at the feast at Antioch. By Frances Robinson PLENTY TO EAT - Jimmy Lee stands over the "wild boar" he killed in South Georgia during the win- ter. For Rape Of Minor Police Make Stautory Clmrges; One Suspect Turns Himself In By Bryan Geter The Hogansvitle Police Department has arrested three men in the last two . statutory rape, HPD Investigator Cory Keele. Jeffrey Ellis, 17, and Micko Woodward, 17, were charged on March 24 with statutory rape. Keele said the two have had sex with the minors since last November 25. Montae Daniels, 20, will- ingly turned himself into police on March 12. Keele said the two minor girls were charged with for- nication- delinquent juveoe. *In other unrelated inci- dents, a Hogansville man was taken to the hospital and another was taken to jail after an argument turned violent at Mike's Elite Restaurant on Saturday evening. Police were called to the restaurant around 7:42 a.m. where Carlos Cameron, 26, was alone with First Response Medical Team. The report states that Cameron was bleeding from the head. Cameron told police that Demetrius Norman, 29, hit him in the head with a bottle. He said they were drinking and had an argument. Officers went to 100 Baptist Drive and found Norman hidding behind a bed in the front room. They placed him under an arrest, charging him with aggravated assault, and transported him to the Troup Melson someone threw two eggs at her back door and they land- ed on each side of the door. She said she had no sus- pects in mind. She said she was probably at church when it happened. *Melvin Jackson, a city employee, found a wallet along side of Granite Sweet last Monday. He told police it seemed to have been there for quite some time. Police called Bertha Sue Bowles and she picked up her wallet. *Ist Wednesday, Eddie Striblin of Roger's BBQ brought a five dollar bill to the police station which had red dye on a bottom cor- ner. Striblin said he received the bill on March 12 and when he took it to the bank, he was told to bring it to the HPD. The bill has been turned over for investigation.Tori Chapman of 1819 Blue Creek Road told police a cell phone and three CD's were taken from her vehicle while parked at Rite-Aid, recently. The case was turned over to investigators for a follow- up. TREET TALK Usa McOowe/t taQuea MR'chem " i, .,_,Stng players, bail." - ,-enlm 18 better Agnes "Kansas. They have the prettiest uniforms. That's how i always pick my teams." The NAA "s Road to the Final Four is set. The teams are Oklahoma, Indiana, Kansas and Maryland. These six Hogansville residents were asked who they thought would win the national championship on Monday night. Willie 51)earman "Maryland. They have pretty good guards." Robert MRcllell "Maryland. They have big guards, a center that can score 20-30 points a night and they also have a good coach." Elmer Williams "Indiana. They play conservative basketball. They stick together as a team and usually pull out a win."