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PAGE 2-A Gazebo Planned For City's Park and now that the Legion has Continued From Page 1A debt we owe to the men who have defended our country. "A painted building nearby will direct attention away from the memorial." She said it is always encouraging when a group wants to contribute to the city, but said an alternative is for the collected money to be put into a fund for perpet- ual upkeep of the park includ- ing planting trees, flowers, shrubs and having a fresh flag flying in the breeze. Burdette said the pavil- ion could be built at the Children's Park on Johnson Street. Tommy Thrower, repre- senting the American Legion, said the Chamber of Commerce raised the money taken over the project, it seems that Mrs. Burdette is against it. Burdette assured Thrower that she was not aware that a gazebo was to be built in the park. Thrower said he didn't understand why Burdette could say it will not enhance the park. "We thought the community wanted the gaze- bo," Thrower stated. "Some people do not like anything that comes to Hogansville." "Why would anybody say no to anything that will make the park beautiful?" Thrower asked. "It always seems that there are some who disagree with everything," he stated. "The Historical Society gave its blessing to the gazebo." Police Stay Busy Continued From Page 1A tigation. In other news, no injuries occurred when William Joel Hughes, 57, of 200 Scott Street ran his 1989 Chevy pickup truck into the front door at Tucker Boys Store on E. Main Street. Slight dam- age was caused to the vehi- cle. Hughes said he must have hit the accelerator instead of the brakes as he stopped at the store last Thursday. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Zabendian Miller of 100 Baptist Dr. after he allegedly hit Willie T. Cameron, Jr. with an unknown object. The incidence happened on last Wednesday accord- ing to police reports. Reports stated an inch cut to the to Cameron's left eye occurrred during the altercation causing substan- tial bleeding. Cameron was brought to the police station and treat- ed by the EMS. Reports state that Miller had left the area before police arrived. Faith Baptist Church, LaGrange, GA Presents... :Wedne: Friday, 552 Ham AD /.. Love Offering Provided To reserve GROI call: 706- Children under 5 will the prog Jesus Christ day, April 17 April 19 nctuary of :h irange, GA EE Nightly g or need info inline at: tnge.com the length lind the sacredness of portrayal of Christ's death. your world ._ Earn a Ma reaCrh your high school or middle grades teacher's certification in one year through the MAT program at LaGrange College. If you have a four-year college degree you may be eligible for the Master Of Arts in Teaching program at LaGrange College. After an intens{ve one-year program, graduates eceive a master's degree, a Georgia Teachirg Certificate,......and ,:he charce to b-gin a ewarding caree. 3egin the oiogram n June 2003 and be in yotr own classroom ir Augus 2004! www.lagrange.edu For more information about the 2003-2004 program call now: 800-593-2885 706-880-8276 LAGRANGE COLLEGE HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY APRIL 10, 2003 By Billy Bryant SURVIVORS OF TROOP 3 inaugural'parade for FDR 1933 attending the 70th reunion at Georgia Hall in Warm Springs last Saturday included (L-R) Oliver Edwards of Atlanta, Wilt,iam Trotter of LaGrange, Billy Tucker of Chattanooga, Leon Welch of Arkansas anci Hartwell Dunn of Pine Mountain. Two fellow survivors unable to attend were Hollis Hurst and Dorsey Beall. By Billy Bryant HELPING CELEBRATE TROOP 3 REUNION on Saturday, April 5 at Georgia Ha II, Roosevelt Institute are Ann Spain, left, and Eloise Ousley who were ,either related or school- mates of the Boy Scouts who marched in FDR's first inaugural parade in 1 933. By Billy i/ant BOY SCOUT TROOP NO. 3, survivors and friends and relatives of survivors contributed $2.50 they had left to the building fund for By Billy Bryant RENEWING OLD FRIENDSHIPS at the 70th reunion of Boy Scout Troop No. 3 and their mar, ch in President Roosevelt's inaugural parade in 1933. Here some of the women who wer? either kin to the Scouts or classmates enjoy renewing old friend- ships " "" : 6 For By BRYAN After chasing demos and six a 3-2 vote, the ed to purchase cles for the ment in a In a recent Hogansville Guy Spradlin police ed in the The cars at a cost of By cles now we will .than $900 per said. Mayor told the co wished they er, for we can money if we bu Councilman Frank Martin buying five later. He said he the drug money used in dru grams. Spradlin purchased at one could issue each own vehicle and l his vehicle. "If' cars," I Councilman Frazier said ing five or six Councilman Jackson asked could get by now. Spradlin The money these cars and equipment will with money to the Help Sought in tr, House Damage Troup County Mvestigators are ask- ing for yo,ur help in locating the per- son(s) that damaged a house and two vehicles bletween March 20th and March 24th. According to reports, someone entered the house located at 7205 West Point Road and did an undetermined amount of damage and approximately $S00.00 in damage to two vehicles parked at the residence. Investigators also need your help in locating the person that entered a vehi- cle and carport during the morning of March 19th. According to the report, someone entered the carport at 1342 Road and took an unknown items as well as an amount of tools from in the yard. If you have any these or any crimes, you call Crime Stoppers at 'Sons of Lafayette' Concert Ti:l00ets on Tickts are now on sale for the Sons of Lafayette Spring Concert o be held at First Presbyterian Church in LaGrange on April 26 at 7:30 and on April 27 at 3:30. Tickets are avail- able in advance for $8 from individual members of the choir, the Hill Street House, and the Lafayette Society for the Performing Arts office at 210 Bull Street. Now in their third season, the Sons of Lafayette are com- ing off at highly successful 2002 season that saw them per- form for over 3,000 people in Georgia and South Carolina. Since January the choir has already performed a concert in Newnan and sang at the Azalea Festival. The repertoire of the cho!ir includes patriotic songs, spirituals, hymns, folk songs, Broadway show tunes, and rock and roll. This year's concert will feature a special arrangement of America the Beautiful with narration by Marc Acree. The. Sons of Lafayette Male Choir is conducted by founder, Loren Pinkerman, and accompanied by Gerald Becham. Almond Called to Active Duty Mrine Corps Lance Cpl. Sean C. Almond, son of Shirley E. Almond of Hogansville, was recently called to active duty in support of the global war on terrorism while assigned to Compnny "L", 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, based in Montgomery, Ala. Ahnond is a 2001 graduate of Callaway High School. Lees Welcome New Daughter M. and Mrs. Jimmie Lee are the proud parents of a daugh- ter arid Hunter is proud of his sister born April 4 at West Ga. Medical Center. She has been named Mallory Grace and weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Randy Whitehead of Newnan. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee of Hogansville. The mother is the former Heather Whitehead. $i i  ii i i : !:: :: i : ::i::::i:/!:: :, :.i::::iY :::. i!::i i::!:  .!i ::- :: ::ii i! iii:: :. ::i iS ii::::::i:: :: '::!+ii:::iq:: "::i ! 'i. " ........ / " :$ii:: i or fee is required. Depot Days are sponsored by the t Better Hqme Town organization. Macedoma Revival Set Macedonia Baptist Ch r services on Sunday April 13 at 11:00 a.m. Ni through Wednesday, April 16, will begin at 7:00 W.A. (Billy) Smith will be guest speaker. ed to attend. Rev. Nolan to Deliver Rev. Herb Nolan will deliver the sermon evening, April 9 at Macedonia Baptist Church. begin at 7 p.m. and everyone is invited to hear tional message. College Marks Industrial West Georgia Technical College is nated companies who will be honored during Appreciation Week : Duracell, Federal Mogul, Aluminum. This is a week that every year recognizes tion of manufacturing to Georgia's economy. A Awards Luncheon will be held April 17, 2003 at Galleria in Atlanta. Manufacturing provides jobs for over 600 Georgia and contributes $$2 billion There are approximately 10,000 in Georgia. Grant00ille Depot Day Goes Well Woodland Baptist Plans Rain did not deter families from bringing their tables and ltheir wares to sell at Grantville's Depot Day on Saturday, nor did it dampen the spirits of those who came to buy, browse, or socialize. The Grantville Senior Citizens group was also there to sell tickets for a quilt raffle. There were two first timers present ^ Pastor Steve Franz of the recently established New Life Baptist Church in Grantville, and his wife Heidi, who was dispensing free gla:,;ses of lemonade. Depot Days are held on the first Saturday of each month from April through October from 10 AM thru 1 PM in Grmtville,s former freight depot. The next Depot Day will be Sat. May 3. No registration Woodland Baptist Church will begin S Services Sunday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. pastor, will deliver the sermon on Sunday. Night services will be held Monday, Wednesday, April 21, 22, 23 with Rev. Bill Morningside Baptist Church of Columbus sage from "Experiencing God" by author Henry Woodmen of World Group Woodmen of the World meets Senior Center at 7:00 p.m. All members are