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Hogansville ChuJ Lewis Grizzard on Hillary Clinton - 4A ? 90 JI.H PO BOX TT'N N CJH .I 64 ALC 310 Clean Up and Help the Needy...12A I/ th "lie Home Formerly The Hogansville Herald ; - Page 6A News from near and semi-far - 3A, 7A Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the Hogansville-Grantville Area PRSRT STD AUTO U. S, POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO, 35 Grantville Men Arrested With Meth Lab in Grantville men were arrested 5 while transporting hetamine lab, according to 0f Troup Count3, Sheriff's in the incident were Allen Lancaster, 39, and Bruce Warren Downing, 43, both of Grantville and charged with criminal attempt of man- ufacturing methamphetamine. According to Troup County Sheriff Department reports, the incident occurred around 11:20 a.m. on County Line Road near Hogansville, but just inside the Meriwether County line. The Sheriff's Department received an anonymous tip that the two men were transporting a methamphetamine lab in a white 1988 Plymouth Reliant. The offi- cers were given the tag number of the vehicle. Deputies stopped the car at the intersection of Highway 54 and County Line Road. "Both men were in the front seat of the vehicle at the time of t he traffic stop," White said. "Downing was driving and Lancaster was on the passenger's side of the vehicle. Agents could see objects used for producing methamphetamine in plain view." White said a large one gallon glass jar was between Lancaster's legs. According to the report, the jar con- tained cold pills and methanol and ephedrine extraction process ing place. Ephedrine is the product to produce the methamphetamine q as known on the streets). White said officer., bag containing 10 lithium batteries which are needed to produce methamphetamine. The Ebenezer Presbyterian ted on E. Main Street Hogansville will conclude its gh the season of Lent week with Holy Week and Services. Palm Sunday was celebrated wihh the conclusion of sermon series entitled, "Close with Christ." The Hogansville Baptist invited Ebenezer to lead share in worship on Union Baptist on and Hogansville First Methodist on Friday. for each night will begin at 7 P.m. Ebenezer will have a special Thursday Communion 7 p.m. with members of Greenville Presbyterian in HogansviUe. On Friday evening, Good Friday, Ebenezer will join 'reenville Presbyterian at 7 p.m. for Tenebrae Service. Ebenezer's pastor, Rev. Sarah said services on Easter gin at 10:30 a.m. with celebr'ation of the Resurrection With a special gathering outside the Church and proceed together into Worship which will start at 11 a.m. Parker, who is from Kansas, has the pastor of Ebenezer Church since last is her first pastorate. husband, David Parker, who is a Student a Columbia, is the pastor of the Greenville Presbyterian Church. They reside in HogansvilAe. ay aa c,t SACRED TIMES - Rev. Sarah Parker, pastor of the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Hogansville and her husband, Rev. David Parker, pastor of the Greenville Presbyterian Church stand outside of Ebenezer in front of the cross as they prepare for Holy Week and Easter Services. 00Noman 'Stable' After Car e Several Times Hogansville Resident Airlifted To Grady Following Accident //-Getar A Hogansville woman remained in stable condition on 1hesday after being airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital follow- ing a Saturday accident on Hammett Road. The Georgia State Patrol said Mary M. Bullock, 54, of 100 Popular St. was headed south on Hammett Road and lost control around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Bullock told troopers she was trying to avoid a vehicle that was in her lane. Bullock was driving a 1990 Honda Accord that went into a spin and skidded across the north- bound lane and down an steep embankment flipping several times before coming to a stop. A fence and several fence posts were knocked down, reports state. THE HOGANSVILLE Police worked two minor accidents on April 3 and one on April 4. On ]aesday, April 3, slight damage was caused when a Freightliner that was sitting on the concrete divider at the Ingles parking lot suddenly backed up and hat a Ford Ranger pickup on the driver's side at the running btntrds. The r of the police he was waiting when the accident occurred. CHARLES HUNSICKER LaGrange, driving a 2001 Freightliner Thomas-built bus. told police up on the brake when he Peggy Sewell Singleton Brevard, N.C. in a 1991 Cherokee after he had come to stop at I southbound exit and Georgia Highwa Main Street. Noinj no citations were issued in incident. NO INJURIES occurred Wednesday, April 4 after a Freightliner, driven by Kilmire of Live Oak, Fla. out of Bass Crossroads into E Main Street in the Ann Godfre was driving a 1995 Geo Prizm. Report state swerved to miss Kilmire, ing her vehicle to spin, the rear of the causing damage to the car. Police reports state was found to be at fault didn't see the car until he already entered the roadway. "lie PoliceHandle \\; ""j uana, Drinking Cases na . neighbor, Justin Smith, inside the Ha2a-e permission for hquse to make sure no one was Keele to searl him by saying, tlere before she entered. . Hogansville police "Go ahead." .... -.,. a 24-year-old an March 27 and with possession of no license on per- Harris of 104 St. was arrested after spotted him traveling on 29 and believed he was suspended driver's according to the police Corey Keele said he sight of Harris for a few due to the heavy traf- back ntact at the car wash. said he asked Harris 00andHarris he didn't have it. Keele said he snlelled marijua- Reports states'that Keele found in Harris' right front pock- et a small bag containing a half ounce of "what is believed to be marijuana" with several small yellow plastic bags. In other police business, a burglary was reported at 102 1/2 Frederick St. on April 8. Tonya L Sherrer told police when she returned home on April 8, someone had entered her house. She told police when she lef t home at 8:15 p.m., she made sure the lights were all off and the doors were locked. She said when she returned, the doors were unlocked and the lights were on. Sherrer said she sent her Smith said he didn't find any- one inside the resident. James Brumbeloe, who resides at the same residence, said he turned all the lights off at 10:15 when he left but noticed the hasp was broken. HogansviUe Investigator Guy Spradlin was called to the scene. He said a tin can containing between $30-$50 was missing. Also on Saturday, a 30-year -old Hogansville man was arrest- ed and charged with criminal trespassing. The victim, Elaine Nail, told police Tyrone Mitchell was at her residence, but had "run down the road." Reports state Mitchell was barefoot and "highly intoxicat- eeL" HAT'S ALL, FOLKS - The Social Critters of Antioch =Bap_tist Church metThursday, April 5 for their regular meeting. The theme at this meeting was Easter Bonnets. E:acn member was to decorate their hats with things pertaining to Easter. They enjoyecl an egg hunt, ga, mes, and a del covered dish meal and lots of fun. Some 27 members attenaea ana naa a wonderful time, Wi of the hat contest were Donnie Williamson, right, first place; Donald Neese, left, second place; and Elmer Williams, center, third place.