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PAGE 8 HOGANSVIIJ HOME NEWS - APRm 19, 2001 Church Circle Meets By Patti Phillips The Betty Cnter Circle of the Hogansville First Baptist Church met at the church on Monday afternoon, April 9. The call to order, opening prayer, reading of minutes and treasurer's report were by Mavis Garrett, Mavis Phillips, Helen Stephens and Mavis Garrett, respectively. *THE LADIES were reminded of the April project: To bring needed items for the children's home. Five ladies are planning to attend the Spring Inspirational Meeting Thursday night, April 12 at the Franklin First Baptist Church. Mavis Garrett presented a program on crawling or flying and "I Gotta Tell Ya!" MRS. GARRETT present- ed the prayer focus on Tajumulco Mam, read from Psalms 19:1-6 and names/places of service of missionaries cel- ebrating a birthday. Mary Kathryn Gillespie closed in prayer. * HOSTESSES for the after- noon were Nettie Rowe and Mavis Garrett. Delicious refreshments of German Chocolate Cake, party mix and Sprite were served. Ladies in attendance were Mavis Phillips, Patti Phillips, Mavis Garrett, Nettie Rowe, Ava Camp, Mary Kathryn Gillespie and Helen Stephens. I IIII I The By Bryan Geter TOMATO TIME - The "red fruit" of summer is on its wayT Walter Purgason (R) and his wife Sara plant- ed 96 tomato plants last week and hopes to get 104 more in the ground this week, People from near and far comesto Corinth each year to purchase the delicious tomatoes. Purgason sold more than a 1000 Ibs. Last summer. IIIIII I I J Jill II I III III I II III '111 Woman Suffers Minor Injuries in Mishap A Hogansville woman suffered minor injuries in a Meriwether County accident on Thursday, April 12, according to Manchester State Patrol Post 34. The accident occurred when Rebecca P. Johnson, 78, of Hogansville was driving her 2000 Goats Are ChickensA DEAR EDITOR: I live in what I consider the greatest city in the south, Grantville, and the nicest people I have ever met anywhere live here. They go out of their way to do all they can to help the com- munity. I would like to see more activities for the children. Hopefully, this will happen in the near future ff we make our wish- es known to the county and to the city council in a way they can understand what we want. Speaking of the city council, there is a lot of room for improvement there. We cannot even keep a police chief, but I guess that can be expected, if you step on the wrong toes. I always thought that the laws of a com- munity governed the whole com- munity, but apparently that only applies to a select few in our city. A few months ago I had a cou- ple of little Bantam chickens. They did not harm anyone, and nobody complained that we are aware of. One day they got out of the fence and a city worker saw them and TOte me a citation for "'chickens at large." That is what the citation said. I had to go to court before the city judge and I was fined $3.50.00 and put on pro- bation for three months. I thought it was hilarious and I Everybody else did the city. I was made into a ens. The city said ordinance against mals in the city. This city country, es, and everything else in the city and nothing been said about them. a couple of days ago, else had a goat out in right across in and this goat was Heck, my chickens ing anything. As far as I know no given this person a "goats at large." If I three months a big old goat ought to t a fine, and five years at the law does not apparently. It's all in know. AIJ. Loans secured by Houses, Land, Good or Bad C Plymouth Voyager south on Georgia Highway 100 and struck a horse standing in the road. Johnson was transported to West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange by Meriwether County EMS where she was treated and released for injuries sustained in the accident. From 6.9% to 30 years; 1-800-S53-92S6 Greenville 109 Court Sq. Greenville, GA .... 0 ipest sympathy goes out to the family of Mrs. Carolyn Rosser Parker of Washington, D.C., formerly of Grantville, in her death. She was the daughter of the late Mr. William Rosser and Ms. Ellen Rosser of Grantville. May you rest in peace. Our belated sympathy goes out to the families of Mrs. Roberta McLaughlin Cameron and Mr. Harvey Phillips, Jr., both of Hogansville in their deaths. 'e give our loved ones back to GOd." HAPPY ANNIVERSARY wishes go out to Mr. and Mrs. Kippy (Wanda) Tigner on their 13th on April 23rck We wish them many, many more! Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Luverne) Freeman of Detroit, Michigan have returned home. They were here for Easter visit- ing his sisters and brothers. BIRTHDAY GREETINGS go out to: Evangelist Brenda Clark, Ms. Angela Colton, Mr. Cedric Cousins, Mr. Wade Colton, Mr. Michael Cousins, Mrs. Annette Culpepper, Mrs. Barbara Gray, daughter of Mrs. Josephine Rosser, Mr. Sylvester Gates, Mrs. Emma Jean Hawkins, Mr. Kelvin Hines, Mr. Willie Henry .Hines, Donquavious Traytreon, son of Ms. Tawanda Hussey and Mr. Terrie Parks, in memory of Mrs. Geraldine son, Mrs. Wilde ...... Deacon of the Week: Mike Cruce. Remember the sick and shut-ins as you pray daily. Our Christian sympathy is extended to the family of C.E. Stevenson at his recent death. Rev. Harold Williss sermon Sunday morning was, '% Word of Desolation" (Matthew 27:45- 49). The Survey of the Bible was on Ruth Sunday night. This was the service of April 1. And he continues with I Samuel on April 22. Family night supper, General WlVlU, Men's Ministry, etc. were last night (April 4) at our church. The Betty Carpenter Circle meets at the church April 9. Mae Hopson, IVh-s. Sharon Jennings, Mr. Napoleon Rhodes, Mr. John W. Rutledge, St., Tina Marie Shields, Keriara Monae, daughter of Ms. Belinda Stepp, in memory of Mr. Lawrence Clyde Jackson, Mrs. Rosa Lee, Mrs. Mattie G. Lett, Alfred McCambry, Jr., and Christopher McCambry, in memory of Mrs. Otis Thompson, Mrs. Wanda C. Tigner, Mrs. Alma Ward, Mrs. Sylvia Jackson Williams, and in memory of Mr. Andrew L. Wright. Mrs. Juanita Connally and grandchildren of Detroit, Michigan have returned after spending several days with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Willie James (Vita) SeweU of Grantville. Oak Ridge C.M.E. Church, Greenville invites everyone to their 'Tamily and Friends Day" on Sunday, April 22 at 11:30 &m. with guest speaker, Rev. Prances Butler, bringMg the message. Rev. Valerie McNeil is the pas- tor. Please come and bring a fn'en ",, We're happy tO report that Ms. Fen Rosser of Grantville is back home. 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