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Never Be Late! Calendar-Page 2A / , Serving the Hogansville-Grantville Area Since 1944 VOL. 72, NO. 14 HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA - THURSDAY APRIL 24, 2014 8 PAGES 1 SECTION 2 INSERTS 50 BREAKING THROUGH- Callaway Elementary School held a CRCT pep rally on Friday for grades 3, 4, and 5. The theme of the rally was "Knock the CRCT out of the Park". Students wore baseball attire and grades K - 2 decorated the halls for support. Teachers from grades 3, 4, and 5 entered the rally through banners created by 2nd grade. Shown here is 5th grade team Jemeka Harper, Evan Crocker, Marion Sankey, Crystal Alexander, and Charles Freemen breaking through to the event. LaGrange Man, 19, Sentenced in Shooting of Hogansville Resident By ANDY KOBER On Oct. 12, 2012, HogansviUe area resident Thomas Staley was shot and robbed in LaGrange and this week his assailant was sentenced. Quintavious Jamal Delaney, 19, of LaGrange, was sentenced to 45 years, including 20 years in jail without the possibility of parole and the balance on pro- bation. STALEY WAS reportedly set up during a drug deal. As the incident transpired, he was robbed, and then shot in the hand and shoulder. One of those allegedly involved in the incident drove Staley to the hospital after the shooting. With the report of a shoot- ing, law enforcement officials immediately became involved and Delany was arrested and taken into custody later in the day of the incident. DELANY HAD been charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and posses- sion of a firearm. Two other suspects in the case are awaiting sentencing. Residents Invited to National Day of Prayer By ANDY KOBER uled for Thursday, May 1. People are urged to begin gathering about 11:30 a.m. for a BOTTLED water will be Hogansville residents are HOSTED by area churches, time of fellowship followed by available, but those planning to being invited to join a National the event will be held at Calvin the prayer service beginning at attend are urged to bring their Day of Prayer service sched- Hipp Veterans Memorial Park. noon. own chairs. / l % :? 32 candidate: By ANDY KOBER As previously reported, sought the police chief's job amazing number for a A committee of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police considered the applicants, comparing their qualifications to those established by the police department and city. As part of that process, committee members actually mit'with some of the Candi- das: ...........  :- In the end, the committee narrowed the field of 32 appli- cants down to four recom- mended candidates. Those can- didates will now be interviewed by Hogansville council mem- bers and interested members of the community. The final four recommended candidates include James Callaway, Brian Harr, John Pearson Sr., and James Perry. All four have meetings scheduled with city council members beginning 10 a.m. Thursday, May 15. DURING THESE meetings, each candidate will hav individual meetings with each coun- cil member in a one-on-one session anticipat- ed to last about 30 minutes. Late that afternoon, all four candidates will individffally meet with the entire council, and those sessions are scheduled to last for 30 min- utes. All four candidates have been invited to attend a meeting in the Hogansville Senior Center scheduled for 6 p.m. This meeting is open to the public and dur- ing the two-hour session, the candidates will have the opportunity to meet with members of the community and will be fielding questions from the public. Members of the community will be allowed to ask a question and each candidate will have the opportunity to answer. "The choice of our next Chief of Police is an important matter for our city and the city council has chosen this topic and activity to serve as our next Town Hall meeting," notes City Manager James Woods. Miss West Georgia Pageant This Sat. The Miss West Georgia Pageant will be held this Saturday at 6 p.m. Featuring girls ages newborn to 12-years old, the pageant is sponsored by the Hogansville Pilot Club. The Miss West Georgia Pageant is the largest fundraiser for the club and proceeds are used forvar- ions community service projects throughout the year LITTLE BIT OF EASTER FUN - Children in Hogansville who visiting the li" ary last week for Easter Bunnies storytim had a great time coloring, reading, shging songs and most of all getting sw  x: r.ats for Easter.  moo ph,to$ 3A .i