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PAGE 8-A HOGANSVmLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2003 'Preserving Memories' Topic of Club Meeting By MAE TOWNS Members of the Mountville Community Club met April 21 to hear Lisa Williamson present a pro- gram on "how to preserve your memories." President Frances Daniel introduced Williamson of LaGrange, who works part time for New Community Church and is an independ- ent consultant for an interna- tional group, "Creative, Memories." , ' Williamson explained the mission is to preserve the past, enrich the present, and inspire hope for the future. She also showed the club how to safely preserve photo- graphs in scrapbooks using the proper paper and cover- ing. President Daniel wel- comed newcomers and guests including: the Rev. Lamar Truitt and his wife Carol, who recently built a house in Mountville; Gayle Truitt and son, Jonathan Truitt, of Stovall; Lani Pike of Manchester; and Anne Beach of LaGrange. Following the opening prayer by the Rev. Lamar Truitt, a covered dish dinner was served. Hostesses included Alison Wilson, Sue Daniel, and Nancy Newsome. Sue Daniel placed an arrangement of red gerani- ums on the serving tables. Reports were given by Secretary Jackie Jones and for Treasurer Angela Chambers. All club members with April birthdays were recog- nized by President Daniel. Ferrel Towns led the group in singing "Happy Birthday." At the May meeting a report will be given by the nominating committee for new officers. The president announced the May 19, 7:00 p.m. meet- ing will feature a talent show by members and friends. Among the performers will be a variety of music: classi- cal, country and western, rock and roll, gospel, and maybe"Elvis" will drop in to sing. St. Mary Plans Pastor Appreciation St. Mary United Methodist Church will celebrate the 6th Appreciation for Rev. Gregory S. Williams and the first fam- ily Sunday, May 4th at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Ralph Thompson and Keeney Memorial United Methodist Church of West Point will be guests for the afternoon. Everyone is invited to come. Church of Christ Plans Gospel Meeting Hogansville Church of Christ announces our spring gospel meeting. Our speaker is Bro. Robert Brooks of Cartersville, and formerly of Hogansville. Services are at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 4th, and 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May Sth through Thursday May 8th. Everyone is invited to hear the gospel proclaimed. Call (706) 637-6476 for information, directions, or transportation. We are located at 4885 Mountville Road in Hogansville, behind the fire station. Wendel Bradley Crider, Evangelist, is the regular minister. Re-enactments Planned for Festival Last year Grantville Day caused quite a stir and drew a sizable crowd because it included a very unusual item in its program - the re-enactment of the 1932 robbery of the Bank of Grantville.. This Bank Robbery Re enactment will be con- ducted again on Grantville Day this year along with the re- enactment of another famous Grantville event -- the 1949 Chicken Truck larnover. Tripp, Jenny, Mary and Maggie Davis from Norman, Okla., Aaron, Amy, Sandra and Thomas Evans from Athens and Chuck, Hillary and Anna Davis from Monroe were Easter weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davis here. The Western Baptist Association Spring Meeting was held April 22 at Unity Baptist Church with messen- gers from our church attend- ing. The Associational Fall Meeting will be October 21 at Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Powers as the speaker with the alter- nate Rev. Joe Bufford. Deacon of the Week: Kenneth Dial. Remember the sick, shut- ins and bereaved in prayers. Worship With The Word: Lisa Fowler reading Psalm 100. Children's Sermon was by Rev. Harold Willis. The Adult Choir special music Sunday morning was "Lamb of God." Our 135th anniversary homecoming speaker Sunday morning, April 27 was Dr. Oscar Cope, who is the Western Baptist Association Missionary. We were happy to have many visitors with us Sunday for homecoming and a cov- ered-dish lunch afterwards. There was no evening serv- ice. Thursday, May 1 is the National Day of Prayer with an observance at Hogansville City Hall at 12 noon. Hogansville City Employee Day will be Sunday, May 4 at our church when they and their families will be honored at the 11 a.m. service. A covered-dish lunch for them will be held imme- diately following in the church fellowship hall. "The Great Kingdom Caper: Cracking the Character Code" is the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School June 1-6 from 6-8:30 p.m. The Children's Camp at Rockridge for ages 9-12 is July 28-31. It costs $75 per Ms. Lakeisha Mona6 Dean of Greenville and Mr. Mark Grenard Bynum of Greenville announce their engagement and forthcom- ing marriage. Ms. Dean is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William (Deborah) Robinson of Greenville and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy (Lisa) Strozier of Augusta. Mr. Bynum is the son of Ms. Bertha Harris of Greenville and Mr. Greenie Bynum of Atlanta. The wed- ding will be Saturday, May 24 at 2:00p.m. at the White Plains United Methodist Church in St. Marks. All friends and rel- atives are invited to attend. Happy anniversary wish- es go out to the following cou- ples: Mr. and Mrs. Lamar (Sarah) Parks on their 36th on April 29 and Rev. and Mrs. Emmitt (Janet) Clark on their 12th on May 4. We wish them many, many more. Birthday greetings go out to: Mrs Cynthia C. Amey, Mrs. Margaret T. Byars, sister of Mrs. Alice Portress, Rev. G.A. Black, Mr. McKinley Colton, Mr. Willie Grady Dean, Mr. John L. Grady, Carlos Hardaway, grandson of Ms. Dorothy Hardaway, Mr. Robert Lewis Hines, Ms. Rosa Lee Hodo, Ms. Michelle Hunter, in memory of Mrs. Verna McCall, Mrs. Alice Mac Nails, Ronald Alexander and Roniea Alexis Portress, grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry (Alice) Portress, Ms. GussieL. Parks, in memory of Mrs. Old Phillips Hardaway, Mrs Mary Hill Rosser, Michael Rosser, grandson of Mrs. Fannie Parks, Mr. Willie A. Rosser, Ms. Bobbie Jean Rutledge, Mrs. Rosa Ann Shy, Mr. Lamar Thomas, Tremesha Childs, granddaughter of Ms. Eva Mac Clark, Ms. Sally Lou West, Mrs. Gwendolyn H. Williams and Mr. Richard Woods. HONORED- Callaway High School freshman Amanda Adams was recently honored with a special award pre- sented by the State Board of Education. A Certificate of Excellence was presented to Amanda by Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox at the board's February 13 meeting held in Atlanta. Amanda was selected for this special recognition because of her outstanding performance in the National History Day competition for 2002. Presenting a dramatic monologue entitled "The Waitress Who Wouldn't Serve", Amanda was the First Place state winner in her category and placed fourth on the national level. She also received a special national Best Project award for her demonstration of African American history. Senior Olympics Is Changed to May The Hogansville Senior Center Senior Olympics that to be held on May 14th habve been changed to May is a week earlier. All field events will be held at the Hogan gym starting at 10:00 a.m. All seniors 55+ are welcome to attend. We have dominoes, basketball, softball throw, clock golf. The registration form can be picked up at the Center at 407 Church Street. *The golf tournament will be held on May 12 Hogansville Golf Club. If you need to register for the golf tournament, see Tom Thrower. If you want to have a lot of fun, please join us at the gym and on the 12th at the golf club. HARWE00, BROWN & HARWEI00, ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilities.or g 1 & 2 Bedroom Units {X.,,/-" Central Heat & Air Stove & Refrigerator child with a $25 deposit required at time of registra- tion with the balance due by July 7. No refunds will be issued after July 7. Registration forms and deposit should be returned to be sure your chid(ren) have a place at the Western Baptist Association Camp. For those who would not be able to attend otherwise, full and partial scholarships are avail- able. Happy birthday in May to: Ava Camp and Patti Suddath, May 1; Margaret Bass, May 3rd; Bob Irvin, May 4th; Jim Hines, May 5th; Joe Travis, May 9th; Ronnie Smith, May 11; Maynard Thompson, May 13th; Paul Keith and Jean Ellington, May 15th; Jean Webb and Terry Aldridge, May 18th; Skeet Ellington, May 19th; Marie Hines, May 20th; Lisa Fowler, May 23rd; Jim Campbell and Rev. Ron Howard, May 26; Tia Whitmire, May 28; Alyson Lee and *Mavis Phillips, May 31st. *A special happy birth- Families and Friends of Campground Cemetery (St. Marks) are invited to a memo- rial service on Saturday, May 3rd at the White Plains United Methodist Church, St. Marks community at 5:00 p.m. Ms. Annice Griggs is the presi- dent. The Greater Jehovah Sanctuary Choir will cele- brate their anniversary at the Greater Jehovah Baptist Church in Grantville on Sunday, May 4th at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Edmond Leigh is the associate pastor. The White Plains United Methodist Church, St. Marks invites everyone to their Pastor's Appreciation Day on Sunday, May 4th at 2:30 p.m. with guest preacher, Rev. J.C. Tate, along with St. Paul and McGhee Chapel. Dinner will be served. Think about it: To stay youthful, stay useful. HERO-Cpl. Brandon W. Spradlin is serving in Iraq with the First Marine Division. He is the son of Wiley Spradlin and the grandson of Betty Spradlin, both of Hogansville day wish to my mother on her 76thl Happy wedding anniver- sary in May to: Mr. and Mrs. Terry Stephens, May 10th; Mr. and Mrs. Maynfird Thompson and *Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Robinson, May 14th; Mr. and Mrs. Todd Reeves and Rev. and Mrs. Bill Deakins, May 27th. *A very special happy anniversary wish to my Aunt Maecenies and Uncle Doc on their 61st. Y 0 U pickthe Ca tl for Ripen ing Da and Hours of Opera Located on Hwy 173 between Manchester, Follow The Sig The Roosevelt For all the years they cared for you... 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