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HOGANSVRJ.E HOME NEWS - FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 PAGE 3A Photo By ANDY KOBER BLAST FROM THE PAST -This 1957 Chevrolet Belair was one of the cars featured during a recent Cruise-In. VVhite over light blue with red spinner knockoffs on the @heels; this car epitomizes "Made in America," Shown with car are, left to right, owner Jerry Stanford of LaGrange, granddaughter Anna Stanford, and her friend Evelyn Willimon. The next Cruise-In has been scheduled for aturday, May 22. i Troup County Sheriff's Unveils New Program Office By SGT. CHAD MANN " traffic accidents or condi- Troup County Sheriffs Office tions? No. But, it will be a way to relay timely and urgent The Troup County information that may affect Sheriff's Office is proud to a large range of people in a announce that we are rolling particular area. The largel' out a new service today for the incident, and the more cit- 9ur citizens, throughout the izensaffected, the greaterthe county, that will improvelikelihood of this information communications with people being disseminated. who live, work and visit our Through NIXLE, our area. office will deliver messages The service is called by email and texts, enhanc- NIXLE. It provides a quick, ing and expanding our out- efficient and secure way to reach efforts. A11 sent mes- get neighborhood-levelinfor- sages areviewablebyvisiting mation out to our citizens and the Troup County Sheriff's community that subscribe to Office's NIXLE profile: the service, http://local.nixle.com/troup- Through NIXLE, the county-sheriffs-office iYoup County Sheriffs Office There is no spam or will now be able to send short advertising associated with text messages (SMS) and this service. email alerts to subscribers in The system is available a specific area, down to a .25 to our office and our citizens mile radius, at no cost! Standard text mes- Notifications might sage rates will apply for sub- include: scribers who do not have text An alert on a missing plans with their cell phone child or for an adult with providers. )klzheimer's. The alert canTo register, visit include a picture of the miss- www.nixle.com ing person along witha map of the geographical location where he/she was last seen; ert o a furtive o h looR0ut for a specific want- ed p6rsbri/vehicle. Pics and maps can also be included on all other alerts; : A public safety alert requiring people to stay in or away from their homes. It Could also include updates as we send them, letting the res- idents take a proactive role in ensuring their own safety; Important traffic safe- ty information that pertains to road closures and alternate routes in the event that a road must be shut down for an extended period of time; Reminders Neighborhood Watch meetf- EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - The PreK Class of Hogansville Elementary School cele- hags; and brated Earth Day by visiting the farm of Tom and Jane Bozeman. In honor of Earth Day Crime Stoppers infer- the students planted a tree. Students also learned about recycling and ways to help take .ination on suspicious vehi- les, conditions and persons esidents should be alert to. Will the alerts include all F riend? B.o. Friend! care friendly containers and made natural bird feeders out of pine cones, bird seed. Each child was given a Butterfly House donated by Home Depot. The Earth Day Celebration ended with a picnic lunch and homemade ice cream. Pictured are: (-stand- ing) Pre-K parapro Candis Carlisle, Ryan Hudgins, Pre-K teacher Laura Rumer, Brandon Dean, Luke Purdy, Hannah Lewis, Avery East, Jane Bozeman, Taniyah Anderson, Tom Bozeman, Davion Johnson, Rylan Williamson; (middle) Kimberly Combs, Janeascia Leonard,Carson Talley, Aubrie Pruitt, Kayleigh Peters, Chloe Langford, Kimija Hopson; and (front) Joey McConnell, Javier Ortiz, Jenniya Terrell, Jacob Bailey, and Lane Thompson. of the earth. The PreK class, along with parents, planted sunflower seeds in earth peanut butter and e The Hogansville Pilot Larryneededadogthatcould Club has received apprecia- not only keep up, but also tive words on a job well done. match and compliment his ... About two years ago, the work ethic. J.T. was just the Hogansvflle Pilot Club, with dog for the job. Larry's the help of community sup- impressive handling skills porters, took a huge leap for and experience matched such a small club. The club with J.T.'s attentiveness and partnered with Southeastern focus have created a team Guide Dogs to sponsor a that exudes confidence and puppytobetrainedasaguide dignity. They are a team that dog for the visuallyimpaired, will not only move forward In doing so, the club got to together, but continue to go choose the name for the above and beyond whatever puppy, which would be J.T., they set out to do." in memory of John Thomas In addition to the com- Arnold. ments in the graduation pro- The Hogansville Pilot gram, Turnbull said, "J.T. is Club received memos and a wonderful guide and I took photos of J.T. as he was grow- him on his first trip on a jet ing up. Then fast forwardto plane and he did well. We Spring 2010 and J.T. is grown went to Washington DC last up and has just graduated week in order to fix some from Southeastern Guide computers in the ACB nation- Dogs. In addition, he has now al office. There will:be many ......... been paired with his owner, more travels in the near __ Larry Turnbull. future." WHAT FOLLOWS is an THE HOGANSVILLE excerpt from the graduation Pilot Club is involved in a program used with permis- number of community serv- sion. ice projects. "Some might refer to Each year the club spon- Larry as an overachiever, sors the Starlight Tree dur- With a BS in computer infor, ing the Christmas Season to mation systems and the raise money to help the less- Microsoft certification,fortunate in the community. MCSE, Larry holds two full- The club is currentlyrais- time jobs. First he is a main, ing money to fund Project frame programmer for Lifesaver equipment for the Hewitt Associates where he Hogansville Police Depart- maintains databases. He is ment to help find lost chil- also the managing director dren and those suffering of ACB radio run by the from Alzheimer's or other American Council of the problems. Blind. He travels allover the For more information country going to confer-about the Hogansville Pilot ences, streaming themover Club call 706-637-8113, or theInternet-butthat'snotall, attend the Pilot Club meet- On his off time he remains hag held the first Monday of involved with the ACB as a each month at 6 p.m, at the DJ for internet radio shows. Hogansville Recreation "So as a man on the go, Department. "The Art of Down Syndrome" Exhibit on Clint Robinson, art formance of "Oliver!" at the teacher at Callaway High West Georgia Children's School has put together an Theatre. exhibit of students' workThe exhibit will be on dis- from the National Art Honor Play from April May, , Society. , concurrent with the The exhibit is called, "the dretC Ttieflt ' hedul ff ' Art of Down Syndrome" andperformances of "Oliver!" its purpose is to raise aware- For special viewing call ness and community support 706-594-8042. for Down Syndrome. The West Georgia The exhibit opened on Children's Theatre is located Thursday, Apr. 29 as part of at 402 E. Main St. in the teacher's preview per- Hogansville. Authorized Sales and Service and $100 OFF 3152 West Point Rd. 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