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May 10, 2001

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i : :>2 By Bryan Geter NOBLE EFFORT - May 3 was set aside as National Day of Prayer in America. Several Hogansvifle area , were on hand to pray. (Front row, l-r) Harold Willis, Hogansville Baptist Church; JoAnna Pence, ville Methodist Church; Dams Baker, Grantville Methodist and Corinth Methodist; (back row l-r) Dr. urke, Westem Baptist Associational Director and Sarah Parker, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church. PART - ........ at right are front row) Higgins, Willis, Patti Mavis and Dams (L-R, back Police Chief Odom, Wilson St. Rev, Harold Dr. Billy Rev. Joanna and Rev. ParKer. Not is Dr. Pastors, Regular Folk Join for Day of Prayer By Bryan Geter Several area ministers and citizens filled the Hogansville council chambers last Thursday at n()n to pray not only for their city but also for the United Statesof America on the annual National Day of Prayer. Rev. Harold Willis, pastor of the Hogansville Baptist Church, was the emcee for the occasion and read the scripture taken from Psalms 33:12 22. The theme was "Prayer Works." A person from each church represent- ed voiced a prayer for "our country." Hogansville's Mayor Wilson St. Clair and Police Chief Hilton Odom were present for this momentous occasion. Besides Hogansville Baptist Church, Hogansville Methodist Church with Pastor JoAnna Pence, Highland Baptist with Pastor Jimmy Brown, Ebenezer Presbyterian with Pastor Sarah Parker, Pastor Darris Baker of Grantville and Corinth Methodist Churches, Pastor Bryan Geter of Bethel Chapel Baptist of I.aGrange and Western Baptist Associational Missionary Director Dr. Billy Burke were present along with area church members Mavis Garrett, Patti Phillips, Belle Willis, Evelyn Higgins and Jody Kent. Special prayers were offered for the City of Hogansville leaders which included Mayor St. Clair, ¢gouncilmembers ,lean Crocker, Larry Dorrough, Peggy Harris, Jimmy.lackson and t.;zra Whitmore. Prayers were offered for City Manager David Aldrich, City Clerk Dianne Carter, City Attorney Dan Dee aBd Police Chief Odom. Prayers offered f0e our national lead- ers included Presideflt orge W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney and Bush's entire Cabinet and all Senators and Representatives. Special prayers for the U.S. Supreme Court Justices were said as well. State leaders were offered up in prayer, also. They included Gov. Roy Barnes and Lt. Governor Mark "lhylor as well as State Senators Zell Miller and Max Cleland and Congressmen Bob Barr, Dan Lee and Jeff Brown. Tkoup County Commissioners Ben Thompson, Jr., Buck Davis, Ken Smith, Sr., Morris Jones and Richard English, Jr. were all lifted up in prayer as were the Troup County School Board, Dr. Roy Nichols, Ed Smith, Frank Gurley, Shelia Rowe, John Darden, Debbie Burdette, Diane Matthews, Alfred McNair, Dave Nichols and Robert Tatum. ptist Women tend Meeting The annual meeting of the Baptist Women's Union and Women's was held at Baptist Church Saturday, April 20-21. ,200-1,400 ladies from all parts of with being "A sponsored by Georgia Women's Enrichment Ministry. There were Bible studies, seminars, worship sen'ices and celebration sessions. Of local interest, two women from the Western Baptist Association, Mrs. June Keeble and Mrs. Genet Barron had parts on the program. They are both from Newnan. Attending from Hogansville First Baptist Church were Mrs. Mavis Garrett, Miss Mary Kathryn Gillespie and Mrs. Faye Trussell. Prizes Given Away Store's Open House Hardware held an "Open House" Friday and Saturday and a drawing on Saturday, awarding 53 nice prizes. Grand prize Were Robert Marchman, Joe Viday, Nicholas Barber, Joe Butch Crews, and Jaclde Byars. enjoyed hot dogs with all the trimmings and Cokes. Cake, Bake Yard Sale Saturday There will be a Mother's Day cake, bake, flower and yard held Saturday, May 12 at Corinth United Methodist from 9 a.m - 12 noon. WINNER. Truett-l&m._,onnetl College students were rec- rachievement and excellence during the college's Annua! which was held April 24. Amanda Owensby ot the nt leadership Award. She was also Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Omicron Chi named in Who's Who Among Students in American and was voted Most Talented by the student body College. On April 26, at Music Department's Owensb.y, seen here with Dr. George, receivea Music Major. She was also named the | | I 1V/At, ISOtNS VISIT US ON THE INTERNET AT wvvv.mansours.com LAGRANGE • VVEST LA-AYETT£ SQUARE CAIJL TOil.-FREE 1-800-894-0828 STORE HOURS * MOH-/J I C, AM. 7PM ° SUN 1-6PM • FREE GIFT WRAP • GOLDEN BONUS 10% DISCOUNT EVERY TUESDAY USE "fOUR MANSOUR'5 CARD, VISA, MASTERcARD, DISCOVER OR AMERICAN EXPRESS /ill |