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May 10, 2001

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7  "-7"" i 'l'lrl II IIIIrlM I I II Mountville Community Club met April 16 for a talent show pre- sented by members of all age s. A variety of entertain- ranging from pantomime to an original Top Ten List trib- ute. Also a presentation of music composed by Beethoven to a med- {ley of "rock and roll" ballads i W hich were sung by an "Elvis" impersonator. President Sandy Whisnant welcomed visitors and friends from Coweta, Meriwether and Troup Counties including: Frank and Ini Pike, Mary Ellen Youngblood, all of Manchester; The Rex: and Mrs. Dane Wagner of Moreland; Curmilla Furgerson, a teacher at Gardner Newman Middle School; and I)uise Horvath, both of l.aGrange. The devotion, ,'Reflections," was presented by Tony Whisnant, a Troup County teacher of the visually impaired. Hostesses for the covered dish dinner included JacMe Jones of Big Spring; Angela Chambers and Nancy Newsome, both teach- ers of Mountville Elementary Sch(ml. Newsome placed baskets of spring flowers on the serving tables. Whisnant recognized all members with April birthdays. Ferrell Towns led the group in singhlg "Happy Birthday." The president announced a "May Pole Dance," directed by Catherine Boddie Linz, will be presented at the next meeting May 21. Assistants with the talent show included: Sandy Whisnant, master of ceremonies; Sharon Emery, music technician; Leslie Pike and Deanna Reid, props and costume decorations. Richard Chambers, Jr. pre- sented an original "Top Ten List" as a tribute to his aunt Leslie Jones Rogers. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Richard.Chambers, Sr. of Mountville, and a junior at Claway High School. Stephen Duraski presented a trumpet solo of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy." He is the son of Ralph and Kay Duraski of Mountville, and a seventh grader at Callaway Middle School. William and Caleb Whisnant performed pantomime to the music of children's sing-along tapes, "Life Is A Magic Thing" and "Coconut." They attend fifth and third grades, respectively, at Mountville Elementary School, and are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Whdsnant. The volume of music grew loud and the fans screamed as "Elvis" sted on the stage in all his glory. (Ttae impersonator is better known, as Calvin Pike.) Dressed in a wb4te sequined cos- tumeand carrying his guitar, Pike sang a medley of favorite 'lvis" ballads. Former residents of Meriwether County, Calvin and Leslie Pike are graduates of Manchester High School. They have one son, Mason, who attends pre-kindergarten at Mountville. Calvin is With Milliken & Co,- Pine Mountain Plant; Leslie is a part-time radiologic technologist at West Georgia Medical Center and Hughston Clinic in LaGrange. Low Rates Now Is Tle Time Slow or Poor Credit Refinance Buy Consolidate Debt J00,Ny KIND OF REAL ESTATE! Close in Days! JOHN MCEAcHER_N, SR. 706.513.8657 Serving Harris, Talbot, Meriwether, Troup, Greenville, lte ttihon ,Mongagc, Cold,ration I1, Pine Mtn.. GA Georgia Mortgage Lender HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - MAY 10, 2001 III I I!111 I III I IIIII I I II By Frmlces Robinson SPRING FUN - Field Day at Hogansville Elementary School was a definite hit with the kids last week, Left photo: Amber Freeman (R) assists second graders during field day. Right photo: Scottie Laws participated in the golf ball relay during the annual event. I I I I I II IIIII Gr,:antville Se00!',king Vendors The Grantville Association will host its annual Day Downtown Festival on Saturday, June 9 from to 10 p,m. This year's event will feature performances by peteer/storyteller Akbar Imotep from Atlanta's Center For Puppetry Arts. A live auction will be conducted by James Auctions (GAL 2888) and the Grantville Senior hold their Craft & Quilt Fair in the historic Freight In the evening, Buddy Broach & the Good Time will return for the annual GrantviHe Day Dmmtown Dance. Proceeds from the auction and puppet es will benefit the GranWille Auditorium Restoration As plans are shaping up for the downtom the Grantville Association is accepting vendor for the event. Vendors are still needed for children's activities and crafts, food and refreshment booths. The fee for a x 10' booth space is $25 for food vendors and $10 for all vendors. For more information, contact Darwin Palmer at 583-3090. The Grantville Association is also accepting the hve auction. Antiques, estate items, tools, cars and other items be donated or sold on consignment. All donations are tax deductible. For more tion, contact James Baggett at 770-583-2300. THE NEXT Grantville Day planning meeting held on May 1S at 7 p.m. fin the Community from the Grantville Public Library in City Hall. 'StaJnp Out Lett:,00r Carriers On Saturday, May 12, all postal customers in Ho urged to place non perishable food items near their for collection by their letter carriers. All food donations collected in Hogansville will food bank for distribution to local residents. Support the Hogansville letter carriers' efforts to Hunger" in our community. Any Plan For $1 O" and a phone for 4 Choose almost any PSC Wireless plan and its only $10 a month for your first two months. And, you can buy a Motorola 3000 flip phone for the low price of 4. Stop by one of our stores today or call 1-800-3424622. Limited-time offer! ommons Mall (706) 812-1111 Marketplace Center (912) 939-1000 IPlE Imlmm tuiml Ameflcus Hwy 280 East kJbum Hwy 29 Columbus 4701 Buena Vista Road Columbus 2801-B Airport Thruway elika Midway Plaza nix City 280 Bypass Thomaston 1029 Highway 19N Valley 3501 20th Ave COlHhOS Czlmahm 3013 Manchester Expy. 3535 Macon Road (706) 326-1000 (706) 326-1000 421 Gilmer Avenue (334) 644-2355 pere, l Parkway 10W. 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