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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2002 Police Identify-Suspects in Gas Stop By Bryan Geter The Hogansville Police Department released the names of the two men they arrested early last Monday in connection with the armed robbery at the Gas Stop of Hogansville late Sunday night, May 5. Both were charged with armed robbery. Larry Donnell Cotton, Jr., 18 of 115 Ware Street and Kenneth Millen of 100 Baptist Drive were apprehended shortly after the rob- bery and have been detained m the Troup County jail without bond. A bond hearing is scheduled for later this week. Police Investigator Guy Spradlin said that store owner Tommy Bradly was locking up around 11:45 p.m. when he turned around, two men were upon him. One took the two bags of money and the other hit him in the head with a gun. A police dog from LaGrange fol- lowed a path through the woods to Cotton's residence at 115 Ware Street, where the two were arrest- ed. Police searchedarea and found a small amount of cash and a box for the pistol used in the rob- bery. * In other news, police are inves- tigating a theft of a motorcycle that occurred on May 9. Reggie Jackson of 201 Brooks Road told police someone took his son's motorcycle from his home. Jackson said the motorcycle was a child size RX 70 2000 Honda, red and white in color, with a value of $900. Anyone with any information, call the Hogansville Police Department. On May 10, Chester M. Hunt reported to police that someone took his tool box off the back of his red Nissan truck while he was eating at Cato's Restaurant between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. He told police inside were a stud finder, a six en ruler with brass ends, end wrenches, wood chisels J shark tooth saw, all with a totaling $150. tion. Miranda Baxter of Shell] at Interstate 85 and ed someone pumped $16.95 of fuel into a boat being black Ford FISO 4X4 and then away without paying. Crime Rewards Okayed The Board of Directors for Troup County Crime Stoppers met Thursday night and approved four rewards totaling $750.oo. The caller with code number 5875 was approved for a $100.00 reward for giving police information that led to a drug arrest and the seizure of approximately $700.00 in drugs. The caller with code number 6177 was approved for a $50.00 reward for giving police information that led to a drug arrest. The caller with code number 6188 was approved for a $100.00 reward for giving information that led to a drug and want- ed person arrest. The caller with code number 5713 was approved for a $500.00 reward for giving LaGrange Police information that led to an arrest for murder. All callers that were approved for a reward should call the Crime Stoppers number (812-1000) again to receive in for- marion on how to pick up their reward. 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As of today, she is the help of a waLker real hard with wearing a her right foot. "By the grace of God, I come this far," Bone said. "I thankful to be alive." She said a lot of nerve was done to her legs andhack fore, she takes therapy twice week. Through it all, faith in day. Mem0rial Day Shaping Up for By Jack Leidner According to Ray Colemon, Hogansville Chamber of Commerce coor- dinator for Memorial Day activities, last year's cere- monies dll be tough to beat. "Everyone put so much into it. Folks came from all over. And all those involved from Flag Bank to Tommy Thrower, our master of cer- emonies, to the Sheriff's Color Guard were absolute- ly outstanding. So this year we're taking a slightly dif- ference tact. Colemon says that the main purpose of the activi- ties is and will always be hon- oring the fallen. The Chamber and the American Legion send a special invita- tion to the families and friends of those fallen ser- vicemen honored on the mon- ument, and to our Veterans from all ways. This is really just about them, and for them, a small way all of us can say hanks' to a special group of people." This year there  be the traditional laying of a wreath by the Hogansvil_le American Legion along with a 21-gun salute done by the Troup County Sheriff's Department, prayers and a live rendition taps by David McKibben. 'e main part oft emony is piece," Colemon ues."The American has been doing the the wreath and do a wonderful job. added a bagpiper this do some hymns as the Sheriff's always great," What makes this ference Colemon is the anniversary of War Memorial. "We're going to couple of minutes the folks who money and got it latter eighties. It's th piece of the park important part HogansviUe history." The ceremony at 10AM or A reception will directly across memorial. "The people at couldn't be Colemon. "They especially on their open up to do this. a great chat after the isthe ing to great remembrance." HogansviUe Sought lry History The Troup County Historical Society is in cards from Hogansville! Members of the ing on a new publication, Vintage Troup .The volume will cover LaGrange, West Hogansville. Co-authors include Chris Cleaveland, Johnson (both of whom are sharing collection with the project), Chris Joseph, Kaye Minchew. Postcards will date from the heyday of early 20th century to more modern times. They need cards of buildings, street scenes, ciaUy cards featuring people. If you have postcards you are willing to bring them by the Archives at 136 Main Street, or call at 884-1828, or e-mail the www.trouparchives.org.