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AfY; 310 Author of Book on Butcher Scandal Says They're Headed This Way! - 3A City Says Thanks - 1B Tragic Wreck Kills One -2A Illl I I The H Formerly The Hogansville Herald Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the.HogansviUe-Grantle Area II PRSRT STD AUTO U. S. POSTAGE PAID HOTkNSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 o By Bryan Geter HOURS TO GO - It's time for N'Sync to sing 'Bye, Bye, Bye' while Emily Mortoo and her first grade class at HogansvUle School wave farewell as the end of another school year draws nigh. Honor's Day was set for today at 9 a.rn. and will be this evening at 7 p.m. The last day of school is Friday. Street Modular Home Tabled  Hogansville City Cmmcfl a request to a modular home on Elm until the Planning and :an review the . Planning Committee the May 15 members were 'the difference between and manufactured vague wording in Dan Lee said tends to treat a modular home as a manufac- tured home. The applicant, Mrs. Fuller, said the modular home is not a trailer. The ordinance defines a mobile home as one that is deliv- ered on a truck. Councilman Larry Dorrough noted that "every home in Hogansville"is deliveredona trucl Councilwoman Peggy Harris ask ff the city needed to ,revise the city ordinance. Councilman Jimmy Jackson made a motion to table the mat- ter and ask the Planning Committee to get more informa- tion and update the ordinance. In other business, the council: A public hearing for a home occupation at 101 International St. was set for June 18 at 6:45 p.m. During a Planning Meeting on May 15, Jennifer Carter said she wanted to operate a "singing telegram" service at her home Jackson was appointed as a voting representative-MEAG, alternate for the city. Harris advised the council that Elaine Carr, President of the HogansviUe's Pilot Club, is ready to "move forward" with the fund raising to buy playground equip- ment for a city playground. She said Carr needs to know the location the city ,,viii allow it to used. Harris said they preferred the old pool site on Johnson Street since it is highly visible. The council unanimously voted for the Johnson Street site. The city will still own the land and thus will be responsible for liabilities. Harris said the Pilots are plan- ning on raising $1.5 million for the equipment and will have a walking trail around it. Jackson said he would like for it to be named "Hogan_sviUe City ParE" Picture of Success Area Girls V(m Top Awards in Multi-State Art Contest - Shyniece Wilson took second place in the art con. Prizes Mart gift certircate. Hogansville's Tyeria Cameron and Shyniece Wilson have been named top winners in the HCIA Inc. Save the Children Program art contest. leria took first place in the multi-state competition, and her artwork will be sent to all the sponsors during the next year. Shyniece was the second place wL, mer, with a chance to have her artwork published in the thank you card that will be sent to all sponsors during the year. Children from states across the southeast compet- ed for the chance to have their artwork published. Both youngsters received numerous gifts, including a Wal Mart gift certificate. The Southeast district of Save the Children serves sev- eral states, including Georgia. "They represented Troup County very well We are very proud of them," said a spokesman. ill Boyfriend Faces Child Cr00Jelty PaR Girlfriend Drops HAs Baby On the Flool After He Shoves Her in Face, Cops Sa) By Bryan Geter A Hogansville man faces child cruelty charges after his girlfriend dropped their baby on the floor when he shoved her, police say. Katherine F. Tigner, 20, of 1A Jennings told the Hogansville Police Department that on Saturday around 9:45 p.m., she and her boyfriend, Skieria Dloonn Chandler the dog has bitten chi] dren on two different occasions Chandler asked the city utili try department to catch the do for the public's safety. The city employee told polic that the dog is "mean as a snakq and very vicious." He will bite he said. The dog was captured with out incident. According t reports, charges are pending ol Beasley, 22, of 302 Brooks Road, had an argument. She told police Beasley threw her TV on the floor, causing it to break and turned her dresser over, breaking the front door and ripping paint off the wail. Beasley said after that, he pushed her in the face with his hand, causing her to drop the infant she was holding. Tigner told police Beasley didn't live at her residence, but he was the father of the baby. Police Officer ICD. Chandler said he viewed the residence and found the TV on the floor broken, and the dresser turned over. No arrests had been made but Beasley will be charged with Criminal Damage -2nd degree; Cruelty to Children - 2nd degree; and Simple Battery, according to the police report. *In a separate incident last Thursday, Larry Mitchell of 105 White St. told police a neighbor allows his dogs to run without restraint in his yard, which is against the city code. Mitchell told police officer ed 1 week totaling $57 and Shell Mar one for $10.05. -Warrant procedures wer, advised for Floyd tL Costner, 32 of 1372 Leicster Court Ii Hampton after FrankJ Richardson of 6A Head Home told police that Costner, her ex boyfriend, made four phone car on Wednesday, May 16. She said each time he had spc ken abusively to her son, callinl Richardson names, and threaten ing to kill her and to take the chi] dren away from her. Investigators with the Trou] County Sheriff's Offce are seek ing help in solving a burglary a 207 Hines Road, Lot 31, On May 18 someone enterec the residence and took four valued at $1, mately $800.00 in cash. Investigators also need in solving the theft of a Polaris Sportsman 335 wheeler. Call Crime Stoppers at 812 1000.