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PA(;~: 2-A HOGANSVILLE HO~,tE NEWS - THURSDMq I~,[AY 27, 2004 i - - Help Sought for Memori e o m{ ~~ woman in "whose honor the brick is pur- p~ - Pizza Villa - LaFayette Parkwa); LaGrange, GA By CLINT CLAYBR~K chased. Timeless Antiques Location (Finishing "lbuch Booth) \alley, AL (Old Wal-Mart Building) b~ Ni~',V', RED HAT SOCIEI~~ ACCESSORIES: :'d ~ HAl S, \~ A ICHES, P[ RSES, GLOVES, SCARFS, & JEWELRY he,:k out our bargain ,ornser at ttle Timdess ?mdques location onl)~"~ .~m'~i'Ib, 706-882-0809 ,::~1 , > ::~ ': , 7 ;~,I ,,,,, , ,/i -" Locations in Hogansville & Grantville 1608 Bass Cross Road at H~T. 54 (I-85 Exit 28) Hogansville Drop-offopen in Gainsville at Nifty Foods II, 5320 Hwy 29 (Exit 35) Alterations Draperies Shirts Laundered Leather Suede ,,, Wedding Gowns MAY SPECIALS Pick-Up /:R/A" Drop-Off" Bag! 706-637-8733 Jay dr fi'llen Butts- Owners Let us make your DREAM .... 0n,,,'494 Come True! ;!( p& $O wN On )bur L,'md zHomes are 100% Complete.__ Stick Built. Board by Board J lO0/O Financing is Availd~ ~Land, Holre Packages Available ~FREE INITIAL PRE-QUALIIhCATION. NO FEES. zBUILDER PAYS CLOSING COSTS ~Backed by 30 YEARS experience in the New Homebuilding Industry [Futly Staffed Customer Senice Departtnent ~10 Year Limited Warranty from Residential Warrant)' Corporation ~Less than perfect credit is welcome. Even Ch 7 & Ch 13 Bankruptcy. Proudly buildin~ in Oeor~ Heard, Troup, Hams, Merivcether, Talbot & Pike Proudly buildinLin Alabatna: Russell. Lee & Chambers Click on xuvw.danric.com to preview some of our floorplans "IHJtL01N6 F0E Y01JE F~JIttR[ rt' Sp" Call our Ce lfied New Home eclallst Today.. Angela 706-883-3475 or 800-741-2512 Ext, 204 Sheila 706-883-3483 or 800-741-2512 Ext. 205 IIIIII I II Living veterans are welcome and Hogansvilte American Legion Po;s'~.. are encouraged to buy their bricks, a 152 is asking townspeople and others in ",~P0kesman for the fund drive said. the area to help support construction of *'But an even better way is to also new memorial to all Troup County vet- buy a brick in the name of a veteran in erans from all eras and all of the coun- your own family, a friend or neighbor. try's conflicts. A veteran who has served in more than The local post is helping the Troup one branch of the miliary can buy bricks County War Memorial Committee raise commemorating each branch in which funds for what is described as a "beau- he or she served. tifuliy-designed \Vail that will be erect- Bricks will be sold for S40 each and ed on a prominent spot outside the can make a cherished name part of a Government Center in LaGrange." lasting tribute. The only prerequisite is One way for everybody to partici- that the individual names On a brick pate is to buy a brick paver in honor of must have served in the military. The "your" veteran, time in service could have been as short The special bricks will be inscribed as a single day and need not have been with the name, rank, dates of service during a period of conflict, sponsors of and branch of service of the man or the fund drive said. Sheriff Asking for Tips on Recent The Troup County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating several items that were taken in recent burgla- ries in the county. The top item is a John Deere Model L130 Riding Mower that was stolen from West Georgia Farm and Ranch. The mower was apparently taken after 6 p.m. on April 30 and before 7:30 a.m. on May 1, the sheriff's department said in a press reIease. Investigators are also asking for the public's help in locating a Ruger 9 mm semi-automatic handgun that was taken during a May 6 burglary Oil Almond Road. A suspect in that case that was arrest- ed and charged admitted to selling the pistol in the southern part of the coun- ty. Tommy Thrower, who has k mg active in veterans affairs in Hogansville area has said t hat Memorial Day and Fathe rs approach, veterans and their should consider it a special pri vilege "Pave the \Vav" for a Troup Memorial by buying a brick f or eran. A table will be set up at the Day Ceremony at Calvin Hipp/ Memorial Park in Hogans villa Monday, so that those attend .ing buy their bricks then. That ceremony begins at 9:30 at the park near downtown Ho{ For more information o': to chase a brick, call the America ~n in Hogansville at 706-637-574,2 Thrower at 706-637-6226 or E(~I at 706-637-9404. Drivers Continued From Page 1A if they're going to be on the state's highways. That's because local law enforcement officers will be keeping their eyes out for those violating the state's seat belt law as well as those driving under the influence. Sheriff's deputies and local police officers ~11 join the Georgia State Patrol in trying to keep the state's roadways safe during one of the country's most danger- ous weekends. In Georgia, the Memorial Day Weekend is part of the "One" Hundred Days of Summer H.E.A.T. initiative launched by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to raise driver awareness about the deadly consequences of ~"spe~,~pa~ ~ving arid failure tol~e safety belts ~d Child re~traihts. In a recent nationwide survey, it was determined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that 59 per- cent of passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes across the country were not wearing their seat belts. High visibility enforce- ment like "Click It or Ticket" have been proven effective in increasing safety belt usage, so across the state offi- cers will be continuing to ticket people not buckled up. "Wear your safety belt every trip, every time - and encourage your pas. sengers and teens to do the same - or risk getting a ticket during the Click It or Ticket Mobilization May 24 through June 6, 2004" is the advice from Bob Dallas, director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Police Busy Continued From Page 1A ing, the officer who handled that incident reported. Warrant procedures were advised after an offi- cer responded to the Shell Mart at 1845 East Main Street where the owner, Sobel Kasamhal reported that two men paid for only one ciga- rette lighter, but made off with two. Karen Moon of 601 Askew Avenue told police that on May 11, somebody cut two tires on her vehicle. She said "the tires were valued at a total of $500. On April 1S, Michelle Reeves, 23, of611 Elm St. was ticketed for a child safety belt violation and driving with a revoked license after a police officer stopped her 1990 GEO Prism in the 200 block of Boozer St., accord- ing to a report dealing with that incident. Two children in the back seat and one child on the lap of a front-seat passenger did- n't have child safety seats or seat belts, the officer who made that traffic stop report- ed. ?, . ;! : ? i