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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, 1VIAY 29, 2003 PAGE 5-A Howard Comes Home for Concerts recent contestant on Nashville country music's answer to Idol on The Nashville (TNT), Manchester's Travis is returning to his roots for a Born and raised in the Springs community, will be featured in three shows Roosevelt Institute courtesy of Roosevelt Warm Springs und on June 7 and 8. is of concerts in historic, t Hall in Warm Springs eing termed A Nashville Star and will include a special e by Miranda Lambert, Year-old Texas talent and another recent Nashville Star contestants. to being approached for Nashville Star by Sony Music of Nashville, Howard spent the last six years in Hollywood, Calif., where he recorded an album in 2000 with produc- er Aaron Zigman (of Ray Charles and Christina Aguilera fame) that chroni- cled his search for music identity. Since then, he's been a part of monthly shows throughout the Los Angeles area that took on a "Cali-country" theme and grad- ually included patrons like Vince Vaughn, Deanna Carter, Lucinda Williams and Dwight Yoakam. Meanwhile, Lambert has been pur- suing her music career for three years. She has already had two songs on the Texas radio hit charts and garnered sev- eral Texas music achievement awards. She was recently featured in a TV com- mercial and the feature film "Slap Her, She's French." As a result of her third place finish on Nashville Star, she is being pursued by some of the country music industry's "heavy hitters" and looks forward to a summer filled with touring and song writing. Both and Lambert and Howard have upcoming albums. Tickets for the three shows (6 p.m. on June 7; 3 and 7 on June 8) will go on sale Wednesday (May 28) at the Information Center in Georgia Hall. The cost is $10 and will be treated as a dona- tion to the RWS Development Fund. They will remain on sale from 2-7 p.m. weekdays aslong as they last right up until show time. *For more information, call 706/655- 5007. RECEPTION- A host of friends and family were on hand this past Sunday to wish Marijo the best on her retirement. The reception in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church anchester. The hosts for the event are pictured with the honoree, left to right, Jeff Smith, Robin Lane Eubanks Taylor, Marijo Eubanks and Eubanks. Bottom: an impressive display high- her 30-plus years of teaching. on Saturday Faith in Action is how most the barbeque have this Saturday 11.. ' in' the ' FirSt .... ! Church in Warm Von Epps, assisted Jones and others, Cooking the ribs for g event to the work of Faith In L For $6.50 you also get cans, bread, and pickles. Baked Will also be sold that can be picked up )u pick up the bar- You will be able hole dessert dividual serving. will be set up for can either eat at your plates Drinks will also be Tickets are avail- 'Purchase at F & M Senior Center in The Welcome m Warm Springs, and Home Health In Action is a vol- Organization that pro- to the sen- and the disabled County. Services such as transporta- tion, shopping assistance, companionship, respite care, telephone reassurance, minor yard maintenance, minor house repairs, reading mail and letter writing, and meal preparation are provid- ed by volunteers from the community. The focus is on informal care giving to allow seniors and homebound individuals to maintain their independ- ence so they can remain in their homes. Faith In Action services are provided to anyone liv- ing in Meriwether County needing assistance due to age or disability. All services are provided without cost. The program is a collab- oration of Meriwether County Interagency/Family Connection. Community sup- port in fundraising activities such as this is essentialin con- tinuing to offer these types of services to our seniors. Contributions  by Georgia Baptist Meriwether, Frito Lay, Buffalo Rock, Parmalalt, Tha Deli, Piggly Wiggly, Grimes Publications, and the hard work and contributions by volunteers like Gary Jones and Carl Von Epps have made this possible, services that allow our seniors to remain in their homes. Home Tour Takes Place This Week By CLINT CLAYBROOK The first-ever "Tour Of Homes Around Greenville, Ca" is scheduled for Saturday, and Sunday, from 1-6 p.m. each day. The tour will feature sev- eral of the most historic homes in the area as well as a tour of the Meriwether County Courthouse in down- town Greenville. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased in advance at Kirk Interiors in Greenville or from Dot Argroves, 205 Highway 100 in Greenville. Proceeds will benefit the Greenville Presbyterian Church-which is one of the featured stops on the tour. The church dates to 1829 and was built shortly after the 1825 treaty with the Creek Indians. It has recently undergone a major restoration. Services are still: held there 'every Sunday at 11 a.m. Dot Argroves is credited with organizing the Tour of Homes Homes featured on the tour other than the Greenville Presbyterian Church and the County Courthouse are: *The Harding Weekend Home: It was, at one time, the Stacy Presbyterian Church, originally built in 1866 but destroyed in the great cyclone of 1893 and rebuilt that same year. Andrea and Jim Harding bought it in 1999 and moved it to its present location, A two-year restoration project, helped bring it to its present state. Many of the old church's features are retained, includ- ing an intriguing little sitting room reached through a bed- room in the front loft. One of the spectacular features is an enormous din- ing table and unique chairs made from the old church pews. *Twin Oaks-This stately home offers a splendid inter- pretation of the Greek Revival style of architecture. It was built in 1852. A restored French pioneer log cabin on the property was built around 1800 and the original cook house still stands. It was restored and is presently owned by Drs. Anne and Harper Gaston. *Argroves/Neely Home: Built in the Iate 1940s by Willis and Beulah Biggers. They are the grandparents of Hariet, who with her husband John, are the current owners who recently rebuilt and greatly enlarged the original. Entering, you are greeted by a large mural in the foyer. It covers a complete wall and depicts Harriet riding horseback and John hunting quail. Charlie the peacock, the cows and Duke and Duchess, the dogs, are also depicted in the mural. This is a home built on grand scale, where "spacious" is a key word. *Harding Home: Built in 1983, this home evokes the styles from four centuries, from the t8th into the 21st. A comfortable family room at the rear of the cen- tral hallway is the heart of the home. It is flanked on the east by an inviting sun room and on the west by a brick-floored screened porch. Landscaping and charming outbuildings add to the allure of this rep- resentative of Virginia Tidewater design. *Georgian Inn- This ele- gant white-columned two- story home was designed by Henrietta Dozier an Atlanta architect It was built in 1914 and was originally the residence of Nathan E and Martha Park Culpepper. It was later owned by Harvey C. and Sarah Culpepper Cutts. It was renovated in 1985 by Angela Argroves Hill and is currently operated as an elegant bed and breakfast. This Victorian home is furnislied throughout with beautiful antiques and fami- lY heirlooms. lENT- Presenting the award to Pastor Chris ina Abbott from District IV Health Services from West Georgia Health System. Miracle Ministries Recognized For Work With Health Needs The Miracle Ministries church in HogansviUe recently received recognition at the Aligning Faith and Health cor ference. The conference, sponsored by District IV Health serv- ices, was held in BarnesviUe May 6th and 7th and was titled "A Movement Towards Excellence". Prior to the conference, participants were asked to nom- inate faith based organizations who have made significant strides in the development of faith and health collaborations in West Central Georgia. Wanda Lowe, RN nominated the Miracle Ministries church because of the unique interventions they have made towards the health of their congregation. Some of the activities that lead to the nomination include: sponsoring a community health fair, weight monitoring, planned walking time together, physician lecture on sexual- ly transmitted diseases, and working to increase the nutri- tional value of foods that are served at church functions. But the activity that caught Wanda's attention the most was when Pastor Chris Evans had the congregation dress comfortably for church during the month of August so they could do some exercise during the worship service! In making the nomination for the award, Wanda summed up their accomplishments by saying, "I believe this type of activity in the church will make an impact on others, enrich- ing the community and therefore make changes in our soci- ety. Congratulations, Miracle Ministries! Classified Bargains - Pages 7-9A HARWELL, BROWN & HAR, P.C. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 * 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilities.org ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. N Gary W. Brown MOVING - TAG SALE Thursday, June 5, Friday, June 6 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 202 Johnson Street, Hogansville, GA Many family heirlooms: silver, china, Crystal, linens, quilts, tatting, original signed oil paint- ings and prints, dolls, antique furniture (some 100+ years old) Q.A. DR. table + 6 chairs, desk/server, and lots of handmade crafts & supplies. CASH OR CHECK ONLY ALL SALES FINAL Directions: 185S, Exit 28 West. 2 Miles to Town. From Rte 29, turn up Main at the Light. Attention All Homeowners Title one ProIlrams $10,000 ") to $40,000 ' 1F YOU ARE BUYING YOUR HOME THERE ARE FUNDS FOR YOU UNDER THE TITLE ONE PROGRAMS. ALSO THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDE THE SUB-PRIME TITLE ONE. THESE PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED FOR SUCH IMPROVEMENTS AS: LIFETIME VINYL SIDING EMERGENCY EFFICIENT DOUBLE AND SINGLE PANE WINDOWS COMPLETE ROOF REPAIR ROOM ADDITIONS HEATING AND AIR ENCLOSURES CUSTOM HOMES BUILT ON YOUR LAND CALL TODAY TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE UNDER THESE PROGRAMS. ALL CREDIT EXCELLENT CREDIT GOOD CREDIT POOR CREDIT BAD CREDIT. EVEN BANKRUPTCIES ASK ABOUT OUR COMBO TITLE ONE PACKAGE WHERE YOU CAN FIX YOUR HOME, PAY OFF SOME BILLS AND HAVE JUST ONE PAY- MENT. WE HAVE A CHAPTER 13 TITLE ONE BUYOUT PROGRAM FOR HOMEOWNERS THAT ARE IN BANKRUPTCY. CALL TOLL FREE 1-866-360-6377 AND A FINANCE REP WILL ASSIST YOU. YOU CAN REFINANCE ONLY AND GET GREAT RATES WITH NO IMPROVEMENTS TO YOUR HOME. THOSE CALLS SHOULD GO DIRECTLY TO 1-866-360-6319 FINANCE DEPARTMENT. i & Farm Supply 61 Industrial Rd., Hogansville (706) 637-6263 M,i= 7M,1 6PM, Sat 7M1 81=M $ J, ) i PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Hogansville Public Works and Water Department will be conducting semi-annual flushing of fire hydrants on Tuesday, June 3, 2003 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Periodic flushing is necessary for upkeep of the distribution system and may result in temporary discoloration of your tap water for a brief period. Please refrain from clothes-washing during and shortly thereafter this period. The City of Hogansville regrets any inconvenience this may cause. Any questions or com- ments, contact the water department at 706-637-8158