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II The , . Formerly The HogansvilleJ-terald Serving the Hogansville-Grant0000 le HOGANSVJLLE, GEORGIA- THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2002 ,. i. Service s Big CrOwd cause, but the why is still crowd was on : the 15th annual Day anniver- Hipp Park Monday those who lives as they ,inthe Coleman, for the Chamber of said the main "is honor served was the planning of most of the there memorial served and those their lives for pre- of those lost, their the of HogansVille. and did Staley said many people with their moving the footers tnOnument, pour- placing around the said monetary were being all around. , saying many on the pro j- : t lever been called inthe as their way of for that had by others for said. "That strong maybe even of recent very important. He encouraged the cit- izens to come to the park often and read the names of those who served their &apos; country and ed .tlre inscripQon on tho center block - words of Winston Churchill - "Not in Vain" maybe the pride of those who served and the epi- taph of those who fell.. Several Hogansvflle residents served their country, and now are deceased have their names engraved on the monument. Vietnam -,Thomas E. Cameron, Robert L. ,Cousins, David M. Hester, Jerry Long, Emory Ogletree, Willie Joe Rhodes, Ronald I. Smith, Ronald A Staley and Grady. Lee Elder; Worm War II 'Pierce M. Adams, Charles Arnold, Matthew Byrd, J.W. Craven, Fowler Daniel, William T. Jackson, William Lakes, Billie E. Lewis, Jesse L. Lewis, Young Lindsey, Leslie Locke, Henry ie Smith jr.,, J.D. , Smitk, Calvin Thrower, Benjamin F. Ward, " Fred .Whaley Douglas White and Elijah Wkersor ,, Wprld .War I - Willie Evans, Anderson Long, Tom Neely and John I. 'Ted Korea Mozell Fluellen, ,' Billy Joe Maxwell, LawI'ence C. Lindsey, Virgil PetW, Ted Pike, Charles Stinson and' Garner V(flkerson, Jr. The members of the Troup County" Sheriffs Department posted" the colors and the wreath was laid by Donald Neese; Bobby Jo, Langfo'd and Tommy Thrower, mem- bers of the American Legion Post #152 Kayleigh Murphy sanged God Bless America and led in the , National Anthem. t , said .the Post, )of the con- to, the with their and with would be recognize all to this The 21 -Gun Salute was performed by the Tropp Qounty Sheriffs Honor Guard , and David McKibben played the' Taps. ":-or Pike Tracy.Gayu - " on the piccolo and Carly J-,, Hall on the clarinet played the Battle Hymn of the Republic. ' ' sy sryan c,e THE COLOR GUARD - Members of the Troup County Sheriff's Color Guard post the colors at the Memorial Day service on Monday., ;! ' ' t " " By  Getu REMEMBERING HIS FATHER - Pictured above with , Hogan:sville Councilwoman Jean Crocker (R) is Bill Beall and his' wife Joyce, who drove from Tallahassee, Fla. to be at this memorial service. Beall' father, HenrY . Irvin Beali, who wasfrm Hoganwille served his coon-. trY in the armed services. His natned was inadvertent- ly left off the wall at Hipp Park, but Wndell taley said HeT Beall's name 11 be added. PATROTIC - Fiftee years ago, Lewis Low stood in the sme spot with the same tla as he came with his j[mrents to pay honor to those ,whhad sacrificed their lives in the armed serv- ices. On Monday, Lovve, wo graduated from Ca[laway High Schoql on Saturday, took time to remember the vete'p ans once again. , Brvm " ALL SMILES'- Amy'Pikc (L) ,and Tp, sha ;ChuPl: employees of, Flag Bank of, Hogansville, are all ' smiles even though they opened the bank on their day-off for a m,eption after the Memorial Day ceremonies acms the ,, street at Calvin Hipp Veterb's Park. t gns of Ho ., . , , f Hipp Park Renamea to r Veterans , ,of war in the 20th century. . ness and devotibn, "m, the words of "Thi memorlalhas gained a unique ' Winsto n Churchill, e earned trier place oJhonor an6respect amongst the ght'to called "twice a citizen.", ' citizens of Hogansville and sufTound- " ; He saids beadtiful park will be St. Clair during the service on Monday be renamed many years the a place of beauty aeek rest from the r daily lives, uniforms of  Nation's.A. ed Forces, Park has both in time of war.and m the long tvn- a war memorial since" lightpriodoftioldWar, havetaken men who up arms to keep }ar away from or times land and who through their stedCest- , / <ll Need New Pages 7-9 I PRSRT STD AUTO  U. S POSTAGE-PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 f Area Since 1944 " , 10 PAGES . 1 SECTION . 1 INSERT , 50 00'orgery Of Check Reported By,Bryan Geter The Hogansville Police Department is looking for the person who forged a check for $389.25 at the Piggly Wiggly Food Store on Hwy 29N on May 19. Reports states that the check was returned with "unable to locate acct." stamped on the front. The check was from Conaway Electrical Service in LaGrange. and made out td John Wade. After being contacted by police, Vice Presic]ent of Conaway Electrical Services, Rusty Grizzard said his com- pany had no employeeby the name of John Wade or James Dyer w.orking for him. The check did riot have a bank or bank address on the and the front of the check was not in serv- ice. In'an unrelated incident oh Friday, elissa Pitts, of Twice as Nice located on E, Main Street reported to police that Nanette Stamey of 8L Beaves Run in LaGrange entered her busi- ness and took $40 in cash from the registei" and left a ceck in the amount of $40 payable to Narmtte Stamey. The case was turned over for investigation. On Thhrsday, Juliehnn Whffaker of 209 Johnson . Street reported to police that her son's bike was missing. She stated it was last seen on the back side of her prop- erty on Thursday. She noticed it was miss- ing on Saturday. The bike is blue in color with the work "NEXT"  yellow:on it. The bike is valued at $75. This case is still open according to police reports. *Joey Karvelas of 1501 E. Main Street reported to police that his stereo system valued at $500 was missing from his 1997 Ford F150 on Saturday. The case is under inves- tigation. , *Matt Odom of 106 Cooper Street turned in a sus- pected counterfeit $5 bill to the police department. Odom said he received the bill as change from the Family Dollar 8tore T" .... HPD is investigating the inci- dent. *Katie Young, an employ- ee ". at the Hummingbd Chevl:on located at 1879 E. Main Street, told police that awhite male in a silver Toyota 4Runner pumped $18.25 of gasoline and sped out of the parking lot without paying. Young stated he got on 1- 85 heading north. Young got the tag num- ber and phoned Troup 9-11. The offender was Brent R. Bassett of 2269 Chimney Springs Drive in Marietta. $758 in Coins Stolen From Area,Office TrouP'County investiga- tors are asking for your help in locating the person who took approximately $758.00 'in change from the Torrance Construction office on Roanoke Road. The owner of the compa- ny reported the theft on May 8th. ' Investigators alsq ;need your help'in locating the per- ons that took a,eneral gen- erator from the front porch of a residence,located at :455 Flint Road., According to a witness, two white males were seen loading the generator onto a blue Chevrolet pickup on May 7th at around 4:00 p.m. *Investigators also need your help m locating Daryl Cornelius Burks wanted for aggra,ated child molestation and aggravated sexual bat- tery. Burks is, described as a black male, 5'8", weighs 215 pounds and is 27 years old. If anyone has any infor- mation about these or any crimes, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 812-1000. !% i, , ing commmnities," St Clair stated, maintained, protected and beautified "where the families and friends of the 5y aila_nd fog.all the cifizan na o, ' fallen serwdemn come on suc_ occa- eran.s of Hognsville, under the Iead- sions as memorial Day and Veter ership ot vetes and Veteran organ' Day to hflnor  fag. en2vOtneS- mation2s suc h as thq American Legion St C mlr wept on,[.o y illemanY .a_na omer mterestd parties like the ' men ana women o[ nogansv ana" Hogansville Cber of Commerce, sdrroundng areas who ha;e @orn the who will work together to preserve and , prote this Park as a place of honoL respect and beauty so that our military men hnd ffomen'and their families will know .that, their sacrificers and the services willn6t have been in vain. i | , READING THE PROCLAMATION - Hogansville's Mayor Wilson St. Clair reads a proclamation during the Memorial Day service g the Calvin Hipp Park be renamed to.Call/in Hipp Veterans Park: .  ,