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Find The Deal of A Lifetime ]:11 The Classifieds--Pages 6-7A PRSRT STD AUTO U. S POSIAGE PAID HOGANSVIIiE, GA PERMIT NO 35 Formerly The Hogansville Herald Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the Hogansville-GrantviUe Area ,,: % %: e : } . % % Submitted Photo is among the finalists in the Miss Georgia Sweetheart Pageant planned for June 2. She's hoping for a chance to compete in the national pageant. gansville Girl n State Pageant Kylie Bartlett, age 8, daughter of Bo and Bartlett, has been chosen as state in the Miss Georgia American held June 30 - July at the Gwinnett Place Marriott in Duluth. The pageant is held for girls ages seven nine. winner of the pageant will receive cash award, the official crown and uet of roses and transportation the national pageant at Walt I in Florida.. of dollars in cash awards, trophies, and prizes will be during the state pageant weekend. According to pageant officials, since the Miss American Coed Pageant has awarded more than $11 million in scholarships and awards to deserving young ladies. All activities are age-appro- priate and family-oriented. The pageants are for "Tomorrow's Leaders." They are open to girls with goals and dreams based on inner beauty, as well as poise, presentation, and an "All-American spirit for family fun, and friends." Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about compe- tition, and setting and achieving personal goals. Kylie's activities include roiler-blading, singing and she is currently Wee Miss Hogansville. Her sponsors include Pizza Villa and Alexander Towing Three Nabbed In Drug Raids By Bryan Geter Associate Editor Three Hogansville residents arrested last week face cocaine- related charges. Two were charged after agents of the Troup County Narcotics Unit conducted a war- ranted search at 103 Burden St. On Wednesday, Kimberly Mitchell Hopson, 23, of 103 Burden St, and Marvin Mitchell, 18, of 7438 Georgia Highway 100 were charged with possession of "crack" cocaine with intent to distribute. REPORTS SHOW agents witnessed Hopson selling cocaine at the residence. Tlien the agents said they found eleven pieces of "crack" cocaine valued at $220 in a clear plastic cigarette wrapper in Hopson's purse on the counter in the kitchen. The Troup County K-9 Unit led agents to three additional bags of crack cocaine powder valued at $150. One was under a bed in the master bedroom and two more hidden in a shoe box in the guest bedroom. DURING THE SEARCH, Mitchell entered the residence and seven pieces of crack cocaine were found on him. The value was $140. Hopson and Mitchell were booked and charged with pos- session of cocaine with intent to distribute. ON THURSDAY, ,lames Patrick Lindsey, 29, of 110 Corinth Road was arrested and charged with sale of cocaine and sale of cocaine within a 1,000 feet of a public housing project according to reports. The incident happened on Pine Street after Lindsey appar- ently sold undercover agents $20 worth of crack cocaine in August, 1999 near Sunset Home Public Housing. THE INCIDENT was recorded on a video tape. Drug agents for the "oup County Sheriff Department conducted the undercover oper- ation. Better Sign Up Quick! Time is running out for Hogansville students who plan to attend summer school. This summer, the Troup County School System will offer one session of summer school for students in grades 9-12. Students will have the oppor- tunity ta._earn whole units of credit "fii Subjects as well as both whole and half units in English. This year's summer school session will be June 1-30 for whole unit credit courses and June 1-15 for half unit English credit courses. CLASSES will meet at Troup County ComPrehensive High School oiamflton Road from 7:55 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. The fee for a 1/2 unit credit course is $150 and $270 for full unit credit courses. A $100. non-refundable deposit is required at registra- tion and all fees nmst be paid by the third day of class this coming Monday. , A $25 late fee will be assessed for applications processed after last Friday. Bryan Get/Sla MORETHAN 40 MEMBERS, young and old, of the Corinth Baptist Church in the Corinth community enjoyed a cookout Sunday afternoon and then went throughout the community in a parade inviting chil- dren ages 3-15 to join them nightly on June 5-9 at 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. for VBS. Heard County Sheriff Ross Henry (third from right) escorted the parade for safety reasons. Milton Hall is the pastor of the church. Bryan GetertStafl "2000 LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN came through Hogansville Tuesday, May 23. This annual event goes through raising money for the "Special Olympics." Joshua Millard, 16, a student at Cal a ay High School carried the torch the city for the second consecutive year. He is the son of Mike and Julie Millard of Hogansville. Pictured with Joshua with torch) are officers of the Muscogee County Jail, Hogansville City manager David Aldrich,(L-front, R-front) Hogansville Guy Spradlin, and (back row-second from left) Mike Craig, Hogansville Assisitant Police Chief. City OK's Agreement,, But 'Nobody is Happ3,' By Bryan Geter Associate Editor The Hogansville City Council in a called meeting Thursday voted unanimously to approve the Service Delivery Strategy agreement under House Bill 489. The decision had to be approved by either Hogansville or West Point before it could become effective. Troup is the last county in the state to approve the agreement. West Point was expected to vote on the compromise yester- day. After West Point's approval, the agreement will be delivered to the Department of Community Affairs (DCA). Hogansville City Manager David Aldrich said Thursday this is a culmination of two years of work. "The county and cities have worked hand and hand," Aldrich said. "Nobody is happy and everybody is in the middle. It is about as good a proposal as we are going to get." He said it was a fair deal but no one is thrilled about it. "'We are glad it is behind us," Aldrich said. Under the bill, Hogansville will begin paying half of the expenses of the county fire sta- tion, which will be about $140,000 annually. The county will pay for the recreational facilities, libraries and inmate details.