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:i Time in Grantville Page 3 Bt 2 8  .TT,H 7 AyP-:trpN PC iBOX 16,I"' CP I I FOR AK I I 310 g" ' Iml# Bmm Page 7-9 Th I Formerly The Hogansville Herald Serving the Hogansville-Grantville Area Since 1944 PRSRT STD AUTO U. S, POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO 35 59, NO. 24 HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA - THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2002 10 PAGES - 1 SECTION - 50 Geter Jailed, Unattended Kids Removed from 'Unsafe' Home Meriwether County Department arrested Troup County citizens last two who live near Hardaway, 30, of of reckless conduct after were called to the home where they been left unattended for an undetermined amount of time. The home has a Hogansville mailing address but is actually across the county line in Meriwether. Agents from the Department of Family and Children Services assisted with the investigation. Sheriff Steve Whitlock said liv- ing conditions at the home were unsafe and therefore DFACS took custody of the children. Hardaway remains in the Dan Branch Law Enforcement Center in Greenville without bond. The incident remains under investigation. In another case, MCSD arrest- ed Timothy Childers, 44, of Hogansville, charging him with sim- ple battery family violence act. Whitlock said deputies respond- ed to the home of Mary Fogarty and determined she had been choked and scratched by Childers during a physic altercation. Whitlock stated a small child witnessed the incident and there- fore Childers was arrested. He is presently being held in the MCDC without bond. Shannon Lee Bailey, 29, of LaGrange was arrested by Meriwether County deputies last week and charged him with simple battery family violence act. Whitlock said Bridget Bailey reported to the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office that she had been in an armJment with her ex-husband, which led to a physical altercation. Shannon Bailey reportedly struck his ex-wife, causing a injury to her mouth. He was arrested and later released on bond. The Meriwether County Sheriff Department recovered a stolen vehicle off Roswell Lee Road near Grantville last week. Whitlock said a 1987 ChevroLet Caprice was reported stolen on May 29 was found burned. According to Whitlock, the vehi- cle was totally destroyed by fire. ACCOMPLISHMENT - Hard work has paid off for Callaway High School students Lewis Lowe, 1 Magna Gum Laude and Alyson Miller Lee, Magna Cum Laurie. Pictured with them are CHS pdnci- I Mr. Frank Parsons and Mr. Sam Breyfogle of the Temple Inland Foundation. These top two students in the class were awarded $1,000.00. I II I IIIII I Court More of Woe Robert Whatley a large number in Hogansville May 16th. ranged from to disregarding a )har W. Alexander guilty of speeding and was fined $155.00. also charged with aft expired tag and a warning. Gardons was found guilty of 94/70 and fined Carol Bailes, who failure to was fined Demetrious was found guilty of 49135 and fined Allen Bell was speeding 8.5/70 $115.00. Bellamy was with speeding 62/35 $168.00. )h Bethune was guilty of speeding and fined $220.00. was also charged without a license take the 30 days, sentenced to 12 Brown was guilty of speeding Page 2-A I i | By Frmlc Rolrm UP, UP AND ,,A, W AY - Hogansville Ci .emp!oyee John Wagner is up very high installing a "ball on top of the flag po a me Hogansw,e Head Start on Pine Street. The Hogansville Optimist Club donated the flag several months ago. The ball came in this week and was installed by Wagner, Pete Coey and Willie Thomas. II ii Man Jailed For Threats To Neighbor Suspect, 42, Also Accused Of Saying He'd Kill Ex-Wife By Bryan Geter A Hogansville man, 'Paul T. Barber, 42, of 505 Green St., was arrested Sunday and char allegedly telling Cleve Heath, 46, of 405 Green St. that he was going to kill him. Reports state that Heath was walking on the sidewalk at 409 Green St. when Barber approached him and pushed him to the ground and told him he was going to kill him with his gun. Connie Bailey, who is Barber's ex-wife, but still lives with him, said she heard Barber make the statement about going to kill Heath. She said Barber told her he would kill her if she came back home. Barber told police that he did tell Bailey he would not kill her, but cripple her, but he was just joking. Shawanda Reeves of 9- A Jennings Homes told, police that on Sunday morn- ing, June 8, someone cut the right tire and busted the windshield on her 1979 Buick LeSabre.The case is under investigationo Hillcrest Road told police that on June 4, whale travel- ing west on Boyd Road,: she stopped at the train tracks and the arms came down fast and hit the bed of her truck. Then, she stated the bell sound did not come and there was no train coming, so she proceeded on, causing the arms to scrape the bed of the truck. She said the arms then- went up fast. The estimated the cost of damage to the truck was $500. *Billy Burks of 402 Green Street told police that the work crew from the county was clearing weeds in the vicinity of 402 Green Street when a rock was thrown, striking the glass of a storm door and breaking it, the report states. Police Investigate Multitude of Thefts By Bryan Geter The Hogansville Police Department were busy answering several calls last week. Three separate theft by taking cases occurred at the Waffle House located at 1615 Bass Cross Roads. Police are investigating one incident that happened on June 1, where $69 were taken. Restaurant Mmager Cedric Finch told police he issued a cash drawer to three cashiers with the total amount of $250 at 8:30 p.m. Finch said all three have the right to count and verify the money. He said he recounted the cash drawer on June 2 at 6:30 a.m. and was short $68.85. The case was turned over to police for investigation. Then on June 5, Investigator Guy Spradlin talked to Finch who stated an employee named Chevella Daniel admitted to taking the money from the cash draw- er. Finch said she was termi- mated and the money will be deducted from her paycheck. *Hogansville police are investigating another inci- dent that occurred at the Waffle House after Faye Smith told police she issued a cash drawer with $200 in it at 8:30 p.m. and recounted it at 62]0 the next morning. She said the drawer was $50 short. ,In a separate incident, police arrested a 18 year old Hogansville man and charged him with theft by taking on June 5. According to police reports, Luke Alexander Thomas admitted to police that he took $640 from a safe box. Finch told police he put the money from the cash drawer into a locked safe box in the office. Finch said he is the only one with a key to the box and it is with others keys to the restaurant on the saJne ring. Reports state Thomas, who is a cook at the restau- rant, asked Finch for the key to the food storage room. See POUCE, Page 2-A