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The effort had included design and printing of-brochures IT'S GOOD FOOD - The Hogansville Pilot Club continues to sell cookbooks and member Donna Arnold is shown with announcing the position and describing the city to poten- tial candidates. These brochures were then mailed to local and county govern- ments around the state. one of the cookbooks. The cookie, ks feature recipes from members of the Hogansville Pilot Club, who might well be come of the best cooks to be four//! in Hogansville. ' l .(D 3RT STD ~UTO )STAGE PAID L,~NANGE, GA PERMIT NO. 324 2 INSERTS. 50 O Scheduled to take place dur- ing the last city council meet- hag. But that came to an abrupt end when council member Bobby Joe Frazier chose not to support the change after previously doing so. Leidner withdrew him- self from consideration as city manager, but pledged to run for his city council seat again. During the process, Leidner had been one of four final candidates selected from among the 30 appli- cants. City officials report the remaining three candidates were contacted and were either no longer available or were no longer interested in the position. THE CITY must now go back through the process of finding a new city manager. The position has been list- BYANDYKOBER The Hogansville Pilot is Selling cookbooks m help fund community projects. The cookbooks contain recipes submitted by current The cookbook only cost $10 and is available at Mimi's or from any Hogansville Pilot Club member. All proceeds generated from the sale of the cookbooks will be used to benefit the Hogans e com- munity. siderable effort at dealing with brain-related disorders and disabilities, Pilot Club members work to improve to lives of those impacted by traumatic brain injuries, the developmental- ly disabled, those with chem- and past t ot Club members ...... .. : , ical dependencies, diseases It is divided into chapters THE: HOGA S that cause dementia, those including appeflT.ers, vegeta- Pilot Club been involved with emotional and mental bles, breads, soups and sal- in a number of projects; disorders, and other brain ads, main dishes, and every- body's favorite - desserts. In addition to recipes, the cookbook contains a brief his- tory of the Hogansville Pilot Club including the, annual local Empty Stocking and Project Lifesaver. - Pilot Club International, ofWhichthe HogansvillePilot Club is a part, focuses con- disorders such, as :tumors, strokes and more' IN THE local communi- ty, Pilot Club members are encouraged to work with pub- Thirty candidates sought ed with the Georgia : the position of .Hogansville Municipal Association and CJ-~' ~~,'l~~1t~ ~t, li~e ~6rgla / ar. ment of was Lmatel Labor. ....... ' ........... time, his experience with the The new deadline for city and the myriad ongoing applications to be received is projects was noted. In addi, july 18, with interviews ten- tion, hiS salary reqtfir" ements tatively scheduled for July were reportedly tess than 28. some of the other candidates, tf this schedule holds, a City officials began thenew city manager could be process of changing the char- hired and begin working by ter, with the final approval September 6, By Andy Kober Organizers of the West Georgia Idol Contest report that singers from across the area are already registering for the 2011 West Georgia Idol Contest. The West Georgia Idol Contest is sponsored by the Hogansville Downtown Development and while last year's inaugural event was extremely successful, organ- izers have made some changes for this year. lie safety agencies and devel- op plans to deal with local issues. FOR MORE information about the Hogansville Pilot Club, call 706-637-8113. Or, visit Mimi's and pur- chase one of the Pilot Club's cookbooks, and ask questions about the Hogansville Pilot Club. Need a reason to buy the cookbook.; How about the recipe for "Chocolate and Peanut Butter Ribbon" dessert by Lori Drake. ONCE AGAIN, the West Georgia Idol Contest will be held in the Hogansville Amphitheater, 'weather per- mitting. The amphitheater is located next to Hogansville Elementary School. The contest has been shortened and will be held four of the five Saturdays in July. The dates are July 9, 16, 23 and 30, and performances begin at 6 p.m. After each preliminary round of competition, con- testants will be eliminated by FORE A GREAT CAUSE.The CHS football team hosted their sixth fun aisnng golf tournament at Overlook Golf Links the judges until the final on June 4th. It was an outstanding success. The football coaches wo ld like to thank all their sponsors and teams rounds when audience mere- that came out in support. Eleven teams competed in the tournament this year; it was won by Clint Smith Collision bers will ultimat deter- shooting a 57, followed by Columbus Trophy with a 58. Individua winners include: Jamie Pike (closest to the pin), mine the winner. Chds Murrell (longest drive), and Jim Phillips (putting competition). The winner of the West Georgia Idol Contest will receive a cash, award of $1,000, the opportunity to record their own demo CD, and the chance to perform live at the Smith Family Dinner Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN. THE CONTEST is open to all singers ages 14 and above. There is an entry fee of $50, which covers the entire competition as far as the contestant advances. Contestants are not required to be residents of the area or even of the state. Contestants can provide their own background music on a CD, play their own instru- ment while singing, or use other light accompaniment. Those interested in com- peting in the West Georgia Idol contest can learn more by visiting www.westgeor- giaidol.com J %-