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"pal Court Results Page 2 Are All Salads Equal? Page 4 Th I! "l Formerly The Hogansville Herald Serving the Hogansville-Grantville Area Since 1944 V II PRSRT STD AUTO U. S. POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 l 59, NO. 26 HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA - THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2002 10 PAGES 1 SECTION 50 By Bryan Gear MONEY - Hogansville Police Officer Lockard examines the $100 bill passed at the - Flag Bank on Monday, June 24. Bills ssed at Hogansville Police is investigating involving corm- : money. Saturday, June 15, a Bank employee at branch reported find- COunterfeit $10 bill themoneybag fs Restaurant, another bag from store. Officer Lockard was called - First Flag Branch, to another coun- time the dollar was much larger - eases are being by Hogansville Corey OTHER POLICE C. Polk of 101 Street told police Jas Hannah address, broke mirror of her the mirror off the :hrew it in the road. The estimated cost to replace the mirror is $60. Warrant procedures were addsed. POLICE WERE sum- moned to 505 Green Street on Sunday evening in reference to a simple battery case. Jason Smith told police that Connie Barley struck him in the face twice. He also stated that Bailey hit him in the back of the head 5th an unknown object. Smith told police that she started toward him again to strike him and he hit her before she could strike agairL CRYSTAL BARBER of 505 Green Street told police that Bailey was hitting Smith and she also threw a cell phone at her striking her on the left arm She told police that Smith hit Bailey in self defense. Paul Barber confirmed her statements. Barry Chapman of 105 Brazell Street told police that Bailey picked up an object and threw it at Smith, strik- ing him in the head. No arrests were made. Stolen Vehicle Found; Completely Stripped By BRYAN GETER A vehicle stolen about four weeks ago from the parking lot of Industrial Specialty Fabrics (ISF) located on Hwy 29 North was found this past weekend, but had been completely stripped. The car was found by deputies from the Meriwether County Sheriff's Department at a hunting club in the northern part of Meriwether County, accord- ing to police reports. Antion Thornton of LaGrange, owner of the 1992 Buick Road Master, told police that he drove the car to work at midnight on May 23 and got off at 8 a.m the next morning. "When I got to the park- ing lot, my car was gone," he told police. PARTS MISSING includ- ed the engine, transmission, radiator, gas cap, tag, tires and rims. Other items reported missing were oil and trans- mission fluid, CD player, two amps, CD's, CD ease, 1S" punch speakers in a box, a fishing rod, one leather Jeff Gordon race car jacket, four 20" chrome Dayton's, four Kumo tires, two twitters, jumper cables, and several other personal items. Thornton told police the approximate value of the items taken was approxi- mately $12,655. KEEI SAID several fin- gerprints were taken from the vehicle. The department is asking anyone with any information concerning this theft to con- tact the Hogansville Police Department at (706) 637 -6648. IN A SFAARATE incident which occurred on June 21 around 10 a.m., a criminal trespassing warning was issued by the HPD to Cleve Heath after Assistant Vice President Patricia Chupp of Flag Bank - Hogansville told police that Heath came approached the customer ser,Ace counter at the branch office located in Ingles, and started joking about "rob- bing the place" and jumped over into the bank area behind the counter. Police were not called to the bank at that time, but as soon as Chupp was made aware of the incident on June 22, she called the police. FRIENDS TOGETHER Agnes Driessens (L) of Corinth Road share a moment with Bobbie Sue Studdard of LaGrange during a recent outdoor gospel singing at the Walter Purguson's home in Codnth. Studdard is recovering from a stroke and Drisse_s is an amputee. Both are dedicated Christians and loves Gospel Singing. By Brym etr IT'S NOT THERE - Ricky Samples of Samples Wrecker Service (L) and Hogansville Police Investigator Corey Keele looks for the motor of the 1992 Buick, but it is gone along with the transmission, tires and much more. Qualifying Ends for August 20 Primary Friday, June 21 marked the end of qualifying for the August 20 State Primary election and several incumbents are running unopposed in Troup County this year. The largest number of candidates qualified for the Troup County Commission Chairman. Those quahfied were Jack Crook, Tim Duffey, Dudley Gunter, all Republicans and William Herndon, a Democrat. * District #5 County Commission- incumbent Richard English, Democrat; * Chief Magistrate - incumbent - Vickie Sue Mc Waters, Democrat; * District #1 Board of Education - incumbent Robert R. Tatum; * District #4 Board of Education - incumbent Dave R. Nichols, Robert C. "Bobby" Cleveland; * District #7 Board of Education- incumbent Alfred McNair; * State Senate District 28 - incumbent Mitch Seabaugh, Republican of Sharpsburg; * State Senate District 29 - incumbent Dan Lee, Democrat of LaGrange; Evelyn Thompson Anderson, Democrat of Grantvflle; * State House District 89 - incumbent Jeff Brown, Republican of LaGrange; * State House District 90- incumbent Carl Von Epps, Democrat of LaGrange; * State House District 110 - incumbent Vance Smith, Jr., Republican of Pine Mountain; * U.S. House District 8 - incumbent Mac Collins, Republican of Jackson; Angelos Petrakopoulos, Democrat of Duluth; * U.S. House District 11 - Buddy Darden of Marietta and Roger Kahn of Rydal, both Democrats; Bob Herriott, Republican, Phil Gingrey, Republican of Marietta and CeCil Staton, Republican of Rome. Governor Roy Barnes had no Democrat opposition but has three Republicans seeking the Republican nomination. Former Cobb county commissioner Bill Byrne, 60; former State Senator Sonny Perdue, 55, and State Superintendent Linda Schrenko, 53. U.S. Senator Max Cleland drew no Democratic opposition, but has three Republicans vying for that nomination. Robert Brown of YatesviUe, a 47 year old rancher, Saxby Chambliss, a four term con- gressman and State Rep. Bob Irvin, 53. Compiled by BWsrAN GE'rER Police Department Gets Two New Computers By BRYAN GETER Hogansville Police Chief Guv S radlin 0 o .  P has been on the job Just over a week and has already secured two computers for has staff. Spradlin said one computer will be used by his officers to activate reports and the other will be used by the court clerk to keep incidents reports as well as citations and war- rants. Spradlin said he received the computers through Georgia Emergency Management Association (GEMA). He added that all patrol cars are now equipped with fire extinguisher, also from GEMA and American Medical Response (AMR) are working on getting First-Aid kits for each car. Spradlin saidhe has applied for two grants for $5,000 each. He said one is Specialized Traffic Enforcement which will help with the purchasing of guns, radar and etc. Spradlin said the grants he is applying A REAL HELPI - Hogar,tille Police Itwestigalo Corey Keele uses the   received from GEMA last week. He smo me computer  realh/a lot of hap. for won't come into effect until January 1, 2003. Radio Operator Becky Cook was named the new clerk of court two mouths, Spradlin stated.