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?A(;~: 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THLrRSDAY, JULY 1, 2004 : ARK MEADOWS APA ::ITMENT" 707 E. Boyd Rd. Hogansville (706) 637-4337 ,.,..,, ...... New Off'e Hours: Men. 3 - 5 p,m, ,,~,~ ....... Tues. & Wed. 1 - 3 p.m. Thur & Fri 9 - 11 a.m. Leslie E. Gadd_y, Resident Manager .............. ...................: :. ..i BRAD YATES, OWNER Inept Burglars Leave Big arrests. 404 Lincoln St. on June 20 By CLINT CLAYBROOK "~,, What is thought to have been a cou- ple of burglars who broke into Shell Mart No. 5 near Interstate 85 in Hogansville on June 21 didn't make out too well, apparently. First, at least one of them was cut entering or leaving the place. Then they dropped a six-pack of beer they were making off with, according to police. That means that police will have both fingerprint and DNA evidence to work with. The only thing they were apparent- ly 100 percent successful at was getting In other police activity in recent days: Gas "drive-offs" continue to be a problem in the Hogansville area, despite the fact that the price of gasoline has dropped about 20 cents a gallon along Interstate 85 in the city in the last month. An employee at Money Back Store No. 4 reported a drive-off on June 22, and a clerk at the Hummingbird Station Chevron Station reported one on the same night. Reports didn't indicate how much gasoline either culprit made off with without paying. with a large glass jar containing or there-abouts in change," Collier told police. Brant Rafley of Auburn, apparently left his d police that he I Chevron station phone at a Interstate 85 when he stopped th buy gasoline on the night of June told officers the phone was valu~ Sas0. Roderrico Natareno Tobar, 317 Alford St., LaGrange, was for driving without a license was stopped at a sobriety at Highway 29 and West Boyd the night of June 22, accordin away: so far there have not been any .Whoever broke into his house at dealing with that incident ranklin'"OnTheSquare"'675-6611 I 'Ride for Mike' Will Help Firem , ttogansville 401-B E. Main Street (Askew-kasatcr Building.') I ........ " 637-6614 [ On Saturday, July 10the Red Knights were critical in saving Clark's life. A fund has been established at t Georgia ehapter 6 and the Troup County Mike was a true hero that day, but Bank and anyone wishing to m~ ,u =lml ,,, donation may send it to: The ~,,a i iii i HUMMINGBIRD CHEVRON 1879 E. Main St. (I-05, Exit 201 - Hogansvllle 706-637-9001 - Open 24-Hoursl 21.5oo iiiiiiii iiii KOOl Cigarettes Per Carton Marlboro Cigarettes Per Pack ii Budweiser & Bud Lite 6-PIt Cans or bottles m ji, ,]M, "m II I I I ~.' ~'f' 7P "7- --7--'- ........................................... IMen. - Fri. 9-7, Sat. 9-5 (or untill last customer is served) 527 New Franklin Rd. (former Autoland Location)m 1706-882-9757' 1-866-7-CAR-YES1 . E-maih autoexchange@bellsouth.net SHOP ONLINE ANYTIME: ! m I www.selphautoexchange.com l $1,000 DOWN & A lOB GUARANTEES YOU A gMl! Janet Waldroup Sherrie Sprague I BANK AS BW IS 59% ~lia is miilllliliJ Fire Department will sponsor '~Ride for Lil Mike" a benefit for firefighter/EMT Mike Williams, who was severely injured in a motorcycle accident June 6. Many may remember that it was just over two years ago that Mike Williams was recognized by-the Board of Commissioners for bravely performing in the line of duty. He and fellow firefighter, Joel Cross, rescued Tracy Clark of Leisure Cove from his burning home and performed CPR until an ambulance arrived to trans- port him to the hospital. Mike said that in his entire career he had not until that day "played such a" crucial role in saving someone." His valiant resuscitation efforts now he faces his toughest challenge. Both he and his wife Christy were injured when the motorcycle they were riding was struck by a car and now they are both unable to work due to the sever- ity of their injuries. Christie suffered a fractured wrist, but Mike's injuries are dramatically worse. He sustained a fractured pelvis and hip dislocation and although he has recently been released from the hospi- tad he is still unable to walk and willre- quire a prolonged rehabilitation period. In addition, they have two young chil- dren to care for and as you can imagine this has created a very difficult situa- tion for this family. Doctors Setting Up Shop To Serve Hoganmfille Continued From Page 1A the Hogansville Medical Center last week. She's a Philadelphia native "and no stranger to practice in small towns," she said. She will see patients in Hogansville from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. Williams Accident Fund c/o Hag 13t 101 North Greenwood St. LaGra~ Georgia 30240. The fundraising event "Ride for Mike" scheduled for Saturday, JulY! will begin at 9 a.m. at Pyne Road 1~ and will include a softball tournan~ prize drawings, carnival games for Id and a Bike Ride, which will begin at a.m. Please call the Red Knights Ma Cycle Club for more information on l Bike Ride at 884-1984. This is an opportunity for the ent Troup County Community to co together and show their support Mike and his family. Chapel Hill. She will see patients in Hogansville on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dr. Felecian Jones is an internist who did her under- graduate work at Northwestern University and obtained her M.D. degree from Robert Wood Johnson "We're g6ing to stay here Medical Sch6ol :ih Camden, and support the Hogansville N.J. She'll concentrate on community," she said. "Our internal medicine and pre- EXPECT EXCITEMENT - The fireworks are expect6~[ goal is to provide quality care ventive health care. start about 10 p.m. Saturday at Lake Meriwether, but to the community." Her father lives in the liminary activitieswill get underway at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Velvet McDonald is Grantviile area, so Dr. Jones era obstetrician-gynecologist is familiar with the I.~ ge Fire orks Dipla who specializes in women's Hogansville area. She'll see r w s health care and brings 12 patients here from 10 a.m. to i e Awa years of experience from her 4p.m. on Tuesdays. Just a Short Dr v office in Union City. She is a The doctors will host an nativeofHighPoint, N.C.,and open house at the Medical offered for the first time! is a graduate of the Center on July 24 from 11 University of Carolina at a.m. to4 p.m. stoi ORTON . 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The celebration is spon- sored by the Woodbury Recreation Department and the Meriwether County Sheriff's Department. "The Sheriff's Department has been won- derful in cooperating and making this a success,".she said. The fireworks display will be presented by Pyrotechnico of Newcastle, Pa. and is expected to start at 10 p.m. But gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and a variety of vendors will be ready with food, fun and activities for the whole family. With the cost of fireworks higher this year, Ms. Price hopes folks will help out by malting a donation at the gate. Entertainment will be presented by Tammy and Eddie Norton. The grounds will be filled with fun food, ranging from hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken sandwiches from the Woodbury Recreation department to vendors with Hawaiian Ice~ strawberry shortcake, dipped ice cream, kettle corn, porkskins and curly fries and lemonade: Watermelon will be Trinity Christian AcademY, Amusement attracti~ will include pony rides, cal die making, face painti~ rock climbing, train rid~ sand art, water bottles, Moonwalk and the Wheel' Fortune game. The Sheriff Department will offer dunking booth. The newly-form~ Meriwether County Shelter will be taking do~ tions, and visitors can pie up "Scooby snacks." Woodbury Recre~t~ activities will be underW!~, on the adjacent fields, w~utl T-ball at 5:30, the Mite 1~ finale at 6, the Little Lea~ final game at 7, the trop~,al~ presentation at 8 and ara~r fie drawing at 9. _I Team sponsors are C.~ Outdoors, Cotton Pick~ Fairs Inc., Dependable W_~ Service, Four Points LP G~ Great Gay Georg~ Marketplace, King Oa~ Construction, LemmOl Cattle Enterprises, Na~l Services LLC, Po' Boys Carts, Woodbury Banki~l] Company, WoodbutI Fertilize/~ and W0odbutI Pharmacy. I The fireworks event w~ first held in 2002 and greI substantially last year. "It's been a successf~ event. We've had a lot of su port from everyone Meriwether County in ma ing it go," said Ms. Price. Ms. Price considers t~ "grandparent and senior izens" who volunteer cad year to be essential. We ~ n't have done it withot them." The seniors staff Recreation Department cop cession stand and help wit~ a variety of other tasks tl~ crop up with a major outdo0 event. ~] Ms. Price said to e~ a spectacular fireworks plaYdBring your blankets lawn chairs," she advised. J