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f]'% T PAGE IO-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2002 Mayor Receives $25,000 from Charitable Mayor Wilson St. Claire received the Hogansville Charitable Trust's check for $20,000 July 12th for its prom- ised share of the matching funds for the Royal Theater (Hogansville City Hall) ren- ovation grants. The Charitable Trust, brainchild of Hogansville businessman John Jones, is a non-profit corporation formed to help the City of Hogansville pursue federal and state grants. Chaired by Hogansville CiW Councilman Jack Leidner, board members include Joan DeMarrais, Mack Reynolds and Jones. "But that's just the tip of the iceberg," said Leidner. "The charm of the Trust is flexibility. We can taskforce organize according to what- ever job needs to be done. Ricky Thrash, Bobble Freeman, Suzanne Cook, Andy Sharp, Nancy Clemmer are just a few of the folks that have helped with specific tasks. And of course City Manager David Aldrich and Lynn Miller from Chart Flint Regional Development are mainstays for all the pro j- tS." To date the Charitable Trust has helped get $44,000 for the Royal (with an addi- tional $35,000 coming from the state via Senator Dan Lee) and $350,000 for streetscapes for Main Street and Route 29. They've also put in for a Community Development Block Grant for another $350,000 for street paving and sidewalks outside of Hogansville's main business district. Results of that application are due in September. for it, most can be done with in kind work performed by the city, but we might need as much as $20,000 in cash. Jones and other developers have agreed to cover up to half of that if the festival and the trust can't, but even so, every dollar we can make on the festival the city needs. And we're not getting the vol- unteers for the festival that we've got to have." "Bottom line," agreed Leidner, "is that this year's festival is probably the most Dan-Ric Homes "'Building For Your Future" www.danric.com infog danric.com Funded by the --- -,r--- ' --' Hummingbird Festival and Dinner, the Trust's tax status makes donations to those events deductible. As Hummingbird Festival Chairman Bill Stankiewicz M o points out, "Both the Festival Honz0040000 and the Trust are extremely important to Hogansville this year. The Trust is on the hook for almost $11,000 in addi- tional matching funds for the rest of the front of City Hall and we need more cash to help the city with the $350,000 streetscape project. Of the $86,000 needed in matching LESS THAN PERFECT CREDIT WELCOME EVEN CH. 13 BANKRUPTCY MAKE ALL SELECTIONS FROM OUR SHOWROOM "ONE STOP SHOP" QUAMFIED BUYERS CAN GET IN WITH NO MONEY DOWN Three in Custod, IIF Following Heists was en route to assist deputies with the robbery when he met a white Lincoln Town Car on Hamilton Road with three black males in it. Officer Davidson advised other LaGrange Police Officers of the vehicle's loca- tion on Hamilton Road. The vehicle was stopped by LaGrange Police Officer Kenneth Chandler on Gunn Street at Edgewood Ave. The males were taken into cus- tody and brought to the sher- iff's office. The males admitted to sheriff's investigators that they committed the armed robberies. Investigators were able to recover a Lorein 9ram handgun, cash and mer- chandise. Arrested and charged with two counts each of armed robbery were Corey Dannell Harris, age 17 of Daniel Street, LaGrange, Lartron Dever Robertson, age 19 of 177 Lower Big Springs Road, LaGrange and Kendronne Lashun Tiggs, age 20 of 146 Odessadale Road, Greenville. They are being held in the Troup County Jail without bond. "We are extremely grate- ful to the LaGrange Police Department for their assis- tance and quick response in helping to apprehend these subjects," said Sheriff Turner. Trnup County Sheriff Denny Turner says that three males are in custody follow- ing two armed robberies over the weekend. According to reports, at approximately 12:48 a.m Saturday morning, July 13th, three males wearing hoods over their faces entered the Chevron store at 2255 West Point Road and demanded money. According to the clerk, one of the males pro- duced a handgun while demanding the money. The males left the store on foot with an undetermined amount of money. At approximately 4:16 a.m. on the same morning, other armed robbery occurred at the Shell Mart Food Store on Upper Big Springs Road. According to descriptions from the clerk, it was believed that the same males were involved in this robbery. The males entered the store with one of them pro- ducing a handgun, took an undetermined amount of money and merchandise and fled the store on foot: A wit- hess told deputies that he had seen a large, white car in the area earlier. A lookout was given on a large, white car with possi- bly three black males in it. LaGrange Police Officer Jim Davidson (the K-9 officer) Yard Sale, Fun Set for Saturday 1706 280 Bypass PHENIX CITY, AL (334) 298-1211 ZERO MONEY DOWN FINANCING FOR LAND. HOME PACKAGES. BEST DEAL HOMES CAN FINANCE YOUR NEW HOME WITH LAND PLUS IMPROVEMENTS FOR NO MONEY DOWN (W.A.C.). 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