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Time To Pick Up Summer Reading Certiftca Jane  C.hall Remember to pick -up your Summer Reading Club certificate and surprises that go with it at Hogansville Public Library. Don't wait until the surprises are all gone. Congratulations to kendall Freeman who is the winner in the "Teen's Choice" drawing this week. The final drawing is August 4. Hogansville Public Library offers not only high-speed communication lines and plenty of machines for you to explore the Internet, we also provide easy to understand guides to assist the most computer-illiterate in learning to use the computer. For the novice, we have guides explaining the basic common elements in Windows programs used by our machix]es. We have a quick guide to Internet Explorer that shows, with pic- tures, what all the buttons and comput- er terms mean. You say, "I don't even know how to use. a mouse?" The Gates computers pro- vide a basic "mouse" tutorial to teach you how. It gives you hands-on experi- ence in how to "click" using the mouse. In no time, you can be clicking with the best of them. Also, since we have equip- t ment to plug two headphones into each machine, you could bring a grandchild along to help you; and the two of you can enjoy the children's games together as you learn more about the computer. If the mouse is not suited to you or you prefer to push the keys, we can adjust the machine so the mouse pointer can be controlled using the keyboard. Don't let your eyesight allow the World Wide Web to leave you behind. We can adjust the Gates machines to display large print on the computer screen. We also have other accessibility settings that we can use to suit your special needs. Once you feel ready to venture onto the World Wide Web, we have lots of help to guide you. Our guides include Internet resources to assist you with finding med- ical, legal, genealogy, black history, Native American, and environmental information you need. We also have guides on children's resources on the Internet, how to access Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) infor- mation, and how to print IRS tax forms. We also have Internet resource guides in Spanish. I have week but we have so erence, children's learniv word processing that are be explaining more about these future but don't wait. If you need marion, need to create a resume plan a trip or whatever your make plans to spend some time library using our state puters. We want to know if you like to participate in training are developing plans for possible es. Call us at 706-637-6230 if ested. PARKWAY MOTORS, INC. '96 Dodge Neon Black, 2DR, Auto, 61,000 mJ. s5,995. '97 Toyota Corolla 4DR, Auto, Gold, Spoiler, Rims =8,996. '97 BMW 5281 Green, Leather, Roof, CD, Loaded *'24,900. '95 Infiniti 045 Black. roof, leather. 57,629 mi. 16,9007  Pick-Ups I Reg. & Ex. Cabs Twenty-five I to choose from. Priced to sell. I JJ Whitworth Parkway Motors LaGrange 882-2990 Highland C.Y.M. for children and youth meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. For an evening of recreation, refresh- ments, and Bible lessons. Prayer meeting for adults is at 7 p.m. "Is there any way to make up for or undo past mistakes?" "Can I be delivered from the bondage of quilt and be forgiv- en? These are more of the basic questions that can plague humans. Many who suffer from remorse and failure think doing good deeds can redeem them. Doing good works is commend- able, but if it is done without faith in Jesus, good works cannnot save one. "So, how can I be saved?" God's promise to Abraham was to send His son to set us free and give salvation to all who will believe. "For if the heritance depends on the law, then it no longer depends on a promise; but God in his grace gave it to Abraham through a promise." (Galatians 3:23 2S NIV) , Believers can be confident that all their sins are forgiven. God loves all people and wants everyone to accept his gift of salvation. In the lesson "The Way to Spiritual Freedom" in Sunday School on August 6, we exam- ine how to live in the freedom from spiritual bondage that is ..... : .... provided through Jesus Christ. Join us on Sunday as we learn ..... about God's promise to save us from our guilt and sin. Women of all ages are invit- ed to join in service to the Lord at our WMU General Meeting ...... on Tuesday, August 8 at 7 p.m. Your source ti)r home mortgage loans whether you are looking to buy or refinance. We feature special programs for first-time homdmyers and provide quality service at very low dosing costs. Call us tbr aq interest rate quote, closing east estimate or a refi- nam'e analysis, there's no obligation! Call 1869 E. Main SL, SuRe B Traci Jeter 706.637-4488 Hogansville, GA 30230 I'ivstigc ',1 ,' ,; ( , Ipa, i a ( corgia Residential Mortgage Equal tie, using Lender and Member MBAG, 1630 Bass Cross Rd., Hogansville (I-85, Exit 28) NOW HIRiRH6 Front Desk Clerk Phone: (706) 637-5400 Fax (706) 637-5081 By Michael ( GEORGIA POWER SUPPORTS GOOD SHEPHERD - Lenn Chandler (left), regional Georgia Power Company, presents John Wilkes, executive director of Good Shepherd Academy a check for $1,000. Georgia Power made the donation to support facility repairs Shepherd. It's Birthday Time ,. "- o= "2. . ! Thursday, August 3 Johnny Hammett Larsen Brown Trevor. Morris Friday, August 4 Brenda Sims Randy Crews Mr. & Mrs. Bubba Hendrix Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Phillips Saturday, August 5 Colleen Sims Jamie Hunt John R. Hines, Je. Sherie Mills Mr. & Mrs. B.W. Boswell Mr. & Mrs. Chip Clay Mr. & Mrs. Tony Davis Sunday, August 6 Alison Arnold Joe Spinks Lois Spence Shaina Spradlin Terry Searels Tony Davis Travis Chaffin, III Monday, August 7 Christian McLaughlin John McCourmack Mr. & Mrs, Mr. & Mrs. J. Duffey Tuesday, August 8 Jaeklin M. Neese Janetha Caswell Meridith Sinns Olivia M. Davis Regina Freeman Wednesday, AugUSt Elizabeth Askew Kristi Bearden Neff Sherman Mr. & Mrs. Reed AlleP 1 I I "i {: }{! !i:: 2 What can you do to prevent , os,teoporosis? Ask your doctor about a bone density test. Bones, like muscles, will become weak and thin unless they are used often. For women, especially, this weakening can mean osteoporosisa bone-thinning disease that can result in disabling fractures. Taking care of your bonesby eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly, for examplecan help preyent osteoporosis. With state-of-the-art technology, the new bone densitometer at West Georgia Medical Center can measure the strength of your bones in less than one minute. This painless, low,radiation procedure can identify weakened bones long before visible symptoms occur, giving your doctor the information needed to help you live a healthier life. Ask your doctor...or for information on West Georgia Medical Center's bone densitometer, call (706) 845-3584. West Georgia Medical Center A division of West Georgia Healtl System Grant To Bfirng rb The Urban and Commun" y y . an forestry practices and programs; of the Georgia Forestry Commission announcea that a grant in the amount of $15,000 has been This grant was made in coordinatio awarded to Coweta County and its municipali- Coweta County and the Chattahooche ties for the purpose of developing a Greenspace Regional Develoamment Center(CFRDCI Pan. A Greenspace Pan is an environmentally Sills, Planning Director for cFRDc stated, sound urban and community forestry preserva- means that we will be able to develop the i tion program, which will: sary plan that makes Coweta County eligil identify urban and rural forestry resources funds through the Governor's new Green in need of stewardship; Trust Fund. It is my hope tuht we can be identify barriers and incentives for urban the ,f, irst in the State to be ,Jig and rural forest resource protection; ing. This program will be prioritize properties and measure to provide CFRDC. resource protection; encourage community participation in the development of the Greenspace plan; encourage the public and the local govern- merits through the activities; associated with the production of the Greenspace plan; produce a written report on lessons learned in the process; establish a local Greenspace trust fund to uti- lize public and private financial resources for Anticipated benefits of this grant Adding a long-term perspective on the and treatment of urban forests and within the fast-growing community; ' Iacreaing public "awareness and ment to the value of urban forests and spaces; Improving the future quality of community forests through rives for their preservhtion; "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16 Christ is the answer to ac, Christ is the answer to pain. Though by all other forsak- en, He at your side remains. - F_lweli Nothing can fill the empti- ness in your heart - except God. Rev. Eller's text Sunday morning was from Jeremiah 18:1-6, "The Potters House". Sunday evening message was "Hear the Word of the Lord" from Ezekiel 37. Congratulations and Best Wishes to Jeff Addison and Angle Savage who were wed Saturday afternoon at the church. May God richly bless them. Priorities Some strive But often in vain, Some thirst for glorY So hard to attain. Some crave That wealth alone. But these also are Transitory things. The wise are they . Who while on earth'S Seek first in The Kingdom t - Sister Mary Brunke