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t PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AUG. 3; 2006 9 Hogansville Cultural Arts SOciety needs volunteers to help plan, organize and host the following events: August 12 Street Dance, September 16 Lewis Grizzard Tribute, October Trunk and Treat, December Christmas Parade All kinds of help are needed. Neeed are ushers, poster designers, sound technicians, set decorators to name a few. Please call Toni Striblin at 706- 537-4959. Food Vendors are needed for the August 12 dance. There will be no booth fee. Movie Program The Promotions & Marketing Committee of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority (DLDA) has decided to continue the outdoor movies through August and September. Downtown Movies After Dark will be held on LaFayette Square every other Friday night beginning August 11, 8:30 - 10:30 pm. Spectators should bring a blanket or lawn chair. "We invite people to enjoy a delicious dinner downtown and then join us for an outdoor movie," said a spokesman. I Entering its 80th year of care, Roosevelt Warm Springs, a part of the Georgia Department of Labor's division of Rehabilitation Services, has announced |t will convert to a new two-hospital inpatiefit system. j This ensures continuation of its IonS- established mission "to empower individO- als with disabilities to achieve personal inde- pendence." ! This medical milestone, which includes the licensing of the Roosevelt Warm Sprin s Long Term Acute Care Hospital as well the Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitatiqn Hospital, is accompanied by the present - lion of a new logo to reflect this transiti6 in the healthcare landscape. ! Originally founded by Franklin Delado Roosevelt in July of 1927, the National Historic Landmark in Warm Springs became a state:managed facility in 1974 followifig its successful conversion from polio tre - t ment to:;comprehensive rehabilitation. ; DUe to the mcreasmg diversity of its pro- grams as well as changes in the medical mab ketplace, it will now list all of its progran s and services, both medical and vocational, Kenneth Copelal - underSprings the (RWS) all-encompassing heading. Roosevelt Wartn Bn TO ngT0 The The award-winning movm '%Varm $ Southwest Be'lever s Convengidn Live From Fo~ Wo~ WltLL APPRI=ClA"rlgD-Recognizing her rnany contributions and ~~liitc~eY~s,~ Convention Came:(10 Foot Big ~rcca) July 31- ~5 achievements in vocational rehabilitation, employment manager = Mornings 10 a.m At~ernooni2:~0 p m. Evenings 8 p.m.- Cynthia Woodruff was honored with a reception'announcing her Speakers Kenneth and.Gloria copd & Jesse Duplantis, J ~ retirement at Roosevelt Warm Springs this past week. A resident of " Savelle, Creflo Dollar, Fa hl, med by Heari Midland, she is completing her 34th year of service to Georgia and In addition, the stylistic R; in the tw - 220 2nd Street; Manchester-=P stb: Bru0 Bro~-(706) 656-4755 her 26th year at Roosevelt Warm Springs. Along with over 100 of shaded field of blue represents the war n bruceb~~ m 'a~"ester cam ' her co-workers, most of her family was in attendance for the recep- springs that led Roosevelt to Georgia in tl e i . ' I lion at the RWS ,Vocational Rehabilitation Unit Auditorium. first place. 1 "! A FAY TTE:"; CHI' RIST AN . ,'HOOL SAVIN6 PAYERS www.lafayettechristianschool.com 706.884.6684 Hogansville Poliqe [: Chief Guy Spratl n and his officers ha e to/e oaa cu/a /or Chr/ saved Hogansvil e :: taxpayers consider- Student Profile--Sarah Davidson able money because "When I started Kindergarten, I couldn't read very well, and then I got better and better every day, and then I reached the Sky Blue Table, all the way to the top!" oAge 6, First Grade oFavorite Subject. Interests:Swimming, Reading Poc t ' oSummer Goal Learnm Playing Polly ke s . g Angel Choir,at First United the crawl stroke Non - discriminatory Admissions Policy Grades K4--12 Have Land? Need Land? We Can Help.* Over 80 Customized Plans to Choose From! 'i!i i! ~ :i ~ WITH PHONE CREDIT APPLICATIONS RESTAURANT u,a, da America's Home Place 1505 LaFayette Parkleay - LaGrange 3472 Hogansville Road LaGrange, GA 30240 PHONE 800.844.6737 www.HOOFERS.com the police department = has not depended tax dollars to pqr- ::: chase police carp. Instead, funds seiz :l ::: through proacti te drug enforcement has allowed the without -- expense to the city. In addition, the police department has seized a Harley- Davidson motorcycle that is being used by the department ; :" Louisiana Man Facing Multiple Charges 85 when he reportedly wit- according to incident rep0 t By ANDY KOBER,nessed a Lincoln Continental the officer determined the being driven at a speed faster driver had been drinking, i ALouisiana man is facingthan the posted speed limit. Varice K. Ernest, 42, Of multiple charges in Gates conducted a trafficAmelia, LA, was charged with Hogansville, including DUI. stop on the vehicle near the speeding, DUI-less safe, arid v Shortly after 9 p.m. on 28 mile marker, driving while license sUs- !. Monday, July 24, Hogansville A check of the driver's pended. Police Officer R. Gates was licenseallegedlyrevealedtheHe was taken into custody working traffic patrol on I- license to be suspended and without incident. ! ! i Help Sought to Solve Crimes Across Troup County Sheriff's occurredat3:24a.m Monday, .torisde ibedasbeingblhe :: Office investigators are seek- July 24 on East Main Street and white in. color with a ru,t- - ing any information about a in Hogansville. ed yellow mower attached. hit and run accident that- As the result of the colli- c sion, an 86 year old man was *Investigators are also : injured, seeking a 2001 Yamaha 125 s The suspect vehicle is Dirt Bike that was stolen believed to be a 90s model from 271 Frost School Road. ,= Chevrolet or GMC truck with The blue and white motorcy- .: passenger sidedamage, cle was taken sometime = between July 4 and July 12. a Investigators are asking . - for your help in locating a If you have any informa- 1965 Ford Tractor that was tion about these or any other stolen from 3454 Upper Big crimes, you are asked to call Springs Road on July 28. Crime Stoppers at 706-812- v. TheFordMode12000trac-1000. Jobless Rate Worsens in Area In June of last year, Continued From Page 1A Meriwether had an 8.5 rate. in the four-county area - 400 Talbot County showed a more than in the previous 6.8 rate in June, worsening month, from May's 5.5 figure. There were 711 jobless in In June Of 2005, Talbot Meriv, ether, 603 in Harris bad a 7.0 rate. and 205 in Talbot, according Troup also recorded a to the labor department. 6.8 rate in June, up from a 6.3 Troup, with the most pop- rate in May. ulation, had 2,097 looking for In June of 2005 Troup had a job. a 7.5 percent rate. The lowest unemploy- The lowest unemploy- ment rate of the four local mentrateinthestateforJune counties during June was the was 3.3 percent in Oconee 4.0 per cent recorded in County near Athens. Oconee Harris, up from 3.6 in May. has held or tied for the low- In June of 2005 Harrisest rate for over a year. had a 4.1 jobless rate. oThe highest was again .Meriwetherhita6.8ratein Chattahoochee County, in June after a 6.2 figure in south of Columbus, at 11.7 May. percent. ',3; 3 T; Gi b~ A, !H