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HOGANSVI HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AU(;. 8, 2002 PAGE 3-A 4 CLOSER TO HOME - Rev. Sarah Parker, who has pastored the Ebenezer Church in Hogansville for the last two years recently resigned to accept Presbyterian Church in Newkirk, Okla., which a bit closer to Kansas where is from. Pictured with Sarah is her husband, David and son Will. davis has also ned his church in Greenville, The Greenville Presbyterian Church and he has accept- new church, First Presbyterian of Btackwetl, Okla. The Parker family left for their home on Monday. Drake Graduates from Marine Mechanized Course Marine Corps Pfc. William A. Drake, son of Lori P. Drake of Hogansville and David H. Drake of Winston Salem, N.C., recently gradu- ated from the Marine Aviation Supply Mechanized Course. Drake is a 2002 graduate of Callaway High School of Hogansville and joined the Marine Corps in January. -Amanda Bacon of the American Cancer Society spoke to the Rotary Meriwether County last week about the upcoming Relay for Life on August 17. with Bacon is Club President Kevin Wegienka. The Conference Has Many Attendees North Georgia Cooperative Event, of JQ,LaGrange after ears, with 217 from across the attending. The was held July 24-27 at College. The was God's Mission - Action. Adults had an participate in of three mission studies: Book of James (spiritu- (geographic) and Justice (general Children participated the geographic study of while the youth in a study of The of James. A Korean was held also with par- 3ants from the Korean Churches. Dr. Stewart Gulley, College President, the participants to LaGrange. Bishop Bevel Jones taught a Bible Study for all participants, and Mrs. Marianna Drinkard led the early morning devotion in the courtyard by the fountain. Two plenary sessions were held to give all an overview of the three mission studies. The teachers were Mrs. Pearline Davis, Rev. Frederick Gray and Rev. Jacqueline Rose-Tucker (Spiritual); Mrs. Doris Paul and Mrs. Judie Wendt (Geographic); Mrs. Mary Kercherval Short and Rev. David Graatt (General); Ms. Myung Rae Kim Lee (Korean); Ms. Sue Raymond and Rev. Shari Rates (Children); and Rev. Susan Allen Grady and Mr. Paul Bickford (Youth). Assisting with music were Jackie Weaver and Ms. Lola Parks. Mrs. Louise Young, Conference United Methodist Women President, is Dean of the Mission Education Event. The Event is sponsored annually by the North Georgia Conference Board of Outreach and the United Methodist Women. Participants from the LaGrange District UMW included Mrs. Edith Allen Burks and Mrs. Phyllis Allen Tigner (Burk's Chapel), Mrs. Virginia Pope and Mrs. Barbara Brown (Fayetteville FUMC), Mrs. Marie McCord and Mrs. Jo Anne Thomas (Louise Chapel), Mrs. Betty Davis (Manchester FUMC), Mrs. Lucflle Campbell (Merrill Chapel), Mrs. Dorothy Cameron, Mrs. Ida Tarver Jones and Miss Tarver Alexandria Jones (St. Mary), Mrs. Betty Johnson (Smith Chapel Pine Mountain, Mrs. Mary McCauley (Union Chapel, and Ms. Elizabeth Thornton (Warren Temple). c SEEING THE SIGHTS- Day after day, visitors come to Roosevelt's Little White House from around the world. This week, former 6th Div. i=-&arine Bill Sams of Sylvester, Georgia, toured the historic site. Pictured with Bill are Shawn and Laura Lacy of Mansfield, Texas. Mr. Sams was an honor guard for FDR at Pards Island and was serving on Okinawa in 1945 when he heard about the presi- dent's death. His son is an F16 fighter pilot who has just retumed from his secona mission in Afghanistan. Mrs; Lacy is work- ing on her master s thesis at the University of Texas-Arlington. &tgust8 Jackalin Neese, Janetha Olivia M. Davis, Hand, Tony Hanson, Randy Hand. 9 Lowry, Elizabeth Justin Smith, Kristi Neil Sherman, Mr. lel L, anniver- sar'y, August 10 Debra Spradlin, Franklin Fuller. August 11 Marvin Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rhodes, anniversary. August 12 Dill Williams, Jerry F. Worthy, McKinley Fohr--man, Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey, anniversary. August 13 Bruce Stitcher, Darrell Neese. August 14 Kristy Carlisle, Margaret E Doler, Mr. and Mrs. Bubba pittman, anniversary. you've been two months out of high school...what...about now? Still undecided about what you're going to do? Why not let Technical future? You cate, a career planner at West Georgia College introduce you to your can choose from over 80 certifi- diploma and associate degree options. FREE tuition is available to most Georgia residents through the HOPE Grant. Call today at 706-845-4323 x lest Georgia Technical College... A Real Education for the Real World 3O3 Fort Drive LaGrange 706.845.4323 www.westgatech.org I III FOR TROUP (OUNTY COMMISSIOI-4 CHAIRMArql Ask for the blue ballot Pak;I [or by the Col1 to F.I dllck Crook " Louis Lestor, Chalrmn ,,Cl'fft= Cleavelan(l -Torn Burdette, Tteamuret m mll