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PAGE 10-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - Hogansville Woman Chal:ged in $11,000 Bank By CUNT CLAYBROOK A Hogansville woman is free on bond after having been charged last week in connection with the theft of some $11,000 from a Community Bank & Trust branch in LaGrange, according to authorities. Jennifer Ann Thompson, 22, who lives on East Boyd Road "in Hogansville was charged in con- nection "with six incidents (of theft) that occurred over a 17 month peri- od," said Matt McGraw, an investi- gator with the LaGrange Police Department. A bank vice president at the 201 Main Street branch refused to com- ment on the case or the charges and referred questions about the inci- dent to the bank's attorney, Danny Daniels, in LaGrange. Thompson was a teller at the bank. She vas fired on Friday for rea- sons not connected to the alleged thefts, McGraw said. Authorities said that Thompson would allegedly process transac- tions in her role as teller at a drive- through window, then void the trans- actions and keep the cash. There were also a number of cashier's checks that the bank found were issued on the same day that money was missing from the ledgers, McGraw said. He is still in which some $11,229 is missing. Thompson turned authorities on Friday and released on a $22,600 bond, a /ties said. NOBLE AMBITIONS- Participants from Meriwether and Coweta, and Talbot coun- ties recently completed a 10 week, 30 hour training course as a part of the process to become foster and adoptive parents. Pictured are: (First row, from left) Christine Turner, Vernal Hardaway, Rebecca Farr, Laura Douglas and Janice Anthony. (Second row, from left) Sherri Slaton, Arthur and Cynthia Lawson, Henry Anthony, Tina and Larry Huggins and Johathan Douglas. (Third row, from left) Charles Slaton, Rosa and Harry Slaughter. Meriwether County continues to be in need of foster and adop- tive homes for children of all ages. The next GPS: MAPP training will begin on September 18. For more information on fostering and adoption contact Sommer Moss at 706-672 4244. 0000WANA Program Underwa00 It's time for AWANA again at the Piney Grove Baptist Church on the Corner of 315 and River Rd. Children ages three years through grade six are welcome. Come be a part of our wonderful youth program on Wednesday night from 7:00-8:00 p.m. We would like to invite you to come and be a part of our Sunday Services. If you are looking for a church home, we're it. Come and be blessed. Early service 8:30, Sunday School 9:45 and regular services at 11:00 a.m. II ,4 Get well wishes go out to Ms. Linda Marie Nails of Grantville, who underwent surgery at Newnan Hospital East last week. Happy Anniversary goes, out to the fol- lowing couples: Rev. and Mrs. M.R. (Dorothy) Clements on their 32nd on August 23; Rev. and Mrs. Charlie (Wanda) Glanton on their 31st on August 25; and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny (Karen) Williams on their 15th on August 21. We wish them many, many more happy years together. Ms. Elizabeth N. Johnson of Grantville has returned home after spending three weeks with her daughter and son-in-law, Dr. T. Bernard and Mrs. Barbara Clayton of Marshall, Texas. Our belated sympathy goes out to the fam- flies of Mrs. Elease Hardaway Gi'esham of Atlanta; Ms. Annie Ruth Sewell Leigh of Columbus, formerly of Hogansville; and Mrs. Evelyn Dean Reeves of Union City in their deaths. Now one understands like Jesus. We're sorry to report that Rev. Johnny Freeman of Greenville is a patient at WGMC. Also Rev. Willie Ed Geter of Hogansville is a patient at Newnan Hospital East. We wish them a speedy recovery. Birthday greetings go out to: Mr. Charles Brown, Mr. Willie B. Cameron, in memory of Mrs. Grace R. Barksdale, in memory of Mr. R.B. Cousins, Ms. Belinda Dean, Ms. Phyllis Dean, Ms. Latoya Dean, HaNeisha Lashae Leslie and NyKeisha Shanae Boyd, daugh- ters of Ms. Barbara Annette Addle, in mem- ory of Mrs. Elease Gresham, in memory of Mrs. Zelda Griffin, in memory of Bennell Hardaway, in memory of Mrs. Mozelle Patterson, Ms. Michelle Heard, Kiara Tyshaun Hughley, daughter of Ms. Cynthia Thompson, Mrs. Maude Lindsey, Ms. Latressa Nails, Seveda Milner, Mr. San Harris, Andre Smith, Mr. Darryl Strozier, in memory of Mr. Melvin Strozier, Ms. Altina Monique Thrash, DeJontae Mareze Thrash, Mrs. Betty Jo Thompson, Mrs. Maggie Stepp, Ms. Cynthia Thompson, Britney N/cole Tucker, grand- daughter of Mrs. Josephine Tenney and Darius Kurtell, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Curtis (Phyllis) Williams. Out of town guest of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis (Mary Hall) Griggs of St. Marks is Mrs. Mattie Griggs Lett of Cleveland, Ohio. Oak Ridge C.M.E. Church in Greenville invites everyone to , their Annual Homecoming on Sunday, August 24 at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Darrell Heard will be bringing the message. Dinner will be served. Seed for of the time, the time. hdught: No one can be right all but it helps to be right most of I I Deacon of the Week: Joe Travis. As you pray, remember Bob Tillman, Lucile Wilson, Tom Flournoy, Pauline Powers, Elizabeth Garner, M/M Frank Crawford, Barbara Moore, Wendy Irvin, Marge McBride, Marcellite Broussard, Clara Byrd, Ruth Smith, Susan Fleming, Patsy Dalrymple and Rev. Ron Howard. Our Christian sympathy is extended to the family of Debbie Pittman Standard at her recent death. Dr. Keith Fordham and his dummy pal "Homer" had Children's Time August 17 in the morning worship. They also had the Sunday School Assembly. Dr. Fordham preached our Fall Revival Sunday-WednesdaY. His wife Shirley and dummy pal "Joy" were there and had a part in the service Sunday night which was S.S. Emphasis; Monday was Youth night with a pizza party before the serv- ice and Tuesday was Children's night with a pizza party before the service as well. Wednesday night was Family night and a time of sharing with Dr. & Mrs. Fordham after the service. Dr. Fordham is a Vocational Evangelist. They are from Harp's Crossing Baptist Church in Fayetteville. This included an old fashioned dessert and ice cream dinner in the church fellowship hall. Special music Sunday night was Joe & Gina Ables, Monday night was Sounds of Grace, Tuesday night was Mike & Linda Scantlin, and Wednesday night was Sondra Lee and the Adult Choir sang "I Put My Trust in the Lord". The Adult Choir Special Music Sunday morning was "Say Amen" with soloist Sondra Lee. We were happy to have many visitors with us at our Revival that had a theme of "The Offer Still Stands". The Western Baptist Association Evangelism Conference is August 25 at 6:30 p.m. and August 26 at 6:15 at Mills Chapel Baptist Church in Newnan. Preaching Monday will be evangelist Steve Foster, and on Tuesday Mike Minnix and Steve Foster. 2 Burglaries To Hogansville By CUNT CLAYBROOK Two burglaries were reported to the Hogansville Police Department last week. In one of them, a man report- ed that $2,500 worth of expen- sive dresses were taken from a storage room at 200 West Main St. Tyron Wilkinson, who lives in College Park, told police that the storage build- ing was broken into between 5 p.m. August 13 and the same time the next day. He said the dresses belonged to his deceased sis- ter, according to a police report dealing with that inci- dent. In an apparently unre- lated incident, Taurus Foster told police that someone entered his residence at 204 Popular St. and stole a Playstation and two games from his bedroom. In another incident, Doris Jackson, who lives at 2632 Mobley Bridge Road, told police that she has been without water at her rented Methodists Schedule Yard Sale The Trinity Methodist Church will be sponsoring a yard sale at the Durand Fire House on Saturday, September 9, 8:00 a.m. until. Everyone is invited to stop by and support their Springfield Homecoming Is Sunday Springfield Baptist Church, Poplar Street, in Hogansville, will celebrate their annual homecoming service on Sunday, August 24, at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served after worship serv- ice. Homecoming revival will be held for three nights beginning Wednesday, August 27 thru Friday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. each night. Pastor Eric Jackson from Greater" New Hope Baptist Church in Atlanta will be the evangelist speak- er for the revival services. Please mark calendars to join US. Rev. Joseph McGuire is the pastor. house and with electricity for She said her problems. 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