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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AUG. 28, 2003 Warrants Issued f, Hogansville Burglary Askew, 22 and Curtis Burdett, about "But he was bonded out before store, then used sledgehammers to By CLINT CLAYBROOK Warrants for two Ellenwood men wanted in connection with a string of burglaries in Coweta County and one in Hogansvile were issued on Monday, police said. Investigator Johnny Lockard with the Hogansvile Police Department, said that Robert 48, were named in warrants charg- ing them with the Aug. 5 burglary of GEO Foods in downtown Hogansville. BURDETT was picked up in Coweta County on Monday and charged with five burglaries in Coweta County, three of them in Newnan, according to Lockard. I could get my warrant" for the GEO burglary, Lockhard said. He said that Askew is still want- ed in both counties while Troup County authorities were looking for Burdett late Ihesday, Lockard said. IN THE AUG. $ incident in Hogansville, somebody used a crow bar to break into the GEO Foods break into four of the six video games in the store. Money was stolen from the video games, Lockard said. Also taken were several dis- count phone cards, according to the investigator. '"Coweta County had five of the same similar type incidents where crow bars were used sledgehammers were use& games," Lockard said. "Two of the Coweta County were rest were out in the newspaper. "It took a lot of work Coweta County Department and Newnan] wrap up the case, Brunch to Honor Students The Troup County His.torical Society will host a brunch open to the public on Friday, September 5, featur- ing History Day contestants from Troup County who par- ticipated in the National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland this June. Nine of Georgia's fifty- four qualifiers for History Day were from Troup County. Students. from West Side Magnet School, Callaway High, LaGrange Academy, LaGrange High School, and Gardner Newman Middle School will be presenting their performances, media, and exhibits. This year's theme was "Rights and Responsibilities in History." The brunch will be held at the Highland Country Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 5. Cost is $15.00 per person. For more infor- mation, contact the Historical Society at 884-1828 or go by the Archives at 136 Main Street in LaGrange. Support Growing for Club Continued From Page 1A over see its operations and, probably, any fund-raising efforts. Geter and representa- tives of the Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia have agreed to meet to further dis- cuss the creation of a club in Hogansville, and Martin has said he will again bring the possibility of creating a Boys an Girls Club before the Hogansville City Council. Martin has said he wants to see after-school programs that would enhance educa- tional opportunities for the city's youth while also offer- ing them new recreational programs. Although the city has not officially endorsed Martin's proposals, there seems to be general agreement that he is on to a good idea. Funding, particularly with the state's economy still in a funk, will obviously be the first problem that needs solving. Tired of getting up late? Need help remembering important dates? Call Jamie at dame's wakc up call an( reminder service for your wake up/reminder call at 706-637-9699 or 1-800-637-9699. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilifies.org HARWELL, BROWN & HARWELL, P.C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. Gary W. Brown Accepting Applications Pine Mountain Police Department is accepting applications for Police offi- cer. Qualifications: must be at least 21 years of age, hold valid Georgia driver's license, high school diploma or GED, be Georgia P.O.S.T certified. OUTDOOR EXCITEMENT- Saturday, August 23, the American Legion sponsored a Family Fun Day at the Post in Hogansville. Though it was a very warm day the kids and grown-ups enjoyed games, food and Photo: Looking for a Bullseye is Drew Bowers, trying his luck at the dart board. Right Photo: A three le( otherwise known as Stephanie Powers and Jerry Powers, are pictured getting ready for the three legged Chef Selected for Hummingbird Hogansville's Hummingbird Festival Dinner and Silent Auction has added Chef Tulla White's superb cuisine to a long list of superlative attractions that will make the evening the lit- tle town's most opulent night out. Chef White, whose The Basil Leaf Restaurant in LaGrange, is a regional favorite, competed against several other finalists for the catering honors. "I couldn't be happier," said White. "I cut my culinary teeth in Hogansville. It will be like coming home." "It is a dream combina- tion," adds Kathy Haskett, who co-chairs the dinner along with Ronnie Mize. "Hogansville's Victoria Belle Special Event Center is such a spectacular setting and now with The Basil Leaf's scrumptious food it really is highlighting Troup County's finest." The Victoria Belle's beau- tiful antebellur 0 facade fea- tures numerous gardens with fountains and a stunning waterfall. Located on Hogansville's Main Street, it has been open almost a year. It's been called the best facil- ity of it's kind in the area. Held on Thursday, October 16, the dinner begins with a Champaign reception at 6 o'clock. Dinner's at 7. Live music and the Silent Auction are featured throughout the evening. "We're getting a tremen- dous response from mer- chants and artists and crafts- men. Donations come from LaGrange and all over West Georgia. The items are real- ly the cream of the crop," says Mize. "The Silent Auction's been a mainstay event for the Hummingbird Festival since the beginning and this year it will be bigger than ever." "The Basil Leaf and the Victoria Belle are great news for the festival and the Hogansville Charitable Trust," says Jack Leidner, trust chairman. "The dinner and the auc- tion fund the trust which in turn supports the City Hall restoration and provides matching funds for commu- nity grants. This year the streetscape grant is due, so this combinatiQa, couldn't come at a better time. Besides, it'll be a blast!" The dinner kicks off a weekend of fun. End and H reunion feature games on Saturday and Saturday night. The Festival, that fun, arts and rides, on Main Street 18th and Sunday October. An art Middle and Hi also being fit into schedule. Tickets for the which include the Silent Auction able at The Basil LaGrange. aA.d at Mary's .... Hogansville. For tions Patrol Will Keep Close Watch on Motorists During Continued From Page 1A gram. The program, sponsored by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, began on Monday, August 25 and will continue through Labor Day. The Labor Day holiday weekend is also an Operation C.A.R.E. holiday peri- od. Operation C.A.R.E., or Combined be participating in the Hands Accident Reduction Effort, is a program the Border program in the of the International Association Chiefs ing up to Labor Day. The of Police designed to unite the law time for Georgia law enforcement community across the cers to encourage safe travel United States and Canada in a campaign holiday period with their to reduce traffic deaths through high. in neighboring visibility enforcement and education, paigns are conducted at Law enforcement officers will also in Georgia and the adjoining 0000,.00DCreek AND SEASONS Memory Care At Poplar Creek Assisted Living and SEASONS Memory Care, we invite you to live an easier way. Poplar Creek is beautiful inside and out. Our suites offer the comforts of home while our staff provides assistance with daily care. We offer three chef-prepared nutritious meals, transportation to appointments, and fun activities every day. Our gardens are lush and inviting. Some residents even grow their own tomatoes! So come and visit us. Let us take care of the details and provide comfort and safety for you and your loved one. We understand your needs and are here to help. Hopes Less Continued From Hogansville, police s Sart the store's :his brother arrest will the store's cooler. 'VCe need to who are doing this the store owner Standish was the ply of Beer jl Lockard said. About the owner asked to loog trash that the route J carrying out, Hatcher, a police officer scene by accident the arrest In another dent, K-9 Starnes arrested after he stopped a vehicle on ing in and out of Starnes said in ing with that Charged with of marijuana distribute afte in the car were David Pledger, 22, Bradley, about Leonardo Williams, Lockard said.