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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEW - "I t I [,: l  '', SI;fq . 26, 2002 PA(;E 3-A School Alumni Have Big Plans for Weekend r WANDA LOWE The third weekend in October should be very in Hogansville. Not only will we get a to browse through all the booths and eat the good festival food at the Hummingbird but it will also give us a chance to relive glory days of high school. This year marks the 40th anniversary, of West High School's state basketball championship. that is not enough to celebrate, Hogansville alumni will celebrate the 50th anniversary state football championship! To celebrate these big events, alumni of both asked to come back to Hogansville and memories. The events of the weekend off Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Hogansville School gym with a basketball game. current plans are to play two "boys" games "girls" game. The games are open to any alumni from either school and will be play by all age groups. If you playing, plan to arrive at the gym Graduates of even years are asked to wear light colored shirts and odd years should green or blue or dark colored shirt. For more contact Sara Jenkins at 637-4237. All of the championship team will be rec- ognized. Riding on the "wave" of last year's successful football game, we will again see the old guys try to feel like teenagers as they take to the field on Saturday night. Beginning at 7:00 at the Hogansville Elementary School football field (formerly known as Hendrix Stadium), the alumni game will give all ages a chance to toss the pigskin. This year's rules allow the oldest eleven men to play for the first three minutes of each quarter. Again, the teams will be coached by Tony Williamson and joined this year by Mike Pike. Those interested in playing should contact Tony at 637-8456. Even years wear white or light colored shirts; odd year grad- uates should wear green or gold. No game would be complete without a half time show. Again, the majorettes are planning to strul their stuff. If interested, call aan Chaffin at 637- 4199. And if you band members really want to march and "play an instrument", contact Wanda Ix)we al 637-9582. Other highlights of halftime will include recognizing the 1952 state championship hx)tball team and cheerleaders. If you were around then and had the opportunity to be part of that e,, ent, contact Todd Pike at 637-4538. And if you always dreamed of being homecoming queen, but were never selected, here's your chance. All classes from both schools are asked to have a represen- tative to run for alumni homecoming queen. All you have to do to ear the crown is buy your way 1o the title! The representative that collects the most money wins! All proceeds will go to Itogansville Charitable ]ust. Call Claire Rabun at 637-8288 to participate. And last. but never least, are the cheerleaders. I.asl year they proved they still had spirit. This year the5' have a chance to show us both nights! Again Christy Johnson is helping to organize this group. Contact her at 6,37-5844 to participate. After the game, the Hogansville Elementary tq'() will sponsor a dance for all alumni at the gym. Once again alumni can order T-shirts for the weekend from Celebrate Georgia. Jan has arranged for shirts to be made for both schools with their mascot s on t hem. I f you want one. order by October 15th by calling 637 6457. Sounds like a fun weekend, huh? To make it fun for all, we need a few more people to help. We need you to contact all your classmates, family and friends to be there. We need any memorabil- ia from both schools, particularly from the cham- pionship teams. We need volunteers to man the alumni b(uth so we can continue to build our data base of alumni for both schools. 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Hosting the occasion was Pastor Harold Willis Sunday School class. The guests enjoyed delicious refreshments. The hon- oree received many beau- tiful and useful gifts. BY Fm 50 YEARS- Mr. and Mrs. Roger Pointer hosted a recep- , tion Sept. 21st honoring Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Thrower L in hon)r of their 50th wedding anniversaryat the Highland . By F,,  [ptist Church fellowship hall. The hall was beautifully HONORED - Mydie. decorated with gold flower arrangements and gold rib- Gaddy tumed 88 on Sept. i: :bon and bows were featured on the arch. The tables 18. On Sunday, Sept. 22 :were beautifully decorated and laden with delicious members stopped  food. Many, many friends and relatives attended to help to enjoy cake with her. : Jbern celebrate this occasion. September 26 '  ; Ila L. Burdette, Mr. Bill Davis, anniversary, ,: September 27 Brian Fuller, Hunter Luann Hendrix, Fuller, Nita Pam Williams. 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