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Mountville Gets Ready for 172nd Time ! Page 5A Ties That Bound FDR and Callaway- 4A aea$on To Cheer- 7A Th I II II Where To Find A Better Career- Pages 8, 9A II I PRSR1 SID AUIO U S POS]AGE PAID HOGANSVI[ [ E, GA PERMN NO 35 Formerly The Hogansville Herald Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the Hogansville-GrantviUe Area Five Arrested In Dru00 Raid Police Search Home By Bryan Geter ALL THAT -The 2000 Callaway Homecong is set for Friday night at Callaway in LaGrange with four senior beauties wing to become the Homecoming Queen. of these girls pictured above will win the title Friday night: (L-R) Sequeena Glenn, Erin Randi Looney and Kristal Karrelas.Pictured below are the underclassmen (I-r) Bridgett Oestinie Thomas, MeShae Phillips, Brittany Hickox, Holle Leath and Michelle Brantley. By John Kuykendall Five people from Hogansville are facing drug charges after a search warrant was. executed Thursday, September 28 at a home on The warrant was issued after a traffic stop resulted in a suspect escaping from police officers on foot. According to Rick White of the Troup County Sheriff's Department, the incident began when members of the Troup County Sheriff's Department initiated a traffic stop. Agents of the department had stopped a Ford pickup being driven by Anthony Justin Smith. As offi- cers approached the vehicle, Smith jumped out of the vehi- cle and fled on foot. Officers stated Smith had approximate- ly two ounces of suspected rflar- ijuana in his hand at the time he exited the vehicle. Officers gave chase, but lost Smith when he jumped two fences in a res- See 'DRUG RAID, Page 2A FIRED UP - Thanks partly to an enthusiastic cheerlead- ing squad, the Callaway Cavaliers defeated the Decatur Bulldogs Friday night, 41-28. The entire team played well. Now, Cavalier fans are getting ready for the Homecoming game with Northgate. Full details, Page 7A. [ i  III I I Hogansville's 'Most Wanted' Captured on Boozer Street By Bryan Geter Hogansville's "Most Wanted" was apprehended on Friday, Sept. 22 on Boozer Street by the Hogansville Police Department after receiving a tip he had been seen in the area. C.J. Boyd, 17 was charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery after allegedly robbing and shooting Demetrius Mitchell,17, in the head twice on April 19, 2000. The incident occurred on the premises of the old Jr. Food Mart located on Hwy 29 N. Officers Matt Lindsey and John Lockard captured the fugi- tive, who put up a fight. He was additionally charged with felony obstruction, carrying a concealed weapon and giving a false name to an officer. IN OTHER police business, Rodger Lamar Kilgore of Moultrie said he didn't know why his 18-wheeler starting rolling down hill and came to a stop after hitting a Nobles' gas sign and a stop sign at Nobles Truck Stop last Friday. See 'MOST WANTED; Page 2A ing Success thlete Getting Ready for Paralympics many years. g high school at Martin lettered in foot- baseball and track. at the age of 15, his sight continued to play football and graduation, he declined a football scholarship and turned most of his attention to his education. At 23 years old, he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a degen- eration of the retina and declared totally blind. Afterwards, Martin completed his education with degrees in Industrial/System and Textile Engineering. The love for sports never left him. In 1991, he joined the United States Association of Blind Athletes. He has been a national champi- on five times in various events and holds U.S records in the Pentathon and indoor long jump. He represented the U.S. in the1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, where he finished sixth in the pentathlon, ninth in the discus See ATHLETE, Page 3A READY - The 2000 Paralympic Games will get underway on October 18-29 in Sydney, Australia. Vincent Martin (r) chats with his mother, Bardell about how he plans on bringing home a medal in the discus throw. Bardell will be leaving for the games later this month.