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He forced all employees into the walk-in cooler except the store manager. The manager was then forced to open the safe and empty the cash drawers. One employee reported seeing a gun with the robber. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 812-1000. The case is under inves- tigation by investigator Guy Spradlin, who can be reached at 637-6648. fly d. In a |PKIN - What is believed to be the biggest pumpkin in Hogansville can be found at Roger's Bar- at Hummingbird Station. Pictured with the pumpkin is Sb, erry Striblin, hostess at the restaurant. Past Returns Annual Heritage Celebration Set for , Oct. 19 iJ. Dan Stout The Hogansville Elementary L continues a growing tradition This, year's celebration will be Oct. 19. happening is designed to g activities come alive ' studies of the early twentieth cen- tury. This year will be the eighth annu- al day to show the history of Hogansville and surrounding com- munities. Costumes of the times are worn by those demonstrating various skills land crafts of bygone days. Kids will be able to watch and actually participate in churning, but- ter molding, biscuit making, and t&ste sugar cane and boiled peanuts. Quilting and weaving corn shucks are some of the highlights. The students are able to see and play the games of generations ago like hopscotch and marbles. *Anyone in the HogansviUe area who would like to participate or dis- play items, please call Linda Hart at 812-7990. + i , ? WEEK TO GO - Hogansville ElementarY Principal Peggy Smith has marked the calendar for the school' S Heritage Days Celebration. in addition to just being fun, it also gives students an eye-opening look at distant and not-so-distant past. Interest Buildin For Alumni Game Everyone is getting excit- ed about the upcoming alum- ni football game to be held Oct. 20 at 7: p.m. at the Hendricks Stadium located at the Hogansville Elementary School. Admission to the game will be $5 with the proceeds going to the Hogansville Historic Trust Fund for con- tinued improvements for our town. The price of admission will include a chance to gath- er at the game with old friends and classmates as well as to attend a post game dance in the Crocker Gym by the fiel& All participants in the game will be asked to sign a waiver for participation. If you plan to play foot- ball, please arrive at 5:00 p.m. All cheerleaders, band mem- bers and majorettes should arrive at 6:00 p.m. The game will be the Green against the White. If you graduated from HHS during a year that is an even number, please wear a green shirt; ifan 0dd year, please wear a white shirt. This is for all participants. You may wear your own shirt; however, if you are interested, shirts may be pur- chased at Celebrate Georgia on Main Street in downtown Hogansville. For those who will be par- ticipating in the game and purchase their shirts in advance, the owner, Jan Chaffin, has offered free screen printing to identify you as a band member, majorette, cheerleader or football player And for $1.00, she will include the year you gradu- ated on the shirt. Cost of the shirts is $9.50; more if 2x. Please call Jan at 637- 6487. Batons can also be pur- chased there as well. Band members will be furnished with kazoos for instruments. However, we would like to have at least a drummer. Interested? Call Wanda Ix)we at 637-9582. 73 Years! Mountville Homecomirq Planned for Sunday At Troup's 'Highest Point' It's an incredible milestone. Mountville United Methodist Church will cele- brate its 173rd Homecoming this Sunday, October 14 at 11:00 a.m. The Re,,,. M. Banks Brazell, Jr., pastor of the Monroe First United Methodist Church is the guest minister. He formerly served as pastor of the Mountville Circuit (Mountville, Big Springs and Odessadale United Methodist Churches). The Rev. Dane G. Wagner, pastor of the McaJntville UMC, invites all former pastors, members and friends to the 173rd Homecoming. Dinner on the ground will be served following the worship service. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy visiting with friends - old and new. Special music will be presented during the Homecoming celebration at Mountville UMC, locat- ed in the oldest settlement and highest point in Troup County (Georgia Highway 109 East, 10 miles from LaGrange). UIIII I III III II