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Tom Luther owns 10 per- cent. Butcher fried a motion on Sept. 11 asking the court to dismiss Main Street's Chapter 11 filing. ARNOLD said he has made Butcher an offer to purchase his interest in the project, but has not received a response. Arnold said renegotiations By Bryan Geter ON TRACK - Pictured above is the entrance to Huntcliff sub-division located on Hwy 29-N next to the Piggly Wiggly Store in Hogansville. Work will began soon to complete the according to developer John Arnold. may be in order, but "I am under the court's protection." Work on the development was halted in April, but Arnold said he would restart construc- tion right away and should be finished with the project in about 30 days. "I'm going to do the project right," he said. "The price of the homes planned to be construct- ed in Huntcliff is in the low $100,000 price range." Arnold said placement of mobile homes at Huntcliff is legal, but he is against doing so. "I stood against Butcher when he wanted to put mobile homes ,,m the !.and." "Profits would be. in  mobile homes," Arnold stated,'Otmt I wouldn't allow that to happerL" Arnold said the city isn't keeping promises concerning the project either. DURING a public hearing held on' June 8, 1999 concern- ing Phase I of the Huntcliff sub- division, the minutes state a See HUNTCLIFE Page 2A Police Handle of Home Break-Ins Hogansville Police has been busy with of home break-ins dur- two weeks. 202 Brazell St. while he was on his between Sept. 23 30, someone entered back door and took several items includ- ing a cordless phone, a cell phone, a Sony play station, a Nintendo, ten play station games, one nintendo game, a door frame, and cash. This case is still under inves- tigation by the department. Robert Martin of 400 Oak St. reported someone entered his home on Friday evening and took a VCR, Red Dirt Devil vac- uum cleaner and approximate- ly $50 in cash: On Sunday, Justin Smith of 202 Dickerson St. reported to police, as he returned home around 8:43 p.m., he noticed a car parked across the street in front of his house and a man was hollering to another man who Smith said was coming out of See POLICE, Page 2A I By Ch Hardngton ! BIG MOMENT- Sequeena Glenn is all smiles after being crowned Callawas 2000 Homecoming Queen last Friday night. Crowning Glenn is 1999 Queen Shannon Norrell as Callaway' Principal Frank Parsons looks on. For coverage of the game, see page 7A. I IIII I II " <) By Frances Robimmn Harrison and Wanda Lowe, co-chairs for the entert/nment committee for the Hummingbird Festival, are finalizing schedules with year's lineup. October 21 and 22 is when you will be able to hear some of the finest entertainment around. Scheduled to in Calvin Hipp Memorial Park are several Hogansville High School alumni including Eddie Robinson, class of '81 and Carol Howington class of '78. Eddie will play piano and Carol will entertain us with stories of growing up in Hogansville. The weekend will be an exciting to be in Hogansville as alumni are planning to come home to Hogansville and renew old friendships and support our festival. A sock hop be held at the old gym Saturday, 7:30 - 11:00. Admission is $5.00. Everyone is encouraged to dress in fashion they would have worn when ' went to Hogansville High. Others involved in the planning of this event.include Chades Burden, class of '63. Pictured, left to right, are Wanda Eddie Robinson, Sybil Harrison, and Charles Burden. Almost Time! Excitement Builds As esrival Draws Near With only a little more than, a week until the Hummingbird Festival, preparations are reaching a feverish pitch across HogansviUe. Included: a surprise for guests at the Festival Fund- raiser Dinner, The Gala at the Grand and its "Taste of Hogansville" celebration. Chef Paul Luna of Atlanta fame adds his skill and flair to the city's celebrations. Luna, best known for his Luna Si and Eclipse de Luna restaurants in Atlanta comes to Hogansville as the resident chef of the Grand Hotel. He's chosen the "Taste of Hogansville" as the venue for his debut in town. "Hogansville and the Grand are such beautiful, romantic places," says Chef Paul. "I really want to build a restaurant here. And wait until you taste the food." The very best of Hogansville's many other fine restaurants will also be high- lighted on Oct. 20 at the ele- gant Grand Hotel. The great chefs from Gaby's Caf6 and Bistro, Hogan's Heroes, the International Cafd and Johnny Brown's Barbeque are planning a multi-course affair that includes wine, and enter- tainment. Chef Paul's contribution See FESTIVAL, Page 6A