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on Flowers- Page 4 ?  7 Readers Speak Out- Page 5 ]IUl IlL I .... The New Jobs, Old Cars - Pages 7-9 PRSRT STD t AUTO U. S. POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 Formerly The Hogansville Herald Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the Hogansville-GrantviUe Area NO. 44 .HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA-THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2001 10 PAGES. 1 SECTION 1 INSERT City Ready For Election By J. Dm $1out One of the most popular events at the 2001 Hummingbird Festival was the Civil War re- complete with Southern belles. Left to right are Stephanie Eastman, Debbie Hartsell, and Vickie This year's festival, held two weeks ago, was declared a success and organizers are already formulating for next year's event. On Tuesday From Staff Reports Hogansville voters will head to the polls next Tuesday to pick a mayor and three city council members. The mayoral race pits the incumbent against two for- mer mayors. Poll Manager Janice Cook reports that the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voting will take place at the Hogansville Elementary School in the Crocker Gymnasium. New computerized vot- ing machines will be in use. At present Hogansville has 1,697 registered voters. The mostly closely- watched race will see incum- bent Mayor Wilson St. Clair fight to hold onto his seat for a second term. St, Clair, a Troup County firefighter, faces oppositon from Mike Johnson and Suzanne Cook. Johnson, a former mayor, was born and raised in Hogansville. He attended West Side High and was in military service 20 years. Ms. Cook, also a former mayor and a city council member, taught school at Hogansville High. Ms. Cook is active in civic projects and organizations. Two challengers will face incumbent Larry Dorrough for council post 1. Dorrough is a Vietnam Veteran and works for Troup County. He is opposed to alcohol. Challenger Terry Seareis was raised in the "Mill Village." He is employed by a mechanicaA company in La Grange. Also vying for post 1 is Charlie F. Martin, who is retired from Ford Motor Company and has worked as contractor. Post 2 Incumbent Peggy Harris also faces two chal- lengers. Ms. Harris was born in Grantville, but has lived in Hogansville since that time. She is completing her first term and has worked in retail business management for 25 years. Challenging her for post 2 is Jack Dollar, who was born and raised in HogansviUe. He was a city council member in the past. Dollar is an executive with the telephone company. Also seeking post 2 is Bobby Joe Frazier, a basket- ball standout at Hogansville High who now works in the insurance field. Two persons are seeking the post 4 seat formerly held by Ezra Whitmore, who resigned from the council last summer to take care of his wife. Seeking the post is Thomas Pike, a native of Hogansville and a retired contractor. Pike was a city council member and a county com- missioner in the past. He faces Jack Leidner, who has a 20-year military background. Leidner operates a book- store and was active with the city's Hummingbird Festival. Troup County elections are controlled by newly- elected Probate Judge Donald Boyd. There will he only one person in the voting booth at a time. No campaign signs are allowed closer than 1,000 feet from the poll and it is agan- ist the law to campaign or have signs on school proper- ty. Stop Sign Violation Nets Cocaine Arrest WORK - Hogansville Elementary students receive checks from the local Optimist Club. Left to right are Neese, Michael Ramey, Latiya Hopson, and Hillary Caswell. By Bryan Get The Meriwether County Deputies arrested Timothy James Ramsey, 41, of 9874 HogansviUe Road, Hogansville with V.G.C.S.A. (Possession of Cocaine) during a traffic stop at the intersection of Sewell Road and County Line Road last week. Sheriff Steve Whitlock said Ramsey was stopped for a stop sign violation and a wa-'Lng was issued. After the warningcitation was issued, Ramsey gave deputies permission to search his vehicle. Deputies found two plas- tic bags containing suspect- ed cocahne on the floor board of the vehicle. Ramsey was transported to the Meriwether County Detention Center. all played," reported Cavalier head coach Cummings about big Region SAA 40-20 Carver. As the score became allaway coaching inserted the the Go team and the Chinese Bandits. 11 Joseph Brown and No. 11 saw action at quar- is a freshman. Eallaway has now won 5 Their Region 5AA y Destroys Carver, 40-20 record is 5 - 1 and 6 - 2 overall. They are at present in a 3 way tie for first place in the Region. Also tied are Manchester and Lamar County. All teams have 2 regular season games left this year. The CAVS have Crim in Atlanta this Friday and close out with arch rival Greenville at home. The wirfless Carver Panthers were able to score first , but missed the point after. Within Callaway Touchdown. Freshman No. 4 Adrian Hanm returned a punt all the way for another CAVS score. Clauntaun Martin punched one in from 6 yards out. Jay Brewer saw limited action the first half. The Cavalier power running back had one touch down for the day. He gained I00 yards in 5 carries. No. 1 Marquis Rosser the Cailaway high jumping expert return. The score at the half was 33 - 6 Callaway. In the second half Callaway running back No. 7 Chakevious Harrrison roared in for a touch- down . The Chinese Bandits looked good holding the Panthers to 14 points. The Callaway coach- ing staff is busy reviewing the game tapes and films looking for new talent. By J. On bout SMILES Samantha Stezer is the manag- er on the Callaway Cavalier Varsity foot- ball team. The smiling sophomore is proud of the team's seconds Chris Smith took the kick closed out the Callaway East half *The next game is against five wins in off and went the distance for a scoring with a 66 yard punt Crim in Atlanta. a row. : mmmlmmmmmmm mmm   m mm m mmm mmmmmmmmmmmm l mmmmm