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l\\;(;v 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAYI Nov. 6, 2003 support our Troops The ......... ..... McDonald's Break-in Attempt Mary White, a manger at the McDonald's restaurant in town told Hogansville Police that on Oct. 27, some- time after 11 p.m., somebody tried to break into the restaurant through a back service door and did some $200 in dam- ages to the door. The culprit failed to gain entry into the restaurant, according to that report. *Mike Cameron told police that somebody stole a saw from under his house at 448 Lee St. According to that report, Cameron said he didn't miss to do some work on Oct. 29. Cameron told police that the saw' his father's and "can't be replaced," responding officer wrote in his He valued the saw at $300, ing to police. Police, City May Create Youth Clu By CLINT CLAYBROOK Hogansville Police Chief Guy Spradlin has been asked by the City Council to come up with plans for a youth club which his department will be involved with, at least to some extent. Councilman Jimmy Jackson's pro- posal for the club, under the auspices of the police department, were announced at a Monday night council meeting. Council members said they want to hear more specifics about Jackson's pro- posal at the council's next meeting. "What we're looking at is a program similar to the Explorer Program that Troup County has," Spradlin told The Hogansville Home News on Tuesday. "What he wants us to come up with is plans for what we'll be doing for those boys and girls (in the club) and what kinds of (programs or activities) we'll be offering them." Jackson told his fellow council mem- bers that similar programs under enforcement agencies have effective in other cities and that like to see such a club or Hogansville. Other council members seeme( agree that Jackson had a good idea, 1 some said they wanted to hear details from the police chief. ' FALL INVENTORY REDUCTION Entire hwcntory Reduced 50% OFF! tligher (.)ualitv (;il?.v & ('ollcctibh'.. 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Is admin- bring the Social Security istering the 2004 Energy number for each person in Assistance Program for the household and their most Carroll, Coweta, Heard, recent home heating bill. Meriwether and Troup coun- ties. The Energy Assistance Program will begin on Nov. 3 beginning with the "Homebound" phase. From Nov. 3 - Dec. 1 we from "med- ically homebound", or those households with a person(s) 65 years of age or older. For those persons not eli- gible during the "home- bound" phase, we will accept applications beginning Dec. 1. The Energy Assistance Program will help pay heat- ing costs for gas, electricity, wood, coal or kerosene. One payments will be made pri- marily by checks issued to home energy supplier on behalf of eligible households. When applying for assis- tance, persons must bring proof of gross income for all household members for the last 30 days. 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Plans for Mallard Lake Continued From Page 1A ing was shown as R-3," Public Works Director Randy Jordan said, "and I couldn't approve the plat until they changed the zoning on the plat to R-I." He clarified the zoning issue prior to Monday night's meeting and council mem- bers were unanimous in approving the preliminary plans the second time around. Council members attached a stipulation that the sidewalks around the lake must be installed before any building permits are issued.. The council also stipulat- ed that the minimum-size home in Mallard Lake must include 1,500 square feet of heated area and that all those homes must have garages. The subdivision, if total- ly "built out." could include some 79 new homes, Jordan said Plans call for 32 new homes in Phase I, he noted. By Paul McCorvey DRESSED FOR THE PART-All dressed out in Scottish garb, Robert Rapp of Austell leads Lochie in the Gala parade. He has participated many times in annual event at the Little White House. Crowd Enjoys Fala Gala By PAUL McCORVEY More than 100 dogs and their owners participated in the 18th annual Fala Gala Saturday at the Little White House. The annual program honors the memory of Fala, the beloved Scottish Terrier owned by President FrankliO D. Roosevelt. Members of the Scottish Terrier Club of Greater Atlanta participated in the event, which featured a parade inside the LWH site and a costume parade. "It is a beautiful day," Rhea Spence said. "Anytime a bunch of Scotties and their people get together, it has to be a great day." Spence said the club welcomes Scottie owners fror all over the Southeast and has a website on the Internet. Event emcee Jack Bagley gave a short history of The Order of the Tartan, which is observing its 20th anniversary this year.. Utility Incentives Considered by City Continued From Page 1A One of the reasons he homes, he said. Customers in Hogansville, because of the city's rate for natural gas, would still pay less than some gas customers who buy from the state's "gas marketers," Mahalick said. cited is that the city can make more money off homes with natural gas than from all- electric homes, and gas serv- ice will require less mainte- nance than all-electric vision "would be a great place for Hogansville to use" incen- tives to encourage the use of natural gas. TRT Ranch & Supply Co. Tommy Pitts, one of the Shallow Creek developers, questioned how much "sav- ings" would be realized by the developers if they agreed to the "mix" of gas and electric- ity in the homes. "We're still looking at a cost of $400 to $500 (per house) to put in gas," he said. "So far that don't look like no incentive to me." "I'm (looking at) right at $400 to $500 to upgrade to gas." 300 East Bacon Street, LaGrange, Georgia (706) 884-7844 Mon - Fri 8-6 Sat 8-1 ~ Best Prices, Best Service ... Buy it from Bubba! "The hon Mahalick said, "is gong saving at least $300 a year I operating costs" if he has combination of tric compared to what would pay in an home." Councilman Martin said he wanted time to consider the tive" program and also time to consider two bids the installation of ground utilities at Creek. The developers face up-front costs of: if they go ahead with install underground services, City Public Director Randy on Tuesday.