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November 15, 2001

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HOGANSVlLLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2001 Pr;E S-A Robinson School Honors Axea Veterans Whitesburg Grammar School special program last Friday at All veterans were invited encouraged to attend. In the foyer ue had been erected and the of former students who served ;armed forces were listed. registration the guests were a delicious lunch. veteran answered roll call and was asked to name the branch of serv- ice in which they served. Each received a diploma-like paper thanking each one for their service to their country. The first and second graders were dressed for the occasion and sang patri- otic songs. The veterans were asked ff they had ever participated in a ticker-tape parade and of course, the answer was no. Our host assured us we were in for a treat and asked us to follow her into the hall. When we entered the hall we were shocked. There the children, teachers . - On November 8, the Hogansville Community Improver Association,' Pre-kindergarten class enjoyed a special trip to see Disney's Toy Story II on Ice lnta.. Pictured, back row, Debra Moses, Tammy Ayers, KeMn ctoj', Einy Taquoya Moses, Jack Johns, Monica Mitchell, Emanuel Mann,3atidittffa an, Johnnie Mae Black; center, Alexis Hardaway, Benjamin Guy, Demartez Malik Martin, LaBronze Zelaya, Tavorius Johnson, Lula Spearman; front Shamonica Reed, Briannah Coster, Aaron Cali, Kavon Zelaya, Lakeitha , Weathers. Day of Prayer Observed at Rockridge The prayer calendar was given by Betty Tingle, while World Day of Prayer/Call to Prayer was done by I.aVerne Blankenship. The scripture was from Joshua 24:15 with Africa being the prayer focus. "God Give Us Christian Homes" was the hymn they sang before the offertory prayer and offerto- ry by Betty Stapler. LaVerne Blankenship had the intro- duction of speaker. The program was pre- sented by Carl J. Vonnah, Jr. He and his wife Glenda served 20 years in the Philippines and Hawaii. He was a church planter. Mr. Vonnah is with Baptist International Missions, Inc., located at Tennessee C.L.A.I.M. j { Imymen ring Inte M ) Dr. blessing "Bind Us by all. It was ishislast as _st A_ssociatio ' Missions. e A followed p Att :fl'om, Hogansville First  Church were Rev. Har01d  Belle w'is, Patti Phillips and Burks. Phillips annual Baptist World Day of observance was November 5th at Baptist Assembly The theme for for Christian and men coming to pray was "God My F afity on to Greater e.t were 96. Clark played the piano and Vera gave the welcome and The congre- sang the chorus of God" and Betty led them in saying the Watchword. and I personnel were lining the hall on either side with their flags wav- ing and they showered us with confetti as we marched down the hall of the school. After the parade, we had pic- tur made in front of the plaque. itwas a special time for me. I attend- ed school there in the early '30s and had- n't been back since. I was the only vet- eran there who bad attended the school. It was a very special day for me. (Editor's note: Frances Robinson is a Jltran of World War IL) Turkey Shoot Helps Charity By Frances Robinson The Hogansville Optimist Club held their annual turkey shoot Saturday, November 10 at the Hogansville Golf Club Range. The turnout was very small for such a beautiful day. Each year we give away a gun to a lucky shooter. Not so this year, we didn't have enough shooters to support giving the gun away. We appreciate the ones who did shoot and supported the club. The proceeds of this shoot support our Empty Stocking Fund for needy chil- dren. ALL YOUR One low monthly paymenL Land,{ sected by Houses, Land, Mobile Homes & [ Good or Bad Credit From 6.9% to 30 years. I 1-800-553-9256 Mortgage Corp. 109 Court Sq. Greenville, GA "Ga Retial rk L en,  : Mon&y-Saturday 10 aan. to 6 p.m. 4254 Rmsevelt Hwy. 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Age brackets are: 10 and under, 11-14, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 70-74, 75 & over. Fun Run/Walk- All one mile fun run/walk " " Top three finishers (male and female) Pte-Registrafion till Nov. 9 - $15 Late Registration or Day of Race - $18 Registration o day #race at 9:15 at the r.burcb. For more in, call 655-3912 or 655-2558. k