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November 15, 2018

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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HERALD - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 Christmas Season Begins y Our Area COntinued From Page 1-A o[tmers are being asked to decorate. Though not touted specifically as a Christmas event, Sip Shop in Hogansville gives people to shop for Christmas gifts ideas found locally. THE CHRISTMAS Season comes to Warm Springs with the annual Christmas Parade and Candle Light Tour. The Candle Light Tour begins Friday, Nov. 16 and will continue on Friday eVenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings until just before Christmas. ,The Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17. :i Anyone and any group is invited to participate in the parade, which is being organized by Gerrie Thompson. Participants must be in the staging area, located on the road that leads into the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation by 10:30 am. The Christmas Parade is scheduled to start promptly at 11 am. The parade winds through the downtown area and ends with a left turn onto Bulloch Street. Santa Claus is scheduled to visit Warm Springs during the evening of Friday, Nov. 16. For more information about the Warm Springs Christmas Parade, contact Gerrie Thompson at 706-655-2114. A FINAL Christmas event taking place in November is the Country Christmas Event scheduled for 3 pm Saturday, Nov. 24, in Greenville. This will begin with a Christmas Parade in the downtown area. After the parade, seven Christmas Trees, located around the Courthouse, will be lit recognizing the cities located in Meriwether County. Organizers report there will be vendors, singing, dancers, prizes and refreshments along with a visit from Santa Claus. For more information about the Country Christmas Event in. Greenville call 770-468-5343. .: Other area Christmas Parades are scheduled on the first and second Saturdays of December. Photo Submitted ATTENDANCE WINNER - Congratulations to Bryson Woodard, a first grade student at Callaway Elementary School. He was the winner of a $20 gift card for being at school everyday during the month of October. Bryson is pictured with Mrs. Chris Grace, principal of Callaway Elementary. County Schools to Dispose of Exceptional Student Records Submitted To The Herald , The Troup County School System Department of Exceptional Education announces the intent to destroy Exceptional Education records for students who were born prior to 1995. Records will be destroyed that were collect- ed, maintained, or used in providing a free appropriate pub- lie education for disabled and/or exceptional students in the Troup County School System. This notice is in compliance ith records retention requirements as set forth by the State Records Committee. Exceptional Education records for students who were born prior to 1995 are no longer needed for educational plan- ning purposes. These records might, however, be needed the student or parent for Social Security or other rea- gons. If the student or parent would like copies of a stu- dent's Exceptional Education records, please contact the t xceptional Education Records Clerk at 706-812-7939. The gchool system will continue to maintain a permanent aca- demic record for each student. The Troup County Archives serves as the official records repository for the school sys- tem. The Troup County School System and Troup County Archives plan to dispose of these records on or after January I, 2019. About Troup County School System : Troup County School System is an accredited education- system with over 11,900 students in grades K-12. The T CSS does offer a free Pre:K program at each elementary gchool. The system is comprised of eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, one col- lege and career academy, and one alternative learning cen- ter. Students within the school system are taught a rigor- ous and relevant curriculum that helps them make college and career choices beyond graduation and succeed in life. To learn more about Troup County School System, visit t roup.org and the Troup County School System Facebook l age. Photo By Andy Kober KEEPING A WATCH - Pine Mountain Valley resident Dan McMichael is one of the organizers of American Frontier Days along with First Hamilton Legion. He is shown stand- ing in front of a tent that is period correct for Frontier Days. to . . tate By ANDY KOBER od correct campsites, and prepare meals with period American Frontier Days correct pots, pans and uten- is happening this weekend sils. at FD Roosevelt State Park The program often The bi-annual celebra- includes live demonstra- tion is held in the spring and tions of period crafts includ- fall, and serves to provide a ing using black powder living history of life as it was weapons along with throw- from the mid 1700's through ing tomahawks and knives. the late 1800's -- America's American Frontier Days Age of Exploration. is scheduled to be open and Located on the ball field active 10 a.m. to S p.m. along Ga. Hwy. 354 across Saturday and l0 a.m. to 3 p.m. from the Liberty Bell Pool, Sunday. Admission is free near Pine Mountain, camp- though donations will be sites are organized display- accepted. ing life during that 150-year For more information period of exploration, trad- about any of the programs ing and founding of settle- at the state park, call 706- ments. 663-4858. Participants wear period ED. Roosevelt State Park correct clothing, with peri- is located in Pine Mountain. Photo Submitted RETIRED TEACHERS RECOGNIZED- Highland Baptist Church recognized our Retired School Teachers during Morning Worship Service on Sunday, November 4th. We appreciate the hard work and dedication of each of these teachers. Pictured left to right: Pastor Terry Rainwater, JoAnn Massengale, Jean Crocker, Cathy Keith, Elizabeth Brummett, Louis Brummett. Photo Submitted HES FALL FESTIVAL - Hogansville Elementary recently hosted their first ever Fall Festival! There were games, crafts, a Cake Walk, photo booths, food, great costumes (along with a costume contest), and much more fun. Shown here are 4th grade teacher Miranda Phillips along with her husband Jorge, making bead bracelets with Jon Rowe, Landon Hildebrnad, Zahria Johnson, and Xykeria Johnson. Photo Submitted CES BUILDING BUCKS Students at Callaway Elementary School earn Bulldog Bucks for their awesome behavior. These "bucks" are part of CES's PBIS incen- tives. Once a month, students can visit the PBIS store and spend their "bucks" on prizes. The students had an extra treat while visiting the PBIS store in October Callaway High School football players were present to encourage the continuation of good behavior. Activities at Hogansville Senior Center Set for Next Week ByANDY KOBER The Hogansville Active Life Center has a host of activi- ties throughout the month. Some of the upcoming activities include: Tuesday, Nov. 20, Dominos at 9 am, Bingo at 10:30 am, Blood Pressure checks by Troup County Fire Department at 11 am, Line Dancing at 2 pm; Wednesday, Nov. 21, Jewelry class at 9 am, A Little Time in the Word at 10:30 am, Sewing class at I pm; Thursday, Nov. 22, Closed for Thanksgiving; Friday, Nov. 23, Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Scheduled activities are subject to change without notice. Sausage and biscuits are available on Fridays at 9 am for a cost of $1 each. On the last Friday of each month the center holds a Pancake Breakfast at a cost of $3. For more information about any activity at the Active Life Center call 706-637-6606. Photo Submitted HOGANSVILLE ELEMENTARY TEACHER OF THE MONTH - Congratulations to Mandy Wilson, Hogansville Elementary School's Teacher of the Month for November! This is Mrs. Wilson's third year at HES, and she teaches fifth grade ELA and Social Studies. Mrs. Wilson is married to Coweta County Fire Chief Pat Wilson, and they have three children and one granddaughter. Mrs. Wilson is the most dedicated teacher and loves her students as if they were her own. G/'f.*en Turnip Greens - Fried Green Tomatoes Fried Apples - Homemade Biscuits, Cornbread and Rolls Salad Bar $18.50 Sorry we do nw accept reservation ~m Speeiat ttoliday's ~ :. . ; ~ ~ . .~ *?, t Please join us for Thanking ~<~: 'k Thanksgiving Buffet ~; Thursday, November 22 2018 ~ ~:~i~ Hours: 10:30 am - 3:JO pm ~ Menu ~ Fried Ch&ken - Ham - Turkey ~i~ Cornbread Dressing !~.;!~ ~i~ Beans- Butter Peas - Sweet Potato Souffl~ ~:~ a Friend our Ministry. $10.00 Donation. Give us your address. We will lout you on our mailing list. Call Ginny (770) 696-7548 for more information JAMES CLINT SMITH OWNER FAX706-637-9152 CLINTcELL7()~-302-4144. l i QUALITY USED CARS 3H S, DAVIS ROAD. LAGRANGE, CALL (706)4435040 & GET PRE-APPRoVED CALL. WILLIE TODAY AT 706-443-5040 GET PRE-APPRoVED