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]PAGE 2 HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2000 Court Docket Filled With Variety of C Continued From Page 1A Wayne Lamar Grissom, was charged with a noise ordinance viola- tion, and had a bench warrant issued. Renee Earlene Holloway, for a noise violation, was fined $76.50. Terri Lesha Jolly, charged with dis- regarding a railroad crossing, license required, no proof of insurance, had her case continued until December 14. Arthur John Lancaster, charged with laying drag, and a noise violation, was fined $675 and given 12 months' probation. John Leslie was fined $59.25 for a noise violation. Tammy Massengale, charged with disregarding a railroad crossing, was fined $217.50. Johanna W. McGhee, for speeding 40 mph in 25 mile per hour school zone, was fined $115. Charisla K. Mitchell, for license required, was fined $14. James Donald Munson, had a fail- ure to appear warrant issued for a head- light requirement. Eldridge Whatley Newlin, for fail- ure to stop for a stop sign, was fined $76.50. Tyrone Pooler, charged with no proof of insurance and driving on a suspended license, had his case con- tinued until December 14. Moreo Deon Reeves, charged with driving on the wrong side of the road, had his case continued until December 14. Willie George Roberts, for defec- tive equipment, was fined $76.50; Tammy Cameron Robinson, for a seat belt violation-child, was fined $38. Jennifer Smith, charged with unau- thorized accumulation (motor vehicle), had her case continued until December 14; James Michael Scantlin, for speed- ing 40 mph in 25 mile per hour school zone, was fined $115. Rusty Lee Sheinutt, for an open con- tainer violation, was fined $155. Andrew C. ThomPson, for disre- garding a railroad crossing barrier, was fined $217.50. Anthony Lamon Towns, for violation, was fined $76.50; Cedric Armond Upshaw, ing 46 mph in 25 mile per zone, was fined $140. Everett Lee Ward, for stop for a railroad crossing was fined $217.50. Delton Lee Williamson, for control violation, was fined Charles K. Prather, for mph in a 25 mile per hour was fined $115. Council Continued From Page 1A He said it is not at full level but the city can handle the difference. "Danny went to bat for us," he said, "I appreciate his efforts." The council appointed Andy Sharp to serve on the Historic Commission during their regular meeting last week. Doug Wessinger and Charles Prather were also considered. The council heard the second reading of the "floating rate for nat- ural gas" and decided to go with it at the recommendation of Aldrich. Aldrich said since gas prices change so often, most businesses are going to the floating rate. "You just can't set a rate and leave it anymore." Councilperson Jean Crocker said she has had complaints of hunt- ing in the city limits. Councilman Larry Dorrough said it was okay to hunt with bows but the ordinance states firearms can't be fired within the city limits. Aldrich said he has talked to sev- eral hunters in the past few weeks. THE NOVEMBER 20 public hearing with Flying J has been can: celled until December 18 at 6 p.m. along with the zoning hearing which was rescheduled for 6:45 p.m. By Bryan Geter BIG EVENT - A big Gospel Singing is planned for the Corinth Baptist Church in the Corinth community Saturday evening beginning at 7 p.m. The featured singers will be the Melody Trio from Roam Mountain, Tennessee, along with the Christianairs and the Heavenly Strings from LaGrange. Members of both groups are pictured above. (Front Row, L-R) Laddie Yates, Ruth Roberts and Chris Studdard; (Back Row, L-R) Ben McCurdy, Patti Studdard, Danny Geter, James Hale, Tony Daglerpont, Wes Williams and Diane Williams. Grant Continued From Page "This has been a effort by a lot of people; is wonderful that the tion has been partially ed," he asserted. The original re for $600,916 to streetscapes over a stretch. The project includes sidewalks, streetlights and "to improve' safety, and tourist appeal." "This is great Hogansville Ch board member Jack "There are so thank: Susanne Cook, DeMarrais and John from the trust who did s0l of the nuts and bolts David Aldrich, the ager, the mayor and council; our elected resentatives, Jeff Dan Lee; and most above all, Lynne Historic Preservation from RDC who put the age together. It proves, that good things can when we work 15 Troup Students Named AP"Scholar Fifteen students from the Troup County School System have been named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their excep- tional achievement on the college-level AP Examinations taken earlier this spring. Approximately 23 percent of America's gradu- ating seniors have taken one or more AP Examination. Only about 13 percent of the more than 700,000 students who took AP Examinations in May 2000 performed at a sufficiently high level to merit such recognition. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on the number of year- long courses and exams or their equivalent semester-long courses and exams. Nine Troup County High School students qualified for the AP Scholar Award. To qualify for this award, students must complete three or more AP Examinations, with a grade of 3 or high- er. The 2000 AP Scholars are John Catdwell, Meredith Grizzle, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Jennifer Olson from La.Grange High School, and Michael Carrea, Jonathan Cotton, Nathan Dewitt, Jennifer Lee, and James Spradley from Troup County Comprehensive High School. Three Troup County students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. The 2000 AP Scholar with Honor Award recipients are Misty Schmitt from Callaway High School and Brittney Beckom and Ryan Meeks from LaGrange High School. LaGrange High School's Taylor Bruce and Troup County Comprehensive High School's Laura Downs and Richard Hatch the AP Scholar with Distinction Award. ify for this award students must earn a age grade of 3.5 on all exams taken, and of 3 or higher on five or more of these AP Examinations are administered after students complete a chaUen level course at their high schools. graded on a S-point scale (5 is the of the nation's colleges and universities credit, advanced placement or both for of 3 or higher. More than 'a year of credit (sophomore standin presenting a sufficient number of grades. There are 32 AP in 18 subject areas, each ing) questions. The College Board is a non-profit al association that supports academic tion and transition to higher dents around the world through the laboratofi,of its member schools, colle[ versifies,; In all of its activities, the Board ty teaching and learning and sufficient resourcesso that every student has the tunity to succeed i Board champions by means of research curricular development; guidance; placement and admissions tion; professional development; forumS; analysis; and public outreach - education lence fot:ail: students. E :* First Month s Service Certain restricaons Cellular ONE in Manchester is celebrating our first birthday witha present for you at all three locations just to say thanks! 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