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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 2003 PAGE 5-A Deserves Credit, New Police Station EDITOR: It was with great excite- that I read about the g ceremony for ansville's new Police This is a great I think our police chief, Guy Spradlin, deserves a lot of I have been very impressed with Chief Spradlin's making our police force one of the finest in this He has brought our police department out of the dark We now have something to be proud of. Chief Spradlin has a great vision for the future and knows use it. His desire to have a modern building and his police department meet requirements ' with American Disability Act specifications proves is sensitive to the needs of the citizens of Hogansville. We are not only proud of the wonderful facility planned, we are proud of our police chief. Let's give this "Guy" a on the back. .BEVERLY WEEKS Hogansvine NOBLE WORK- Georgia Lions Club District 18-E Leader Dog for the Blind chairman Dave Knight of Carrollton (left) receives a check from Manchester Lions Club's program director Jan Withrow (right). The Manchester Lions Club supports the Leader Dog for the Blind School in Rochester, Michigan. The school provides leader dog training for the blind and partially sighted to increase their independence and mobility and to live more norman lifestyles. Cuts to Limit New License Plates  CLINT CLAYBROOK Want " one of the new stan- for your personal vehi- Well, because the state is ,oor, you'll have to buy a car or pickup to get one unless you opt for one of the tags, at a price her than the "standard" Sound ridiculous? Not, apparently, in times severe budget crunch like state is experiencing at moment. One of the ways the state trying to hold down spend- is to limit the new license for private vehicles to If you're still driving the family jalopy, you're get one of the old On My Mind" plates probably, just a new which makes your old until your birthday The state Department of , notified w, ac, rs in+ar October e s i g n e d ww.GEORGIA.GOV" be distributed to registered vehicle dur- the next tag renewal which starts in Dec. 1. By not replacing usable plates, Georgia will By Clint Ciaybrook NEW TAGS - Patricia Pritchett a tag and title clerk in the Harris County tag office shows off some of the choices that will be available come Dec. 1, which is Monday. Vehicle owners will find a variety of new tag designs in their county tag offices, but many won't quality for new tags this year because of the state's budget contraints. save approximately $2.6 mil- 0 the ',next three years, o:0md $7.8 mil- lion over that time. Vehicles that won't get new plates include: standard passenger vehicles, ihclud- ing light trucks, government vehicles, habitual violators, motorcycles, trailers and dealer license plates. et,tlghg Xt,W.DIt e  wbe, those vho choo6 oflgof thd special revenue sharing, commemorative, college, prestige, military or veter- ans' license plates, for which the costs vary. (You can see the new designs at www.dmvs.ga.gov or your county tag office). All c0. ercial v.#lliles will get the new version of the state tag. And, notes the DMVS in its press release: "Anyone who purchases a new vehicle that does not have a valid 'Georgia On My Mind' license plate will (also) be issued the new tag design." Deacon of the week is Bob Remember this sick, shut- and bereaved in prayer. Childrens'-time: Sondra The Adult Choir special in-the morning "Thank You, Lord. For Blessings." Rev. Harold Willis' morn- message was a emphasis: Attitude of Gratitude" a text of Luke 17:11-19. evening was "The of a City" with text of Acts 8:4-8. He was preacher for the ville Ministerial tssociation-Sponsored Thanksgiving service that was held Tuesday night, Nov. 25, atGrace Covenant Church, 1402 Bass Cross Road. This was the third year for the community-wide wor- ship service at Thanksgiving. There were several church- es and denominations partic- ipating. Our choir and other church choirs were begin- ning special music that evening. The fifth Sunday night song service, sponsored by Hoganville Ministerial Association, will not be held. However, on Nov. 30 at 7:15 p.m., there will be a song serv- ice here at our church. Nov. 30 - Dec. 7 is the WMU Week of Prayer for International Missions and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. On Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m., we will have the annu- al Lottie Moon Christmas Banquet, a covered-dish meat in the church fellowship hall. This year, we are happy to have our own pastor, Rev. Willis, as the speaker telling of his Jamaica Mission Trip. Dec. 7 is our annual Greening of the Church at the 7:15 p.m. service. Dec. 21 is the Adult Choir Christmas Cantata during the morning service, "His Very Own Star, A Musical For Christmas", by Greg and Gall Thanksgiving is not just time of year, but an attitude Happy Anniversary goes to the following couples: ' and Lanesha Reeves on second on Nov. 23 and and Alice Nails on 58th on Nov. 30. We wish many more. We'reJmppy to report that Cousins of Lone home from the hospi- and doing nicely. The Great Turkey brings happy birthday greetings to Quinest Ricardo Blount, son of Henry and Frances Blount, Robert Brown Jr., Linda Bohannon, in memory of Bobby Barrett, in memory of Maymon Freeman, in mem- ory of Allen Hodges, Tiffany D. Hines, in memory of Carrine Pace, in memory of Joyce R Ellison, in memory of Jimmy Lee Pinson, Leon Lovette Rosser, Michelle Rosser, Felecia Snellings, Montavious Rhodes, John Spencer, Brandon Stinson, son of Debrah Lesley, Takaai Sueyoshi, Mortez Towns and Jonika Nashae Wright, great- granddaughter of Eudora Pinson. The White Plains United Methodist Church of St. Marks will be sponsoring a Brunswick Stew sale Saturday, Dec. 6 beginning at noon. Rev. George Beasley is assistant pastor. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Here's what's for lunch at :Elementary. Monday, Dec. 1 Chick fillet, potato lettuce and tomato, choice of milk Tuesday, Dec. 2 Meatloaf, creamed pota- toes, turnip greens, corn- bread, fruit, choice of milk Wednesday, Dec. 3 Chili, coleslaw, saltines, fruit, cinnamon roles, choice of milk Tlmrsday, Dec. 4 Chicken tenders, scal- loped potatoes, seasoned green beans, school baked beans, fruit, choice of milk Friday, Dec. 5 Cheeseburger, lettuce and tomato, french fries, fresh fruit, choice of milk Democrats Plan Candidate Session The Troup County l)emocratic Executive Committee invites everyone to meet Rick Crawford, llth District Congressional candidate and Bob 'Prammell, 29th District State Senate candidate on Monday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Golden Coral, 100 Corporate Plaza at Hwy 27 in l,aGrange. Dinner is availaMe. Reservatkms are required. Call 706- 881-2369. ;I 1 [I] a I: I 1 [II00:I:[,TI I I I Laura gtm> & CaJoh, Jl Rivers, formerly of LaGrangc Expo, invite c\\;c'ryonc 1o "The Curiosity Shop" at 206A La,l Hain 11ccl Ilosan\\;'illc .... . - Low Prices! Booth Space Rental! Consignments! The Curiosity Shop We Look Forward to Seeing You! 206A E. Main Street Hogansville 706'637-9911 Tues- Sat " 10 a.m. - 6 p.m: ]]H IIII ] I ] The Skipper; Arranged by Russell maudlin and Greg Skipper. Give thanks to the Lord (Ps. 107:1) Happy Thanksgiving to my readers. If you don't have a church home, we would invite you to come worship with us here at Hogansville First Baptist Church, located at 500 East Main St. Wlilt? ........ NewFlea Market Wliore P...Lafayette Parkway doWn from Pizza Villa next doer to the toni storage. Wbeo? ...... Every Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. til 4 p Wily? ....... 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