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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HERALD - THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013 Hogansville Community Calendar God's Bread Basket food pantry, open 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, December 14, behind Hogansville Senior Center. S)onsored by Hogansville Ministerial As, ;ociation. Hogansville Pilot Club meeting, 6 ).m Monday, December 16, at the Hogansville Recreation De artment. Hogansville City Council meeting, 7 Monday, December 16, city hall. The )ublic is encouraged to attend. Hogansville Health De artment is o )en Wednesday, December 18, by appointment with various services available. For more informa- tion call 706-637-4834 or 706-845-4085. God's Bread Basket food pantry, open 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, December 19, behind Hogansville Senior Center. Sponsored by Hogansville Ministerial Asso :iation. Hogansville Pilot Club meeting, 6 ).m Monday, January at the Hogansville Recreation De 3artment. Hogansville City Council meeting, 7 3.m Monday, January 6, in city hall. The 3ublic is encouraged to attend. Hummingbird Quilt Guild, ).m Wednesday, January 8, in the Community Room of the Hogansville Housing Authority. Hogansville Munici )al Court, 1:30 and 8:30 Wednesday, January 8, at the Hogansville Police Station. Hogansville Masoniq Lodge meeting, 7:30 ).m Monday, January 13, at the Lodge in Hogansville. To have ,our non-commercial Hogansville area community event listed in the Community Calendar send the informa- tion to and/kober@hotmail.com The dead- line is each Monday at noon. Extremely Cleanl A Great Buy! Completely Loaded! 1997 JEEP 2000 CHEVY 2007 HONDA WRANGLER TAHOE PILOT 4 Cylinder Auto Lots of Options! SHERIFF WELCOMES NEW DEPUTY - Sheriff James Woodruff congratulates his newest deputy. Deputy Adam Cook graduated Friday from the Columbus Police Academy after 11 weeks of study. Deputy Cook served many years as a detention officer in the Troup County Jail and is also a former member of Law Enforcement Explorer Post 118, which was a part of the Sheriff's Office for many years. for. By RANDY DRINKARD How excited I was as a kid back in the 60s when I would rush into the living room on Christmas morning to see what Santa Claus had left under the tree! I would fever- ishly open packages, boxes, and bags to see if good old Santa had remembered my favorite toys. Somewhere in this process I would find tucked under the tree a small square box that I would immediately toss to one side because I knew that this box contained a bottle of cologne. You see, I had a relative that gave me the same gift year after year. I appreciated him thinking of me, but hon- estly, I didn't really need another bottle of cologne to add to my collection. If you are like my dear old relative and have trouble selecting an appropriate gift for the gardener on your list, here are a few suggestions. Books make wonderful gifts for gar- deners. There are many areas of interest in gardening and I guarantee you can find a book about every one of them. Stop by the nature section of your favorite book- store and you will find beautiful reference books on shade gardening, vegetable gar- dening, water gardening, gardening with native plants, backyard habitat and bird watching. Garden books are an excellent way for your favorite gardener to pass the winter months planning new garden proj- ects. Garden art can be another excellent choice. An ever increasing number of gar- deners enjoy garden statuary, gazing balls, and other accessories. You can also select garden benches, decorative stepping stones, sundials, or fountains. Of course, you need to have a basic understandigg of your friend's gardening tastes before selecting garden art. A Japanese garden lantern might not fit in too well in an English cottage garden! Maybe your gardening friend loves attracting wildlife. You could consider giv- ing birdfeeders, bird baths, or bird hous- es. A hummingbird feeder might be a won- derful gift. Troup Robbers Found in Harris County Continued From Page 1A 4x4 Crew Cab! Special Edition! 4x4 Extended Cab! 2002 FORD F-150 2004 JEEP 2003 CHEVY S.10 4X4 LARIAT EXTEND CAB (CREW CAB) GRAND CHEROKEE 4X4 Weekly. Bi.Weekty i:, LOW DOWN :. PAYMENT. uality Value are Still in 1511 Hamilton Road. LaGrange, GA. 706-884-3619. 706.884.8259 Smith also said both men robbery, helping bring the two men are repeat offenders, into custody in such a short Adams and Curry will be 'TROUP County Sheriff amount of time. charged with possession of a James Woodruff said he firearm by a convicted felon, wanted th nk both Pine ADAMS and Curry are possession of a firearm dur- Mountain Police Department both being held in the Troup ing the commission of a rio- and Harris County Sheriff's County Jail awaiting a hear- lent felony crime and armed Office for their assistance in inf. Jobless Rates Sli Up In Troup County Continued From Page 1A the lowest rate of the four coun- ties, showing 6.4%, up from 6.1% in September. Harris was tied for the 12th low- est rate of the state's 159 counties. In October of 2012, Harris had a rate of 6.6%. *Talbot County had a 8.3% job- less rate for October, up slightly from 8.1% in September. In October of 2012 Talbot had a rate of 8.7%. *The state's lowest rate for October, as usual, was Oconee County, at 4.7%. The worst rate was in Chattahoochee County, at 17.4%. Number Jobless Percent Jobless !Ha is 1,o6o" ::6,4o/o Meriwether 890 9.9% 3,1 02 8.70/0 CO. Area 5,305 8,3% 8.1 /o USA 7.30/0 -Source: G~ Dept. of Labor