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PAGE 12 - H()(;ANSVII,LE HOME NEWS - DECEMBER 16, 1999 Hogansville Happenings Annual Yard Competition Each year at this time the Hogansville Historical Society Committee hosts a yard compe- tition. The judging will be done this upcoming Saturday, December 18, after dark. To enter all you have to do is turn your lights on. Each year every street in town is driven and a first place is given in three cat- egories. The categories are: Traditional - use of wreaths, greenery, etc., Children- use of a theme that would strongly appeal to children such as Santa, elves, etc., and Imagination- use of lights, design, etc. that is very creative. Every year we are amazed at the hard work and creativity that people put into their deco- rations. It lights the whole town in a glow and warmth befitting the season. A Simple Christmas The choir of the First United Methodist Church in Hogansville will present a Christmas Cantata called "A Simple Christmas" Sunday, December 19 at 4 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The choir, under the direc- tion of Tom MacArthur, will also share the joy of the season by performing this music special on Saturday, December 18 at 10 a.m. at Christian City in Union City, and again at Wesley Woods in Newnan at 1:30 that after- noon. Included in this program will be a flock of sheep and their shepherds and special readings for this very special time of the year. Please join us for one or all of these opportunities for us to share our "Christmas Gift." Christmas Celebration in Grantville The Greater Jehovah Baptist Church in Grantville will hold Christmas Celebration 1999 December 19 at 6 p.m. Featured guests will be "The Soulful Sounds of Newnan," a reunion of the B.J. Davis Gospel Choir in songs, Greater Jehovah Baptist Praise Team, Greater Jehovah Dance Team and the Male Chorus of Greater Jehovah Baptist. The speaker for the night will be the Anointed Evangelist Gloristene Arnold of WCOH Radio, Newnan. Attire will be semi to formal. Ms. Zelda Hines is chairperson. meeting on Thursday, December 16, at 5:30 p.m. at Administrative Services Center 200 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA for the purpose of hearing a disciplinary appeal. Valley Grove's Christmas Cantata Sunbeam Choir's Anniversary Valley Grove Baptist Church is hosting their Macedonia Baptist Church, Christmas Cantata Saturday, Gold Mine Rd., Grantville December 18 at 7 p.m. We will invites everyone to their have Christmas carols, Sunbeam Choir's first anniver- Christmas recitations and a sary Sunday, December 19 at 2 Christmas play "Live from p.m. Bethlehem." Rev. Clinton Melson is the Everyone is welcome. Come pastor, join us to spread the holiday cheer and celebrate the true rea- Christmas son for the season. Cantata The Adult Choir of the Hogansville First Baptist Church, under the direction of Mrs. Lynn L. Campbell, with narration by Rex,. Harold Willis, pastor, will present their Christmas Cantata, "He's Still the King of Kings" by Mosie Lister Sunday night, December 19 at 7 p.m. in the church sanc- tuary. This is a musical worship- b R .elt Pl  ping the Christ of Christmas OOSV -,C with soloists, Mrs. Beth Palmer I! 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There will be a late registration and drop/add period from Jan. 10-21. Admission officials urge stu- dents to complete the applica- tion process as early as possi- ble since the College will be closed for the holidays Dec. 20- jan. 3. For students who prefer the convenience of taking cla off-campus, the College offer courses at six off-can locations. Classes will be offere Henry County, at Henry Ca High School, at Eagles Lan High School and at Stockbri in Fayette County, at Lafayette Educational Cel in Spalding County, at Gr: High School; and in 13 County, at Jackson Hi Beginning Spring 2000, students will be ret to travel to the main Barnesville to register campus classes. Gordon College is accepting applications dents to live in the halls. fall registration, call Admissions Office at 5021. Sheriffs Office Holds 6th Commendation Ceremony of our Explorers did this past year," Turner continued. "We are especially proud of what Steven has done. He serves as a model, now, for other young people in the community. This is just an example of what young people can do for them- selves and for their communi- ty." Explorer Major Josh Mote, Explorer Lieutenant James Franklin, Explorer Sergeant Jonathan Sheets, Explorer Corporal T.C. Nixon, Explorer Amanda Chaney and Explorer Eric Kelley were also recog- nized for their efforts. During 1999, Explorer Post 118 helped with security or parking at a number of events such as local high school foot- ball and basketball games, the Fourth of July fireworks at Pyne Road Park, the first Troup County Sheriff's Office Pineland Rodeo, Judgment Journey and the American Legion Fair. The.,ure also honored to be selected to carry the flags at the beginning of the Sweet Land of Liberty Parade for Youth. Explorer Post 118 is spon- sored by the Troup County Sheriff's Office and chartered by the Yellow Jacket District of the Boy Scouts of America. Membership is open to young men and women between the ages of fourteen and twenty who have expressed an inter- est in law enforcement as a The sixth annual Commendation Ceremony for Law Enforcement Explorer Post 118 sponsored by the Troup County Sheriff's Office was held Tuesday evening, December 7 at Teaver Road Baptist Church. Seven members of the post received commendation rib- bons for their hard work dur- ing the past year. As a group, the Explorer Post donated 3,343 hours to the community work- ing in various capacities. "We are extremely proud of what these young people do for the community," Sheriff Donny Turner says. "They could be out there doing anything else, including getting in trouble, they choose to help the people of Troup County instead." Explorer Captain Steven Huckleberry was recognized as Explorer of the Year. Huckleberry, the son of Robert and Sherry Huckleberry of Pine Mountain, worked, a total of 745 hours during the last year as a volunteer. He also contin- ued to excel in school work as a freshman at Troup High School. Huckleberry's mother is a dispatcher with Troup 911 and his father is a veteran deputy with the Troup County Sheriff's Office. Steven says he also wants to go into law enforce- ment when he completes school. "We are so proud of what all career. Members are require maintain passing grade school while avoiding stances or people able nature. They must complete the required in 16 categories which Georgia Criminal Law, codes, traffic direction, gency preparedness, pvention, drug abuse tion and the mechanic,, arrests. Two former member: Post 118,Ley Wynn Smith, are now deputies the Troup County Office. They now sors of the post alon Lieutenant James Corporal George Cotton Deputy Stan Reese. "These young men year at anything then," Turner said. "The mendation ceremony is timto.a! be recognized for their not only by the Sheriff's but by the comm whole. They have any other young person. their choice is a good do this because they make a difference for selves and for Troup More than ten new bers of Post 118 were ed in the fall. The new will begin their trainin January. 10 for a Safe Holiday Planning a holiday party? Whether you are having a party at a bar, hotel, office, or home, a plan for serving alcohol responsibly is a must. Consider the following "Top Ten Holiday TIPS" provided by the TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) program. Following a sensible strategy for serving alcohol can prevent intoxication and drunk driving while still enduring that every- one has a good time. 1. Hire only bartenders who are trained in the responsible service of alcohol. 2. Offer soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water and cof- fee so that guests have an alter- native to alcohol. 3. Have the servers "card" anyone who looks under 30. No. I.D., no alcohol. 4. Remind guests that even if they are not driving, it is against the law to serve a visi- bly intoxicated person. S. Hire security or other monitors to observe the event away from the service areas. 6. Close the bar about one hour before the even is finished. 7. Make free transportation available both to and from an event in order to prevent drunk driving. 8. Plan entertainment and other activities so that drink- hag alcohol is not the primary focus of an event. 9. Don't serve anyone more than one drink at a time. 10. Ensure that there is food 118 South Church Street Thomaston 706-646-7958 available - eatin down drinking and absorption into the stream. In today's world of increasing about Blood Alcohol TIPS mission "to train all facets responsible sale tion of alcohol" has more relevant. TIPS is a naturally nized program which servers, sellers and of alcohol in methods to vent alcohol misuse driving. Now ha its 18th almost 1,000,000 people been trained in the TIPS grams. 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