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,AGE 6-A HOGANSVIILE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2004 Callaway Drama Club Hosts Dinner Theatre The Callaway High School Drama Department will close out a very busy Fall semester over the next seven days as it presents two orig- inal shows. On Thursday the 16th the Callaway Thespian Society will host dinner theatre with it's presentation of A Gilligan's Island Murder Mystery. The audience-interactive show will be held in the cafe- teria and commons area of Callaway and all the cast- away's may have "done it." Admission for the seven o'clock shows is ten dollars and includes a spaghetti din- ner and dessert prepared by Mary Ann herself! Please make reservations by calling the school (845-2070) in the day or 812-9829 in the evening. Next Monday, Dec. 20, the CaUaway High School Players will present The Ninth Annual Cabbage Holier Christmas Jamboree which is an original comedy in one act by Mark D. Veon, Callaway's drama instructor. The play tells the story of the residents bf Cabbage Holler, West Virginia who have gath- ered together to put the "final touches" on their annual Christmas play. Over the course of the play, secrets are revealed, ancient grudges renewed, and general may- hem developed-but the Christmas spirit is restored just in time by an unlikely source. The show begins promptly at 7:30. Bankruptcy should be your last resort, but if need be, call a local attorney[ VII. LUTHER JONES Attorney At Law 116 Main St. L~Grange (706) 884-6633 Maintain Dignity - Stop Creditor Harassment Consolidate Bills ~ Regain Financial Control Chapters 7, 11 & 13 of U.S. Bankruptcy Code Start Chapter 13 for only $100! Same Day Electronic Filing ..... FREE EVALUATION! ALSO: Criminal Law - DUI PaW Legal .~:lvortt~ment I l SHOP LOCALLY. When you shop at home you save money, which is especially valuable during the holidays. Your gift list seems to be getting more expen- sive by the minute. That's why shopping here makes so much sense. Our delightful shops bring you value and selection you just won't find in a mall or big city. Shopping locally also keeps money in our community, hich benefits all of us. Everyone wins by shopping at home! THIRTY MINUTES OLD - Olivia McGeachy was less than 30 minutes old when Father David Epps, pastor of Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg, prayed the first prayers over her, gave thanks for a safe delivery, and pronounced a blessing. Olivia, the daughter of John and Angle McGeachy, of Senoia, is not the first to receive a prayer from her priest so soon after her birth. Epps has been at the hospital during the birth of nearly every child born at Christ the King dur- ing the past eight years. Adult Choir EnjoysPart The Adult Choir of the Hogansville First Baptist Church enjoyed a Christmas Party Saturday night, Dec. 4 at the home of Joe and Sondra Lee. They had a great time with lots of good food, fun and fenowshipping with one another. Choir members and fam- ily attending were: Rev. Bill and Sue Deakins, Jim and Lynn Campbell, Kenneth and Susie Dial, Joe and Sondra Lee, Huell and Marguerite Stephens, Joe Travis and Evelyn Spivey, Shay Rhodes, Beth Palmer, Leon Merrill, Xavier Janney, Bill and Joycie Brown and Beth Diehl. After the evening meal, there was a gift exchange "to the church." Each member of the choir had brought a gift for the church. This was suggested by Sondra Lee. All present opened a gift and then the items were given to the people for their respective room. Starlight Tree List Keeps Growing The Hogansville Pilot Club is still taking orders for bells to be placed on the Starlight Tree, located in the Calvin Hipp Park in downtown Hogansville. This is a perfect way to honor or remember someone veryspecial this holiday season. All proceeds from the sale of the bells goesto the Hogansville Empty Stocking Fund. If you would like to pur- chase a bell, please call Nell Estes at 637-6440. In M~mory of: Michael Baily, Rick Ramos, & Nicholas Barrett by Elaine Cart Brent Williamson by Shirley & Roger Williamson Eugene Crocker by Jean Crocker Pierce Moore by the Homemakers Club Jesse Sims by the Homemakers Club Frank Crawford by Mildred Crawford Bill Oliver by Mildred Crawford Jo~atha~"Ashbat/gh by Shirley Ashbaugl~ & Family Maron Martin by Nathan, Paula, Anna Marie, & Nate Lee Wade Gaddy by Sybil & Ralph Gaddy and Leis Spence Eloise Yates by Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Yates & Family Monroe Hawkins by Renee Kelley Mr. & Mrs. Lonnie Strickland by Sybil & Ralph Gaddy Mr. & Mrs. Tommy Gaddy by Sybil & Ralph Gaddy Don Spence by Sybil & Ralph Gaddy and Lois Spence Mr. & Mrs. Willie Laster by Johnny & Mable Williamson Velma & Grady Higgins by Children and Grandchildren Bobby Higgins by Evelyn Higgins, Children, & Grandchildren Nedra & Glen Williamson by Children & Grandchildren Don Weiher by John & Stephanie Weiher Christine Samples by Elaine Can" gloise Yates by Glenn Yates, Sr. Edith Buchanan by Janie & Eddie Dollar Mr. & Mrs. Brown Dollar by Janie & Eddie Dollar Renee Coggin by Morn & Dad Glenn Estes by Nell Estes Mr. & Mrs. Will Williamson by Johnnie & Mable V~rflliamson Mr. & Mrs. Olton Barley by Rhonda & Charles Richardson Jesse Sims by the Garden Club Pierce Moore by the Garden Club Lendon Spires by Renee & David Kelley Hazel Cook by John & Stephanie Weiher Mama Hazel Cook by Hugh & Alice Nash James "Boo Boo" Littlefield by Mother & Family Honesty Hope & Susan Littlefield Whitt by Mother, Children, Brother, & Boyfriend Ann Pike by Children Evelyn Teal by Grandchildren Millard Teal by Grandchildren Homer & Elma Harris by Randy & Peggy Harris Jimmy & Ronnie Staley by Randy & Peggy Harris James & Ruby Staley by Randy & Peggy Harris Viola Bass by Betty Jones In Honor Of: Mary L. Mc~ullum by Hugh & Alice Nash AI Simpson by the Hogansville Pilot Club Hugh & Alethia Fritts by Ray & Elaine Fritts Minnie Crozier by the Yates Famil~ Glenn Yates Sr. by Glenn & Cynthia Yates & Family Herman & Amelia Chapman. b I Nathan, Paula, Anna Marie,~& N~ Ruth Martin by Nathan, Paut~.~ Marie, & Nate Lee Zach & Sam Yates by Morn & Dad Brianna and MacKenzie Smith by John & Stephanie Weiber Shirley Wright by Janie & Eddie Dollar Our Children and Grandchildren Tommie & Skeeter Coggin grill Drake by Mama & Family MountviUe Women Hold November Meeting By KATHY ROGERS Mountville United Methodist Women met at the Mountville United Me,st Church on Nov. 15. UMW President Joan Pincher welcomed the women's society and led the group with the opening prayer. Members participating in the meeting included Clara Andrews, Angela Chambers, Joan Fincher, Gayla Jones, Lisa Mitchell, Nancy Newsome, Jean Mote, and Helen Thrash, all of, Mountville. Secretary and Treasurer reports were presented and approved. Fincher announced the purchase of a brass tabletop advent wreath in honor of Clara Mae Towns and her years of devotion to beth the church and community. In lieu of a regular pro- gram, plans were made for the upcoming Christmas sea- son. Nancy Newsome volun- teered to arrange the sched- ule for the advent wreath, and Gayla Jones volunteered to locate and purchase the can- dies. Plans were made to deliv- er Christmas gifts to the sick and shut-in, Poinsettias will be purchased and placed in the sanctuary in memory/honor of loved ones and friends. The annual "Adopt A Family" project was disoissed and plans made for a donation. The annual Christmas program will be held at the church on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m., hosted by the UMW. Plans were discussed for refreshments and decora- tions. President Fincher announced the next meeting will be atthe church on Dec. 13. Now THAT'S how you decorate a tree this Holiday Season,,.. Come see the friendly staff and find that perfect gift at... 325 South Davis Road * LaGrange, GA * 706-845-0002 Open Mon - Sat 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. * Sun. 12 - 5p.m. Congratulations to John and Alice Malcolm, Jr., of GrantviUe, on their S0th wed- ding anniversary. The couple renewed their vows with a ceremony at the Central Educational Center in Newnan on Saturday, Dec. 11. Many relatives and friends attended this joyous occa- sion. Our belated sympathy goes to the family of Gene L "Flame" Freeman of Atlanta, formerly of Meriwether County, in his death. He is just away. Our belated sympathy goes to the family of Frederick Roscoe Rosser of San Antonio, TX, in his death. He was the grandson of Ella Rosser of Grantville. He is just away. Our deepest sympathy goes to the family of Ira "Bee" Gaston of Dayton, OH, for- merly of the Primrose Community, in his death. to Billy Frank and Patricia Richardson on their 36th; Alfred and Shelia Randolph on their 22nd on Dec. 18; and Dewayne and Shemekia Williams on their 9th on Dec. 20. We wish them many more. Birthday greetings go out to Michael Bohannon, Jr., Luc~Ue Colton, in memory of Michael Colton, Reginald Lamar Culpepper, II, grand- son of Annette Culpepper, Kamicia Iyanna Dean, daughter of Clarence and Sherry Dean, Ashley Ellison, James Freeman, Jr., Kervin Griffin, William J. Griffin, Melinda Faye Heard, Marilyn Keyton, in memory of Jimmy Frank McLaughlin, Timmy Trevon McGruder, son of Timmy and Rachel McGruder, MarthaLindsey, Gary Jerome Miller, Jr., Latonya Phillips, Wade Pitts, Billy Frank and Patricia Richardson,. Henri Morgan Rosser, Lisa Rosser, Shelia Sunday, Dec. 12 at the John Wesley United Methodist Church in Grantville. He is the son of the late Thomas Hines and Louise Hines of GrantviUe. His wife is Jannette Hines. The New St. Paul CME Church of Lone Oak invites everyone to its Christmas program on Friday evening, Dec. 17 at 7 o'clock. Refreshments will be served. Rev. Leon W'flliams is the pas- tor. The White Plains United Methodist Church of St. Marks invites everyone to its Christmas program on Saturday, Dec. 18 at S p.m. Rev. Nathale Walthall is the pastor. Rev. George Beasley is the associate pastor. The Greater Jehovah Baptist Church in GrantviUe invites everyone to its Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. Rev. Christopher McCambry is Earth has no sorrow that Lakes, Beverly Rutledge, the pastor. Rev. Edmond Heaven cannot heal. Alice Mae Spear, TracyStepp, Leigh is the associate pastor. Remember the sick and Allen Strozier, in memory of shut-ins: Eddie B. Reese, Jimmy Strozier and Navy Seed for thought: Mary Hall Griggs and Lamar Fireman Dewayne Williams. Christmas is a season of giv- Parks. Bro. Robert Lewis Hines ing, and giving is the key to Happy anniversary goes had his first sermon on last .living.