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Congressman Grizza rd Reunion Honors Brothers l..==um,,00t.mumctl"hrlcfm;= ,-..,. Reunites Class -9.4 -4,4 -gA [] h l Formerly The Hogansville Herald Serving the HogansviUe-Grantville Area Since 1944 r" PRSRT STD AUTO U S. POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 59, NO. 51 HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA - THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2002 12 PAGES 1 SECTION 50 BRYAN GETER The Troup County Board Education recently adopt- its 2003-2004 school cal- The board was given two The calendar chosen by board has the students back to school on 7. It calls for a short fall has the last day of on May 21. The other calendar had first day of school on 1gust 11, no fall break and last day of school being May 28. Staff members at each were given time to both calendars and :hoice to their school members The board chose the same that all of the coun- Is voted for. Superintendbnt Roy said the vote was not aanimous individual by dividual, but every school uncil c it. The 2003-2004 school cal- ldar is as follows. Aug. 4-6, pre-plarming; Aug.7, first day of school; Sept. 1, Labor Day holi- Oct. 8, first nine-weeks Oct 9-10, Fall break; Nov. 26-28, Thanksgiving LESS THAN A W E E K ! Christmas is approaching fast in Hogansville. Top Photo: Hogansville Police Chief Guy Spradlin (L) and Investigator Tony Lattimorlookatthe Christmas toys that the depart- ment has collect- Bottom photo: Mary Stewart of Bill and Mary's Antique on E. Main Street decorates the Christmas Tree inside her store. Dec. 18, second nine- and first semester Dec. 19, teacher work 22-Jan. 2, winter Jan. 5, teacher work day; Jan. 6, second semester Jan. 19, Martin Luther ;, Jr. Birthday holiday; Feb. 16, President's Day March" 11, third nine March 12, teacher work April 5-9, spring break; May 21, last day of school; May 24-26, postpg. StreetseapeProject Step Closer to Reality police sta- Calvin Hipp Park will be BRYAN GETER The Hogansville ect is a step a reality Joe Walter of Precision Inc. of LaGrange the Hogansville , Council Monday evening the board for its input just what the city wants design. "We'll design it and use materials the council "Walter stated. Walter left a visual art dis- at city hall for the coun- and citizens to look over the Walter brought with him kinds of paving mate- that could be used. He the keystone, assured the city it was Planning rec- a handicap )s be installed the book store and the tion, a cross walk in front of the post office as well as another one at Hwy 29 in front of Rite Aid. Lighting will be installed in the busi- ness district beginning at Church Street on E. Main Street and going to the rail, road tracks at Hwy 29. He stated the poles will be between 12 and 14 feet tall. Waiters said the side- walks called paver-sidewalks will be installed beginning at Church Street on the north- sideofE. Main Streetand run- pang to Hwy 29. Sidewalks will began on the southsid of E. Main Street at Hogansville City Hall and go to the railroad tracks at Hwy 29. He said the walk ways at replace& Plans are to install con- crete sidewalks With curbs  westside of Hwy 29 from -mekside subdivision south the Dairy Queen. Paverssilewalks will also be instaUed on W. Main Street for about a block, Walter stat- ed. P  sideways will be refurbished, also. City Manager David Aldrich said the original plans were for the sidewalks on Hwy 29 to be placed from Brazil Street to Boyd Street. "Due to the cost, we have had to cut back somewhat," Aldrich stated, "but I would like to get the sidewalks as far as Dairy Queen since the residents use them frequent- ly to come to toWrL" Councilman Jack Leidner asked ChaR-Flint's Lynn M_iller if she has cbeeked with the local historical pr-rva- See mJS,  Za 3 Jailed For Store Burglary Dec. 6 Piggly Wiggly Heist Solved by Police By BRYAN GETER Three men are in custody after being apprehended by the Hogansville Police on Friday, December 6 and charged with burglary of the Piggly Wiggly Store on U.S. Highway 29. Police responded to an alarm sounding at the food store at approximately 2:10 a.m. Upon arrival, police , found the back door of the store had been pried open and was at the door. When the men saw they had been caught red handed, they fled the scene. POLICE gave chase and found one man. Christopher B. Sanders, 18, of Hogansville, in a wooded area behind the store lying down. After further investiga- tion, Corey Burston, 23 of Hogansville was arrested and charged with burglary on December 9 and is now out on bond. Gabriel Gilliam, 30, also of Hogansville, was arrested on December 11 and charged with burglary. He remains in the Troup County jail as does Sanders. Police stated no beer was outside the store and no tools were found that were used in the break-in. POLICE are investigat- ing three other burglaries in the city that has occurred in the past two weeks. On December 13, Jackie Byar told police that some- one entered her place of busi- ness located at 307 S. Hwy 29 by breaking a hole in the rear door and unlatching the secure door. Byar told police that the subjects opened a seal letter and took down her keys to the office and ramble through the area. She said at this time, she couldn't declare any items missing. The case remains under investigation. *Police are investigating a burglary that occurred between November 25 and December 11 the a residence located at 411 Green Ave. Robert Ray Smith, Jr. told police that someone entered into his storage compart- ment, A-10 and A-11, without permission. He said both were locked with padlocks and bolt cut- ters were used to bypass the locks. Smith said no items seemed to be missing. Hogansville Investigator Tony hattimor was called to the scene and found that unit B-3 had been entered as the lock was cut with boltcutters. *Police are investigating a burglary at 106 Hwy 29 on December 12. Victor Dotson of 125 Miller Road told police the lock on the front door was broken, but nothing was miss-. ing. The case remains under investigation. DELTA SIGMA THETA PAGEANT WINNER - Terrance Goens was the winner of the Miss Delta Charm Pageant sponsored by the LaGrange Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The pageant was held Friday, December 6 at the Alpha Multipurpose Center in LaGrange. The seven charmettes displayed their various attire, talent and expressions. This was a gala affair enjoyed by all.