Yard Sale Special Wednesday, January 9, 2013 May 28, 2014 MyConnection Published every Wednesday and delivered free by The Newnan Times-Herald Your 6-LINE AD for 3 DAYS is only $9 95 per day in The Newnan Times-Herald and on times-herald.com for FREE! Call 770-253-1576 or email firstname.lastname@example.org *Deadline noon Friday the week prior to your sale. YAR D SALE Check Out the Classifieds on Page 7 Arnco-Sargent honors student mentor By Celia Shortt email@example.com Arnco-Sargent Elementary School recently honored Victor Hanson for his 20 years of service to the school as a student mentor. “Thank you so much for this recognition,” he said at the reception from the school honoring his service. “I didn’t realize it had been 20 years.” Hanson was recruited to Arnco-Sargent’s volunteer program 20 years ago by his wife, Joann Hanson, who at the time was principal of Arnco-Sargent. “He’s been here ever since and has mentored several of our students,” said Priscilla Lee, a counselor at Arnco-Sargent and head of the school’s parent-volunteer program. “He likes to start with the younger children in kindergarten and first grade a nd follow them to f ifth grade.” The staff at Arnco-Sargent has enjoyed working w it h Ha nson a nd seei ng his impact on them and the students. “The first day of pre-planning that year (Hanson’s first year), I walked by the storage room and an adorable gentleman was in there painting and putting in shelves,” said Regina Lange, teacher at Arnco-Sargent. “He looked up at me with a huge grin on his face and said that Joann had him fixing the place up. I couldn’t help but smile, and for the last 20 years I have continued to see that same smile that was on my face on the faces of the students he mentors every time he walks in the door. There are some things in life that are priceless, and that smile is definitely worth a million words.” “He is a positive role model (mentor) for a ll our students,” said Vickie Vaughn, mentor, page 3 Photos By Celia Shortt Victor Hanson, left, was recently honored by Arnco-Sargent Elementary School for his 20 years as a school mentor. Mekhi Winkles, right, met Hanson when he was in first grade. Hanson then mentored him through fifth. Winkles is now a student at Newnan High School. i n s i de Try your own salads w summer these rec ith ipes! ➤ PA GE 5 Photos by Jeffrey Leo Newnan junior William Ballou (left) and East Coweta first-year varsity player Jasmine Keiler were honored by the county’s GHSA head tennis coaches as 2014 All-County Players of the Year. Ballou, Keiler lead All-County honors By CHRIS GOLTERMANN firstname.lastname@example.org William Ballou and Jasmine Keiler are only getting started when it comes to their respective va rsity ten nis careers. But they’ve already made quite an impact on respective boys and girls programs at Newnan and East Coweta. In a season that saw all six local teams qualify for the GHSA State Playoffs, the sport was as strong as any this spring. And it only expects to improve into 2015. It’s also another reason why the list of players on this year’s Newnan TimesHera ld GHSA A l l- Cou nt y Ten n is Teams is long, with Ballou — Newnan’s No. 1 singles player — and Keiler — the top singles player for the Lady Indians — leading the way. The teams were selected by the county’s three GHSA head coaches — East Coweta’s Scott Smith, Northgate’s Justin Crews and Newnan’s Hap Hines. Ballou, who was joined by seniors Landon Goolsby and Mikey Miller, battled East Coweta’s boys for the top spot in Region 3-AAAAAA this year, earning first place in the regular season and then placing second to the Indians in the postseason tournament. “We’re looking to even more good t h i ngs from h i m next yea r,” sa id Newnan head coach Hap Hines of Bal- lou, a junior, following a first-round Class AAAAAA tournament loss to Lowndes. “He’s got a chance to be one of the best we’ve had before it’s all said and done.” From his No. 1 singles spot, Ballou took on the top players from opposing teams, creating quite the rivalry with East Coweta counterpart and fellow All-County selection Matt Byers, who won two of three head-to-head matches including a final third-set tiebreaker in the 3-AAAAAA championship. Ballou also was forced to battle all-county, page 3 Grilled Chipotle Caesar Salad Wedges Trio of salads Family Features There’s nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal while relaxing with friends and family. Most of us have that familiar go-to menu that takes little or no planning, but this summer it’s time to try something new. First, move dinner outdoors to enjoy the warmth of the sun or a star-filled summer sky. Then, fire up the grill and showcase summer’s bounty to create this delicious trio of salads for a gathering that truly shines.