News for Friday, June 27, 2003


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Jury still out on the Braves

By Doug Gorman

Senseless crimes cause us to ponder - Bob PaslayOur sports editor Doug Gorman, who lives in Henry County, is in shock. As are a lot of people.

Gorman recently spent a pleasant 10 minutes talking to Michael Patrick Rudy, a 25-year-old personable convenience store clerk, about baseball and sports.

N. Clayton Reds roll over Shiloh Astros

By Doug Gorman

Lyrics that build a bridge to the music - Trina Trice

Excluding instrumentals, the beauty of a good song comes from the listener's ability to connect with some aspect of it.

Meredith juggles family and racing

By Anthony Rhoads

The disturbing face of hate on trial - Ed Brock

There's an important back-story to the next "shocking" trial about to get under way in Fort Worth, Texas.

Nichols wins again in Masters

By Anthony Rhoads

The neighborhood responds to bully - R.H. Joseph

A frightened, bloated, heavily-armed thug sits nervously in his well-protected home fully aware the neighborhood is changing; his influence waning.

June 27, 2003


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Charitable giving on the decline

By Justin Reedy

Information on consumer list out of date

By Ed Brock

Summerfest 2003 to be ?on the green'

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week


Boffo Bard's both bawdy and boisterous - R.H. Joseph

Most agree William Shakespeare was brilliant. Unfortunately this can be the playwright's undoing.

Quality filmmaking for those who look for it - R.H. Joseph

A lacework tale woven of gossamer and grace, "Man on the Train" finds repose in life's ephemera: the mutual respect of the fearless; a lover's constancy and casual familiarity. The more attuned you are to such intangibles the more enriching your experience of this wonderful film.

Supreme Court reaches decision

By Justin Reedy

Don't know whatcha got til it's gone - Justin Reedy

I know this is going to sound stupid, but why is it the air conditioning always breaks down in the summertime?

Third judgeship created

By Ed Brock

Struggling to cope with an empty nest complex - Clay Wilson

My editor pointed out to me last week (editors are notorious for this sort of thing) that lately I've written several columns based on news items I had read.

Adding edamame is Ford for thought - By Diane Wagner

Henry Ford is remembered for inventing the automobile assembly line and changing the method, and cost, of production forever.

Jonesboro musician conquers Carnegie Hall

By Trina Trice