News for Saturday, November 15, 2003

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DOT offers advice for falling objects - Tamara Boatwright

Last week I yammered on about a football size rock sailing off a dump truck and slamming into the left fender of my car. I took a light-hearted look at what could have been a serious situation.

Hospice provides both support and helping hand

By Greg Gelpi

Johnson stays a Lady Bulldog

By Doug Gorman

Good woman, bad situation - Ed Brock

There's a popular carnival ride that I've heard about but never experienced.

All in the family for Douglas, Auburn

By Doug Gorman

Katherine Swanson Bryan

Katherine Swanson Bryan, age 90, of Forest Park, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2003.

Fast-track road projects set for derailing

By Diane Wagner

Prepare now for holiday mailing

By Ed Brock

Could there be a ghost in your house? - April Avison

I'm glad October has ended. Speaking from the perspective of someone who was raised in a household where "Halloween" was a bad word, I've never found myself too interested in the season in which children – and adults – dress themselves up as ghosts and goblins and witches.

Dad's policies sound pretty good - Bob Paslay

What a difference some years make in our perspective. I remember distinctly sitting around with others full of bloodlust and enthusiasm after Americans kicked the Iraqis out of Kuwait and bemoaning the fact that George Bush was a wimp and didn't follow through and invade Iraq.

Feed My People keeps on truckin'

By Michael Davis

Warhawks lose in season finale

By Jeffery Armstrong

The unofficial wedding photographer - By Zach Porter

Yesterday my little sister Katie got married. And let me just say congrats to her and her new husband Matt and to our families. It did not hit me this thing was going to actually go down until I was in Acworth for the rehearsal dinner this past Friday night. That's how it always is with me. I don't get psyched up about events until there actually happening. When I arrived at the hotel Friday I said, "Hey, this is actually happening, like for really real."

Taupe, ecru, tawny? No, brown! - R.H. Joseph

Once again mired in the re-decorating blues (Is He testing me?), I am at wit's end, rendered stark raving mad by the myriad choices available to one lucky (or unlucky) enough to be born in The Land of Plenty.

A happy Landing to close 2003

By Anthony Rhoads

Mt. Zion clinches state playoff berth

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Excerpts of musings from a loose ?canon' - Clay Wilson

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Knee-jerk reaction to bar problems - Greg Gelpi

Some people are horrible drivers, so let's ban driving. Let's rip their driver's licenses right out of their hands.

What is it? Entermation? Infotainment? - Rob Felt

Some people spend more time on their couch than the pillows do. Prime Time means resting their post-work laurels with a bowl of Sodium Crunchies in their lap and soaking up some quality alpha waves from the big blue eye. These faithful followers wield grease-stained remote ray guns and fire off attention-deficit blasts of infrared Nielsen radiation.

Requiem for teacher who loved democracy - Diane Wagner

I'm tempted to use his name, but there's an off chance that he's still alive.