News for Friday, July 16, 2004

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Pen is mightier than the sword - Michael Davis

We'd all like to be remembered long after we're gone for something we wrote or said publicly. Something witty or profound. But lately, there hasn't been much of that.

Don't be too ambitious with math - April Avison

The local news reported last week that Georgia education officials are considering a new way of teaching math that would "combine concepts from courses in algebra, geometry and trigonometry."

Flood still wet memory 10 years later - Kathy Jefcoats

I can't believe it has been 10 years since the Great Flood because I remember it so well. I was scheduled for surgery that week and spent a rainy Monday at the hospital in Macon getting pre-op tests run. Sometime that afternoon, all non-emergency surgeries in the city were canceled. It would be almost a year before I underwent that surgery but that's a whole other story.

See through their stratagems - R.H. Joseph

What could be more despicable than striking unnecessary fear into the hearts of the public for the sole purpose of furthering your own ends?

Don't monkey with a beautiful document - Bob Paslay

I love the American Constitution. Anyone who loves clear, beautiful and concise writing has got to love this document.

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1st Army gets new commander

By Ed Brock

Hill, Bell raise most in primary

By Bob Paslay

Another arrest made in death

By Ed Brock

Is this the Seinfeld administration? - Ed Brock

The latest press conference by Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge strongly resembled an episode of "Seinfeld."

Local gardener donates vegetables, money

By Sheila Ross

You'd better just take that nap - Rob Felt

When life decides to kick you in the gee-willikers and you don't know where the heck to turn, why not just take a nap?

An early look at football

By Doug Gorman

A Cajun recipe to debunk TV - Greg Gelpi

The recipe for the perfect Cajun programming (sarcasm included):

Harvest Faith International Ministries hosting revival

Compiled by Greg Gelpi