News for Wednesday, July 21, 2004

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The boogey man is gone - Tamara Boatwright

On the evening of Sept. 25, 1983, Leslie English was in her little girl pajamas, sleeping in her little girl bed, dreaming little girl dreams.

I'm ready for my close-up, Mr. Demille - Bob Paslay

When I first got into this business, a friend of mine told me I had a face for radio and a voice for newspapers. No one mentioned television.

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.

The race goes to the comforting - R.H. Joseph

Could someone please explain why the United States Post Office plopped $10 million into Lance Armstrong's bank account so he could have a good shot at winning the Tour de France.

Ferguson re-elected as probate judge

By Ed Brock

Incumbents make it to runoffs

By Greg Gelpi

Hill wins sheriff's seat

By Ed Brock

Cards prepare for camp

By Doug Gorman

Tar Heels fall at 17-18 state

By Jeffery Armstrong

A Cajun recipe to debunk TV - Greg Gelpi

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

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.

Two incumbent judges win

By Ed Brock

The show isn't over until the swan sings - Clay Wilson

It's customary, I suppose, for a writer to make his so-called "swan song" column his last one before he leaves a particular publication.

Keller loses longtime D.A. position

By Ed Brock

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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?

Jonesboro voters approve liquor by the drink

By Greg Gelpi and Bob Paslay

Cast your vote and get out! - Ed Brock

It's here, thank God! Election Day is here, and we can finally get it over with.

Virginia Gray wins renomination

By Ed Brock

Enjoying a new adventure - April Avison

I've spent some recent weekends satisfying my cabin fever by making a short weekend trip to visit some friends who work as raft guides at Cherokee Adventures on the Nolichucky River in Erwin, Tenn.