News for Thursday, March 11, 2004

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Worker in critical condition

By Kathy Jefcoats

My favorite month of the year - Billy Corriher

Ah, spring? a time of natural regeneration, a time to shrug off that bulky overcoat and bask in the warm weather, and for people like me, time to gather around the television for that annual ritual – March Madness.

A glimpse beneath a reporter's surface - Clay Wilson

Ah, the joys of the bachelor life. Staying out 'til all hours, checking out the ladies – blow-drying underwear.

Is pop culture getting smarter? - April Avison

Since it became wildly popular a few years ago, reality television has annoyed me. I wondered why people would waste their time watching such crap. Who cares if a couple can survive living on an island and being tempted by sexy singles? Why should it matter to me which bachelorette gets the rose from a man she's known for three weeks?

Lady Tigers get first win of year

By Jeffery Armstrong

Usually I'm an optimist - Bob Paslay

I pulled over on Jonesboro Road and just sat there watching the skies. The gray and white clouds were painted against the blue sky and the early afternoon was warm as I peered at the sky. There was one and then another and then a third. Silver birds glinting against the sun's reflection, coming in sooth and powerful as they headed for Hartsfield-Jackson.

Video shows buyer

By Ed Brock

Where the heck are you Romeo? - R.h. Joseph

Long desirous of impaling the cretin who employed the magnificent conclusion of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to induce a Pavlovian response in cell phone drones, my reaction to the dumbing down of the glorious language of Shakespeare in high school texts had me searching for an Elizabethan pike upon which to hoist the black hearts of the philistines responsible.

County could test new program

By Billy Corriher

Officials brace for weekend race traffic

By Michael Davis

?Passion' awash in Good Friday blood - Zach Porter

Anytime someone makes a film about Jesus, their always seems to be some kind of uproar. Weather it's Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" or Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ" the presses will keep the copy coming till the ink runs dry. This column not doubt will take up a little bit more.

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A paddle? Where's the canoe? - Ed Brock

Sitting steaming around the campfire, we all agreed it was the third wave that got us.

Jonesboro High breaks barriers

By Greg Gelpi

Mt. Zion defeats Mundy's Mill

By Doug Gorman

Puckett named to All-PBC team

From staff reports

Life, liberty and pursuit of fries - Greg Gelpi

Mmm? What's better than French fries? Super-sized French fries.

Second trial in murder under way

By Ed Brock

Saying no to NHL violence

By Jeffery Armstrong