News for Wednesday, October 6, 2004

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To the moon, Alice! - Michael Davis

It's good to finally see private enterprise entering the long-ended "space race."

Gambling on almost nothing - Justin Boron

Hang your hair in your eyes and dance.

Good sound advice for America - Rob Felt

Due to a compilation of personal attacks I've received about two recent columns, I feel I should apologize to anyone who thought I went too far with my suggestions. Here, in the form a public service, are some recommendations that we should all be able to agree upon. Surely by following these simple guidelines we will maintain the kind of America that our founding fathers envisioned.

Another look at bully behavior - April Avison

I am continuously amazed at the growing number of "hazing" incidents reported in the news involving high school and college students. Where did young people learn that it is acceptable to beat the crap out of a fellow student?

Space available for senior center yard sale

Compiled by R.H. Joseph

Baby sister grows up, hits 40 today - Kathy Jefcoats

My baby sister turns 40 today. Guess that doesn't make her the baby anymore. I am the oldest of five and had a brother when my mother got pregnant again when I was 3. I hoped and wished so hard for a sister and was so happy when she was born. It is a miracle she made it this far. She had several scary health issues when she was a baby so that created an aura of fragility around her.

Clayton high school students sample college life

By Greg Gelpi

Obituaries

October 6, 2004

Lack of fear, courage - Bob Paslay

I have mentioned in the past that I have just about every phobia in the world. I am a walking testament to the fact that you can function in a world in which just about everything petrifies you. I don't drive over high bridges, I am afraid of heights, I don't drive on big roads like interstates and I hate to fly.

Hail to the Queensan - Ed Brock

While we continue our political wrangling, the Japanese have a real issue on their hands.

Hit and run kindness - Greg Gelpi

An unexpected thud jarred me and my car.

Candidate loses sign case

By Ed Brock

Living life in the past - Todd Defeo

More than once, I've been told, "You were born a century too late." And quite frankly, I think it's a valid statement.

Residents question dam repair

By Justin Boron

Students involved in school bus accident

By Greg Gelpi

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Compiled by Justin Boron

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Jonesboro teams continue to roll

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