News for Wednesday, April 13, 2005


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Some folks are just plain 'Nutt-y' - Anthony Rhoads

Arkansas football coach Houston Nutt had a unusual way of dealing with players caught loafing during practice – he made them wear pink jerseys.

Shooting right through our heads - Rob Felt

The dream started with some kind of high school football tryout. An old boss of mine was there, and he was curious as to why I wanted to play high school football 8 years after I graduated. I really couldn't tell him.

Steven's has got some fine food - Justin Boron

Quality and quantity aren't always mutually exclusive in the restaurant industry.

Harrelson signs with Truett-McConnell

By Doug Gorman

Burying my head in the sand - Gerry Yandel

Barring any unforseen events, and God willing, by the time you read this, I will have returned from yet another seasonal spring break adventure to the beach.

Reflections from a Catholic - Greg Gelpi

The race is over; it's time to reflect and honor, rather than mourn and mope about.

ELHS girls finish unbeaten

By Doug Gorman

A trip to the Georgia Renaissance Festival

By Greg Gelpi

And heeeere's ... baby - Ed Brock

Who would have thought that labor could sneak up on you?

Salary increases await governor

By Justin Boron

Bible thumping aside, juries follow own rules - Bob Paslay

I have served on two juries in my life, one a DUI case in magistrate's court and another civil case in big court in which a young guy hired to detail a car took it out at 1 a.m., wrecked it and got sued. He contended another car ran him off the road and the insurance lawyer contended he was just joyriding and lost control.

Some treasures found among the junk

To the editor:

Oliver J. Hardin

Mr. Oliver J. Hardin of Williamson, Ga., died at his residence on April 11, 2005.

Pets of the Week

Anastasia is a 2-year-old, charcoal-gray domestic longhair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Anastasia was rescued from the "death row" list at Animal Control. Aside from being one of the most beautiful cats at the shelter, she is also one of the sweetest. She does well with other cats. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

Gwen Tillman

Gwen Tillman of Forest Park died April 11, 2005.

Today is the day to Kick Butt

By Ed Brock

Pro-choice is pro-freedom and pro-privacy

To the editor,

Bell looking to cut next budget

By Justin Boron

Finding praise for Jonesboro mayor

To the editor:

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Sex offender arrested for not registering

By Greg Gelpi

A little red ink makes us all stronger - Shannon Jenkins

If all teachers stop using red pens to correct students' papers, then these future leaders of America will be one step closer to being big wimps.

Accident injures 5-year-old girl

By Ed Brock