News for Thursday, April 14, 2005


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Springtime and whatever else - Rob Felt

Who doesn't love a good, hard sneeze?

Steven's has got some fine food - Justin Boron

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

And heeeere's ... baby - Ed Brock

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

Boys don't need to be boys - Jeffery Armstrong

While I was putting together the sports section the other day I read a story from the Associated Press about how 11 University of Tennessee football players have been either arrested or cited for crimes ranging from aggravated assault to underage drinking since February 2004.

Just eat the pancakes - Greg Gelpi

People are naturally lazy, so it bothers me when I watch as people go out of their way to bring others down.

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.

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Gwen Tillman

Gwen Tillman of Forest Park died April 11, 2005.

Some treasures found among the junk

To the editor:

Shadé Smith signs with UNC-Wilmington

By Jeffery Armstrong

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.

Remembering victims of crime

By Ed Brock

Finding praise for Jonesboro mayor

To the editor:

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.

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.

Superintendent, nurses discuss conditions

By Greg Gelpi

Mega Millions at its highest jackpot of 2005

By Justin Boron

Tally of Delta bill at $9.2 million

By Justin Boron

Jonesboro girls soccer clinches trip to state playoffs

By Anthony Rhoads

Oliver J. Hardin

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

Pro-choice is pro-freedom and pro-privacy

To the editor,