News for Thursday, February 10, 2005

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Mardi Gras or bust? - Justin Boron

Indecision and fear mounted. At first, I cracked under the pressure, backing away from a trip to New Orleans, for Mardis Gras. It would be the first missed in awhile.

Making a name for oneself - Gerry Yandel

I've decided I want to have a road named after me.

Running into an iceberg at dinner - Zach Porter

Sometimes eating out can be a scary excursion into the unknown. You have to chose your restaurants carefully or you might wind up ordering a Caesar salad bowl filled with iceberg lettuce topped with a few prized scraps of romaine, as if you were a fool. And allow me a moment to tell you that iceberg lettuce has absolutely no nutritional value and if you like it then don't waste your time reading this column. You have no taste, just like the lettuce you eat.

A babe lost in the wild - Ed Brock

My wife and I have decided that our daughter will spend her first years lost in the wilds of Zanzibar.

Can you hear me now? - Bob Paslay

In case you missed it on the news earlier this week, the town of Mink, La., population 15 households, now has phone service.

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

Man accused of stabbing house guest

By Ed Brock

Coyote sighting not uncommon event in Clayton

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

Faith is a gray tabby domestic shorthair. She is about 1 1/2 years old, and has been spayed. All vaccinations are current. Faith was abandoned at the door of Clayton County Humane Society, hungry and pregnant. She is a quiet, solitary cat. She is affectionate and loving with people, but frightened of other cats. She will do best as an "only cat." For more information, call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see more animals available for adoption.

Tolerance is a lesson for people of all ages - Tamara Boatwright

I put on my Birkenstock sandals, combed my very short hair, made sure I had two earrings in both ears, turned on the television and waited for the urge to become a homosexual to wash over me.

Students welcome Year of Rooster

By Greg Gelpi

Cain steps down at Jonesboro

By Doug Gorman

Clayton sheriff employees sworn in

By Justin Boron

A secret society is revealed - Greg Gelpi

Pausing, I turned to glance over my shoulder, squinting my eyes and surveying each shadow of the landscape. All caution had to be taken to ensure I hadn't been followed.

Board agrees cheapest isn't always best

By Greg Gelpi

Henry Co. headed to state

By Anthony Rhoads

Riverdale enforcing youth curfew

By Ed Brock

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County loses on bill to save Delta

By Justin Boron