News for Tuesday, February 8, 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.

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.

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.

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.

When the music's over, turn out the lights - Michael Davis

Yes, that's from a Doors song.

Today's cave paintings are digital - Rob Felt

Grunto the caveman walks through the dark, wet chambers of his favorite cave, holding a crude torch above his head and searching the ceiling for any new marks made since his last visit. He is unafraid of the bats and eyeless bugs that share this space with him. In his search for new information, there is no time for this cave-dweller to be prissy.

Scott honors Niagara Movement

By Ed Brock

Board freezes salary increases

By Greg Gelpi

Union Grove falls to Fayette County

By Doug Gorman

School vandalized

By Ed Brock

Lady Cardinals meet Mays tonight for subregion title

By Doug Gorman

County may regulate blasting

By Justin Boron

First-graders write letters to George W. Bush

By Greg Gelpi

Old flag debate may not be over

By Michael Davis

Clayton Chamber of Commerce looks to boost cooperation

By Justin Boron

Fans should stick to the music - Greg Gelpi

There's a reason that the word "fan" comes from the word "fanatic."

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Lady Tigers clinch state playoff berth

By Jeffery Armstrong

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.

Pets of the Week

Taylor is a 1-year-old black domestic shorthair. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Taylor has proven to be a loving, affectionate cat. He meets no strangers, and demands attention from everyone he comes in contact with. Taylor needs an "inside-only" home, with people who will spend lots of time with him. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.