News for Saturday, January 22, 2005


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Cleaning my filthy computer - Ed Brock

It's like having brain damage," said my friend Brad, looking up from the monitor.

Lincoln prying not bad, but no evidence unearthed - Bob Paslay

There is a new book just published that purports to prove that the nation's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, was gay. I admit I have not read the book but I did read the Time magazine review that basically trashed the research and I went by the book store and read parts of it and the attached letters from Lincoln to a friend of his. (The letters showed nothing).

Speeding fines may be whisked away to state

By Michael Davis

Poker series causes ungratified 'Tilt' - Justin Boron

I had been anticipating the day for months. Reading and watching anything I could about ESPN's new drama "Tilt," my eagerness for its premiere was on par with the excitement I had when I learned a Chipolte would be opening near my neighborhood. Chipolte is the best chain taqueria around and I won't hear any argument otherwise.

Funds for rail intact

By Justin Boron

Falcons fever taking flight

By Ed Brock

Gas prices on the rise

By Michael Davis

Feeling weight of being underweight - Greg Gelpi

If I wanted to be judged purely by my body, I would have become a model, and we all know that would be a bad idea.

Racism through my children's eyes - Gerry Yandel

My daughters sat enraptured in front of the TV -- no rare occurrence, actually -- watching a battle during "The Two Towers," the middle movie of the Tolkien trilogy.

Ilene Florence Hendrickson

On Jan 21, 2005, Ilene Florence Hendrickson went to be with her Lord at her home surrounded by family and friends. Mrs. Hendrickson was 58 and resided in Forest Park, Georgia since 1984.

Chamber needs a president

By Justin Boron

Jonesboro girls reach 20-win mark

By Anthony Rhoads

Pets of the Week

Amy is a 3-month-old, gray tabby domestic shorthair. Amy will be spayed prior to adoption, and her vaccination series is under way. Amy and her siblings, Flash and Hannah, were abandoned at the door of the Clayton County Humane Society shelter. Flash and Hannah are also available for adoption. They are typical kittens, full of mischief and energy. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see more animals available for adoption.

Boy mauled by dog

By Ed Brock

Betty Rowe Schwantes

Mrs. Betty Rowe Schwantes, age 69, of Locust Grove, Georgia, peacefully passed away at home on January 20, 2005 from complications of Breast Cancer.

Stone Mountain sweeps North Clayton

By Jeffery Armstrong

Students arrested after fight

By Ed Brock

William Paul Holloway

William Paul Holloway, 40, of Jackson, Ga. died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, at Sacred Journey Hospice.

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Glenna C. Paul

Mrs. Glenna C. Paul of Forest Park, a Retired Accountant with The Atlanta Army Depot, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005.

Wedding party needs a few good men - Zach Porter

This June I will be getting married in what will be a more or less traditional ceremony. But even as George W. Bush starts his second term, my liberal friends are plotting more progressive wedding day affairs.