News for Monday, July 11, 2005

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Time to dig in or get out in baseball - Justin Boron

It is that time of the year - a couple of weeks before or after the Major League Baseball All-star break - and your team is either in or out.

Some words in defense of Tom - Ed Brock

First, allow me to say I don't know what is wrong with Tom Cruise these days.

Dennis menaces area with heavy rains

By Shannon Jenkins

Quit pushing my buttons - Shannon Jenkins

Last week I paid off one of my credit cards.

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Letter to the Editor

July 7, 2005

Louis Wendell Perkins

Louis Wendell Perkins, 80, of McDonough, Ga. passed away on July 10, 2005. He is survived by his children, Howard and Brenda Perkins, B.C. and Brenda Hill, Wendell Perkins and Amber perkins, six grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Arla Mae Deloch Copeland

Arla Mae Deloch Copeland, 84, of Rowland Court, Jonesboro, formerly of Calhoun passed away Friday, July 8, 2005. she was born June 25, 1921 in Lyons, Ga. to the late Emmett Deloch and Arzora Courson Deloach.

Airport celebrates 80th birthday

By Justin Boron

Man killed in accidental shooting

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Doris Elaine Smith

Doris Elaine Smith, 85, of Riverdale, passed away peacefully at home of cancer on Saturday, July 9, 2005. She is survived by Morris E. Smith, her loving husband of 59 years and several nieces and nephews.

The big move is going down - Rob Felt

As reliably as you throw away your old calendar every Jan. 1 and get a new one, I move into a new apartment. The cycle has been hard to break, and each move has been surrounded by its own set of supporting arguments and issues to work out.

Good fences make good neighbors

By Ed Brock

Locals gather to 'stop the violence'

By Shannon Jenkins

Donations needed to alleviate shortages

By Shannon Jenkins

Pets of the Week

June 30, 2005

A proud Democrat offers the party advice - Bob Paslay

I make no apologies for it - I am a Democrat. I occasionally listen to Franklin Roosevelt speeches. I was inspired by President Kennedy as a junior high school student. In college, I felt the pain while reading of President Woodrow Wilson's struggles to form the League of Nations. In fact, my grandfather, a great old Southern lawyer and Shriner, attended the convention that nominated Wilson and somewhere in my mountain of junk, I have the platform and booklet from that convention.

Life's little journeys - Michael Davis

Some roads you take in life are pretty difficult to navigate. You're barreling along at about 80 miles per hour and all of the sudden you see a sign announcing there's a major detour up ahead.

Letters to the editor

June 30, 2005