News for Friday, November 4, 2005

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Now we're cooking or at least eating - Bob Paslay

I love food. When I am not eating it, I am thinking about it or talking about it. My friend and colleague Ruth Ann and I engaged in a brief conversation the other day, sparked by a press release about a company that is now marketing instant mashed potatoes with flecks of red potato skins in them to make it appear that mom slaved over a stove for you.

Ashley goes one dubious statement too far - Ed Brock

Somebody take me hostage, please.

Eating pizza and doing laundry - Michael Davis

You sort through it all. Likes with likes.

Mt. Vernon goes after another GCAA state title

By Doug Gorman

Astros stadium no better than mini-golf course - Justin Boron

I should have written this column a long time ago. Others have commented on the topic. And I have always felt this way. But I've only said it in the paper now – Minute Maid Park is the most absurd baseball field in the world.

A baseball fan for life - Jeffery Whitfield

Think it feels like fall yet? Christmas wreaths are cropping up in department stores, cool weather is creeping ever closer to our doorsteps and college football is churning toward its final games.

Letters to the Editor

Look at diet to curb fossil-fuel appetite

Like millions of other Americans victimized by outrageous home-heating costs this winter, I will be lowering my thermostat, covering my windows with plastic sheeting, and using electric space heaters to keep my personal space temperature tolerable.

Jonesboro teacher helps students overcome math-related stress

By Jeffery Whitfield

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The Daylight Saving nightmare - Rob Felt

This column originally appeared in the Daily Herald and the News Daily on October 23, 2003. Desperate to muse about the oncoming sun-drain that will sicken us this weekend, I decided that to write anything new would just be ripping myself off. I've made only a few minor changes, including that date that all this madness will end on.

Officials kick off rec center construction

By Justin Boron

Clayton State to play host to PBC Championships

From Staff Reports

Pets of the Week

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Jonesboro race fraught with emotion

By Ed Brock

Book sale begins today

From Staff Reports

Sixty years in the music business

By Michael Davis