News for Friday, July 15, 2011

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Remembering a special night at the ball park

Doug Gorman Column

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Clayton County Drug Court holds first graduation

Jaime Iraheta's arrest record speaks for itself -- another intoxicated night in the Clayton County Jail, another sober morning and another vow to stop the cycle.

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Former Missouri klansman gets 20 years

A man arrested during a child pornography investigation by Henry County police, was sentenced in federal court Thursday, to 20 years in federal prison.

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Beating victim sentenced to probation

A Jonesboro woman who was the alleged victim in a 2009 attack at a Morrow Cracker Barrel restaurant was sentenced Friday in a June disorderly conduct case.

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Local agency needs utility trailer donation

Volunteers working with the Henry County Fuller Center for Housing, Inc., are calling on community members to help the local organization in providing for the area's needy in home repairs.

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Congressman Scott's annual health fair on horizon

U.S. Congressman David Scott (D-Ga.) is scheduled to host his annual health fair in Jonesboro next month, his office announced earlier this week.

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News of the Weird 7-16-2011

Bright Ideas; Least Competent Criminals; The Continuing Crisis; Oops!; Fetishes on Parade; A News of the Weird Classic (January 1994)

Let's have a few chuckles for the day - Jim Bell

Every now and then I like to kick back and enjoy a few good stories and have some fun so let's swap a few.

Doing what we do - Susan Bennett

Things move quickly in the gospel of Mark. We're not even out of the first chapter, and we see Jesus calling one disciple after another: Philip, Simon, Andrew, James and John. All Jesus had to say was "Follow me." Each one of us is called to be a disciple of Jesus -- worshiping, learning, and serving together.

Edwards, Edith Louise

Age: 88

Bringing home the medals

Whenever Eid M. Koja speaks about the students at his Tiger Martial Arts Olympic Tae Kwon Do school just across the Clayton County line in Fayetteville, he sounds like a proud parent.

Let's have a few chuckles for the day - Jim Bell

Every now and then I like to kick back and enjoy a few good stories and have some fun so let's swap a few.

Congressman Scott's annual health fair on horizon

U.S. Congressman David Scott (D-Ga.) is scheduled to host his annual health fair in Jonesboro next month, his office announced earlier this week.

Historical Jonesboro to evoke 'Tara' at 'Special-Tea'

As God as their witness, some local residents and Scarlett O'Hara fans will never go thirsty again. Or, at least for one day.

Imitating royalty

Almost every young girl likes the idea of being a princess. Dozens of them in Henry County got that chance recently, at an inaugural Princess Parade.

Stockbridge church to begin Adult Daycare program

A new ministry for senior residents of Henry County is set to kick off next week in Stockbridge, thanks to the efforts of a pastor at a local church.

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Newton's trial set for October

Former Clayton County sheriff's spokesman Jonathan Newton pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he stole from taxpayers while an employee.

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Solicitor General's office helps with school supplies

College student Jurod James said he remembers when he was in school growing up, there was always a kid who needed something from his classmates -- a No. 2 pencil or stack of wide-ruled notebook paper.

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Jonesboro man must repay $65,000 in arson case

A Jonesboro man pleaded guilty Monday to deliberately setting his house on fire in order to collect the insurance, officials said.

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Faith Notes - July 15, 2011

Tara Baptist Church hosts community market

Ga Tech fined $100K, ACC title game victory tossed

NCAA releases details of investigation

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