News for Friday, March 25, 2011

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Clayton State triumphs 69-50 over Michigan Tech

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - What got the Clayton State Laker women's basketball team all the way through the 2010-11 season was the reason for what it was rewarded on Friday night - the NCAA Division II National Championship.

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Welcome home celebration planned for Saturday

Welcome home celebration planned for Saturday

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Higher calling leads Miller to Strong Rock

When Strong Rock Christian School decided to go in a different direction with its football program, it wanted somebody with a solid track record.

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Drew soccer keeping up with rest of school

They had no choice. Entering this season, the Drew boys' soccer team was backed into a corner, with only two options: keep up, or get left behind.

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Local juniors competing in North-South all-star game

Marcus Hunt was not too familiar with the names of his teammates in Saturday's Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South Junior Showcase game.

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Union Grove is favorite at county track championships

here is no secret which team everyone at Saturday's Henry County Track and Field Championship should be chasing.Union Grove is the favorite to sweep the boys and girls championships, which will be held at Strong Rock Christian School.

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The night Clayton State made basketball history

It started way back on Nov. 12, with a 80-69 victory over Catawba College, and ended Friday night, 36 games later, just after 10 p.m., at the Civic Center in St. Joseph, Mo.

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'Check homeowner policies,' whistleblower urges

Gerald Bobo, a retired insurance agent, is upset. He is irked about something he says is taking place in his former line of work, and he is on a mission to alert the public about it, especially long-time homeowners.

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'Zebra Dash' on horizon at Noah's Ark

Area residents are invited to don their running shoes, in memory of an animal that garnered national attention upon his arrival in Henry County.

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Siblings combine their vision for girl fun

Three sisters are planning parties for local girls.

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Consignment sale benefits Haven House

Dayle Brown said she has come a long way in dealing with the untimely death of her teenage granddaughter.

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Indictment issued in kidnapping, rape case

A 32-year-old man is facing a litany of charges after a Clayton County grand jury indicted him earlier this week, for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old girl in College Park, in 2007.

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Say WHAT?! - Your neighbors have a lot of concerns

Editor's Note: Say What?! is a new, occasional feature that consists of online comments readers have made in response to articles and features on our web sites -- www.news-daily.com, www.henryherald.com, and www.myjpa.com. These are raw, unedited comments. In bold type, are the headlines to which the comments are attached.

Do you know God loves you? - James C. Bell

I have written many times in this column of my conversion experience. It was on a Sunday morning in the Mountain View Baptist Church, and I wish I knew the exact date, but I didn't make a note of it as I should have.

Come down out of that tree - Susan Bennett

If you ever went to Sunday School as a kid, even once, you probably know the story of Zacchaeus -- mainly that he was SHORT, which is a kind of sad thing to be famous for.

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CSU wins national title

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - March 25, 2011 - What got the Clayton State Laker women's basketball team all the way through the 2010-11 season was the reason for what it was rewarded on Friday night - the NCAA Division II National Championship!

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Welcome home celebration planned for CSU women's basketball team on Saturday

Clayton State University and the City of Morrow are joining together to welcome home the Clayton State women's basketball team at the conclusion of the NCAA Division II National Championships in St. Joseph, Mo.

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Longtime UPS driver recognized for safety

It was a chilly morning at the UPS Forest Park Hub Center, in Forest Park.

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'Check homeowner policies,' whistleblower urges

Gerald Bobo, a retired insurance agent, is upset. He is irked about something he says is taking place in his former line of work, and he is on a mission to alert the public about it, especially long-time homeowners.

Stubbs, Robert 'Bobby' Lee

Robert “Bobby” Lee Stubbs, age 63 of Stockbridge, GA, went to be with our Lord on March 25, 2011 at Emory University Hospital. Bobby is survived by his two children, daughter, Brittany Leigh Stubbs, grandson, Kyler Ricardo Lee Garcia, son, Robert (“Beau”) Lee Stubbs, Jr. and their mother Saundra Leigh Stubbs of Stockbridge, GA. He is also survived by, step-son, Gary Brent Heflin, daughter-in-law, Teresa, grandsons, Gary Dale and Jadyn Brent of Boaz AL. Bobby was one of 5 siblings. His sister, Joan Lansaw and brother-in-law, Ray Lansaw of Germantown, OH and their children Eddie Lansaw of Ponte Vedra, FL, Gail Chimelewski, Leslie Brooks, Kristie Speck, Germantown, OH, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.His sister Susie Stubbs Kiefaber, brother-in-law Don Kiefaber of Lilburn, Georgia. His niece, Abby Kiefaber Doyle and husband, Brian William Doyle, Roswell, GA and their two children, Caroline Jane Doyle and Thomas William Doyle. His two nephews, Ryan Davidson Kiefaber, Smyrna, GA and Tyler Justin Kiefaber, Lilburn, GA. His family members who preceded him in death are his Mother and Father, Charles (“Stubby”) and Gertrude (“Trudy”) Stubbs and 3 brothers, Chuck Stubbs, Jerry Kalbaugh, and Jimmy Kalbaugh. Bobby was a proud United States Veteran, who received his Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Metal, Vietnam Campaign Metal, Combat Infantrymen Badge, National Defense Service Metal and Sharpshooter Badge (Rifle) while serving in Vietnam. Relatives and friends are invited to a GATHERING and service of remembrance and celebration of life for Bobby at 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 3 at his family’s home. The home will be open at 1:00 pm with a service at 3:00 pm. If additional information is needed, please call 404-448-1420. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, OH, where he will be laid to rest with those of his family that preceded him in rest.

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Welcome home celebration planned for CSU women's basketball team on Saturday

Welcome home celebration planned for CSU women's basketball team on Saturday

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'Zebra Dash' on horizon at Noah's Ark

Area residents are invited to don their running shoes, in memory of an animal that garnered national attention upon his arrival in Henry County.

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