News for Monday, May 30, 2011

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Jonesboro gets free alert system

Jonesboro police added another tool to what already is in place to help find missing children, or endangered adults who wander away from home.

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Fund-raiser concert planned for Clayton Family Care

Local residents are being invited to help raise money for a Forest Park-based homeless assistance group, on June 4, by coming out to see a little song and dance at the Morrow-based National Archives at Atlanta.

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Henry Farmers Market enters third season

The aroma of fresh fruits, vegetables and honey filled the air in McDonough, as a growing tradition kicked off another season at the Henry County Farmers Market.

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Man accused of having sex with a minor

Hampton Police arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Baseball's alcohol problem

Last season, fans may recall, many baseball telecasts began with announcers reading the commercial line: "Grab an ice cold Bud." This season, the pitch reads: "Grab some Buds."

Regardless of 'belief,' climate change is real

According to Oakland, California's Harold Camping, the Rapture was supposed to hit American Samoa (the location of the International Dateline) at 6 p.m., on Saturday, May 21, 2011.

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HMC issuing sun-safety warnings for community

Henry Medical Center (HMC) is reminding area residents, as temperatures rise, to be safe in the sun.

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Henry's summer camps kick off today

Registration continues for summer camps provided by the Henry County Parks and Recreation Department.

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Runaway brides race for cancer charity

A 5K race will feature runaway brides and skirt-chasers running around McDonough.

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McIntosh set to defend Pro Division at Thursday Thunder

Thursday Thunder feature

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Tanner named top freshman in SIAC

College honors

Montgomery, Peggy

Age: 62

Baseball's alcohol problem

Last season, fans may recall, many baseball telecasts began with announcers reading the commercial line: "Grab an ice cold Bud." This season, the pitch reads: "Grab some Buds."

Henry's summer camps kick off today

Registration continues for summer camps provided the Henry County Parks and Recreation Department.

Trainham, Judith Elaine Wade

Mrs. Judith Elaine Wade Trainham, 72, of Locust Grove, passed away May 30, 2011. Judy was born in Henderson, N.C., to the late P.L. and Katie Adkinson Wade. She was preceded in death by a sister, Pearly Wade. She retired after 20 years as a claims investigator with Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company. She enjoyed gardening and doting on her cats. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Tom Trainham, of Locust Grove; children, Sharon Trainham, of Jonesboro, Lynne (Dan) Arch, of San Antonio, Texas; darling granddaughter, Addie Rose Arch; nephew, Lane (Rosaline) DeCost, of Weston, Fla.; great-nephews, Brian and James DeCost. Memorial services will be conducted at a later date in Richmond, Va. In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Judy. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, Ga.,, is in charge of arrangements, haistenfunerals.com.

Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence Lewis, age 26, of Stockbridge, GA, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2011. Jennifer attended Stockbridge High School. She is survived by her daughter, Leanna Michelle Lewis; mother, Kathy Lawrence, of McDonough; father and step-mother, Jack & Kay Lawrence, of Stockbridge; sisters & brothers-in-law, Andrea & Robby Giles, of Loganville; Sheena & Noah Goatcher, of McDonough; Godfather, Larry D. Turley, of Stockbridge; five nephews; several aunts, uncles and extended family. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 3, 2011, at 12 noon, in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeff Watkins officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, June 2nd from 4-8 p.m. Condolences may be offered at: www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel (770) 474-1231.

Regardless of 'belief,' climate change is real

According to Oakland, California's Harold Camping, the Rapture was supposed to hit American Samoa (the location of the International Dateline) at 6 p.m., on Saturday, May 21, 2011.

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