News for Saturday, October 29, 2011


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Youngsters enjoy remaining fall temperatures

Jodeco Academy, in McDonough, wrapped up the month of October by hosting its annual fall festival, Friday, as many other area schools, churches, and businesses are doing the same.

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Clayton State welcomes State Rep. Yasmin Neal

State Rep. Yasmin Neal (D-Jonesboro) is scheduled to speak next week to Clayton State University students, faculty, and staff members, on the importance of women in politics.

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Best Buy steps up, donates school supplies

Between the playful interactions with their older friends from the high school next door, students at McDonough Elementary School learned that their school was being honored with $1,500 worth of school supplies.

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Halloween celebration brings kids to McDonough

Pint-sized ghouls, goblins, pirates and princesses lit up the City of McDonough, to begin their Halloween celebrations a little early.

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A special Halloween poem from the Clayton News Daily/Henry Daily Herald

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Strange goings-on at Jonesboro home.

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Defense, rushing attack gives Lovejoy Region 4-AAAA title

Travis Custis churned out a career- high 269 yards and three touchdowns on 31 carries as the Lovejoy Wildcats defeated the Creekside Seminoles, 24-0, remaining undefeated and clinching the 4-AAAA region title.

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Jonesboro’s win gives Cards No. 2 seed

Jonesboro jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as it spoiled Morrow’s homecoming with a 30-0 victory Friday night at Tara Stadium.

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Win puts Stockbridge alone in second place

Stockbridge overcame a sluggish first-half performance to defeat Jackson 26-16 Friday in a key Region 4-AAA contest that left the Tigers in sole possession of second place in the standings.

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WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!: Cardinals beat Rangers, 6-2, in Game 7

The St. Louis Cardinals won a remarkable World Series they weren't even supposed to reach, beating the Texas Rangers, 6-2, in Game 7 on Friday night with another key hit by hometown star David Freese and six gutty innings from Chris Carpenter.

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Noah's Ark conducting calendar fund-raiser

Noah’s Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center and Children’s Care Home –– a non-profit organization in Henry County –– is asking residents in the Southern Crescent area to show their support for animals at the facility, one calendar entry at a time.