News for Thursday, April 5, 2012


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Pets of the Week - OJ

OJ is a 1 year old orange tabby domestic shorthair.

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Pets of the Week - Scrappy Doo

Scrappy Doo is a 4 year old Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix.

Dixie Divas: Mama’s Cake

It started with Mama. All good stories and jokes in our family, including me, started with her.

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Signings continue to add up for Union Grove baseball

Wolverines seniors Cole Murphy, Austin Smith and Logan Smith signed scholarships last Friday.

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Coming off consecutive losses for the first time in two seasons, Luella baseball looks to get back on track

This hasn’t happened in quite some time. Forty-five regular season games, to be exact, spanning three seasons.

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Arts Clayton opens summer camp registration

Early sign-up deadline is April 20

Arts Clayton is less than a week into the registration period for its Kaleidoscope and Young Teen summer art camps, and the administrator for both camps said she is already being inundated with requests for applications.

Schools target state air riflery finals

Henry County High, Luella High to compete

Two high school air riflery teams from Henry County are headed to the Georgia High School Association’s State Riflery Championship next week.

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Clayton County Parks, Rec offers archery program

Clayton County Parks and Recreation launched a new “Archery Program” for seniors 55 and older last month at the Clayton County International Park. Paul Smith, 62, noticed the advertisement for the new program, and said it immediately “sparked” his interest.

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Slain deputy to be added to memorial

Slain Clayton County sheriff's Deputy Rick Daly's family will unveil his permanent place on the Georgia Police Memorial Wall during a ceremony Friday morning at the Banke Justice Center in Jonesboro.

Forest Park’s ISO rating improves

Effective Aug. 1, the Insurance Services Office rating for Forest Park residents improves from Class 3 to Class 2, said fire chief Eddie Buckholts. That could soon mean lower insurance premiums.