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A sweet lady at 96

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She was lethargic and disinterested. She hadn’t eaten all day and did not even attempt to have a drink of water. Then, she went missing. We searched everywhere for her and finally found her. She was listless and barely awake. I thought she was dying. After all, she was old — really old.

Cancer

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Last week, another person from my church and I attended a two-day training session at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Newnan. The training was called, “Our Journey of Hope” and 26 churches from six different states were represented.

Easter Sunday

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Forty-five years ago, I was away from home on Easter Sunday. I had been attending church regularly during my high school years and Easter had become an important observation. Now, I was at Parris Island, S.C., undergoing what is now called Basic Warrior Training for Marine Corps recruits.

Men are simple

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Men are simple. They are not all that complex. Some time ago, a lady came to me to rant about her husband. “My husband never helps me with things that need to be done around the house!

Selma

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I was 14 years old and an eighth-grade student when the events unfolded in Selma, Ala., 50 years ago. When the news was reported, featuring films of Selma, I was horrified.

I don’t recall that my parents had any commentary on the news reports so I was left to draw my own conclusions.

Southern snowfalls

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On Wednesday morning, the area was under a winter storm watch. All area school and colleges were closed, motorists were being advised to stay home and truckers were warned that they may be denied access to the interstate highways in Georgia.

A bizarre recognition

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The idea of “world recognition” is usually seen as a good thing. The Super Bowl winners are proclaimed as “World Champions” as is the winner of the World Series (although it really is only a North American Series, baseball being played in quite a few other nations).

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Opinion

The problem: Cousin Alex and Cousin Ryan wanted to make snow cones, but their 3-year-old electric snow cone machine broke just after it was loaded with ice cubes.

Community

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society is hosting “Quilting for Kids,” a summer camp for boys and girls 8-13 years of age.

Sports

The Starr's Mill Panthers boys golf team finished fourth in Monday's AAAAA state tournament. The McIntosh Chiefs finished eighth as a team. Cambridge won the team title with a +6 (290).

Lifestyle

Tricia Stearns, a local writer and director of the Peachtree City Farmers Market and Community Garden, expands her creative ventures with her first photography exhibit at Clayton Arts Gallery with