Anybody but the Lakers

June 17, 2004 The Detroit Pistons, a decided underdog against the powerful Los Angeles Lakers, are the new National Basketball Association champions. They say they won because the "did it the right way."

Tattered memories

June 16, 2004 A large portion of my childhood can be summed up in an old oil painting torn, tattered and worn with age.

Mary Evans

June 11, 2004 CONCORD - Mary M. Evans, 97, of Concord died today, June 11, 2004, in a Batesville nursing home. Arrangements will be announced by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

Words worth sharing

June 11, 2004 One semester a little way back I spent a lot of time working on my poetry. In my project I tried to focus each on a person I know well, a house in my historic neighborhood, or both.


June 11, 2004 Dear Editor: The residents of Sun Valley Drive gave new meaning to "street gang" this Memorial Day weekend.