News for Tuesday, April 12, 2005

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World Briefs

American contractor kidnapped in Iraq

Column: Hot start for Francoeur

Jeff Francoeur swung the bat so well this past weekend in the Mississippi Braves' season-opening series against Montgomery (Ala.) you would have thought the hosts had "Lassiter" stitched across the front of their uniforms.

People Briefs

Aniston becomes godmother to 'Friends' baby

Prep roundup: Parkview's Moreau shuts out Brookwood

LILBURN - Nathan Moreau pitched a complete game, yielding only one hit and striking out 11 batters as Parkview downed Brookwood 9-0 on Monday.

Student loan abuses persist

If Congress can't halt the waste and abuse by lenders in the student loan program, members should find those who can to run against them in the 2006 elections.

Local briefs

Central's Richmann picks Oglethorpe

Ga. 124 widening project causes monthlong detour

SNELLVILLE - Drivers will have to detour for about a month because of a project to widen Ga. Highway 124.

Letters to the Editor

Our government is failing the republic

Nation Briefs

N.J. man releases mother, baby after chase, standoff

Thomas Queen

Thomas “Tom” Queen, age 80 of Monroe, died Sunday, April 10, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, GA 770-962-3100.

Juanita Collins

Juanita Jean Collins, age 60 of Lawrenceville, died April 10, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Jarrold Stephens

Jarrold E. Stephens, age 68 of Winder, died April 9, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Patricia Hall

Patricia Ellen Hall, age 52 of Lawrenceville, died Sunday, April 10, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Rose Whetstone

Mrs. Rose Lee Whetstone age 90, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, April 11, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Lucy Daniel

Lucy B. Daniel, age 95 of Cumming, GA, died April 9, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Daisy Cash

Daisy Florence Cash, 87, of Fort Oglethorpe, GA., died Sunday April 10, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726

Leonard Lawson

Leonard Lee Lawson, age 75 of Alpharetta, GA died April 11, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Ann Donihe

Ann Donihe, 63, of Canton, GA, formerly of Norcross, GA for 38 years, died April 10, 2005. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 12th, at ...

W.t. Bailey

W.T. (Red) Bailey, age 82 of Buford passed away Sunday, April 10, 2005. He was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather. Funeral Services will be held at Gravel ...

Bradley Burns

Bradley Burns, age 50 of Lawrenceville, died April 8, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Cornelia Jones

Cornelia Dillard Jones 69, of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away Saturday, April 9, 2005 at her home. A native of Blakely County, Georgia, she had resided in Lawrenceville, Georgia for ...

Lawrence Kerr

Lawrence A. Kerr, age 84 of Lilburn, GA passed away April 10, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 770-277-4550.

Gene Petro, Sr.

Mr. Gene Rocco Petro, Sr., of Lawrenceville, GA died April 10, 2005. He is survived by his wife: Patricia Ruth Petro; daughter: Valerie Petro of Wycoff, NJ; sons and daughters ...

Lorene Landress

Lorene Mason Landress, age 84 of Lawrenceville died Sunday, April 10, 2005. Funeral Services will held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 12, 2005 in the Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral ...

Mona Weekly

Mona D. Weekly, age 63 of Grayson, died Friday April 8, 2005. Memorial Services will be held at a later date in Cheyenne, WY. Mrs. Weekly was a customer service ...

Karan Sachar

Karan Jeeo Sachar, age 14 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away April 9, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 770-277-4550.

Frances Batcheller

Frances Batcheller, age 95 of Lawrenceville, formerly of Atlanta died April 6, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550