Staff Photo: Robert Porter
DALLAS - Colorful confetti flip-flopping around him, fans in black and gold chanting his name, Tony Temple and his Missouri teammates were basking in a terrific ending to a magical season.
On the night of Jan. 3, 2008, two major national events will take place. In New Orleans, Ohio State will play Louisiana State University in the national championship football game, and across the state of Iowa, the first-in-the-nation contest to nominate the major party nominees for president will be held. If the past is precedent, the college football game will result in a single winner, while the Iowa caucuses will manage to produce multiple "winners":
Because of Rockdale County resident Derwin Daniels' early training as a drummer, rhythm plays a key role in his writing, performing and recording.
COVINGTON - A new nonprofit organization has been formed with the task of raising money for a community park to be located behind the Newton County Library.
PASADENA, Calif. - The loose balls? Southern California came up with them. Those crazy plays? They all went USC's way, too.
CONYERS - Three men who were arrested after a bank teller became suspicious of their cash deposits have been bound over to Superior Court on multiple charges following a hearing Friday afternoon in Magistrate Court.
COVINGTON - The Gould family received a late Christmas present Saturday - Seth Gould returned to his Covington home after being in Iraq since March.
CONYERS - Following a troubled year, Rockdale County officials will emphasize efficiency and capital improvements at a public hearing Thursday to review Rockdale Water Resources' proposed 2008 budget.
TAMPA, Fla. - Phillip Fulmer stepped up to the podium and graciously accepted the Outback Bowl trophy.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Lloyd Carr went out a winner.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Alex Trlica kicked a 41-yard field goal with 7 seconds left to give Texas Tech a 31-28 come-from-behind victory over No. 21 Virginia in a wild Gator Bowl on Tuesday.
I can feel it: 2008 is going to be a year of superlatives, not all of them good.