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story.lead_photo.caption Joseph Langston, director of the Atheist Community of Jonesboro, picks up trash Saturday along U.S. 63 in Jonesboro. - Photo by Kenneth Heard

In a town once called “Fort God” by a national magazine because of its proliferation of churches, visitors driving into the Craighead County town will soon see signs that counter the moniker.

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Arkansas, Pages 15 on 04/04/2010

Print Headline: Atheists to tidy road, get sign in Jonesboro

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  • Papa_Rick
    April 4, 2010 at 6:14 p.m.

    Sometimes churches really make me sick

  • trekie70
    April 5, 2010 at 8:31 a.m.

    Just another example of the right following the Bible until it doesn't suit their agenda. Why does it matter who cleans up the road? Of course, this could lead to other good deeds, like a soup kitchen or food pantry. This is obviously a sign of the end of days.

  • whydolibshatesomuch
    April 5, 2010 at 9:09 a.m.

    I have no problems with it and I love God and churches.

    Trekie, I think your idea of you creating a soup kitchen or food pantry
    for the homeless in Jonesboro is a great idea!

    Kinda like how the Salvation Army got started!

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