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05/21/2016
My world is not as bright as it was only a few days ago — I have lost a true friend. I only knew her for two decades, about 20 years, but I am forever wiser and richer for having known her as a...
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05/21/2016
The ministry staff from our church returned last week from a three-day planning retreat. One afternoon, our pastor left a three-hour time slot in our schedule for “team building” exercises. On prior...
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05/20/2016
I watched as the jurors chatted with one another quietly, seated in the jury box in the large courtroom on the second floor of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. They quieted as the judge entered and...
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05/19/2016
The 2015-16 Ruston High School Bearcat Motorsport Team consisted of Casey Baxter, Nathan Hegab, Madison Wooley, Kendall Carter, Micah Williams, Justin Griffin, Devin Rowland, Aaron Freeman, Trevor...
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05/18/2016
Could it be? Could it really, really be that after years of talking — and even pleading by some residents — Ruston is actually going to have curbside recycling? Appears so. If all goes according to...
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05/16/2016
If April showers bring May flowers, Lincoln Parish should be looking good for the next few months. That’s if we don’t float away. The incredible weather we enjoyed over the weekend inspired me to buy...
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05/14/2016
The Taylor Opportunity Program for Students, better known as TOPS, has made headlines yet again. Except this time it isn’t because the state Legislature has saved a program that has sent thousands of...
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05/14/2016
Politics 2016 — what just happened? Some call the political world distasteful. I have heard the term “blood sport.” Some might think it entertaining. This year’s theatrical production of national...
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05/14/2016
If you’ve changed jobs a few times over the years or possibly relocated, chances are you’ve left behind a string of retirement and other accounts along the way. This can make your financial life...
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05/14/2016
We’re at the end of another school year. If you have younger kids, you might be thinking about summer camps and other activities. But in the not-too-distant future, your children will be facing a...