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06/25/2016
Have you ever been captivated by the beauty of a mountain? There are few things in nature that evoke such visceral reaction in my heart than when I witness the grandeur of a towering, majestic...
Hawley, Heather.jpg
06/24/2016
With all of the darkness that has spread across our news stations and radios, even the front page of this paper, I’ve struggled to find a little bit of light. Last Wednesday afternoon, I found that...
Amaya, Derek.jpg
06/23/2016
Feel the frenzy? It’s in the air. The Peach Festival frenzy has finally hit Ruston. The annual celebration honoring our adored city icon is only a day away. I attended my first Peach Festival last...
Bergeron, Nancy 2014.jpg
06/22/2016
Don’t blame City Hall if your favorite food category, preferred entertainment venue or must-have shopping choice isn’t on their list. This time, it’s not government’s fault. For 18 full 24-hour days...
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06/18/2016
I have nothing but good memories surrounding Father’s Day, but that’s because I was fortunate enough to have a great dad. Thomas Wayne Boatright was born in Farmerville and moved to Ruston with his...
Moore, Byron 2015.jpg
06/18/2016
Question: Do you think the stock market will be better by the time I retire? I am nearing 60. Answer: For baby boomers, some see hurricane season in retirement land for some time to come. That was...
Halbrook, Andy 2016.jpg
06/18/2016
If you’re an older member of Generation X — that is, if you were born in the early to mid-1960s — you may have a lot of “balls in the air.” You are saving for your own retirement — which might not be...
Conville, Bobby 2014.jpg
06/18/2016
When you leave a job — whether due to layoff or for any reason — you are often faced with a decision about your 401(k) or other retirement plans. Over time, you may be in the same position as many...
Hawley, Heather.jpg
06/17/2016
Every little kid has a hero. Some choose Superman, some Wolverine. I chose someone a little different, and much closer to home — my dad. Some of the fondest childhood memories I have involve sitting...
Rogers, Randy.jpg
06/17/2016
Mike Rutherford of Mike & the Mechanics once wrote: Every generation/Blames the one before And all of their frustrations/Come beating on your door I know that I’m a prisoner/To all my father held...