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02/16/2013
If you had the chance to read last week’s column you will know that there is a “ground swell” of support for a Grandparents Bill of Rights. We touched on several issues affecting us grandparents....
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02/16/2013
What a glorious week it has been. I know, there has been awful weather in sections of the country, but unpredictable Dallas came through. It’s been amazing, except for one rainstorm at 2 a.m., but by...
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02/15/2013
There is a Freudian explanation for many, if not all of the strange morsels that leak from our minds, I’m sure. Every now and then, a tune, like a thought, will pop into my psyche. Why on earth does...
Anderson, Ronnie.jpg
02/15/2013
For the first time in history, Brazil may eclipse the United States in corn exports. Despite early weather issues for South America, such as a lingering drought in Argentina, their neighbors have...
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02/15/2013
On Feb. 2, we at the North Central Louisiana Arts Council held our annual Silent Auction in conjunction with Ruston Civic Symphony Society's Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball. This fundraiser is...
Boatright, T. Scott.jpg
02/14/2013
It’s getting to be that time of year. As winter begins its fade into spring (more like rollercoaster ride in these parts), a sense of freshness — newness — creeps into our feelings. Yes, it’s that...
Graves, Liz.jpg
02/14/2013
Each year the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) visits Capitol Hill to speak to senators, representatives and staff across the country about civil rights issues affecting the blind. I was...
Nancy Bergeron.jpg
02/13/2013
When it came to cursive writing, practice never made perfect for me. No matter how many penmanship workbooks my teachers put before me, or how many times I had to look at the charts with the dotted...
Hotard, Steven.jpg
02/12/2013
Trees in their native, undisturbed habitat are supplied with nutrients yearly by the decomposition of organic matter which has covered the forest floor.  In landscape situations, the natural...
Rogers, Sara.jpg
02/12/2013
The second half of January brought numerous phone calls to my office regarding pruning fruit trees, including peaches, figs, pears and plum trees. The majority of the callers inquired into the proper...