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09/02/2016
The only thing I have ever really been good at is expressing myself through the written word. I was never gifted with beautiful singing voice or talent with an instrument, but I have discovered that...
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09/02/2016
Like a crisp breeze on an autumn morning, change has come whirling through Grambling State University. This change is sweet and crisp like fresh peaches during a scorching summer; savory. GramFam has...
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09/01/2016
Some folks get it and some don’t. Some people like football and some just don’t understand the sport’s appeal — to each his own. I don’t understand how NASCAR fans can watch three hours of...
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08/31/2016
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part column on treating teens with depression. Treatment The first step in treating your teenager with major depression is to obtain an accurate...
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08/31/2016
Both of my grandparents’ houses had front porches. But the one at 452 Columbia St. in Shreveport was my favorite. Maybe that’s because we visited it more often than the one on Milan Street in New...
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08/30/2016
Forget Porgy and Bess, the words from the song “Summertime” by George Gershwin must have actually been written for gardeners experiencing an August with unexpected rainfall. The living really has...
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08/29/2016
Last week, I introduced five of this year’s Men Standing Strong Team Leaders: Drake Mills, Gary Stokley, Brian Smith, Clarence Williams, and Wilbert Ellis. Today I will introduce the remaining...
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08/29/2016
Driving through Bastrop, admiring the city’s courthouse while returning from our Sweet Adelines chorus gig in Oak Grove, I saw those infamous, pretty blue lights flashing. “I couldn’t possibly have...
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08/29/2016
For a program long steeped in a tradition of throw and catch, it’s usually a given that either a quarterback or wide receiver will hog the headlines at Louisiana Tech University. From Terry Bradshaw...
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08/28/2016
I kept waiting for Billy Cannon to pull back his chair and leave the table covered with an assortment of items that were a microcosm of his playing career. But he wouldn’t. Or couldn’t. On last...