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06/25/2016
Next week, we observe the Fourth of July with sparklers, picnics and parades. And living in a country that offers so much freedom, we have a lot to celebrate. But on a more personal level, you may...
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06/25/2016
A serving of sports items with your Sunday morning cup of coffee: Andrew Whitworth is now, officially, among the best players in the NFL. Not that he hadn’t already earned that tag as one of the game...
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06/25/2016
This is about the time when I’ll receive a call from a concerned citizen about finding an abandoned baby deer that the mother has obviously deserted or else the mother has met with an untimely fate...
Asher, Jemery.jpg
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...