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08/05/2015
A continued lack of purpose to actually legislate in this the latest Congressional early departure, truly shows that your elected officials repeatedly prefer to opt for short-term fixes rather than...
07/31/2015
I write today to provide a different perspective to the successful Iranian nuclear weapons agreement negotiated by the United States and five other world powers. To be perfectly clear, I disagree...
07/30/2015
It appears that more and more shootings of defenseless people are now a trend in our once great country.   Places that had always been boringly safe are now seriously at risk.   Individuals that have...
07/25/2015
It puzzled me a few years ago when I read in your newspaper that Jody Backus of True Value Hardware store was named “Small Business Person of the Year.” Why would a Ruston hardware store get this...
07/23/2015
With the recent news about Planned Parenthood, a federal benefactor of taxpayer funds, misusing our tax dollars by selling organs of aborted babies for research, the news brings up the question of “...
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07/21/2015
Ashleigh Cole, a graduate of Simsboro High School, was named the recipient of First National Bank’s 2015 Jackie Woodard Whitlock Scholarship. Each year, graduating seniors from Lincoln Parish apply...
07/11/2015
My heartfelt thanks go out to the unselfish volunteers from Junior Auxiliary of Ruston and Rotary of Lincoln who rolled up their sleeves on April 18 to ensure that the eighth annual Dinner and a...
07/08/2015
The column on June 26, “More to celebrate than racism” deserves comment. The horrible murders in Charleston were evil and wrong. The suspect involved used a Confederate Battle Flag on his website...
07/04/2015
As a political novice, I had no idea as to what to expect when I entered a float into Saturday’s Peach Festival Parade. I was thoroughly impressed with the Ruston Rotary Club and the overall...
07/03/2015
In response a recent column which stated that one is ignorant unless it is agreed that racism was a major component of the so-called Civil War, may I suggest some real research — not quoting CNN as a...