Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! For the most part, these animals strike fear in most individuals, even while caged. However, they are nothing compared to the furry, timid deer that wreak havoc — literally — on unsuspecting motorists each year.
On average, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports approximately 1 million car accidents in the United States involve collisions with deer each year. About 200 Americans are killed as a result of the accidents each year, and costs range upward of $1 billion in vehicle damages.
With the warmth coming from the sunny days and beautiful plants growing again, it is officially the beginning of spring.
After months of being bundled up and cooped up inside, it is time to start enjoying the outside weather.
The weather is good enough to garden and play sports. However, citizens will also want to keep safe during this time.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, even though getting a little sun can have some benefits, excessive and unprotected sun exposure can result in premature aging, changes in skin texture and skin cancer.
The Grambling Housing Authority has been a hot commodity this summer as they’ve helped area residents both young and old.
The authority, along with the Grambling State University College of Educational, Professional and Graduate Studies launched a Summer Reading Enrichment Pilot Program to provide reading skills development activities for children who live in the Housing Authority complexes.