Three strikes you’re out. I remember the oppressive heat of that Chicago July afternoon — the inexplicable bubbliness seeping off of my fellow sufferers. We trudged through the madness of a crowded subway station, down through the city streets like fish schooling through the maze of buildings to reach the open field where my doom was impending. Sports. The bane of my existence. Along with four coworkers, one love interest and roughly six acquaintances, I discovered a reason for which many people may be attracted to playing sports.
Perhaps the kindest thing that can be said about the 2013 Regular Session of the Legislature is that it didn’t result in the need for a follow-up Special Session. After confrontation, consternation, confusion, and odd-couple coalitions festered for 60 days, the session (mercifully for many) came to an end on June 6.
The LSU AgCenter was proud to host more than 300 Lincoln Parish 4-H members, leaders, parents and volunteers as they learned “Be Life Smart with Life Skills” at the 2015 Lincoln Parish 4-H Achievement Day held May 13, at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. 4-H members from 14 schools throughout Lincoln Parish took part in various activities, which included the 4-H quiz bowl; 4-H club song, yell, banner, and T-shirt contests; and a test was given on life skills.