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03/25/2017
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Nothing closer to truth could be said about Louisiana’s state budget. Different legislators. Different governors. Same old song and dance. The...
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03/24/2017
Most of my life has been spent in a little town roughly 25 miles north of Ruston called Farmerville. There are three stoplights, more than a dozen churches and a population of only 3,862 people....
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03/24/2017
Growing up, my favorite subjects were always the creative ones — art and writing. Now, don’t get me wrong, I can’t even draw a decent stick figure, but the fact that I had the opportunity to attempt...
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03/23/2017
The climax scene of 1985’s Back to the Future film involves the protagonist, Marty McFly, covering a song titled “Johnny B. Goode.” McFly performs the song at a mid-’50s prom during the time-...
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03/22/2017
“Growing old isn’t for sissies,” Mrs. Giles would say every Sunday morning as she lowered herself into the pew behind my mother and me at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. Mama, probably then in her...
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03/20/2017
The other day, I happened to glance at the odometer, and there the numbers sat in all their radiant glory: 111,111. Instead of being annoyed that the miles were multiplying on my vehicle, I instead...
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03/20/2017
Burroughs’ Bunch is the hottest ticket in Ruston these days. And when they play an unbeaten or nationally ranked opponent, forget it. The fans start lining up quickly. Not since the exciting era when...
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03/18/2017
I’ve always been a dreamer. And as a child, one of my dreams was to join the circus. Maybe it’s because I love playing the clown and entertaining and making people laugh — especially children. Or...
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03/18/2017
Believe it or not, there’s a good thing about having a stroke. At least it has been for me, crazy as it might sound. First of all, I don’t wish a stroke on anyone. It’s that unexpected and unwanted...
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03/17/2017
While the weather decides what it wants to do, there are plenty of upcoming events for residents of Lincoln Parish to enjoy. First up is the Lawrence Gibbs and The Little Big Band concert this...