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11/30/2016
Twenty-years ago come Thursday, Ruston’s Board of Aldermen refused to adopt an $8 million transportation proposal proponents said would end anticipated traffic snarls along the Interstate 20 service...
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11/29/2016
How does a family find time to connect? Family meals. I know what you’re saying, “we don’t have time to sit down to eat a meal together.” We are racing off to soccer practice, dance lessons,...
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11/28/2016
Tanya, 34, and her children, Dakota, 9, and Ariel, 5, arrived at the local shelter three days before Christmas. Tanya’s husband, Dean, grew up in a home with a violent father. Dean vowed he would...
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11/28/2016
Thanksgiving morning, I updated my Facebook cover photo with an image that urges folks to “Count Your Blessings.” It’s a black-and-white illustration that’s completely filled with tally marks. You...
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11/27/2016
I have some sports writer friends who disagree, but I for one was pleased to see LSU name Ed Orgeron as the permanent head coach of the Tigers football team on Saturday. No, I didn’t see it coming. I...
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11/27/2016
A six-pack worth of Sunday morning sports topics: JJ NEXT IN PRO HALL?: In a technical sort of way, Louisiana Tech University could have its fourth Pro Football Hall of Fame representative in 2017....
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11/27/2016
The mind is a curious and fascinating thing. Someone mentions something or you see a photo that in an instant, transports you back to an earlier time in your life. Such is the case when someone...
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11/27/2016
Thanksgiving Day got me to thinking about what I’m thankful about. Yes, I have a wonderful family and employment that I love. I’m very fortunate in that respect. But other things I love are old...
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11/27/2016
There’s a frequent gag that goes on in the Boniol house. When Tom and I are playfully sparring I will hold up my right hand in a folded fist, thumb firmly against the knuckle of my index finger; this...
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11/27/2016
Another anniversary commemorates a turning point in world history. Reminiscing about history can be entertaining and a basis for which to give thanks.  I do not today refer to only the annual...