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06/24/2014
Amusement parks are fun but why not have a different experience this summer. Pack up your family for a series of road trips close to home that allow you and the family to get in touch with...
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06/23/2014
The countdown is on! Ruston’s annual Louisiana Peach Festival presented by Squire Creek is set for Friday-Sunday and is always one of my favorite weekends of the year. Why? Let me count the ways (or...
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06/21/2014
Another well-deserving class was recognized with the state’s highest honor in sports on Saturday night in Natchitoches. Among the honorees: former Louisiana Tech University women’s basketball star...
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06/21/2014
This weekend is one of my favorites on the annual sports calendar. For someone who appreciates the tradition of athletics’ success in our state, it doesn’t get any better than being in Natchitoches...
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06/21/2014
“I wonder what would have happened if...?” In pondering history I often ask this question. Here are short examples. I wonder what would have happened if  Robert E. Lee had accepted the position as...
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06/21/2014
The other night, I was sitting at the dinner table about to get to the task of cleaning up, when all of a sudden I noticed that my foot was fiercely itchy. I looked down and saw a red bump somewhere...
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06/21/2014
Summer is almost here — which means it’s officially vacation season. You may be looking forward to “getting away from it all,” but, as you know, vacations actually require a fair amount of planning....
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06/21/2014
Question: I have been trying to turn around and start doing things right financially. But sometimes I get pretty discouraged when see how well off some of my peers are. How can I know if I’m doing...
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06/21/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part column about the basics of investment. The next portion will run in the June 29 edition. When you invest in a company, you become an owner of the...
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06/20/2014
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the NFL’s Washington Redskins’ trademarks, saying they are “disparaging to Native Americans.” This isn’t the first time the federal...