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09/04/2014
So once again, my political topic of conversation I had meant for this week’s column has been stunted by my disdain for a particular sector of American society. Last week, it was reality TV. This...
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09/03/2014
Hold that deep breath in a little longer, Ruston. The days of budgetary belt tightening will likely continue for at least another fiscal year. If the city’s board of aldermen does as expected, come...
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09/03/2014
Recently, I have spent time working on DART training, education and awareness events for the fall. The first event on our calendar is a clergy training seminar, set from 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 16 at the...
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09/02/2014
We are approaching the peak season for tropical storms and hurricanes. When looking at long-term averages of hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic Basin, there is a broad maximum from late...
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09/02/2014
You’ve heard the saying, when you keep doing the same thing over and over again and expect different results, that is the definition of insanity. That’s just what many of us do when we decide to make...
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08/30/2014
There’s no absence of star power on Lincoln Parish gridirons this season. From running back Jawaun Wright of Ruston High to wide receiver Chester Rogers of Grambling State University, there are...
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08/30/2014
Are we now hustling and bustling?  Maybe too much?  Hurry.  Quick.  Now.  Run.  Faster.  These are some of the words bantered during this time of year with the beginning of fall. Then watch out for...
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08/30/2014
It’s no secret to anyone that reads my columns that I’ve had a myriad of health issues. Some have been because of the atrocious genetic cards I was dealt. Some, I’m finally willing to admit, I...
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08/30/2014
Question: I am past retirement age and widowed. My two adult sons still depend on me to pay some of their bills. One has a steady job. The other cannot seem to keep steady work. I am worried that...
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08/30/2014
On Sept. 8, we observe National Grandparents Day. If you have grandchildren, they will hopefully mark this occasion by sending a card, making a call or, best of all, paying a visit. But however your...