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09/26/2014
There was an article on the Internet that caught my attention the other day. It was an acronym that was new to me, and I thought it might be new to you as well. The term is FOMO. Have you ever heard...
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09/26/2014
Can you tell me where September went in such a hurry? And it is as hot as you know where. You truly could fry an egg on the sidewalk. I have a special favor to ask of you. Pray for me. Tomorrow I...
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09/26/2014
It’s no secret I am not a Ruston native, not even a Lincoln Parish native. But after spending four years at Louisiana Tech University, Ruston felt more like home that my actual hometown did. In the...
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09/25/2014
Monday was my first time to ever go to the detention center and I have to say I was pretty impressed. The DC is not usually my beat, so typically, I don’t have a reason to go but this time certain...
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09/24/2014
Grab a chair and settle in for a while. Downtown merchants and the city are talking about parking — again. Or maybe the more apt word is “still.” The discussion has gone on through at least the last...
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09/24/2014
The picture show in Dubach was the Gem Theater. It was a place where small town folks older than me went to see James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Gregory Peck, the Duke and others. The Gem was “Giant,” “...
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09/23/2014
More than 6 million young people across the country soon will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. Lincoln Parish 4-H leverages National...
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09/22/2014
Recently, I wrote a column about the critical role that the church plays in supporting victims of domestic violence. I pointed out that, in the past, churches were often the first place where a woman...
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09/22/2014
It’s become a public relations nightmare for the National Football League. Last month the NFL announced a new policy in response to handling cases of domestic violence against league personnel....
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09/21/2014
I couldn’t help it. While watching Saturday night’s Louisiana Tech University-Northwestern State University game, my mind kept reflecting back to nearly 50 years ago. Make that 46 years having...