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01/13/2017
When I was a toddler, I was terrified of dogs. Where my parents live — where I grew up — is on the edge of Toledo Bend Lake, and any loud noises from across the lake would echo even louder on our...
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01/12/2017
When one walks through the classrooms of Lincoln Parish schools, they will see plenty of learning going on. Students give full attention, and are taught by educators who truly treat their students as...
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01/11/2017
Every time I walk down the hallway in my house, I see my great-grandfather. His portrait hangs there, painted by his son, my grandfather. I don’t know much about John Allen Hearn; he was born on...
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01/10/2017
Every summer I receive more phone calls about lawn burweed or sticker weed than any other lawn problem that we have. During the summer is when the stickers show up. The stickers are the seeds that...
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01/09/2017
What do Timothy Sweet, Lukas Vorsteveld, and Frank Andrew Hoover have in common? Despite Timothy’s last name, none of these men can be classified as sweet. They have all been arrested for stalking...
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01/09/2017
In my high school English classes, one of our teachers routinely read aloud to us. I remember our being captivated — even the high school football players — by the voice of Mary Louise Johnston as...
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01/08/2017
Some things I would like to see happen in the sports world in 2017: RETIRE FRED’S TECH JERSEY: It’s time to retire another Louisiana Tech University football jersey number. There’s been two such...
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01/08/2017
I am proudly a southern man, no doubt about it. Ruston is more than far enough north for this New Orleans native, and Friday’s weather firmly reminded me of that fact.
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01/08/2017
Your favorite sport? Maybe reading? Football season is still ongoing. Basketball is just cranking into high gear. Spring training is right around the corner. Don’t feel constrained. All the while,...
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01/06/2017
What better way to kick off the new year than with an exciting night of iconic musicals and famous operas? Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is singing its way into 2017 with their...