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04/01/2015
The president of the United States has his Cabinet; the mayor of Ruston has his management team. The nine-person team tapped by Mayor Ronny Walker includes representatives from each major city...
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03/30/2015
This past week, I had the pleasure of meeting with three of the four sororities at Louisiana Tech University, to talk about dating violence. Louisiana Tech is working hard to insure that their...
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03/30/2015
There has been both good and bad news in recent days about Louisiana’s favorite springtime commodity — crawfish. At the start of Lent — the time of year mudbugs are most popular — crawfish prices...
03/28/2015
Tramon Williams has added a new chapter to his rags-to-riches story in the National Football League. And it is, indeed, one of the most inspiring tales of going from anonymity to stardom that you...
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03/28/2015
Folks will know how large your soul is by the way you treat a dog. — Charles F. Duran This week we will welcome another member to our family —  a white German Shepherd puppy. While my track record...
03/28/2015
When it comes to challenges, 19-year-old Rachel Barr of West Monroe, then a high school senior, reached for a mark that was almost otherworldly. She set out with a goal very few have attempted and...
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03/28/2015
About a year ago, I wrote in my review of “Divergent” that I didn’t consider it a knockoff of “The Hunger Games.” I now feel the need to tweak that stance. Calling the series a full-blown knockoff...
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03/28/2015
It wouldn’t be fair after all the griping I’ve done about the weather not to mention that we are finally having some sunny days. As I sit here by my big double windows, I’m having to adjust the...
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03/27/2015
Coming up next weekend at the Dixie Center for the Arts: Albanie Falletta and the Thrift Set Orchestra. The performance will be April 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each, or a Dixie Season Ticket....
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03/27/2015
3rd Judicial District Attorney John Belton will begin using a Local Area Compensation Enforcement program this month to provide additional revenue for the district attorney’s office, as well as other...