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07/13/2015
The ties that bind a family together can be strong. My family found that out Sunday. The Ruston family as a whole found that out Sunday. It all started with the tragic incident Saturday night that...
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07/13/2015
“Flower it up.” I have lost count at the number of times that Jimmy “Chick” Childress playfully instructed me to do so with any story I might be writing about him and Ruston High School’s football...
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07/13/2015
All summer long, DART’s Child Advocate, Jodie Forsse, has been busy planning activities for the children served by DART. There have been water days and cookouts at the shelter, and game days and...
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07/11/2015
How many people can boast having traveled to more than 20 states in our great country? I’m willing to bet not as many as you might think. Sure that is still less than half, but visiting a little more...
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07/11/2015
“Terminator Genisys” is one of the most confusing movies I’ve seen in a long time, or at least since “Interstellar.” If I assigned pushpins to the events of this movie, put those pins on a bulletin...
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07/11/2015
I’m just now settling down after all the July 4th celebrations. The one I enjoyed the most was here at Churchill Estates. It was so appropriate for us older folks.
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07/10/2015
The Louisiana gubernatorial primary election will take place on Oct. 24. Before then, I recommend becoming more familiar with each candidate and really getting involved in your state’s politics....
07/10/2015
The Boys and Girls Club third annual Jazzland benefit concert will take place at 7 p.m. July 18 at The Dixie Center for the Arts. The concert will feature noted Southern-rock/soul artist Marc...
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07/09/2015
I was never going to Louisiana Tech University. Nope. I went to too many Bulldog and Lady Techster games as a youngster where every game felt like a blowout. Why would I want to go to a university...
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07/08/2015
I am a child of the Deep South. My great-grandfather fought in the Civil War, albeit with a Union regiment in Arkansas. I am a member of a historic church — the Presbyterian. Twelve Presbyterians...