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Columns

05/12/2011
As summer approaches we all start thinking about what we are going to do as the weather heats up.
05/11/2011
For many of us, it seems like there are a hundred things to stress about on any given day.
05/11/2011
The 144 members of the Legislature didn’t exactly enjoy the recent Special Session on redistricting.
05/11/2011
Greetings, my bewildered friend and seeker after truth! You have searched the Holy Scriptures, heard enough “Jesus Talk” and watched enough movies about the Lord to become a believer.
05/10/2011
With the wind and rain we had the other week additional tree questions came up. One was from a lady who had some major tree damage so she talked to a tree company.
05/10/2011
The LSU AgCenter provides farm and home visits to advise homeowners about horticultural issues.
05/10/2011
We have storms; we have disasters; we feel destruction. We Americans react, yet we should be mindful of how. Upon whom do we rely for our strength and guidance? Just ourselves?
05/09/2011
Did you know that in the United States, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional death among children ages 12 months to 9 years of age?
05/09/2011
The rising water levels along the Mississippi River have residents, state officials and farmers holding their breaths right now.
05/07/2011
What sports record, more than any other, will stand the test of time?
05/07/2011
I came across something the other day. It was an article where some psychologist had reported, “Girls tend to marry men like their fathers.” I sat there and wondered if that’s why mothers cry at their daughters’ weddings.
05/07/2011
My mom is exquisite. Yes, she’s beautiful. Perfectly coiffed and accessorized, to me she’s the quintessential Southern Belle. But while that’s what the average person will notice about my mom, it’s not what makes her so wonderful to me. My mom’s...
05/07/2011
For a variety of reasons, many people, particularly those in the baby boom generation, are considering retiring later than they might have originally planned.
05/07/2011
You may have been hearing a lot lately about the Federal Reserve, better known the “Fed,” and its chairman, Ben Bernanke.
05/07/2011
Question: I am a small business owner. One day I would like to sell my business. What do I need to be thinking about now? How do I go about determining what my business is worth?
05/06/2011
Growing up, my generation always heard that we hadn’t lived through anything like our parents had — Pearl Harbor and World War II.
05/05/2011
She cleaned up messes, tended to wounds and taught you to say “please.”
05/04/2011
Lately it seems like every time you flick on the television or the radio some news personality is telling you about how some huge company recently had all of their information stolen.
05/04/2011
The demise of the dollar: It is depressing to watch the continued erosion of the proud currency that was once known as “King Dollar.”
05/04/2011
One day when I was a teenager I was visiting a buddy.