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02/15/2014
Valentine’s Day is almost here. This year, instead of sticking with flowers or chocolates for your valentine, why not give a gift with a future? Specifically, consider making a meaningful financial...
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02/14/2014
Sonny Dykes is dealing with another heartbreaking moment in his head football coaching career. In his next to last season as the top coach at Louisiana Tech University, he and the Bulldogs’ family...
02/14/2014
The past week has seemingly been one for the record books for North Louisiana with it’s below freezing temperatures and large amounts of ice. Sitting at work Tuesday afternoon, the uproar of shock...
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02/13/2014
When deciding what to write for my column this week there were three facts that came to mind: 1. Ice storms are a major inconvenience 2. Valentine’s Day is great if you’re not single and 3. When you’...
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02/12/2014
Maybe the fact that the temperature outside went from 17 degrees to 70 degrees in two days’ time had something to do with the flurry of local and regional political activity over the last few weeks....
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02/11/2014
During this time of year I always receive calls on using turf weed and feed products. One must remember that weeding and feeding are two different operations. Normally these operations are...
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02/11/2014
Each year Americans spend $646 billion on outdoor recreation. That sounds like a lot of money, but when you think of all the people you know who engage in hunting, fishing, birding, wildlife viewing...
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02/11/2014
As the winter Olympics are in progress, watching these athletes perform reminds me of the endless devotion they possess in order to make the road to Sochi a possibility. The amount of effort that has...
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02/10/2014
As the most romantic day of the year approaches, everyone’s mind turns to love. Symbols of it are everywhere right now: roses, chocolates, jewelry, cards. But here at DART, and on our two college...
Washington, Jerrilene.
02/10/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part column on suicide. The first column was in the Feb. 3 edition of the Ruston Daily Leader. There have been numerous suicides reported in the...