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06/21/2013
Each year Ruston is swarmed with people from different places and various backgrounds coming to enjoy the festivities that the Louisiana Peach Festival has to offer. If you have been following the...
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06/21/2013
When asked why she allowed her then-10-year-old daughter to craft a Mohawk out of her hair, singer Jada Pinkett-Smith flatly replied that “girls are constantly reminded ... that their bodies are not...
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06/20/2013
It’s a big couple of weeks for downtown Ruston, starting Friday with the start of the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival. The Peach Fest will officially begin at 8 a.m. Friday with citywide sidewalk sales...
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06/19/2013
Here’s a word to the wise: If you’re indigent or uninsured in Louisiana, don’t get sick. And don’t get shot, badly burned or need any of the other special, often top-notch services that Louisiana’s...
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06/18/2013
Sometimes, you find out why old adages have managed to stand the test of time. The past couple of weeks have made me completely understand why people still say, “When it rains, it pours.” I spent the...
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06/18/2013
“The Great Outdoors,” I consider this phrase a very common one, but trends of today would lead us to believe that today’s youth may not be quite so familiar with it. Youth today are more familiar...
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06/17/2013
The annual Peach Festival has arrived. Well, the final preparations are being wrapped up and the kick-off festivities are only a few days away, but for the most part, the Peach Festival is here and...
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06/15/2013
Perhaps the kindest thing that can be said about the 2013 Regular Session of the Legislature is that it didn’t result in the need for a follow-up Special Session. After confrontation, consternation,...
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06/15/2013
Happy Father’s Day. I could write endless pages. But when writing I might remember Our Father, as He said through his scribe so long ago: “Train up a child in the way which he should go, and when he...
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06/15/2013
With the pace of higher-education costs rising faster than the general Consumer Price Index (CPI), it’s easy to understand why saving enough money to fund a child’s college education has become a...