While the majority of the world, and people’s bodies, are comprised of water, many people fail to realize just how much of the substance they go through on a day-to-day basis.
From baths or showers, to washing dishes, to going to the restroom to just simply having a drink, water is everywhere, and many people think getting that water is virtually free.
Ask anyone in the business of supplying that water, on the other hand, and people will find that water is not free, and in fact, the costs for simple water and sewage are going up across the nation.
With all that’s happening in state government these days, Louisiana’s role in who will next occupy the White House may seem a bit inconsequential.
After all, the 46 Republican delegates and 59 Democrat delegates up for grabs in Saturday’s presidential preference primary pale in comparison to the much larger number in the delegate-rich states of Texas, California and New York.
Most parents with children in school today remember the massacre of 12 students at Columbine High School that shook the nation.
The copycat shootings that followed have resulted in added worries as parents send their children off to school each day. Parents now often worry about their child’s safety — and not just their academic performance.
Rachel Scott was the first victim in the nation-shocking Columbine shooting, and many believe she was targeted because of her religious beliefs. After her death, her father Darrell Scott decided to use kindness to battle the violence that had taken his daughter.
The Northern Louisiana Medical Center Christmas parade, hosted by the Ruston Jaycees, is scheduled to roll through the city at 6 p.m. Friday. The parade starts in the parking lot at Louisiana Tech’s Joe Aillet Stadium. It will travel east on Alabama Avenue and turn right (south) down Trenton Street, heading through downtown Ruston.