In today’s fast paced, technologically-driven world, it can be a rare site to see someone reading a good, old-fashioned book.
Luckily, the national Teen Read Week campaign recognized the need to preserve this important part of our culture, and to observe this week the Lincoln Parish Library will have opportunities for teens to partake in this week.
Smoking, once considered a social norm, has undergone a drastic cultural change to become looked down upon in more recent times.
It is hard to believe that it was only 2007 when Louisiana’s workplaces and restaurants became 100 percent smoke-free. Long gone are the days of “smoking” and “nonsmoking” sections, as lungs across the state have a reason to rejoice with a breath of fresh air.
Today many have the day off in observance of Memorial Day. Many have plans to barbecue, go to a lake or river, spend time lounging by a pool or plan to visit with friends and family.
Although completely acceptable forms of recreation for a day off, individuals across the nation should take a minute to reflect on the meaning of this holiday.
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs more than 42 million Americans have served during wartime and more than a million gave the ultimate sacrifice of their lives.