Though it doesn’t keep most people up at night, there is something that almost every person in the world fears. It’s something that creeps into the back of our mind when some unexplained sickness or illness attacks either our own bodies or that of a loved one. It’s something that pops up as a possibility for almost any combination of symptoms entered into an online symptom checker.
Play ball! That’s the shout you’ll hear Saturday morning when Buddy Ball of Ruston opens its inaugural season. The coaches are set, the team rosters posted and the T-ball field at the Dixie Youth Complex has been made ready for the crack of the bat and the pop of the glove.
Buddy Ball is for special-needs youngsters whose disabilities preclude them from playing on other ball teams. But with adaptive rules, some special equipment and help from their volunteer buddies, the 30-plus boys and girls who’ll take the field can play just like everybody else.
It appears the next year could be an interesting one for Louisiana Tech University as officials look into the potential of moving the school out of the University of Louisiana System and into the Louisiana State University System.
Millions of people have Alzheimer’s disease, and there is no cure.
However, there are medications to help the symptoms, but they only work while the disease is moderate.
The more the disease progresses, the less the medications actually help. These people who have been or will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s could be our mothers, fathers, or grandparents or us. It could happen to anyone, so it is important to watch our loved ones so that we can catch the disease early.