Thoughts of October usually correlate with pumpkins, leaves changing color and Halloween. But October is also the month chosen to bring awareness to a social issue that affects us all: domestic violence.
Domestic violence knows no socioeconomic, racial or even gender boundaries — although victims are predominately women. Domestic violence is also not limited to physical abuse but is defined as a pattern of coercive, controlling behavior that escalates in the severity over time. This can include physical, emotional, psychological or financial abuse.
Summer is a time for children to take a break from school and extracurricular activities to rest and make sure they are prepared for the next school year.
While many kids spend their summer playing outside, participating in sports or simply resting, others participate in various activities throughout Lincoln Parish that are sure to keep children fresh and ready to prepare for the new school year.
In North Louisiana there’s one thing that gets nearly everyone excited as fall approaches: hunting season. Whether you’re a hunting fanatic, an occasional hunter or someone who doesn’t even really get the appeal — hunting is everywhere. In 2009, the state realized just how big of an economic draw hunting is, especially here in the “Sportsman’s Paradise,” and decided to give hunters a little more incentive to get ready for hunting season.
Act 453 of the 2009 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature began what is known as the “Annual Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Holiday Act.”