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Archive - Oct 30, 2012

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GSU 1961 hoops’ team recognized

Grambling State University President Frank Pogue has made good on his promise.
One of the first items on his “things to get done” list shortly after being chosen to lead the famous Lincoln Parish school was to make sure that GSU’s legendary 1961 men’s basketball team was recognized for having earned the ultimate honor in the sport.
That would be a national championship, one that the Tigers captured during a memorable 1961 season in which they were the best of all programs in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Winterizing Southern lawns

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I’ve received several phone calls in recent weeks from clients asking about the need and importance of winterizing their lawns.
It’s true; lawn winterizing products have been on the shelves of lawn care centers for a month or more now. For warm-season lawns, the term “winterize” is simply stated as slowing down plant growth and increasing plant levels of the nutrient potassium (K). Research has shown that higher levels of potassium in the plant can enhance cold tolerance, thus reducing the damage incurred by winter frosts.

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Celebrating Halloween cautiously

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Because most of my Halloweens were spent at church functions, where witches, goblins and vampires weren’t allowed, most of my Octobers were spent trying to perfect either a pumpkin or an angel costume.

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