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08/22/2014
The cost of raising children can be equated in more than just dollars. And even though there are different parenting styles, I’m sure we can all agree that it takes a lot of time and money. But to...
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08/22/2014
The suicidal death of well-known actor Robin Williams prompted my concern about the increase of untreated clinical mental illness cases in the United States. Williams’ death on Aug. 11 proves that...
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08/22/2014
Beginning on Sept. 2 in Homer, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council will hold a photojournalism workshop titled My Vision, My Voice for youth involved with Seeds of Light in Homer. Seeds of...
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08/21/2014
People amaze me — the way they can overcome, screw up, get knocked down, overcome again — you never know what life is going to throw at you. The wind can blow and suddenly, your life is moving in a...
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08/20/2014
The veil is lifting. Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary election began this morning. By the end of day Friday, we’ll know how many of the 63 positions up for re-election this year will be...
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08/19/2014
What can be said about this August weather? This summer has been pleasantly enjoyable with moderate temperatures and adequate rainfall. The one condition which has made the last few weeks less than...
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08/19/2014
There are many insects that cause problems with landscape plants. We have been dealing with many of these for quite some time. But now there is a new scale insect that has been attacking crape...
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08/18/2014
It’s the hottest craze going right now — the ice bucket challenge. The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It’s cold, it’...
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08/16/2014
Her outstanding track career at Ruston High School is over, but Linzie Hebert is far from finished. The same passion and dedication that she exhibited as a Lady Bearcat distance runner (1,600-meter...
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08/16/2014
The road of worry — read a map; try to avoid that route. We all worry in different degrees and circumstances. This is normal. Worry can cause us to be aware and prepare. It may make some of us fall...