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12/19/2014
I recently read a Facebook post that brought serious insight. It stated, “Just a reminder to all you parents out there to be modest with your gifts from Santa. Not all parents have ton of cash to...
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12/18/2014
Four years ago, I arrived on Louisiana Tech University’s campus by way of New Orleans to start my collegiate career. I was young, ambitious and had recently made a bad decision to highlight my hair...
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12/17/2014
Don’t look now, but election season is just around the proverbial corner. Yep, the books have just closed on the 2014 runoffs, but 2015 portends to be politically active, too. That’s the year we...
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12/16/2014
Lincoln Parish 4-H held the Annual Lincoln Parish 4-H Cooking Contest on Dec. 6 at Tractor Supply of Ruston. 4-H members from throughout Lincoln Parish had the opportunity to enter the cooking...
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12/15/2014
Driving through Ruston recently, I admired the vivid Christmas decorations and shimmering lights downtown. Our whole city glows with color. The Civic Center is majestic in its red and white outline,...
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12/15/2014
Colors of the Christmas season can be seen all over Ruston, with much of the credit due to Louisiana Tech University’s Agriculture Department. Every year, Tech Farm sells poinsettias and Christmas...
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12/13/2014
Cleaning off the notepad with some leftover notes, quotes and observations from the sports world: • For Tech Nation, this couldn’t have worked out any better. The Bulldogs — Conference USA West...
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12/13/2014
Editor’ Note: An excerpt from the Bethlehem Bugler newspaper; author Josephus Printus. Dec. 18, 2 B.C. Today was just another routine day except for heavy traffic. The weather was mild; crowds were...
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12/13/2014
I’m not going to lie, it’s starting to get a little scary out there. When I first took on this healthy lifestyle, I was excited at the concept that one of the benefits of frequent exercise is a...
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12/13/2014
Santa has come early for me this year. And while not what you would expect, the gift that has arrived is something that I value in so many ways.