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02/11/2014
During this time of year I always receive calls on using turf weed and feed products. One must remember that weeding and feeding are two different operations. Normally these operations are...
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02/11/2014
Each year Americans spend $646 billion on outdoor recreation. That sounds like a lot of money, but when you think of all the people you know who engage in hunting, fishing, birding, wildlife viewing...
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02/11/2014
As the winter Olympics are in progress, watching these athletes perform reminds me of the endless devotion they possess in order to make the road to Sochi a possibility. The amount of effort that has...
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02/10/2014
As the most romantic day of the year approaches, everyone’s mind turns to love. Symbols of it are everywhere right now: roses, chocolates, jewelry, cards. But here at DART, and on our two college...
Washington, Jerrilene.
02/10/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part column on suicide. The first column was in the Feb. 3 edition of the Ruston Daily Leader. There have been numerous suicides reported in the...
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02/10/2014
Be careful what you wish for. Lincoln Parish may get a big taste of that old adage over the next 48 hours. While Old Man Winter and Mother Nature have waltzed more than seemingly ever before in...
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02/09/2014
Rest in peace, “Mr. Bill,” and thanks for being so special to your family and many friends. Bill Bradshaw, 86, passed away recently following a lengthy illness. I got to know him more than 40 years...
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02/08/2014
Because I’m on a super healthy eating kick, some people might think this column is just because I’m just grumpy about the chocolates I won’t be eating on the sweetest holiday of the year on Friday....
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02/08/2014
He who hesitates is lost. He who forgets is in trouble. “He” is narrow. Certainly no woman could possibly forget that this upcoming Friday is Valentine’s Day. This is a reminder to the guys: don’t...
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02/08/2014
Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming...