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11/22/2014
Unfortunately, for many people, Thanksgiving has been overshadowed by Black Friday. Or, even worse, in some cases Black Thursday, which is what many people have started calling Thanksgiving Day...
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11/21/2014
This past week, my wife and children had an opportunity to visit the Louisiana School for the Blind. During their visit, they took a tour of the facility, and had an opportunity to meet with several...
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11/21/2014
I’m excited. The weather man says it will be 70 degrees on this day. Right now it is 25 degrees. How can that happen in a matter of days?  I was talking to Erma Hudson tonight on the phone and she...
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11/21/2014
Let’s use this week to share some of our “thankful list” from the NCLAC office. First, I am thankful for dedicated community partners who support the arts in our region. One of these is Bank of...
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11/21/2014
Lauryn Hill said it best in her 1998 “Superstar” album: “Come on baby, light my fire, Everything you drop is so tired, Music is supposed to inspire, How come we ain’t getting no higher?” The fact is...
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11/21/2014
When the temperature begins to drop and the wind begins to howl, sickness has a tendency to set it for all ages. We recently took the boys to the doctor, Tristan for a check up and Asher because his...
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11/20/2014
When I was waiting on an interview Tuesday, I had some time to kill so I strolled into the courtroom. It was a felony court day and, unsurprisingly, the room was filled from wall-to-wall. I felt a...
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11/19/2014
About six weeks from now, a new era will dawn in Ruston: the Ronny Walker era. The man who said he has vision for the city and a plan to make that vision a reality, is the man city voters decided...
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11/18/2014
4-H is continually adding new projects and events that appeal to and benefit the youth of this generation. 4-H offers projects and events in the areas of robotics, outdoor skills and public speaking...
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11/17/2014
Florida State University football coaching legend Bobby Bowden served as keynote speaker at last week’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes fundraising luncheon and showed he’s as good at guiding young...