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07/21/2014
The shocking headline of the July 16 Ruston Daily Leader caught my attention right away. “Man faces battery, drug charges ­— Suspect allegedly beat pregnant girlfriend.” The story told of Lincoln...
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07/21/2014
Keeping an eye on international news can be a nerve-wracking experience right now, even here in the smaller town confines of Ruston. Israel said it killed Hamas militants who entered the country...
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07/19/2014
At 7:45 p.m., on June 28, the text message began to appear on my cell phone. It read simply: “Buddy, where would we be without our friends and faith?” On the previous day, Bobby Dower and I had...
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07/19/2014
Every crappie fisherman knows the importance of being on the lake and fishing around shallow structure in the springtime to locate and catch big spawning crappie. Dangling jigs or shiners around...
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07/19/2014
Today’s thoughts are personal. In another sense, they are not personal because today’s subject, my father, Dr. L.C. “LaMoyne” Bleich, as objectively as I can say it, had quite an impact in this...
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07/19/2014
The other day, I ran into my favorite drug store for a quick purchase. On my way out, the aisle I incidentally chose to use to walk toward the checkout counter turned out to be the seasonal aisle....
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07/19/2014
If you’re in a marriage that’s ending, you’ll need to gather certain financial documents to help you evaluate your assets and understand the financial position you’re in. Some of the information may...
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07/19/2014
Question: I got frightened during the last financial crisis a few years ago. I pulled my money out last spring and sat on the side lines for a very long time. I got back in, but I’m not sure when the...
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07/19/2014
If you think back to your math classes in high school or college, you may remember that many of the problems involved the use of variables. Changing these variables around in any fashion would...
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07/18/2014
As I told you last week, my whole being was focused on my little turnaround trip to Ruston this weekend and at one point it appeared I wouldn’t make it, so I gave myself a pity party. Then I  read my...