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09/05/2014
This has been an unusual week, since it started off with a really weird wreck. Thank goodness, no one was hurt, but you never saw a more messy bunch of cars. Just listen to this: It started out to be...
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09/05/2014
“A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.” — Louis Nizer...
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09/05/2014
Now that we have passed Labor Day, I find myself yearning for fall. We generally think of September as part of the fall season, even though Louisiana weather often disagrees. However, everyone is...
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09/04/2014
So once again, my political topic of conversation I had meant for this week’s column has been stunted by my disdain for a particular sector of American society. Last week, it was reality TV. This...
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09/03/2014
Hold that deep breath in a little longer, Ruston. The days of budgetary belt tightening will likely continue for at least another fiscal year. If the city’s board of aldermen does as expected, come...
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09/03/2014
Recently, I have spent time working on DART training, education and awareness events for the fall. The first event on our calendar is a clergy training seminar, set from 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 16 at the...
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09/02/2014
We are approaching the peak season for tropical storms and hurricanes. When looking at long-term averages of hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic Basin, there is a broad maximum from late...
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09/02/2014
You’ve heard the saying, when you keep doing the same thing over and over again and expect different results, that is the definition of insanity. That’s just what many of us do when we decide to make...
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08/30/2014
There’s no absence of star power on Lincoln Parish gridirons this season. From running back Jawaun Wright of Ruston High to wide receiver Chester Rogers of Grambling State University, there are...
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08/30/2014
Are we now hustling and bustling?  Maybe too much?  Hurry.  Quick.  Now.  Run.  Faster.  These are some of the words bantered during this time of year with the beginning of fall. Then watch out for...