Christmas is over, the lights have been removed and the trees taken down. The holiday has officially ended and we can get down to the serious business of a new year. We all have goals to set, resolutions to make, and winter weather to expect.
At DART, however, there is still a glow of gratitude at our office. Christmas may be over, but thanks to the incredible, openhearted giving of this community, the families of DART have had a holiday of goodness.
As Congress and the White House continue to do battle over the budget, taxes and the time of day, farmers, like most Americans these days, find themselves on the outside looking in. But the one thing that has been consistent is the money the nation spends to support its farmers. And the fact that Congress always seems to raid it when money is tight.
On Sunday, the Daily Leader devoted almost its entire first sports page to Bert Jones.
And deservingly so.
The Ruston native who initiated his climb to stardom as a youth, junior high and prep athlete in the city was announced on Friday as one of the members of the 2016 National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame.
It’s an honor bestowed upon a precious few, all worthy of such an award for what they accomplished on collegiate gridirons.