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04/19/2019
As we celebrate the holiest weekend of the year, the man described in a new book as an “unusually bold and courageous” leader who is “a gift from heaven” — North Korea’s “Rocket Man” — has returned...
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04/19/2019
There is a place for socialism, but only under certain conditions. In the early life of a society, it is important that every individual pull together for a common cause. The initial basis is...
04/19/2019
Periodically reviewing your investments to help ensure they are on the right track is an important and meaningful measure in working toward your financial goals. Here is a simple but valuable way to...
04/19/2019
Question: When you do a financial plan, do you fund your retirement first or get out of debt? Is trying to save on taxes part of it? And my husband says we spend too much money on insurance, but I...
04/19/2019
On Monday, millions of people will observe Earth Day by participating in events that support environmental protection. As a citizen, you may want to take part in a local celebration. And as an...
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04/19/2019
When we get to the end of this offering, I’ll let you in on a secret of sorts. As expected, Tuesday’s meeting of the Bayou D’Arbonne Lake Watershed Commission, a.k.a. the lake commission, saw more...
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04/19/2019
This weekend, my wife and I took a day trip to New Orleans to check out the musical “Hamilton.” The Broadway hit was in town, and we took the opportunity to see what all the buzz was about. In short...
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04/18/2019
When I took this job at the Ruston Daily Leader, I had no idea my most popular stories would come from my coverage of the town of Dubach, of all places. But if the many compliments I’ve received and...
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04/18/2019
I was driving through town last week and saw a gentleman spreading fertilizer in a lawn. I realize we hit temperatures in the 70s, but I’m thinking to myself that it’s way too early to be putting out...
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04/17/2019
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker makes no bones about it: The often-slow pace of bureaucracy frustrates him. So it was no surprise that when Walker learned about a relatively new state law that can fast-...