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05/23/2015
School is officially over, but while many have viewed this weekend as a time to barbecue and celebrate summer we should all take a step back. If you didn’t already know — I hold our nation’s military...
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05/23/2015
I wonder sometimes what the last thoughts were of the fallen.
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05/23/2015
I recently ran into someone who was passing through Ruston and had the opportunity to talk to them about our community. It turns out they already knew quite a bit and were talking about how much they...
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05/23/2015
I am really missing my granddaughter Marnie, who has left after a long stay to go home to Alabama. I can never repay her for all she has done for me, but I do believe she knows how thankful I am....
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05/23/2015
Tomorrow, our nation will celebrate Memorial Day as we take time to remember those who have literally given their lives to serve our nation. Men and women, fathers and mothers, sons and daughters who...
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05/22/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council once again invites area artists of all ages to participate in the 28th annual Peach Festival Art Exhibit June 22 through July 8 at the Ruston Civic Center. ...
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05/22/2015
There must be something in the water here. Last Friday night, I went to see Dauzat St. Marie at Sundown Tavern. The folk duo put on an excellent performance of songs about heartbreak and life. I...
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05/21/2015
I remember the smell vividly. I describe it as murky swamp water with a hint of mildew and expired milk. The first Hurricane Katrina destroyed home I visited looked like it was part of a war zone,...
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05/20/2015
What? Is there a crack in the dike? If all goes as expected, Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will amend the city’s downtown parking regulations in June to once again create some free, all-day parking...
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05/18/2015
We’ve seen assaults by Mother Nature of ice and wind already in 2015. Now we can count floods in the mix, too. By the time you read this, it will already have been a long day for many of us in...