Sports eligibility bill important
A bill moving through the legislature this year to require high school students to maintain a “C” average to participate in sports programs is long overdue and should provide the impetus for improv...
Daddy Hit the Long Ball
Dike is a little piece of Texas in Hopkins County sitting six miles north of I-30 on Texas Farm to Market Highway 69. Right after World War II and into the early 50’s, Dike fielded a team in the Ho...
Surfing the Internet
In looking for interesting things to talk about besides dogs, I decided to surf the Net.
I started with the Mississippi River. Hernando De Soto discovered the Mississippi River in 1541. This se...
Letter to the Editor
Thank you, Louisiana State Senator Robert Adley for sponsoring Senate Bill 173! It is a consumer bill!
This bill allows all employers, small and large, to have access to the de-iden...
The New Rule Rules in Budget Debate
The confusion and frustration that engulfed the House of Representatives the day before could not dim the sunny attitude and beaming smile of Rep. Brett Geymann.
“I think it’s great!” exclaimed the...
TOPS shift great idea
Louisiana legislators are moving toward the approval of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s plan to permanently shift some funds from the state’s tobacco settlement to the TOPS scholarship program, and that will r...
Smoking in Bars
The Health and Welfare Committee of the Louisiana Senate has approved a proposal to expand the state’s ban against smoking in public places to include bars and lounges, and legislators should have ...