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Family Feuds Horse Thieving and Revivals in the Night
Lordy, Lordy, southern men, and even a few southern women, do have tempers. During my lost decade, 1972 to 1982, Buddy’s Grocery was my office, the best place to catch me from 4 to 6 pm. Once, in a...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State’s high dropout rate continues to harm economy
Louisiana’s high dropout rate in public schools is the focus of a new report from the Public Affairs Research Council that cites concerns about the future of the entire state and individual student...
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Top 5 ranking for state not one to be proud of
The U.S. Census Bureau has produced new statistics on income distribution inequality, and it is not surprising that Louisiana ranks in the “top” five states in that category, meaning the income gap...
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Halloween costumes for procrastinators
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: In response to the editorial written by Les T. Williams, I would like to express gratitude on behalf of the Melder family. The fact that Mr. Williams was passionate enough about Harold...
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Graduates’ success speaks well of time at NSU
The remarkable achievements of the seven alumni who were inducted earlier this month into Northwestern State University’s Long Purple Line reflect the continuing positive influence of the school on...
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Taxpayer investment in Superdome gives public right to know about details of of naming rights
The deal between the New Orleans Saints and Mercedes-Benz to name the Louisiana Superdome for that company will benefit the Saints organization and state taxpayers, but it is regrettable that Louis...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: There are times when I am proud to say I am from Natchitoches and there are times when I have to admit that I am embarrassed to say that. This happens to be one of the times I am embar...
Oct 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: It is certainly pleasant to visit the downtown area of Natchitoches and see a clean and orderly street decorated with beautiful flowers. When you stop to think about it, how many citie...
Oct 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ghosts and Gears
The other day, at Mayfield’s printing and supply store, I mentioned to Hazel that “Texasville” was gradually making its way into my heart as my personal favorite of Larry McMurtry’s novels. “Loneso...
Oct 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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