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Divorce Rate

Divorce Rate

Dear Dr. Archer, My friends and I are in our 60s, and we constantly argue about why the divorce rate is higher today. What...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, October 16, 2014
Show And Tell

Show And Tell

What the McNeese Cowboys have shown so far — three games and two open dates into the season — may be very telling, as...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro October 16, 2014
Gutsy Arts Move At MSU

Gutsy Arts Move At MSU

Since it was written in 1999, Sarah Kane’s play 4.48 Psychosis has been considered one of the most controversial works of experimental theater. It’s...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 16, 2014
Rational Ignorance: Why Voters Are Not Better Informed

Rational Ignorance: Why Voters Are Not Better Informed

Democracy may be a great political system, but it is not perfect. One of its flaws is what economists call “rational ignorance,” which some...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth October 16, 2014
An’ In Oberlin, Too

An’ In Oberlin, Too

We read anudder story recently whar petty small town politics had been goin’ on. Dat wuz in de case uf de mayor uf Oakdale,...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez October 16, 2014
WELCOME TO FEMA TOWN

WELCOME TO FEMA TOWN

Expensive New Homes In Holly Beach Are Being Surrounded By FEMA Trailers. What’s Up With That?   The small coastal community of Holly Beach...

[Read More...] Rhonda Carlson October 16, 2014
Church Of The Eyes

Church Of The Eyes

I saw him make a u-turn, to go back to the convenience store where the clerk had given him too much change. I saw...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot October 16, 2014
THE SCARIES

THE SCARIES

Looking For Something To Worry About? How About A Rash Of Creepy Diseases?   Perhaps you’re the sort who starts worrying (at least a...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 16, 2014
On Maury Povich

On Maury Povich

recently saw an episode of the Maury Povich show. First to appear on the show was an obese woman. It was hard to guess...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 16, 2014
Of Course!

Of Course!

— Jonathan Thomas, 50, was charged with DUI and disorderly conduct in Washington Township, Ind., after driving through two backyards and getting his vehicle...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd October 16, 2014
Payday Loan Issue Resurrected

Payday Loan Issue Resurrected

After failing to pass reform legislation aimed at the payday loan industry last year, Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, said he’s considering bringing a bill...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford October 16, 2014
Waiting For The First “Norther”

Waiting For The First “Norther”

t’s prime time for a change of season. After a brutally hot summer, it’s time for a little relief. We have already had a...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet October 16, 2014