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Spotlight On Leesville And Vernon Parish

Spotlight On Leesville And Vernon Parish

Vernon Parish prides itself on its citizens’ habit of greeting tourists and other visitors with a warm welcome and old-fashioned hospitality. Such friendliness, in...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 22, 2014
Fall Festival Guide

Fall Festival Guide

You’ll find world-famous cuisine — gumbo, jambalaya, etoufee, world-class barbecue, German cuisine, and the much-loved carnival midway standbys: funnel cake, corn  dogs, hot dogs...

[Read More...] Greg Pavlovich August 20, 2014
Does Older Mean Wiser?

Does Older Mean Wiser?

The idea that people necessarily grow wise as they grow old baffles me as much as most commonplaces do. I think in vain of...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 20, 2014
Dog Potty

Dog Potty

Enric Girona recently donated his prototype of a pet commode to the town of El Vendrell, Spain. Owners would train their dogs to use...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd August 20, 2014
Edwin Edwards’ Income

Edwin Edwards’ Income

As a requirement for running for Congress in the 6th District, former Gov. Edwin Edwards has filed his financial disclosure statement with the U.S....

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford August 20, 2014
Dairy Barn

Dairy Barn

Not too long ago, the Taco Bell location on Hwy. 171 closed its doors, and re-opened in a brand new location a little bit...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti August 20, 2014
He Demands A Pre-Nup

He Demands A Pre-Nup

Dear Dr. Archer, My fiancé’s family has  much more money than mine. This was never an issue until we got engaged. Now his parents...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, August 20, 2014
The Louisiana Senate Race: Can Republicans Close The Youth Gap?

The Louisiana Senate Race: Can Republicans Close The Youth Gap?

On Nov. 4, voters in 36 states will go to the polls to choose a U.S. senator. Republicans currently control the House, but Democrats...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 20, 2014
School’s Open Wit’ Lots Uf Questions

School’s Open Wit’ Lots Uf Questions

Pierre Sez   Dependin’ on whare you live, kids are either back in school or day will soon be gettin’ back. Az dis school...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez August 20, 2014
Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds

The 1911 City Hall Arts & Cultural Center is putting on so many art exhibits, I’m losing track of them. The one I’m about...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 20, 2014
SAVING PAR

SAVING PAR

Doomsday forecasting is one of the great human pastimes. Whether it be old folks grousing about how the obvious immorality and stupidity of youth...

[Read More...] Austin Price August 11, 2014
Wishing You Easy

Wishing You Easy

I wish you a full heart, an easy conscience, and gratefulness. May you be defended from envy and thoughts of lack; may your eyes...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot August 11, 2014