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REMEMBERING THE U.S.S. LIBERTY

REMEMBERING THE U.S.S. LIBERTY

Memorial Day is for remembering those killed or wounded in service to our country. Forty-eight years ago, 34 sailors were killed and 171 wounded...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth June 18, 2015
INVESTMENTS AND THE MARKET

INVESTMENTS AND THE MARKET

A LAGNIAPPE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION   The U.S. Stock market has recovered from the freefall of 2009; but while things have improved, there’s still more...

[Read More...] Karla Wall June 18, 2015
SECOND CHANCES

SECOND CHANCES

If at first you don’t succeed, try again! Outdoor sports are filled with second chances that give you a chance to redeem yourself. But...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet June 18, 2015
OYSTERS THREE WAYS

OYSTERS THREE WAYS

Every Monday, the Pelican Publishing Co. of Gretna sends its followers an email about new books. On one recent Monday morning, all four selections...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 18, 2015
‘HIDDEN SPEED’

‘HIDDEN SPEED’

Jarrett LeBlanc ‘Digs Deep’ To Bring In A Mile Under 4 Minutes    When long-time McNeese track stand-out Jarett LeBlanc returned to his alma...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 18, 2015
AIN’T IN THE BIBLE BUT SHOULD BE

AIN’T IN THE BIBLE BUT SHOULD BE

I was just a kid when I first saw the lines, “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot June 18, 2015
HURRICANE FORECAST

HURRICANE FORECAST

The Numbers Are In, And They Add Up To A Low Chance Of Major Hurricanes In The Gulf In 2015 Spring is almost at...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 18, 2015
LET IT GO

LET IT GO

Dear Dr. Archer, I have clinical depression, which comes and goes, and it’s being treated. I also see a therapist. In fact, I’m one,...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, June 18, 2015
WHY NOT HERE? YOU AX

WHY NOT HERE? YOU AX

So dis fran just returned from a tour of France (mostly to drink different kindza wines) an’ he came back wit’ pictures an’ dis...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez June 18, 2015
IN REAL LIFE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

IN REAL LIFE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

As we adapt to the technology we carry in our pockets, many feel that our personal privacy is in peril. The availability of smart...

[Read More...] Vic Wukovits June 18, 2015
FIELD FOR GOVERNOR

FIELD FOR GOVERNOR

Not Settled Tony Clayton, a special prosecutor for the 18th Judicial District Court, is considering a run for governor as speculation grows about the...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford June 18, 2015
NICE KNIVES

NICE KNIVES

Alfred Guercio, 54, was arrested in Burnsville, Minn., after forcibly entering a neighbor’s home and swiping a knife set that he had given the...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd June 18, 2015