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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor,   Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, I isolated to keep myself and others safe. This was incredibly hard, as my grandchildren are the ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

2-step method manages fire ants in lawns, gardens

Fire ants are the most common pests of home lawns, but homeowners can manage them with the right approach, and spring is the perfect time ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Ask Rusty – When can I get Social Security benefits from my ex-spouse?

Dear Rusty: I know that I am able to get Social Security from my ex-husband. We were married for 16 years and I have not remarried. ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

Traditions build a family

I’m ready to add a few flowers to my landscape. I waited this long because it’s what my Maw Maw Jello taught me. She was ... Read more

5 days ago by Ronny Michel.

Ask Rusty – Can I still suspend my Social Security benefits?

Dear Rusty: Is it still possible to suspend Social Security benefits for a time? And, if so, how often? Signed: Curious Senior   Dear Curious ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Take a walk to end Alzheimer’s

You do this every day, but probably don’t pay much attention to it – you walk.  Did you know the word “walk” is descended from ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Renew & reset self-care goals this Spring

Much has happened since we set New Year’s goals. Hurrah for anyone who made it through football championships, Mardi Gras and the polar arctic-palooza without ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor,   Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, I isolated to keep myself and others safe. This was incredibly hard, as my grandchildren are the ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Successful family interventions require honesty

People often call and ask advice on how to handle a loved one with a drinking problem.   My suggestion is that they immediately do a ... Read more

5 days ago by Harold Keller.

MADD urges passage of legislation to end Louisiana road fatalities

Baton Rouge, LA – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Louisiana is urging passage of a bill to reduce repeat drunk driving offenses by up to 70%. ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

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