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Sep 19th

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Substitutions of the past

Substitutions of the past

There were so many ways that we followed the instructions: " Use it up, wear it out; make it do or do without." Those were the words we lived by during the Great Depression, and later they were used by President Roosevelt to have us practice during the war years.

Toothpaste was available but most people did not have the money to buy it. My mother mixed salt and soda to use as a toothpaste. It worked, removed stains and made a pleasant look to your smile, but it tasted horrible.

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Ask a stupid question

Ask a stupid question

Several things have taken place this year that have contributed to my sadness. First the death of a friend of long ago, in fact an old friend. It seems that things bring ...

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Bridges - Bacon United in Marriage

Bridges - Bacon United in Marriage

 

Jaclyn Cole Bridges and Kirk McAndrew Bacon were united in marriage on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at St. Jules Catholic Church in Lafayette, Louisiana. The ceremony w...

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Minden Trivia

Minden Trivia

Often in conversation someone from my generation will mention a name and part of those there who are young or newer residents of Minden will give you a blank look, since ...

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Memories of A&P and its people

Memories of A&P and its people

Recently, I was looking at a picture of the first A & P store location here in Minden.

It was on "front street" or Main Street as it is known today. Today it is the lo...

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