Minden Press-Herald

Thursday
Jul 31st

Opinion

Josh Beavers

Remembering a ‘Super’ Friend

Remembering a ‘Super’ Friend

When I was a young man, I knew a fella by the name of Ashley Benefield. It's been a long time since I've thought of Ashley, and I'm not sure what brought him to mind. But sometime this week I started thinking about him and the time he spent in my life.

Ashley was in his 20s when I first came to know him. I was a 10th grader upon our initial meeting, and the first words he spoke to me weren't exactly friendly. He was at an August football practice, watching the pieces placed of what would become that fall's football team in Haynesville. This is (or at least was) a common practice in that small Claiborne Parish town on the Louisiana-Arkansas border – townsfolk coming to watch Red's boys get ready for their next foe.

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My Angel in the Back Yard

I know you and you're here
In everyday we live
I know her and she's here
I can feel her when I sing

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And They Chose . . .

If there was one question begging to be asked just prior to Tuesday's special election in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, voters in that super conservative a...

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What Do Chambers of Commerce Do?

Once upon a time, when a new business located in town, one of the first things they would do is join the local chamber of commerce. The chamber would hold a ribbon cuttin...

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Technically Challenged?

I know some of you believe I'm at least a half-bubble off'n plumb, my dominoes are missing a few spots, my elevator doesn't go all the way to the top floor, or that I ain...

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