Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 19th

Sports Opinion

Sports - Sports Opinion

So it’s Said: Birds and Ice Create Something Nice

A couple of weeks ago, area television weathermen were facing the real likelihood of having to wipe egg off their collective faces when they predicted that north Louisiana was about to be encased in a winter wonderland.

We rushed to the store and emptied the shelves of bread, milk, water and batteries and made sure our generators were gassed up and ready to go when the snow and ice encapsulated us.
Didn't happen, at least not in the area it was forecast to effect. It went south and for the third time in three weeks, kids in areas that seldom see wintery precipitation from Baton Rouge to Basile were slipping and sliding on garbage can lids and making snow ice cream while those of us living north of I-20 ate Blue Bell while staring out our windows at a cold ugly scene of gray and brown with not a speck of white to be seen.

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Sports - Sports Opinion

The Hunting Heritage Banquet is on the docket

Growing up in the south, I have always looked forward to spring and all it affords those who love to get into the outdoors to enjoy what the Good Lord has provided.

For me...

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As hunting season ends, fishing season begins

on pamphlet and lay it beside your calendar. Deer season? It's over. Duck hunting? No more this year. Dove season? Fagetabowdit. About the only seasons still going on are...

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Most people call him Captain Sammie

When I think back on places and people that occupy a special niche in my memory, one guy and the area he calls home pops up on my mental screen....southwest Louisiana and...

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Wheelin’ Sportsman Hunt yields monster buck

Twenty-six year old Michael Timpa does not let his handicap keep him from spending time on the water and in the woods. The Lake Charles resident, born with spina bifida, ...

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