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Aug 28th

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A History Lesson on the Founding of this Nation and Why We Celebrate

A History Lesson on the Founding of this Nation and Why We Celebrate

Independence Day is the national holiday of the United States of America commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At the time of the signing the US consisted of 13 colonies under the rule of England's King George III. There was growing unrest in the colonies concerning the taxes that had to be paid to England. This was commonly referred to as "Taxation without Representation" as the colonists did not have any representation in the English Parliament and had no say in what went on.

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My Funny Wasn’t So Funny to Teacher

My Funny Wasn’t  So Funny to Teacher

One of my greatest enjoyments in life is making others laugh; guess that's why I was the class clown in high school. Although I can honestly claim success on occasion, th...

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Josh Beavers

In Memory of a Mayor and a Friend

In Memory of  a Mayor and a Friend

The news greeted me early Thursday morning via rumor. With a single phone call, rumor turned to fact. And the sad fact was that after two decades, Minden had lost her may...

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Changing Uniforms

Changing Uniforms

Even die-hard LSU fans will have to agree there's something special about former University of Alabama star running back Glen Coffee. It's a story that occurs infrequentl...

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The Guardrails of Life

The Guardrails of Life

On my way to work this morning, I came upon a one-vehicle accident invoking a pickup truck and a guardrail at an exit. Apparently. the truck had lost control and hit the ...

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