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Sep 21st

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Lincoln Parish Park is 23 years old and growing

Haley, my oldest granddaughter, is expecting her first child in November, making me a first-time great-grandfather. About the time Haley was being born some 23 years ago, work was going on at a site north of Ruston to give life to Fred Hoogland's dream. Lincoln Parish Park, like Haley, was also seeing life for the first time.

Some where in a file, I have photos of Haley when she was not yet school age, sitting on one of the docks at Lincoln Parish Park lake, dunking red wiggler worms and trying to entice a pint-sized bluegill to bite.

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Record buck hung on the wall for 46 years

When John Preaus was 16 years old, he shot the first buck he'd ever seen.

"I was a junior in high school when I shot the buck on Cherry Ridge hunting club, a lease my dad ...

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A look back at the 2010-11 school year

As the school year concludes, Louisiana's high school seniors graduate and enter the next chapter of their lives and high school athletics wind down for the summer. The 2...

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Counting on fake snake to save huckleberries

About this time last year, I wrote about finding a couple of huckleberry bushes in my yard; had no idea what they were until I got to checking out their berries, sampled ...

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Acknowledging the LHSAA’s spring sports champions

Another year of incredible competitiveness in Louisiana high school athletics has concluded with the crowning of the 2011 LHSAA spring sports state champions.

In baseball,...

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