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Apr 19th

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Daffynitions

One of the most hated events of my early school daze..., er, days, was having to write spellin' words ten times each. I couldn't figure out why the teacher believed spelling a word ten times in a row would make me get it right. After all, if I couldn't spell the word right the first time, what made her think I'd get it right the other nine times?

Had I a choice, I would rather have written a sentence using the word than to write the same word ten times. You take twenty spellin' words written ten times each and that's a couple thousand words! By the time I was finished my hands were..., 'scuse me? It ain't a thousand words? Oh... Well, shuckin's! I hated math, too!

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Josh Beavers

Memories of Mayberry

Memories of Mayberry

I don't watch a lot of television. Running a newspaper and raising two little girls takes a lot of doing. Doesn't leave much time to catch up on the stories of the small ...

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A Major Economic Engine

At the end of January, the staff of the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Commission attended the 2013 Lt. Governor's Tourism Summit in Lake Charles. Each year this ...

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Do We Have a Comprehension Problem?

There are times when I wonder if my ears are processing information correctly when forwarding same to the understanding sensors of my rapidly diminishing brain. Or perhap...

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A Business Closed — And We Did Nothing To Save It

A business in small-town America opens its doors. There is a flurry of excitement. The Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting. The local newspaper takes a photo.

Some ...

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