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September 22 06:31 AM
Does this sound familiar? How in the world did I end up in this mess, and why? Are you mad at God, the sheriff, the judge and the D.A? Perhaps you are mad at everybody in general — “poor me!” For close to a year I struggled with all this and more. I tried to justify my sin and made excuses.
September 22 06:31 AM
With major hurricanes recently hitting Florida and Texas, and since some parts of Louisiana are still cleaning up after last year’s torrential rains, many property owners in the Bayou State are asking if insurance rates will go up. Will rates go up? Is the Pope Catholic? Does Grizzly Adams have a beard? Of course, we all will be paying more.
September 15 06:32 AM
We pride ourselves as Americans in our lifestyle choices. The right to freedom of choice, protecting our individual assertion of free will, and deciding just how we want to live our lives. And, yes, we have the right to excess. You can live a gluttonous life by overindulging in many personal hazards.
September 15 06:32 AM
The Independence Bowl, which was founded in 1976, has now had seven corporate sponsors: Poulan (1990-97), Sanford (1998-200), MainStay Funds (2001- 2003), Petro Sun (@006-2008), Advocare (209-2013), Duck Commander (2014) and Company World (2015 -2016).
September 15 06:32 AM
“The only way you’ll ever truly be free is through Christ Jesus.” This is what I woke up to on the morning of Sept. 25, 2011. Unfortunately, I woke up in a jail cell and not in the greatest of moods. Hearing about Jesus wasn’t on my mind. Getting out was..
September 15 06:32 AM
A man on display, with tattoos that fade, and hair that turns gray. The guards walk by, with hate in their eyes, to them I’m just a number not one of the guys. I’m locked away from the world yet my dreams haven’t died, I have hope for tomorrow that these tears will soon dry.
September 08 06:30 AM
“Hurry, hurry! Y’all are on the radio!” said my mom. She left the front door open and ran outside. She had her door open to her truck with the radio blaring. So I only caught the end, but it was our advertisement for our business. It was at that moment I knew I was doing something that didn’t happen that often.
September 08 06:30 AM
As the U.S. Gulf Coast continues to reel under the impact of Hurricane Harvey, the word "hero" finds itself in much, and appropriate, use. From government first responders to Louisiana's "Cajun Navy" to just plain old friends and neighbors, people are pitching in and helping one another through the worst tropical storm to make landfall in the U.

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