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July 19 10:07 AM
The pilot apologized to his passengers. The entire flight crew apologized. They offered everyone complimentary food. And know what? The passengers weren’t satisfied. In fact, the only thing which could settle them down was for the airlines to find them transportation to their original destination.
July 19 10:06 AM
That’s why this is an appropriate time to remember that we must protect America’s natural treasures for generations to come. A changing climate poses new threats to this goal — from an increased risk of severe wildfire, to more intense storms, to worse problems from invasive pests.
July 12 10:20 AM
The smuggling of meth across border crossings has increased significantly in recent years. This has been especially evident at San Diego’s San Ysidro port of entry, which accounted for more than 40 percent of the methamphetamine seizures made in fiscal year 2012.
July 12 10:20 AM
CLARIFICATION — Last week we incorrectly ran the following column under the headline “Roy Burrell — “Running Again to Lose.” This was an error made when the columns were switched out. The Roy Burrell column was moved to run this week. To clarify the matter, we are running both columns this week.
July 05 09:35 AM
Mayor Robertson was a devoted public servant to both the city of Minden and the Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA). He began his career in public service nearly 40 years ago serving as a councilman for the city of Minden. Robertson was elected to the Webster Parish Police Jury in 1979 from the District 6 seat.
July 05 09:35 AM
Getting a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill passed this year is essential – and it can’t fall victim to politics as usual. Too much is at stake, and too many people lose out if Congress can’t act. Here are 10 good reasons why Congress must take action as soon as possible to achieve passage of a Farm Bill this year:.
July 05 09:35 AM
I first heard of Candice’s story when I was contacted by Mr. Tom Owens in late 2006. Tom and his wife, Dru Driver, are the executive director and president, respectively, of Healing Helpers (http:// healinghelpers.
July 05 09:35 AM
Mark Twain (or somebody) once said - “if you write enough columns, and you will eventually make a mistake”; and after nine years of so doing, I have made one. Probably more than that, but rarely have I ever been called a “liar” by any reader much less an elected public official.

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