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Editorial
February 19 12:00 AM
While that horrible accident raised a number of concerns regarding young people and meth use as well as the garbage that can be found on the Internet, there was a story last week that spread across the United States and abroad. This story illustrates the real and present dangers associated with “cooking meth.
Editorial
February 12 12:00 AM
Unfortunately, a young 15-year-old girl discovered this in a tragic mishap that occurred on Thursday just a week before Christmas last year. The accident cost the girl her sight, perhaps forever, Kerman is located in Fresno County, Calif., roughly 15 miles west of Fresno.
Editorial
January 29 12:00 AM
If you want to know the truth, it is for the children. And that is why I focus so much of my efforts on women. You and I both know that, for the most part, women are the primary caregivers for their children.
Editorial
January 22 12:00 AM
Alternatively, each week I could fill this column with medical and scientific facts about the consequences of long-term meth use. I could discuss the incidence of rhabdomyolysis, the dyspnea produced when meth deposits in pulmonary tissue via serotonin transporters, and the cases of cerebral infarcts and formication.
Editorial
January 15 12:00 AM
This is a truly horrific case of abuse and neglect that first came to the attention of the authorities just a week before Christmas last year. On Dec. 18 at 5:46 a.m., Jerrica D. Schreib, 19, called 911 in Everett, Wash., to report that her 3-month-old baby daughter was having a possible allergic reaction to gripe water.
Editorial
January 08 12:00 AM
Nevertheless, I read reports on a daily basis of another meth lab being discovered in a home, motel room or even in a car or a backpack, somewhere in the United States. Sometimes innocent children are present. Sometimes fires or explosions occur when the “cook” makes a simple mistake in the processing of the toxic chemicals.
Editorial
December 31 12:00 AM
It started off as a simple traffic violation around 8:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, when Rogers County Sheriff's Deputy Scotty Moree noticed that a white Toyota traveling in front of his patrol car on I-44 near Catoosa changed lanes without signaling properly.
Editorial
December 24 12:00 AM
When most people are asked about methamphetamine users or “meth heads,” they often refer to the pictures that they have seen online, such as the “Faces of Meth” mug shots that are so prominent on sites such as the Web site by the same name hosted by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon.
Editorial
December 11 12:00 AM
Kayla (although she provided her full name in the story, I am only using her first name here) never really had a chance. I have heard similar stories from so many women. You see, Kayla learned all about using drugs from her own mother – as many others did when they were young girls.

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April 13 12:33 PM
Caddo’s highest population estimate was 257,354 on July 1, 2013. This number decreased by almost 11,000 in the next four years. The population in Bossier Parish increased by 10,000 from July 1, 2010, to July 1, 2017. In that eight-year interval, DeSoto’s population gradually increased each year.
April 13 12:33 PM
My dad was a star forward playing both junior college and AAU basketball. I had the honor of being Coach Dean Smith’s first recruit at the University of North Carolina back in 1968. I was a spectator in the Louisiana Superdome when the Tar Heels won two national championships.
April 13 11:20 AM
My dad was a star forward playing both junior college and AAU basketball. I had the honor of being Coach Dean Smith’s first recruit at the University of North Carolina back in 1968. I was a spectator in the Louisiana Superdome when the Tar Heels won two national championships.

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