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Fighting the battle of weeds, weeds & more weeds

Summer is definitely here, and the weeds are growing like wildfire. Just about everywhere you look you see weeds in some form or fashion. Weeding ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

God gives us solutions

The Pledge of Allegiance states that we are one nation under God with liberty and justice for all.  I remember while raising a family we ... Read more

1 day ago by Harold Keller.

Ask Rusty – Understanding survivor’s benefits

Dear Rusty: When my father passed away and we went to update my mother’s Social Security benefits, a question arose that I was confused by. We ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

The future of Alzheimer’s treatment is here

The approval of the drug aducanumab on June 7 by the Food & Drug Administration marked a new phase in the fight against Alzheimer’s.   ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

Marriages & the test of time

When I was younger – late teens and early twenties – I would cry at weddings. The beautiful dresses, flowers and vows would bring me ... Read more

1 day ago by Ronny Michel.

Ask Toni: COBRA issues

Reader Alert:  Many employer benefit group plans terminate the day you are no longer working full-time.  Explore employer group medical plan rules and options with ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

Forgetful? It’s most likely the rigors of growing old

WASHINGTON, DC– It’s not just old-timers who have those “senior moments;” studies show that we gradually begin to find it harder to focus when we ... Read more

4 days ago by Special to.

St. John Parks and Rec gears up for an active summer

LAPLACE — Mike Sanders’ prolific athletic career included 11 years as a professional basketball player, 14 years as an NBA coach and induction into the ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Men: Make your health a priority

June is recognized as Men’s Health Month and focuses on ways men can lead healthier lives. Why devote an entire month to men’s health? Typically, ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Getting motivated in 7 Days

Getting motivated and changing your life in seven  day can be a dream come true if you are willing to follow these simple and easy ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

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