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We’re down to the wire on the 2020 presidential election, and this writer has drawn a conclusion from this year’s campaign.

August moves us toward the sixth month of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, for which a few choice adjectives can aptly describe the sentiments of most Americans. The words include “grief-stricken,” “frustrated,” “angry,” “uncertain” and “impatient,” along with a few words unsuitable for a n…

Leaders of the Westside Sponsoring Committee will host a Zoom meeting from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, to a launch their “10,000 Conversations Campaign.”

First, the coronavirus rocked the financial markets. Then, oil prices dropped more than 20 percent after a breakdown in OPEC production discussions.

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History embraces stories of how Americans utilized a vital tool to win World War II, and it did not even involve planes, ships or weaponry.

As you know, the coronavirus has become a major health concern, not just in China, but in other parts of the world, too – and it’s also shaken up the financial markets.

In his book More Sower’s Seeds: Second Planting, Rev. Brian Cavanagh, TOR, writes a Christian religious fable that warns us of the inner spiritual decay, as represented by an outer physical decay that awaits those who spurn Jesus Christ.

All believers should celebrate the day of Jesus’ resurrection, as this event signifies the cornerstone of our faith.  As Christians, it’s essential to understand and continue to celebrate when God’s resurrection power is exhibited, as this echoes a perpetual reminder that God is still active…

The direction the Pointe Coupee Parish School District goes over the next several years once again will depend largely on the decision of voters.

If you have children or grandchildren, you may already have invested in, or at least considered, a 529 plan, one of the most popular college-savings vehicles. You might be interested to know that a 529 plan can now be used not only to save for college, but also to pay off college loans.

God knew us before we were born (Jeremiah 1:5).

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One word – only four letters – makes all the difference between stalemate, setback and progress in the Pointe Coupee Parish school system.

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday –Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your loved ones this year, perhaps you can think of ways to share not only your dinner, but also your financial bounty.

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It’s a sad time  in Pointe Coupee Parish, the state and much of the world after the death Tuesday of Ernest Gaines, whose body of work included some of the most heartfelt literary creations.

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