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The Color Purple (and Gold)
September 23, 2018

BATON ROUGE — I had been on the LSU campus less than five minutes Saturday and was standing outside the Alumni…

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When a ‘Little’ Dream is a Big Thing
September 11, 2018

This column first appeared in editions of The Times and The News-Star Sunday, September 8, 2018 I would rather eat 12…

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More Proof That Little Things Mean A Lot
August 28, 2018

(This little column originally ran Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 in The Times and The News-Star.) Friends who know me well —…

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Time: The Great Mystery
August 22, 2018

(This appeared originally in the August 19, 2018 editions of both The Times and The News-Star.) Who understands it?, but what…

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Stone Brothers Star In HOF Doubleheader
July 19, 2018

(Please see ticket info for the Aug. 4 ArkLaTex Museum of Champions Induction Ceremony and Celebration at the bottom; Lincoln Parish…

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That Time Olympian Hollis Conway Jumped Too Soon
July 2, 2018

When he was told four years ago that his teenaged middle-of-three daughters wanted to enter a beauty pageant, Hollis Conway, father…

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Senior moment worth wait for Toms
July 2, 2018

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writer I only have one problem with David Toms winning the U.S. Senior Open Sunday. David Toms…

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If You Ain’t Lovin’ (Summer), You Ain’t Livin’
June 25, 2018

(First published June 24, 2018 in  The Times and  The  News Star.) I am writing this on the night before the…

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Great Grandmommas Might Have To Leave You, But They’ll Never Leave You Alone
June 18, 2018

Hey there my handsome and healthy young friend. There is no getting around it: you have lost your great-grandmother, and it’s…

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The Death of the Hero in the NBA
June 12, 2018

By JJ MARSHALL, JR./Designated Contributor Michael Jordan is a myth. Yes, he had the greatest NBA career ever, but he lost,... Read More