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Tornadoes in U.S. Have Been Shifting Farther East, Study Finds

Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. 477 more words


Tuesday Photo Challenge – Reflection

One of my customers is in central Louisiana. Being there poses a little challenge to my health. On the one hand, the food is incredibly good. 774 more words


The Most Festive Christmas Towns In America

The next best thing to being home for the holidays is being somewhere where the Christmas spirit knows literally no bounds. If you still need a spot for your winter get-a-way, consider visiting one of these totally charming Christmas towns. 458 more words

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Student films sex with teacher in class during pep rally, cops say

A substitute teacher in Louisiana is facing criminal charges after allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a 16-year-old boy at Port Barre High School.

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Successful American Secular: Charles Thomas Beaird

Shreveport-born man with philosophical bent traveled a secular path from–and back to–the South, in a culture of imbued religiosity.

Meet Charles Thomas Beaird, one of the last openly self-described “ 294 more words

James Lamar Halladay (1973)

James “Jamie” Lamar Halladay was born in Monroe, Louisiana, in 1973.  His father was a musician, guitar player, Frank Halladay, who played in a series of bands, traveling Texas, Louisiana and eventually Nashville.   376 more words


"The Laughing Man at the Door"

Jamie Halladay’s dad was a guitar player, in a traveling band, who only made it home for birthdays and a few Christmases. But he did teach Charlie how to play guitar, which Jamie also made his living from.

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