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  • FNF Scores - Week 8 - Oct 21

    FNF Scores - Week 8 - Oct 21
    East St John 20 Destrehan 0  Brusly 0 St Charles Catholic 35  Carver 30 Riverside 38  Independence 13 Loranger 39  West Jeff 35 Slidell 10  Bogalusa 0 Amite 42  Fontainebleau 33 Covington 22  Northlake Christian 7 St Thomas Aquinas 27  Pope John Paul...
  • FNF Scores - Week 9 - Oct 28

    FNF Scores - Week 9 - Oct 28
    Fontainebleau 21 Mandeville 38  St Paul's 43 Northshore 3  Slidell 7 Ponchatoula 43  McDonogh #35 6 Karr 35  Belle Chasse 28 Helen Cox 9  West Jeff 35 Chalmette 13  Loranger 0 Amite 27  South Lafourche 54 HL Bourgeois 14  Vandebilt Catholic 42 Morgan City...
  • Voices of the Civil War, 150 Year Later

    Voices of the Civil War, 150 Year Later
    Often times when we think of the Civil War we think of North versus South.  But the reality is, eastern Kansas and western Missouri played a vital role in the Civil War, a role a local theater director hopes to depict on the stage this weekend. A woman,...
  • A church where people live

    A church where people live
    Why does the Evangelical Covenant Church have a lot of retirement homes? It goes back to Sweden, when we were part of the Lutheran Church. In small Bible study groups, we read about compassion for the poor. That relationship is part of our DNA: If you...
  • Whats in a book of names?

    What’s in a book of names?
    In "The African Book of Names," a new work compiled by Askhari Hodari, there are more than 5,000 names deriving from 37 nations and more than 70 ethno-linguistic groups. One thing that sets it apart from other name books is that it makes clear that it's...
  • Dorothy Sterling, author of African American children's literature, dies at 95

    Dorothy Sterling, a significant figure in 20th-century children's literature for her lucid, well- researched portrayals of historical African Americans written decades before multiculturalism became mainstream, died Dec. 1 at her home in Wellfleet, Mass....
  • 'The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama' by David Remnick

    'The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama' by David Remnick
    On Oct. 9, 2009, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs woke up at dawn and received startling news from Oslo. President Obama, only 48, had just received the Nobel Peace Prize. Usually, this most prestigious of awards honors lifetime accomplishment...
  • Do not eat shrimp if you want to hit home runs . . . I think

     
    I took the day off from blogging Saturday but got myself back into the spirit Sunday morning watching Stan Verrett co-anchor the late SportsCenter. Stan kept me on my toes by dishing one non sequitur after another, just to make......
  • Stan Verrett is wary of eating shrimp after home runs

     
    I'm happy to announce on this Memorial Day that for the first time WatchDog has an official favorite SportsCenter anchor. Congrats to Stan Verrett, who achieved this honor for two reasons: He generally does a nice job, and it turns......
  • Frost-y reception

     
    Reporters who did not score credentials for tonight's main event need not fret, according to one flier making the rounds on campus. Apparently there will be no shortage of great Americans making themselves available to the media. "Members of the......
  • Black experience in Washington takes the spotlight

    Anyone intimately familiar with the nation's capital knows of its significant African-American population, a community both highly visible and deeply entrenched. Yet rarely has the district's longtime status as a hub of black history and culture been...