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Farmer’s come up short, 12-7, in defensive battle at Wossman

By Markel Braggs Contributing Writer The Farmers hit the road to take on the Wossman Wildcats for a key district matchup with huge playoff implications on the line.  On the first drive of the game, the Farmers’ offense started out strong, but the Wossman defense came up with a huge 4th down stop to give their offense the ball. The …

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A deer in the headlights is less common in LA than other states

It may surprise you to learn that Louisiana drivers have a much lower chance of striking a deer than drivers in other states. That’s a statewide fact, but this time of year in some of our rural communities it probably seems completely bogus. The insurance company State Farm tracks vehicle-animal collision rates nationwide, and the company estimates that Louisiana drivers …

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Winter weather requires extra caution by older adults

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather, including hypothermia, frostbite, and falls in ice and snow. Like most things in life, it is better to be prepared. Here are a few precautions everyone should take, especially older adults, during the winter. Hypothermia Hypothermia occurs …

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