Ascension Assessor M.J. "Mert" Smiley received his ceremonial pin honoring his achievement of becoming a Certified Louisiana Assessor during the Louisiana Assessors Association's 83rd Annual Conference. All newly certified assessors and deputies along with ... (donaldsonvillechief.com)
Ray Charles, an Emmy-winning choral director, lyricist and composer who worked with Perry Como for three decades, sang the theme song for the television sitcom "Three's Company" and didn't mind being known as "the other Ray Charles," died Monday at his ... (Los Angeles Times)
Former Newsday, LA Times publisher David Laventhol dies David Laventhol, who led Newsday and the Los Angeles Times to expanded, prize-winning coverage, has died at age 81. Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/1FGeKrX (The Detroit News)
Roosevelt Jones Sr. was born on October 4, 1929 in Lake Providence, Louisiana. Affectionately known to most as Uncle Bro, Roe, and Papa. He moved to Port Arthur in 1950 and worked for Anderson Trucking Company for 37 years as a long-haul truck driver ... (The Port Arthur News)
NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime associate says David Laventhol, an innovative editor and publisher who led Newsday and the Los Angeles Times to expanded, prize-winning coverage, has died at age 81. Howard Schneider, dean of the journalism school at Stony ... (San Jose Mercury News)
I've had a couple of close friends that have lost their mothers in the past few years. We've had many long talks about the loss they feel. What will I do without my cheerleader? Who do I talk to when I struggle with my rebellious child? How can I bring a new child into this world without my mom to s...
Over the years I've pondered the meaning of trials and sorrow that my loved ones or I have endured. Some believe there are lessons to learn from hardship. I agree. In many instances we learn compassion, empathy, faith, trust, and humility. Our own choices will often lead to natural consequences that...