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Wed
29
Oct
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Patchwork

by donna smith ammons
 
Scotty comes in to The Sabine Index office most days after school. He’s in and out during days off and holidays and I usually get a hug and a quick update on what’s going on in his fourth grade, nine-year-old life!! Besides that we sit together in church. Needless to say, we have a great friendship!!! Several days after I retired on Sept. 30, Scotty began missing me. My office door had been closed by the employees. They said they hated to go by and see an empty office.
 
Wed
29
Oct
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WHO TO VOTE FOR

by Pete Abington
 
No doubt you have questions, in some cases, about who to vote for and what the candidate stands for. Back in the day when you had conservatives and left wings in both parties you tended to look more at the individual. You could believe they would do this, or they would do that. Well that is changed now. In the national elections it is all about party and administration. Look at the party platform and administration and that is what the candidate from that party would stand for. Most of these candidates checks in with the party office when elected and basically they vote whatever way the party wants them to - very few exceptions.
 
Wed
22
Oct
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Remembering When. . .

by Lola Russell
 
When I pick up the newspaper in the morning, I usually turn to the back page of the front section to see if anyone I know has said goodbye to this world. When I see there is nobody I know, I turn back to another section and ready about the lighter side of life: the comics.
 
Wed
22
Oct
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Patchwork

by Donna Smith Ammons
 
A recent trip to Orange Beach was the perfect way to kick-off my retirement!! Vicki and I headed out early one Thursday morning, a mere two days after I officially became retired, and made it to our destination in seven hours and five minutes. As usual we gabbed all the way. Diann and Granny were ready and waiting when we got there, along with Grady Tuck and Rufus Edward.
 
Wed
08
Oct
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ANGELLE GOVERNOR

It was reported several weeks ago that Scott Angelle, Public Service Commissioner, would be a serious candidate in the event he should run for governor. He has now made it official. As stated before, his background will prove to be very useful as he seeks to be elected. Not only will he be well financed, he is running from a very populous part of the state.
 
Wed
08
Oct
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Patchwork

I am being treated like a real princess…and I love it!! I have a very special friend…Frank Simoneau and his lovely wife,
Pauline. Frank and I became fast friends when I discovered he was from New Hampshire!   
 
Wed
01
Oct
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Patchwork

My darling grandson, Braeden, who is nearing his fourth birthday, has taken over the blessing prior to meals. The job of saying
grace has been Riley Kate’s job for years and now she willingly lets little brother do the honors. We were all gathered around my big round table one night recently and it was time for the blessing. We held hands and bowed our heads
 
Wed
01
Oct
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DON’T GET TRICKED

I noticed this article the other day and I thought it might be good advice for you. There are many stories about how we can 
be tricked by scams and about bad people getting our private information. One lady, who was 66, got a call from someone who reported to be her nephew at 7:10 a.m. The comment from this not-sofamiliar nephew was “Aunt Susan, I am in real
trouble.”
 
Wed
24
Sep
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Patchwork

The day is fast approaching for retirement. I can hear laughter already spreading across town. “Yeah right! How many times has Donna already retired?” It’s been three other times and I did retire, I just never left the office. This time I have good intentions. I have been employed by The Sabine Index since 1973. I am in the beginning of my 42nd year.
 
Wed
24
Sep
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EDMONSON AMENDMENT

The Edmonson Amendment (Senate Bill 294) was declared unconstitutional by Judge Janice  Clark of the 19th Judicial District. This is a huge win for the ordinary taxpayers of Louisiana. Some of the main players who were instrumental in defeating this amendment are Tom Aswell for uncovering the amendment; State Treasurer John Kennedy for pushing the issue; the Retired State Troopers for providing the invaluable grass-roots effort; Robert Burns for creating a special website
and for filming the activities; and State Senator Dan Claitor for bring the lawsuit (as a taxpayer) whereby the rip-off was declared unconstitutional.
 

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