START and STARTK12 have been Louisiana education savings programs for more than 20 years. Families can save for post-secondary and K-12 tuition, with the state contributing between 14% for families earning under $30,000, and 2% if income exceeds $100,000.
This year’s college graduates are getting ready to start their new lives! It’s a big transition that includes several important changes. Grads may be moving to a new city, finding a new place to live, or searching for a new job. Graduation also often means new financial responsibilities, suc…
I was fine, until I walked into the backyard and saw the little blue pool sitting there … empty. The blue ‘shark’ was empty also; his days of bubble making were suddenly suspended.
Mark Edward Vanderheid was born in Tonawanda, New York, on February 11, 1949.
It took me 4 readings of Elwood Watson's Opinion piece in the May 20, 2023 Daily Iberian to:
There is a loneliness epidemic in the United States, but there are some simple ways we can address it.
The digital world today provides windows into the lives of others and far-away places that were once cut off to the average person. Want to see the world? You can follow world travelers who have captured images of beaches, sunsets, tavernas a…
I was proud and moved to participate in opening ceremonies, at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., commemorating National Police Week.
Over the past ten years, sugarcane acreage has rapidly expanded, especially in Vermillion Parish in the western cane belt and Pointe Coupee, Avoyelles and Rapides in the north. Pointe Coupee now has more than 70,000 acres in production, when …
There is no silence like the silence of a house where a child once was.
Nearly every morning, I sit with coffee in a fat old chair near a window in my studio that looks out into our backyard and into the woods. Some mornings, the moon is there also, perfectly framed by a windowpane looking into my room and reachi…
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