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Jesus is the Reason

“In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. And everyone went to his own town to register.  So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line … Continue reading

Lake Night Before Christmas

            ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all across the lake Only two ducks were still stirring, a hen and a drake. The yo-yo’s were hung on the boat dock with care, In hopes some big crappie would soon swim up there; The coots were nestled all snug close by … Continue reading

Last minute shopping

Okay, the word for today is ostentatious.. .as in characterized by a pretentious display to attract notice or impress. . . as in extravagant. And why is that the word for today? Because it’s Christmas, and I know if you haven’t gotten your special person a gift yet, you won’t mind shelling out a few … Continue reading

More big bucks than Fort Knox

Okay, quick: Name the only parish in the state where deer have their own Facebook Page The answer: Union Parish The site: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buck-Report-Union-Parish/801679983228316 Where can you find more big bucks than at Fort Knox? Right here on the internet, that’s where. In case you aren’t seeing any big bucks in the woods, there’s at least … Continue reading

Getting ruddy for winter

Okay, I’m not a birdwatcher. But I am a bird watcher. In other words, I don’t go out looking for birds, counting birds or trying to identify birds. But when they move in with me, I take an interest. Every year since we’ve lived on the lake a group of 20-40 small, fuzzy brown ducks … Continue reading

Naughty crappie

If the crappie on Lake D’Arbonne don’t watch it, they aren’t going to get a present from Santa this year. Their behavior is bordering on naughty, to say the least. In other words, unless you are one of the few who is getting into double digits on keeper fish in recent weeks, you’re probably wondering … Continue reading

Legend of the Candy Cane

Celebrating the waters

“Celebrating the Waters of Union Parish” is the theme for the first exhibit in the new Union Parish museum. It opened Thursday and is full of historical documents and pictures centering on the waters of the parish. In the early days of Union, commerce on Bayou D’Arbonne was big, with products loaded up at Fork’s … Continue reading

Guilty…I guess

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had the unique pleasure of having a big bunch of my buds in the duck blind all at once. There was George and Little George. My son Adam and George’s son-in-law, who asked not to be named in these potentially libelous writeups. And there was Bear, my old hunting Buddy … Continue reading

Reminder: Spring bringing Crappie Masters

It’s still four months away, but it might be a good time to ask Santa for an entry fee to this event and maybe he’ll bring it to you for Christmas! Some lucky (well, probably good & lucky) crappie fishermen will be able to find a little financial relief four days after TAX DAY, 2015. … Continue reading

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