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Raising Cane’s is known for delicious, freshly cooked, never frozen chicken fingers that make you think you’re back home in Mama’s kitchen or on Grandmama’s front porch in the summertime with your cousins.

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They are in our area again, and the tripletails are a welcome addition to most any angler’s cooler. Not only are the tripletails in the gulf and in Big Lake in Louisiana, but the redfish and speckled trout are showing up. The reds and specks are being taken mostly on live bait.

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Dove hunting seasons opens Sept. 1, and about two weeks later, we’ll be shooting teal. Shortly after that, the archery season on deer opens in October. But to participate in any of those very popular shooting activities, you’ll need to have the 2012-13 hunting license, which is available where sporting goods are sold as of Aug. 15.

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Gift of Life promotes ovarian cancer awareness.

 

Saving lives can be hard work, and nobody works harder than the staff and volunteers at the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program. Aug. 13 they were honored by the Jefferson County Commissioners Court for their efforts to boost ovarian cancer awareness.

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The first book I seriously ever worked on was one written by Dr. Elmer Towns, “The 100 Fastest Growing Churches in America.” Dr. Towns went on to be the dean of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., and was a good friend to Dr. Jerry Falwell, but Dr. and Mrs. Towns were originally from Savannah, Ga., and in fact lived in the beautiful home once owned by the legendary Johnny Mercer, who wrote “Moon River” and many other hits. Dr.

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