05/19/2022 - 12:00am
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has Grammys galore and now she has a new title — “doctor.” The superstar received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from New York University on Wednesday, blowing kisses as the crowd roared when she walked toward the...


05/19/2022 - 12:00am
(AP) — Moments after the NCAA Division I Council tossed out requirements that dictate how football conferences can determine a champion, the Pac-12 announced Wednesday that it was scrapping its divisional format for the coming season. The Pac-12...


The resurgence of MeToo
05/18/2022 - 5:00am
Cats are said to have nine lives. Rasputin was said to have almost as many. If only the MeToo movement had the same brief lifespan. Alas, the pink hats and the accusations of abuse excavated many years after the fact are still part and parcel of the...


‘Let there be ...’ lightning bugs
05/19/2022 - 12:00am
During my childhood, the lengthening days of spring which gave way to summer were thick with humidity and with opportunity. Lightning bugs affirmed the approach of June, July and August when the school doors would close, and the refrigerator doors...


Barbara Ann Clement
05/19/2022 - 12:00am
A Mass of Christian Burial service for Miss Barbara Ann Clement, 69, of Jennings will be held Friday, May 20, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, with Rev. Keith Pellerin officiating. Visitation for Miss Clement will...