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THE POWER OF 4
Many school districts across the state have gone to a 4-day school week. This is the cover of the informational guide for the 4-day week in the 27J School District north of Denver, Colo. The Avoyelles Parish School District is studying the possibility of adopting a 4-day school week.

Avoyelles School Board studying four-day school week

School district employees overwhelmingly favor a four-day school week, but the Avoyelles Parish School Board wants more information on the proposed change before taking any action.

A LOSING HAND
This art illustration for the upcoming problem gambling workshop “spells out” the cost of addiction. Unfortunately, addicts not only lose their money but many times their families, their independence, control of their lives and, in far too many cases, their lives when they feel the pressures are to much to bear.

Heather Kleckinger-Craven will conduct a two-hour workshop on Feb. 20 in Marksville on the important issue of gambling addiction.

Gambling addiction workshop to be held Feb. 20 in Marksville

While casinos and video poker plazas can benefit a local economy as employers and with local taxes, there is a dark side to those bright lights and loud bells and buzzers.

Addiction.

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