July 4, Fireworks, Shows, Parades, and God

It started with a suggestion in June, followed by a meeting on July 2, and finally a formal signing on July 4, 1776.  From that moment on, the cry would go up around the world that the colonies of the North American Continent, all thirteen of them, had declared independence from Great Britain.  Like any […]

Four States Retirement Group offers Solid Reasons to Consider a Fixed Index Annuity

Texarkana, USA: Carl Standridge of Four States Retirement Group considers fixed index annuity options a number one choice for people planning retirements. A fixed index annuity is a contract between you and an insurance company in which you make a lump-sum payment or series of payments and in return, receive regular income distributions at some […]

Answers To Common Questions For Louisianans Searching For Contractors To Repair Homes

Hurricane Delta became the sixth Hurricane to hit Louisiana in 2020, with each causing significant damage. As Louisianans rebuild, the National Insurance Crime Bureau offers answers to common questions many are currently facing. Q: How can I search for a licensed contractor?A: People searching for contractors are inundated with information which can make the search more challenging. The best […]

Louisiana Expands Monitored In-Home Caregiving Program (MIHC) to Support Families Caring for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Caregiver Homes from Seniorlink, the leading provider of MIHC services in Louisiana, will extend its program to align with these new state provisions to ensure that even more caregivers receive support from experienced care teams – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. BATON ROUGE, La.: The state of Louisiana is expanding its Monitored In-Home Caregiving program (MIHC) to […]

COVID-19 Hit As Record Number of Louisiana ALICE Families Were Priced Out of Survival

More than half of Louisiana families were already struggling to meet survival needs due to rising costs and stagnant wages when the pandemic began BATON ROUGE, La.: When COVID-19 hit, more than 576,000 Louisiana households were already one emergency away from financial ruin, a 10-year record high, setting the stage for the economic impact of the crisis […]

Thrifty Bird Brings Walmart Markdowns To Email

A few months ago a friend of mine shared a new business he has running with me called Thrifty Bird (Thriftybird.com). He signed me up with my permission and I started to receive daily emails at roughly 3 a.m. each morning. By the time I would stumble out of bed, I could pull my Thrifty […]

Four States News Expands Social Media Reach

The Four States News (FSN) is proud to announce we have added additional Facebook Groups online. The FSN is a “Community Journalism site.” We focus on events in communities such as church happenings, school events, and other issues often not covered by mainstream media. We are not looking to cover the latest wreck or the […]

The History and Meaning of the Shreveport Confederate Monument

On May 31, 2017, I traveled to Shreveport, Louisiana to see the Confederate Monument located at the Caddo Parish Courthouse and to meet with Paul Gramling about the monument’s future. Ronnie Dancer, who operates a Facebook page called “The Who’s Who of Miller County Elected Officials” is a friend of mine from Miller County, Arkansas. […]