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Commentator Gary Borders shares a heartfelt, personal story about one of his newspaper columns that had a life changing effect.

The late commentator Archie McDonald often referenced his wife, Judy, in his commentaries. Through the years, we gleaned insights into their deep and abiding love for each other. This week, the city of Nacogdoches named its public library in honor of Judy B. McDonald. The recognition highlighted her 18 years of service on the Nacogdoches City Commission and as mayor. At the ceremony, Judy said Archie knew of the city's plan to rename the library. She said with a glint in her eye that Archie's response was, Great! Now I'm married to a building.

R.W. Norton Art Gallery

The R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport will reopen its research library Saturday after a five-year renovation project and the cataloging of 13,000 volumes.