Features

Karing Occasions plans wedding and events, large and small

Karing Occasions plans wedding and events, large a...

Karen Rainey feels like she has always been helping organize events, and it was something she was meant to...

Agape Ranch offers unique venue for weddings and events

Agape Ranch offers unique venue for weddings and e...

Agape Ranch in Livingston Parish has acres of woodlands, fishing ponds, native wildlife, horses, barn,...

Livingston Parish fair returns after one year absence

Livingston Parish fair returns after one year abse...

The Livingston Parish Fair will be held during the week of Oct. 7 – 15 at the Fairgrounds in the town...

Business & Community News

Geaux Vote

Voters will have local and state primary elections on October 14 ballot The primary election ballot includes races for state treasurer, public service commissioner, Livingston Parish School Board,...

News Makers

LIGO at Livingston collaborates in another major gravitational wave discovery The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced Sept. 27 that detectors on two continents recorded gravitational wave...

‘Twas a Candlelight Night

‘Twas a Candlelight Night holiday dinner theater is coming to Denham Springs for 10 performances at Forrest Grove Plantation between Nov. 25 and Dec. 22. The family evening includes a full course...

Around Town

H.O.P.E. Grief Support Group Open mic night at Movie Tavern Every Thursday from 8-11 p.m., singers and songwriters perform in the Juban Crossing Movie Tavern bar area while attendees enjoy food and...

Around the Library

Authors and others can participate in the Livingston Parish Book Festival Livingston Parish Library is excited to present their annual book festival on Saturday, Nov. 4, 11am-4pm at the Main Branch...

Drawdown of False River improving water quality

The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury recently approved a drawdown schedule for False River that will call for the oxbow lake’s water level to be significantly reduced by as much as 5.5 feet for the...

Chamber Dateline

Regina Walker is named first Woman’s Leadership Award recipient Denham Springs, LA – Regina Allen Walker, co-founder of Livingston Parish Children’s Choirs and well-known community leader, was...

We stand together and overcome upheavals

More and more, I hear people trying to make sense of the volatile world we live in today. It’s not just mankind’s crimes against one another, it’s also nature’s wrath that seems to compound the...

I disagree with what you say, but I will defend your right t...

The quote in this headline “I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” is the basic tenet of the first amendment to our constitution which...

Five years of rebuilding produces successful swim club

Editor’s note: Coach Margot May in this story is the same Margot May who is co-publisher of this magazine. We normally shy away from featuring ourselves in articles, but the swim team kids at...

In the Know

ELHA members to preview new Hungarian museum

Diggin’ Up Your Roots is a column about Livingston Parish history and genealogy with excerpts from the Edward Livingston Historical Association (ELHA) monthly newsletter by editor Clark Forrest....

Don’t let your investments take a “vacation”

It’s summer again – a time when many of us take a break and possibly hit the open road. But even if you go on vacation, you won’t want your investments to do the same – in summertime or any other...

We want summer fun to stay that way!

Summer in Louisiana is hot! But it is a sportsman’s paradise almost year round, not just in the way of hunting and fishing, but also because the warm weather gives us many advantages of nearly...

Take precautions against internet browsing risks

Internet browsing is part of our daily lives, and there are all kinds of risks while doing so. These risks can include exposure of sensitive personal information and infection by malware, which...

Consider growing Southern peas as late summer crop

Wet weather has taken its toll on spring vegetables. Plants do not like the extreme wet conditions or sun popping out with standing water around them. However, while spring gardens are the most...

Renting vacation property from owner can be a risky

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. – Ibn Battuta Vacation planning often begins with excitement and optimism. After all, who doesn’t love the idea of a...

Simple modifications may prevent your common pains

Many individuals in today’s society are taking pain pills and are seen by physical therapists and medical doctors for muscle and joint pain. Often the pain is due to a position or activity that is...

Livingston Parish has a strong real estate market

A little over 6 months have passed since the flood of 2016 and one of the main questions asked immediately following the disastrous event is still asked daily: “What will happen to the Real Estate...

Best benefit: outpatient therapy vs home health

When you have pain, there is ALWAYS an emotion with it. If you are experiencing acute pain (recent pain) you typically have fear and frustration around it. Fear of, “What does the pain mean”? What...

Financial gifts – and tips – for new graduates

It’s graduation season again. If your child is graduating from high school or college, you have reason to celebrate. But what should you give to your newly minted diploma holder? You might want to...