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Locally-owned Jeffco A/C & Heat goes the extra mile

Locally-owned Jeffco A/C & Heat goes the extr...

“What would you do if your air conditioner broke down, it’s a weekend and the weather report is forecasting...

Arts, crafts and antiques abound at annual Spring Festival

Arts, crafts and antiques abound at annual Spring ...

Expanded musical entertainment offers something for everyone Artisans and craftsmen alike will be showcasing...

7th annual Lemonade Day Louisiana on May 6

7th annual Lemonade Day Louisiana on May 6

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, more than 25,000 children across Louisiana are expected to participate in the...

Business & Community News

Have You Heard

LIVINGSTON Rodney N. Erdey law office reopens at same street, different suite Rodney Erdey was one of the many business owners affected by last August’s flood. He has announced that his Rodney N....

News Makers

DEMCO CEO and General Manager Vranic named Cooperative Leader of the Year DEMCO CEO and General Manager John Vranic was recently named Cooperative Leader of the Year for 2016 by the Louisiana...

Around Town

Annual talented visual art show at Watson library The Livingston Parish Public Schools annual Talented Visual Art Show will be held at the Watson Branch of the Livingston Parish Library from April...

Around the Library

AROUND the Library LIVINGSTON PARISH| CENTRAL | ZACHARY | Baker | FELicianas | Pointe COupee Events For Adults, Kids, and Teens Library events in Livingston Parish For more information or to...

Kenny Neal visits and discusses his new album

On March 9, 2017, Pointe Coupee Parish Office of Tourism had the opportunity to interview the legendary blues musician and recording artist Kenny Neal. Kenny Neal called me and said that John...

Walker High educates beyond the classroom

It all started when representatives from the Livingston Parish School System attended a National Career and Technology Conference last December in Las Vegas focusing on the Alaska Aerial Drone...

Sens. Bill Cassidy joins dual enrollment bill

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), John Boozman (R-AR) and Al Franken (D-MN), and U.S. Representatives Jared Polis (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY) announced they are reintroducing...

Spring brings welcome signs of new beginnings

Well, Mardi Gras is in the past, and springtime is now here. It’s time to get the yards groomed and the flowers planted. The leaves are turning green and budding everywhere. Yes, you have to cut the...

Chamber Dateline

Chamber of Commerce announces scholarship winners; Supt. Wentzel gives State of Education address The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce received numerous applications for Scholarship awards for...

Lots of unresolved flood issues

Delays, inefficiency, and wasteful processes surround us . . . Eight months after the horrific flood of August 2016, federal funds for flood victims still has not yet been delivered to the people...

In the Know

Take time to shoot a variety of photographs

Happy Mardi Gras! With Mardi Gras being later in the month our weather should cooperate and our days are longer. Yes, Louisiana is a wonderful place to photograph. I like to take one day a week to...

Protect your password to keep your data safe

There are people out there constantly trying to find outher people’s passwords so they can access their email, bank accounts, credit card accounts, etc. Don’t make it easy for them; follow these...

Best benefit: outpatient therapy vs home health

For starters, to receive home health services you have to be homebound. That means that it is difficult or impossible to get out to another facility. Home health provides nursing, physical therapy,...

What’s smarter — paying off debts or investing?

If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to face some financial challenges along the way – but here’s one that’s not unpleasant: choosing what to do with some extra...

Genealogy with Livingston Historical Association

Upcoming speakers: March 16 – Doris Easterly Chavers, “Reminisces About a Livingston Parish Politician–Rudolph P. Easterly.” Mrs. Chavers is the daughter of the well-known sheriff, state...

Attend to winter gardening chores while you can

Time to tend to citrus, treat lichen and trim ground covers Winter is escaping us quickly. I cannot remember this many 80 degree days in the early days of February. So the chores that I call winter...

Traditional wedding anniversary gifts

Anniversaries are the date a specific event took place. Wedding anniversaries mark the day that you say “I do” to your special loved one. Historically, wedding anniversaries date as far back as the...

Thailand is a culture-rich dream destination

“One’s destination is never a place, but a way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller As a globetrotter and travel professional, people often ask me to name my favorite destination. That’s like asking me...

Make your finances great again!

The New Year brings with it ambitious goals and challenging resolutions, whether it’s to eat healthier and exercise more or to do a better job managing your money. Now is the perfect time to do a...

Words that change everything

There is much truth in the saying credited to Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1839), “The pen is mightier than the sword.” However, as with the sword, the pen must be wielded well if its might is to be...