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Shamrox Clothing Boutique in Zachary to soon offer online shopping

Shamrox Clothing Boutique in Zachary to soon offer...

“I’ve always liked retail. I worked retail while I went to hair school, but never did hair. This (fashion)...

Pennington recruiting for TIGER Kids research study

Pennington recruiting for TIGER Kids research stud...

Three quarters of children in the United States are not meeting physical activity recommendations, according...

Clifton Brown and the Rusty Bucket Band: as country as it gets

Clifton Brown and the Rusty Bucket Band: as countr...

As a child growing up in Denham Springs, whenever Clifton Brown would pick up his guitar and sing it was...

Business & Community News

Majestic 200-year-old Watson Live Oak taken down

After receiving an email from licensed arborist Jason Badon, among many other concerned Livingston Parish officials, the Watson community had no choice but to accept that the more than...

Old South Jamboree steeped in history

If you are a country music fan, these local shows are for you! One of Louisiana’s longest-running family country and gospel shows. Visit the Old South Jamboree in Walker on the first Saturday of...

Have You Heard

Main Street group seeks flood memorabilia for permanent exhibit The members of the Denham Springs Main Street group is planning an exhibit for Old City Hall (OCH) to commemorate the one-year...

Around Town

LIVINGSTON PARISH Old South Jamboree in Walker Visit the Old South Jamboree in Walker on the first Saturday of every month for a show that includes many local singers. Admission for adults is $10,...

Around the Library

Here is a sampling of the many varied activities for all ages at the Livingston Parish libraries. For a complete listing and details, see the calendar at mylpl.info or visit or call any branch. Note...

Chamber Dateline

Livingston Parish Chamber Chamber Expo served up information and a cook-off The 2017 Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce Expo May 2 feature booths where visitors could pick up information about...

A call to participate in rebuilding your city

Denham Springs has started to work on a new flood recovery plan which they hope will chart the course for thoughtful and viable projects that will get the city not only “back” but better. This...

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...

In the Know

Spring presents photographers with best season

Spring is here! Flowers are blooming, and I must add, many of them really early. Our official date for spring was March 20, but signs of spring have been showing since mid-February. In Louisiana...

Make changes that will improve your health

Think back to your last trip- business or pleasure- did everyWe all have choices. Lots of choices. All day long. Tea or coffee, milk or orange juice, wheat or white, red car or white car, tennis...

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...

When do you need a financial advisor?

Financial exploitation costs older Americans billions of dollars per year, according to several sources, including the National Council on Aging. If you have older parents, could they be vulnerable...

The time to save is now

The Bank of Zachary was proud to add our voice to the thousands of organizations that encouraged Americans to save money, reduce debt and build wealth as part of “America Saves Week,” held February...

Cuba beckons – but is not yet a sanctioned destination

I’ve always been fascinated by Cuba. Cuban friends that grew up on the island, pre-Castro, described it as a little slice of heaven surrounded by sugar white sand beaches and Caribbean turquoise...

How to fix most common Wi-Fi problems

Over the last several years, internet speeds and Wi-Fi have improved significantly. Across the board, data speeds are faster and wireless connections are more reliable than ever. Unfortunately, this...

Seller’s obligation to disclose: flooded house info

As a real estate attorney, I’ve seen my share of the bizarre. Just recently, I received this exact email from a fellow attorney: “Does anyone know off the top of their head – Are sellers required by...

Statin drugs can benefit almost everyone

“What should I do about my cholesterol? I’m so confused. One doctor says I don’t need it, another says I do. I see stuff on TV and the internet about bad side effects. I even heard Lipitor causes...

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...