Features

Sportsman’s Seafood and Deli serving popular cuisine at convenient location

Sportsman’s Seafood and Deli serving popular cuisi...

On December 2, 2016, Sportsman’s Seafood and Deli officially opened on Hwy 61 near Hwy 964 (Old Scenic) for...

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...

HWP Solutions wants to help you breathe better

HWP Solutions wants to help you breathe better

“Indoor allergens and irritants have become much more important in recent decades because we’re spending...

Business & Community News

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...

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...

Have You Heard

Livingston Parish: Children’s art classes offered Instructor Kerry Curtin is hosting his Spring drawing and painting classes in three sessions for grades 2-6 at South Live Oak Elementary School in...

Newsmakers

Lane Regional Medical Center Names Larry Meese as CEO Lane Regional Medical Center’s Board of Commissioners has unanimously chosen Larry Meese as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer...

Around Town

Livingston Parish: Project Graduation Sponsors 5k Color Run Parent volunteers for Project Graduation are sponsoring the 2017 Denham Springs 5K Color Run on March 25. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at...

Around the library

Library events in Livingston Parish For more information or to register when required, call the appropriate branch or go to www.mylpl.info and click on the online calendar. Library branches: Main...

Small business owners: tools on the road to success

Have a new small business or just starting one? 2017 likely brings with it new optimism — not just in your personal life, but for your business as well. But are you ready to take on this new year...

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...