Features

Simply Southern Animal Hospital now open

Simply Southern Animal Hospital now open

Newly opened Simply Southern Animal Hospital does a lot more than just help to pamper your pooch. They are a...

Hurricane 2017: Be prepared

Hurricane 2017: Be prepared

We are in hurricane season, as Tropical Storm Cindy reminded us in late June. Cindy’s excessive rain over...

Local musician finishes in top three on The Voice

Local musician finishes in top three on The Voice

Many people try out for a network talent show with the dream of becoming a star, but few get chosen, and...

Business & Community News

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...

Have You Heard

Restore Louisiana conducts door-to-door outreach to help homeowners The Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program have begun door-to-door canvassing, speaking with homeowners impacted by last...

Around Town

Cry Out America : Livingston Parish 9/11 Remembrance Never forget! All ages are invited and encouraged to attend this moving ceremony to be held on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on...

Around the Library

Events For Adults, Kids, and Teens 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...

RP Custom Trailers is back…bigger and better than ever

Not even the tragic flood of 2016 could dampen the spirits or the motivation of the owners of RP Custom Trailers & Service. This family-owned business was completely wiped out in the devastating...

Takumi Hibachi Sushi & Bar opens in Bass Pro area

If you are looking for a different and fun dining experience in Denham Springs, Takumi Hibachi Sushi & Bar opened in June in Denham Springs near Bass Pro. There are several large flat grills...

Should the Baton Rouge Zoo move?

And, beware of bogus product claims flooding the internet The Baton Rouge Zoo needs some upgrades – that’s not in dispute. What IS disputed is whether improvements should be made to the existing zoo...

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...

In the Know

“A” is for Accountability – and journaling can help...

We hear a lot about accountability these days; we want government to be accountable, companies to be accountable, agencies to be accountable. Our organizations and employers want us to be...

Take precautions with personal documents

Fraud schemes and scams are not only becoming more common, but they are also becoming increasingly more complex. Now, more than ever, consumers and businesses should take steps to insure against...

Do women and men invest differently?

Several years ago, a book titled Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus was quite popular. As the title suggests, the book argues that men and women are vastly different from each 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...

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...