Features

Popular Code Red Chili Cook-off returns to Zachary Oct. 21

Popular Code Red Chili Cook-off returns to Zachary...

This is Lane RMC Foundation’s 4th year hosting this community event…and the competition gets hotter each...

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,...

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...

Business & Community News

Announcing 2017-18 Broadway shows in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA – The Baton Rouge River Center Theatre and Jam Theatricals are proud to announce the Broadway in Baton Rouge 2017-18 season subscriptions are on sale now. Subscriber benefits include...

Have You Heard

“Maurepas Masher” Kade Scivicque offers baseball lessons With the regular Major League Baseball season over, Kade Scivicque, a Maurepas native, former standout LSU catcher and current member of a...

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...

Agape Ranch offers unique venue for weddings and events

Agape Ranch in Livingston Parish has acres of woodlands, fishing ponds, native wildlife, horses, barn, pastures, and an 18-stable barn – and the McGrew home. It is a peaceful place where, over the...

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...

ZHS drama experience helps students build character

The Zachary High School Drama Department recently announced its 2017-2018 season, which will kick off in October. ZHS Drama has set the bar high with past performances, and this year plans to...

Zachary Chamber hires new executive director

Taylor Watts was fully engaged with her community in Conway, Arkansas, 30 minutes north of Little Rock, when life took a turn south–literally. “I was born and raised there; my whole life was...

Chamber Dateline

LIVE2LEAD in Livingston Parish  Join the Chamber for Live2Lead Oct. 6, 8am-12 noon for this leader development experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key...

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 guarantees freedom...

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...