Sylvia Smith has done a lot of research on Livingston Parish, particularly its genealogy, and is currently in the process of researching the Noblet family. It is the next in a series of a number of books and booklets she’s done outlining local families.
“I’m just gone sit and watch it rain,” singer/songwriter Vaughn Goudeau says in his song “The Land of the Hurricane,” a song that explains why it is that the people of Louisiana refuse to leave even in the wake of events like the Great Flood of 2016.
Albany — I am excited to announce that Albany is “going to the dogs” on Saturday, Nov. 12, for our Every Dog Club 2016 Fall Fundraising Dog Show. We are honored to have Albany High School provide a venue near their baseball field.
BATON ROUGE — Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and State Librarian Rebecca Hamilton unveiled the artwork for the 2016 Book Festival and spoke about several of the event highlights at a press conference held this morning at the State Library of Louisiana.
Hammond - The Hammond Horror Festival, sponsored by Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, returns for a thrilling sixth year with scary theatrics both on stage as well as the big screen on Oct. 14-15.
Independence — Families are invited for a day of fun activities planned at Camp Whispering Pines in Independence on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Great Flood of 2016 was scary enough for adults but for children affected by the historic event, it was terrifying. Gail Perkins Nettles knew when it happened it was time for her to write another one of her children’s books.
To prepare for a Catapult Art program at the library, local children built their own mini-catapults and practiced shooting light-weight pom-poms, then they created a piece of artwork by using their new catapults to fire paint at a large piece of paper spread out on the grass outside. The com…
Hammond Ballet Company (HBC), a non-profit dance organization, will hold auditions for this season’s Nutcracker performance on Saturday, September 17, at A Touch of Class Performing Arts studio, 135 S. 6th Street, Ponchatoula.
George Perkins is being honored for the many lives he touched through his music and love for his community with a concert at the North Park Recreation Center on Saturday, August 13, beginning at 6 p.m.
The Acorn Theatre production of "Romeo and Juliet" was held at Wholly Ground Coffee House in Walker on August 4 - 6. The unique production of the classic Shakespeare play was set in post-Civil War era Appalachian Mountains.
The country music headquarters of Livingston Parish, the Old South Jamboree in Walker, will host a law enforcement tribute this Saturday evening. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.
Livingston Parish got a chance to “Experience the 80s” Friday night at North Park when popular 80s cover band The Molly Ringwalds made a special fundraising stop. Proceeds from the concert went towards expenses for the Denham Springs High School Jackettes to attend nationals this year at Dis…
Children gathered at all branches of the Livingston Parish Library in July to see "La Boutique Fantastique," the newest performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet.
Girls from Livingston Parish excelled in the Pre-Teen Louisiana Scholarship and Recognition Program held July 1-3 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge, taking home five crowns and titles.
The Molly Ringwalds will be in concert on Friday, July 29, at North Park to help the Denham Springs High School Jackettes raise funds to compete in this year’s nationals at Walt Disney World.
The Central High School gym was filled July 15 with cosplayers prior to "3001: A Space Odyssey,” this year’s Livingston Parish Children’s Choir (LPCC) dinner theatre production.
The Arts Council Of Livingston Parish exhibit features member photographers John Gallagher, Kathleen “Kitty” Kuhnert, Pierce Rainey, Kathy Reeves, Kristine Stone, Steve Uffman and Ken Wilson through the end of the month.
The men and women of the Grand Country Junction are bringing a long list of country hits - courtesy of the genre’s top artists - to a hot Louisiana Saturday night.
Mock movie posters made by photographer Lorri Chapman and digital artists Ben Ingalls and Maddie Kornman will be displayed at the Comic Con and dinner preceding the Livingston Parish Children's Choirs benefit production of the Dinah Toups play, "3001: A Space Odyssey" the weekend of July 14-16.
James Linden Hogg, 15, is a musician, singer, songwriter and historical actor who plays primarily American heritage music on banjo, bagpipes, piano, fife and pennywhistle. His primary instrument is the fiddle on which he won the 2015 state fiddle championship. He will be performing in concer…
LPCC PRESENTS “3001: A SPACE ODYSSEY,” a comedy set on a spaceship traveling to a Cosmic Con on the moon with a motley collection of crew, actors, cosplayers, stowaways, tourists and spies.
As president of her Junior Beta Club at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, Emily Landry, the daughter of Roslyn and Jerry Landry of Denham Springs, participated in the national Junior Beta Convention June 23 to 26.
A NEW EXHIBIT AT OLD CITY HALL opening in the traditional bridal month of June, displays gowns, accessories, photography and more, going back half a century.
“It’s something we’ve been talking about for the past couple of years, especially since the Mardi Gras gowns were such a hit,” Lynn Deville said of the new exhibit at Old City Hall Museum titled “Weddings: Happily Ever After Starts Here.” (Photos on Page B6.)
This year’s Livingston Parish Children’s Choirs’ annual dinner theatre fundraiser will look forward instead of back in time. Past original scripts by Dinah Toups visited medieval, Western and WWII eras, but this one, the final Toups show, takes place far in the future.
THE ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH GALLERY at 133 Hummell St. in Denham Springs is currently exhibiting the work of six local male artists under the title "Gentlemen's Art."
In the review last week of the Gentlemen’s Art show hanging this month at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish gallery, we discussed the work of three of the artists who have previously exhibited there: Kerry Curtin, Kevin Polanski and Michael Verrett.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A recent event at the North Park Recreation Center took spectators on a journey back to Kornfield County. Members of South Walker Baptist Church prepared more than two months for the fundraiser that paid homage to the long-running TV classic “Hee Haw.”
Denham Springs Main Street launched a new fundraising event last week that was an unqualified success. Those who attended the Brew Block Party on Mattie Street had no complaints and plenty of compliments about the location, the beverage choices, the food and the music.
As we announced last week, the kick-off day for the library’s Summer Reading Program “Get In The Game...Read!” was Tuesday, May 24. If you missed it, you missed out on some bonus prizes, but you haven’t missed anything else. It is never too late to register, and the first performances and ot…