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Kelsie Marie Watson and Landon Scott Hazel will join in matrimony on May 19, 2017, at Walker Baptist Church in Walker. See the full story in the Family section.

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With this ring.... Cajun Navy volunteers Jake Donaldson and Jennifer Bailey reconnect and exchange vows. See the full story in the Family section.

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The spring equinox occurred on Monday, March 20th at 5:29 a.m. when the sun moved over the equator. That is the day when we have almost equal amounts of sun and darkness. Day length is increasing and it is also noted as the official first day of spring.

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The Friendship Force members from Livingston Parish pictured here at 40th Anniversary Celebration of Friendship Force International were forced to cancel their travel plans to Australia in August of 2016 due to historic flooding, which destroyed their homes and belongings, but they found mor…

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Two local 4-H members represented Livingston Parish at the Superintendent’s Breakfast held recently during the Annual State Superintendent’s Convention in New Orleans. Louisiana 4-H Executive Board Member Westin Cobb and State Shooting Sports Ambassador Luke Seguin, both of Walker High Schoo…

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French Settlement High School students Justin Cornett and Brantley Hebert were awarded certificates of recognition for bringing national acknowledgement to French Settlement through Sr. Beta and Jr. Beta Club last year. Both students were recognized at the Livingston Parish School Board meet…

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Congratulations to the Live Oak Middle School Pizazz Team for earning 2nd place in the kick routine at the UDA Nationals in Disney World. Pictured are (front row, from left) Mary Katherine McCleary, Karaline Wells, Alyssa Bueche, Riley Mayeux, Captain Emily Donaldson, Crickett Hicks, Cylie B…

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Shelley Davis (Thing 1), Veronica Pierson (Cat in the Hat), Cathy Martin (Thing 2), and Hunter Parks show off the hat and attire in honor of "Grab Your Hat and Read with the Cat" celebration as part of Read Across America Week at Springfield Elementary School.

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Natchitoches – Rising seventh, eighth and ninth grade students from across the region are invited to attend Summer @LSMSA to be held June 4-10 and June 11-17 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.

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Randi Beth Wall, daughter of Derek and Koree Wall of Satsuma, celebrated her 9th birthday on Jan. 3.

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Students enrolled in the Abrahamic Faiths class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches learned about the Jewish faith from retired LSMSA English instructor Dr. Art Williams. Pictured is Williams speaking with students during class. Class members include Varun…

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A quick survey around my home and office reveals leaves on all the trees I can see except for pecan trees. Pecans are typically the last tree to leaf out and many people believe that when they do, spring is officially here.

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Members of the Theater Club at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches sponsored performances of “The Odd Couple” Feb. 10-11 in the Black Box of the Center for Performance and Technology. Pictured are cast and crew (front row, from left) Gracie Messina, a junior …

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The profile of photographer Mahdi Moinul, a native of Bangladesh and a Ph.D. candidate at LSU, is seen against a backdrop of what he called his favorite photograph, a time exposure of a lightning storm over Tiger Stadium.

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A Live Oak Middle School Winterguard member performs as the team competes in the Cadet Class during a Louisiana-Mississippi Colorguard and Percussion Circuit show hosted by Denham Springs High School on Saturday, March 11. The show featured 33 winterguards and 7 indoor percussion ensembles f…

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Chaislyn King sings during a musical interlude during a night service on on Feb. 15 at Abundant Life Church in Denham Springs. The church's 180 Youth Center reopened and held services for the first time since the flood.

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Student Cate Duckworth is shown with her painting, the one on top. The painting at the bottom is the artwork of Alexis Pizzalato. The Arts Council of Livingston Parish displayed several paintings by from Lara Crafton’s Gator Art Club of Gray’s Creek Elementary School last month.

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Walker Freshman’s choir member Morgan Schroeder performed at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City. Morgan and her siblings, younger brother J.D. and older sister Lexi, are shown here in Times Square.

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Remnant of God Church of God in Christ recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new addition to the church - a Fellowship Hall that will host many great celebrations in the future. Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony are Dec. Leroy Oliver, Mother Lois Deemer, Dec. Isaac Gilmore…

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Seventh Ward Elementary student Jayde Revish celebrated Mardi Gras during the annual Krewe of Kindergarten Parade held Friday, Feb. 24.

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During the Black History Program on Feb. 12, the Remnant Angels performed an awesome dance to the song “The Battle is not Yours” by Yolanda Adams. The Remnant Angels are under the leadership of Miranda Gilmore and Miss'y Shannon Lowe. Pictured are (front row) Taliyah Porter, Jai'Ondra Talber…

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Natchitoches –Twenty-seven students and two chaperones from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches participated in a leadership retreat at Hodge’s Garden State Park Jan. 20-22.

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