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New chicken-based restaurant opens in Denham Springs to deliver that special 'crunch'

Red Bird is occupying the former retail space of Fit Blendz Nutrition Café, adjacent to Bonta del Forno Ristorante, 2660 Sac Au Lait Lane. Restaurant hours are 11 a.m.–9 p.m. daily. To view a menu, visit givethemtheredbird.com.
When Brandon Bennett slid behind the wheel of his first car, his father offered a bit of advice: “Take that car and go out and look around for a job, because that car won’t run on …
President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, March 7, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
BIDEN OUT: President exits race, endorses VP Harris as his successor
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden ended his bid for reelection Sunday, opening the door for Vice President Kamala Harris or another top Democrat to replace him atop the ticket. In …
Company says global tech outage not a cyberattack
(The Center Square) - Cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike said Friday a major technology outage is not a cyberattack but is due to a defect in a single content update.  Banks, airlines and other …
In this image from video, Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
New bill would change federal hiring practices on past cannabis use
(The Center Square) – A new bill would make sure prospective federal employees aren't disqualified solely for past cannabis use.  U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., introduced the  …

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Sports
Albany enters the 2024 season with plenty of experience in the trenches and at wide receiver in the 2024 season.
Albany got out to a seven-point lead early, but Walker used a big run after in a 74-54 win the 2024 Ponchatoula Lady Wave Summer League basketball at Albany on June 25.
Albany used its pressure defense to help create turnovers and they converted those into easy buckets on their way to a 55-41 win over East St. John in the Ponchatoula Lady Wave Summer League that was held at Albany on June 20.
Opinion
Brittany Priddy learns the Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, during a class at the Arts and Crafts Center at Camp Zama, Japan on Jan. 25, 2020.

OPINION | Occupational licensing reform could bloom in Louisiana

Louisiana is a state that few can rival. The culture, the food and passion for enjoying life, a state embodied in the phrase laissez les bons temps rouler or let the good times roll. This cherished …

OPINION | GOP was investigating Secret Service before assassination attempt

The Secret Service had already been under investigation by House Oversight Committee Republicans for several months when a bullet came within inches of killing former President Trump, killed a …
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Arts and Entertainment

Clark Robertson: Figuring out figs

Cultivated fig trees were first introduced to the Americas in 1575 by Spanish explorers to Florida. This makes it one of the earliest introduced fruit trees to the Americas by European explorers. …

Livingston Parish musical duo goes from Switzerland to Springfield

It’s a pretty far piece from the mountainous Swiss countryside to the Ditch Bar in Springfield. Despite the distance and all the aggravations of long-haul air travel, Florian Fox felt it …
Obituaries
Neville Raiford Tycer Landua, 63 of Brenham passed away peacefully July 19th, 2024 surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with mantle cell lymphoma.
OBITUARY | Neville Raiford Tycer Landua
Neville Raiford Tycer Landua, 63 of Brenham passed away peacefully July 19th, 2024 surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with mantle cell lymphoma. Neville was born September …
Brother Bob Ingalls, lead organizer for the Easter Sunrise Service sponsored by the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club, participates in the singing.
OBITUARY | Robert F. "Bob" Ingalls
Obituary: In the early morning hours of July 8, 2024, Robert F. “Bob” Ingalls peacefully entered the presence of his Heavenly Father after years of battling cancer. Mr. Ingalls, …
OBITUARY | H. Dale Dunnam
Obituary: Dunnam, H. Dale Born December 19, 1940, Ellisville, MS. Resident of Denham Springs, LA., veteran of US Army, retired from IBM Corporation. Dale served in many capacities during his …
Marie Brecheen
OBITUARY | Marie Brecheen
Marie was a daughter, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, and best friend. She had one brother, Rodney. Marie Brecheen left the world for heaven on May 29 th , 2024 where she can …
OBITUARY | Curtis Joseph Slocum
Curtis Joseph Slocum, age 55, and a resident of Livingston Parish was called home June 3rd, 2024 at 5:32 p.m. at Ocshner Medical Center. Curtis always said he would rest when God called him home. …