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Wilder serves as keynote speaker at annual VFW Post 7017 Memorial Day Ceremony

Skye Dunn of Revival Temple Church, sang “God Bless America.”
State Rep. Roger Wilder recalled purchasing his first car when he was 19 years old. It was a Nissan. His grandfather was not happy. Turns out his grandfather was on duty at Pearl Harbor when the …
Kiwanis Club President Larry Davis, Peace Officer of the Year Dakota Naquin, Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, and Liam Kelly - son of fallen officer Shawn Kelly.
Denham Springs Kiwanis presents annual 'Peace Officer of the Year' Awards
Sheriff’s Dep. Dakota Naquin has shown himself to be a man whose actions speak much louder than his words. So, it was little wonder that he declined to deliver a speech after receiving the …
Superintendent Jody Purvis, Lynette Wheat, Beth Jones, Josh Hogan, David Foster.
Live Oak High Principal Beth Jones receives promotion, heads to central office as Director of Curriculum
The Livingston Parish School Board wrapped up a year filled with its share of shifts and changes. After completing a six-month review in the spring and welcoming a new superintendent last month, …
Department of Public Works Director Robert Dugas delivers a report to the Council on a proposal to add three streets into the parish maintenance system.
Livingston Parish Council adopts ordinance to place moratorium on large-scale solar farms
Anyone planning to build a solar farm anytime soon in Livingston Parish can expect a chilly reception. At its regular meeting Thursday night, the Parish Council voted unanimously to adopt an …
Gallery

SPRING FEST 2024 | Small-town charm draws over 10,000 visitors

<p>Over 10,000 visitors flocked to Denham Springs' Antique District for the 2024 Spring Fest.</p>

Saturday’s Spring Fest held in the Denham Springs Antique District had event organizer Al Bye hopping. President of the Antique Village Merchant’s Association, Bye found himself scrambling …

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Sports
2024 ALL-PARISH BASEBALL TEAM
Albany’s Layton Ballard is co-Most Valuable Player in District 7-3A.
Albany’s Emma Rogers and Lady Hornets coach Whitney Sessions both won major awards for District 7-3A.
Opinion

OPINION | Inflation’s silent impact on American family businesses

Seventy years after the Ferri family moved its grocery  store  from Turtle Creek to this Westmoreland County town, the family is calling it quits. The pressures of inflation and the …

OPINION | American agriculture needs farm workforce modernization

American farmers feel like the little red hen working alone to grow the wheat, mill the flour, and make the bread, as they struggle to meet labor demands across sectors. Few domestic workers find …
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Obituaries
Beverly Howze Williams
OBITUARY | Beverly Howze Williams
Beverly Howze Williams, born January 7, 1945, departed from this earth to be in the loving arms of our Lord, her Father early Tuesday morning, May 7 th , 2024, surrounded by her loving family. …
OBITUARY | Peggy Threet Parker
Graveside services for Peggy Threet Parker of Watson, Louisiana, formerly of Weir, Mississippi were held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, May 6, at New Haven Baptist Church Cemetery near Weir, Mississippi. The …
Martha Jeannette (Carter) Reynolds
OBITUARY | Martha Jeannette (Carter) Reynolds
Martha Jeannette (Carter) Reynolds, age 74, died unexpectedly in her home on March 15, 2024. She was the wife of the late, Ernest “Coon” Reynolds. She was born on September 13, 1949, in Bunkie. …
<p>Donald Facundus</p>
OBITUARY | Donald Wilson Facundus
Donald Wilson Facundus, 80 years old, gained his wings on February 27th, 2024. He was a resident of Argyle, Texas, but lived most of his life in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was a loving husband, …
<p>Barbara Cutrera</p>
OBITUARY | Barbara Cutrera
Barbara Cutrera passed away at home on February 24, 2024 surrounded by her loving family . Mrs. Cutrera was born in New Orleans and had lived in Lake Charles for the past 66 years. She was a …