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Students, faculty, and local officials dedicate school bench to fallen hero at Denham Springs Elementary

Denham Springs Elementary students and faculty, as well as local officials, gather for the dedication of a bench named for the fallen Corporal Shawn Kelly of the Denham Springs Police Department. Kelly died in the line of duty on May 11, 2023 due to fatal gunshot wounds.
A lot was lost when Denham Springs Police Cpl. Shawn Kelly was gunned down in the line of duty last May. The department lost a respected law enforcement officer, the community lost a dedicated …
The Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., Feb 6, 2021.
Supreme Court saves Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
(The Center Square) – The Supreme Court saved the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday in a 7-2 vote upholding the constitutionality of the agency's funding …
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joseph Bulik, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight specialist, inspects his car at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 20, 2021.
Louisiana could ban sharing of driver information collected from vehicles
(The Center Square) –  A bill in the Louisiana House that would prohibit the  sharing of driver information recorded by vehicles without their consent is headed to the floor for a …
A funeral procession and service was held for former Gov. Edwin Edwards, Louisiana’s only four-term governor, in downtown Baton Rouge on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Public viewing for Edwards, who passed away on Monday, July 12, was held in Memorial Hall in the State Capitol on Saturday, July 17. The next day, his casket was carried to the Old State Capitol for a private service, followed by the burial.
U.S. Supreme Court grants emergency stay in Louisiana redistricting case
(The Center Square) — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay order on Wednesday in a Louisiana congressional redistricting case.  The decision means the latest maps, which created two …
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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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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 …

OPINION | Campaign to nullify Electoral College staggers ahead, despite problems

For more than 230 years the American president has been elected by the states, and 2024 will be no different. In mid-December, 538 presidential electors will gather in their respective state capitols …
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Clark Robertson: Revisiting old favorites

Some memories stick with you no matter how many years have passed. I don’t recall the exact date, but it was early on during the Reagan administration that Mawmaw Lat and Mrs. Vengie Lee …

Livingston Parish 4-Her’s compete in Southeast Region 4-H Culinary Arts Contest

Eighteen 4-H members from Livingston Parish competed in the 2024 Southeast Region 4-H Culinary Arts Contest in Amite, LA at the Florida Parishes Arena on May 14, 2024. They each prepared a dish from …
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 …