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Supreme Court saves Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., Feb 6, 2021.
(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 …
The city of Monroe, La. is located on the Ouachita River in west-central Louisiana.
Only four of Louisiana's largest cities grew between 2020 and 2023
(The Center Square) – Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows only four of Louisiana's 15 largest cities had population growth, with the rest losing population. Data shows …
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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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Sports
Albany’s Emma Rogers and Lady Hornets coach Whitney Sessions both won major awards for District 7-3A.
2024 All-Parish Softball Team
Albany defeated Tara, 12-0, in teams’ spring game that was held on May 10 at Tara.
Opinion

OPINION | Realpolitik in the Middle East

Palestine is the mother of all Middle East conflicts, runs the lore. Solve the problem, and peace will break out. Where war has ruled since pre-Biblical times? “The Levant,” …

OPINION | Why is DHS keeping 'disinformation' regulation docs secret?

Nearly two years after Nina Jankowicz briefly led the Disinformation Governance Board at the Department of Homeland Security, she’s  launched an organization  demanding transparency …
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Police Officers, and Lynda Smith and Carolyn Miller, two of the members of our Iota Master Chapter Service Committee.

Iota Master Chapter donates snacks to first responders

The sorority, Iota Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International, presented snacks to the Denham Springs Police Department, Eastside Fire Station in Baton Rouge, and to Livingston Parish Fire …

Edward Livingston Historical Association hears from former State Troopers

The Edward Livingston Historical Association met May 4 at the Livingston Main Library. Guest speakers were former Louisiana state troopers Carl Barnum and Robert Ricks whose topic was 'Reminiscences …
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 …