Technology coordinator Jill McRight, standing left, and teacher Melissa Welsch prepare to welcome author Lauren Tarshis to Denham Springs Junior High via Skype. Seventh-graders behind them hold questions they asked the author of the "I Survived" series. Read the story in Arts & Entertainment.
New Orleans – LSU Health New Orleans Public Health faculty, along with Communities Unlimited and Rural Community Assistance Partnership, will teach a free class for private well owners affected by the Great Louisiana Flood of 2016 on March 2, 2017, from 5 -7 p.m. at the Main Branch of the Li…
Congratulations to the Live Oak High students who attended the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District VI Leadership Conference at Southeastern Louisiana University on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
On hand for the presentation of a $5,000 donation to Denham Springs Elementary School are (from left) State Farm agents Byron Gill, Joan Landry, Principal Gail DeLee, Horace Wilkinson and Barbara Smith. Not pictured are Garris Wilcox and David Brian. See the full story in Lifestyle.
Snap beans are one of the earliest planted vegetable crops. Many of the commercial vegetable farmers use George Washington’s birthday, Feb. 22, as a signal to make their first planting of snap beans.
Agents with State Farm across Livingston Parish and Louisiana joined forces to donate $5,000 to Denham Springs Elementary School, one of the hardest hit schools in the area affected by the Great Flood of 2016.
Springfield Elementary celebrates Box Tops success with the first class to achieve 100 percent participation in this year’s program. Congratulations to Jessica Puissegur’s 3rd grade class, who celebrated their victory with Popsicle and prizes! Pictured are (front row, from left) Charlee Davi…
Zach Morgan, 12, of Denham Springs, was one of two students in Louisiana named the state’s top youth volunteers of 2017 and was awarded The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
BATON ROUGE — Six Livingston Parish residents attending the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center were recognized for their academic achievements for the fall semester.
Livingston Parish School Board members (from left) Bonnie Boulton, April Morgan and Debbie Kropog attend the Special Education Department Winter Wonderland. See more photos in Lifestyle!
Springfield Elementary School welcomed two very special visitors from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office during a safety awareness lesson: Deputy Robbie Ellis and K9 Officer KC.
I looked at a citrus tree this past week that had both lichen and scales. Both problems are easily addressed during the winter before the weather gets too warm.
Stacie Reed of Denham Springs has received the Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children (LA-CEC) 2017 “Yes I Can!” Outstanding Paraeducator of the Year Award.
Livingston Parish Public Schools' Special Education Department hosted a Winter Wonderland on Jan. 31 at the Literacy and Technology Center in Walker. Teachers and families were invited to this free event to learn more about the resources and programs offered for people with special needs thr…
COVINGTON — The Great Flood of 2016 washed away many events for Livingston Parish, but business carried on as usual for the annual 4-H/Future Farmers of America Livestock Show.
Tickfaw State Park near Springfield was closed altogether for months due to the Great Flood of 2016, which flooded the 1,200-acre park with as much as 12 feet of water. It reopened for day use Dec. 1, but it was two months later before the park could be open for overnight campers.
Kade Parks killed his first deer on Jan. 14, 2017, while hunting with his dad Robert Parks and his PawPaw Harvey Bankston. The deer was a 10-point weighing 175 pounds with a 16" spread. “We are so very proud, and Kade hasn't stopped talking about it!” his mother Brittany Parks said. Kade is …
Springfield — It took a slight detour after the Great Flood of 2016, but the Livingston Parish school system opened an apartment that will double the number of students with disabilities it can serve.
Five members of the mixed ensemble at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches auditioned for and were chosen to participate in the All-South Band during tryouts held at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. The students will participate in …
Punxsutawney Phil is reported to have seen his shadow on Gobblers Knob and has predicted 6 more weeks of winter. I tend to have more confidence in the Cajun Groundhog Pierre Shadeaux, weather predicting nutria in New Iberia, that did not see his shadow and calls for a long spring.
This year's Denham Springs Mardi Gras parade, set to roll Saturday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m., began modestly as a seed planted by three men 37 years ago.
Two Livingston Parish students and 4-H members traveled to Camp Grant Walker in Pollock, La., in January for the Louisiana State Fashion Camp. Skylar Brandon of Springfield High School, a member of the State 4-H Fashion Board, assisted at the camp as a junior helper, while Autumn Herring of …
The Krewe of Denham Springs held their 37th annual Mardi Gras Ball on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at North Park Recreational Center in Denham Springs.
Members of the North Corbin Junior High 2016 Homecoming Court are (from left) Belle Melton, Molly Baker, Ali Kennedy, Brylie Williams, Homecoming Queen Brianna Chaney, Jade Martello, Sydney Nester, Lauren Achord and Whitney Boley. The court was presented during the North Corbin Junior High h…
NEW ORLEANS – This year’s Girl Scout Cookie Season celebrates a milestone –the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies. Well before Girl Scout Cookies were produced by licensed bakers to sell nationally, Girl Scouts baked and sold cookies on their own. Girl Scouts were entrepreneurs…
Louisiana Public Broadcasting and Super WHY! visited Pre-K students at Southside Elementary, Denham Springs Elementary, and Eastside Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.
Tulip magnolias are blooming everywhere in response to some moderate temperatures and clear bright days. We also had a few days in a row with no rain which is a welcome relief.
Rev. Mark Crosby, pastor of Live Oak United Methodist Church, officiates marital vows for co-chairmen Bobbi Jo Guerin and Berlin Coxe during a surprise ceremony at the start of the 7th Annual Watson Bird & Sausage Gumbo Cook-off. See the full story in the Lifestyle section!