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Priced out of survival: COVID-19 pandemic worsens conditions for the working poor

LAPLACE — Data from 2018 shows that 31 percent of St. John the Baptist Parish households qualified as ALICE — Asset Limited, Income Constrained and ... Read more

16 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

A cold concoction is perfect for summer nights

Summer is synonymous with many things. Vacations, warm weather and al fresco dining are part and parcel of many people’s summertime routines. Another beloved routine ... Read more

22 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Queens of Empowering the Youth leads through mentorship

EDGARD —LaToya Washington started from the bottom and built her own path to success. She remembers how it felt to fall down the wrong path, ... Read more

22 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Victorious Life Church distributing hot meals

LAPLACE — Apostle Renita Graber and Ambassador Winston Graber of Victorious Life Family Worship Center are feeding the community this week at their church locations ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Dupré: ‘Good night, Leslie’… ‘Gary! Quit practicing that damned trumpet!’

As I lay sleeping in that netherworld publicized by Rod Serling, I heard the dulcet tones of The Waltons on a commercial for MeTV. My ... Read more

3 days ago by Gary Dupré.

It only takes a knock: Outpouring of love supports neighbors in need

LULING — It only took one person, one knock, to unleash an outpouring of love for neighbors in need. Community goodwill is spreading like wildfire ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Keller: Drop out of the ‘Old School’

Years ago, as I was walking one morning, I was stopped by a young man whom I would see occasionally but didn’t know his name. ... Read more

3 days ago by haroldkeller.

St. James Parish Hospital 2020 Service Awards

LUTCHER — St. James Parish Hospital would like to recognize last year’s Employees of the Quarter, 2020 Service Award Winners and Volunteers for their dedication ... Read more

3 days ago by Gary Dupré.

Michel: Look for the pearl

My daughter, Monique, once began a list entitled, “101 things that make me happy and 101 things that don’t.” I decided to write my own ... Read more

3 days ago by Ronny Michel.

LDWF Announces Cancellation of National Hunting and Fishing Day Events

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has canceled National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) events across the ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

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