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Piña Colada, Mai Tai, Mojito, Dark & Stormy, Rum Punch are some sip-able summer drinks emulating relaxed island life. The sugar serving as the base for rum is not only a Caribbean Island crop, but is largely produced in Louisiana as well. To the east of Lake Charles is Louisiana Spirits,… Read more

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BATON ROUGE — Fourteen vaccinated Louisianans will win scholarships and cash prizes – including one adult who will win $1 million – throughout July as part of the Shot At A Million campaign the state is launching to reward residents who have taken or who choose to get their COVID-19 vaccine,… Read more

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Roadside attractions are plentiful in America. The number of stops along major highways in the United States shows they are popular with tourists. However, one nearby prompted a day trip as the main event. John Preble, an artist and entrepreneur opened the Abita Mystery House 21 years ago in… Read more

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The move toward relief came one step closer Monday for one of the worst areas of traffic congestion in south Louisiana. The replacement of the Intracoastal Canal Bridge on La. 1 near Port Allen was one of 16 projects that have been let by the state Department of Transportation of Development… Read more

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On Sunday, June 13 Port Allen hosted their annual Juneteenth Freedom Festival at William and Lee Park from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Music started early as family and friends gathered on the park grounds underneath the shade of trees setting up elaborate BBQ, crawfish boils, and other holiday favori… Read more

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On his daily walks throughout Port Allen fulfilling work duties, a local Post Office Carrier waves, smiles and brings his effervescent personality to doorsteps with the mail. He’s a magnetic person with joie de vivre who helps define Port Allen neighborliness—without living in town. Read more

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BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the Governor’s Office in coordination with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Louisiana Economic Development and the Department of Natural Resources will host Louisiana Wind Week 2021 from June 21-25 through a series of… Read more

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District Attorney Tony Clayton. reports that on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the following persons were convicted on the charges listed below and were sentenced accordingly: Read more

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MANDEVILLE – Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB), the state’s leading community improvement organization seeks dynamic presenters to inform local leaders and stakeholders on proven practices and programs that enhance and beautify communities while guiding the way to a cleaner and greener Louisian… Read more

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It’s the type of service you rarely think about until it’s truly needed. Much like electricity for your home or fuel for your vehicle, it is easy to take garbage and trash collection services for granted, under ordinary daily circumstances. Read more

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When I first moved to Louisiana, I joined outdoor groups to learn more about the area. Mostly I wanted to find new hiking spots, but once met a group of outdoor enthusiasts on a paddling trip. Read more

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Parish President Riley “PeeWee” Berthelot, Jr. has served four terms as Parish President and has had the same secretary until now. Bernadette Settoon worked her last day Friday, May 28, 2021 after 17 years with the Parish President. Read more

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During that embarrassingly brief moment when Louisiana moved from the world’s most prolific incarcerator to the world’s second most prolific incarcerator, the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association went running to the Legislature for more money. While the general public likely interpreted fewer peo… Read more

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Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that based on the recommendations by the CDC and in consultation with the Louisiana Dept. of Health, those who are fully vaccinated no longer have to wear masks indoors except in certain situations including: educational facilities, public transit, corr… Read more

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Jessica Tilson spent many Sunday mornings in the early 1980s playing outside with her white friends under the shady oak trees in front of the fleur-de-lis stained glass windows of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Maringouin. But as soon as the church bells rang, they parted. Read more

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West Baton Rouge Fire District I Chief Tim Crockett (front) teaching West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies a Narcan Training Exercise on Tuesday, May 11. The WBR Fire District is already equipped and trained in administering Naloxone to those suffering from an opioid overdose. Chief Crockett, … Read more