With the end of summer approaching, it’s time to get those pups ready for their close-ups.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- The Smithsonian’s Water/Ways Exhibit officially opened on Saturday, Aug. 11, kickstarting a plethora of related community events and programs over the next two months.
Southeastern Louisiana University opened the 2018-19 academic year with its fall convocation that included presentation of the President’s Awards for Excellence, the university’s highest honor for faculty and staff.
The Southern University Land-Grant Campus held a graduation ceremony for the participants of its Denham Springs-area Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certification Program on July 30.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- One day before the two-year anniversary of the Great Flood of 2016, organizers of an upcoming Smithsonian exhibit at Old City Hall are giving people a chance to say “thank you.”
Girl Scout Troop 10437, which draws membership from Denham Springs and Walker, recently designed and constructed a concrete wheelchair ramp at its meeting place, Life Church in Walker.
Southeastern Louisiana University recently named 1,093 students to its honors list for the summer 2018 semester, including 132 from Livingston Parish.
As she drove from her home the morning of Aug. 13, 2016, Rachel Boutwell didn’t think the damage from the overnight rain would be too severe.
Boy Scout Zachary Ponthieu of Troop 58, located at Live Oak United Methodist Church in Watson, recently met with members of the East Baton Rouge Lions Club to give them more than 300 pairs of eyeglasses he collected as part of his Boy Scout Eagle project.
Patrons gathered at the Livingston Parish Library (LPL) to participate in an interactive Murder Mystery Café performance by the Livingston Parish Mystery Players.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s public radio station, KSLU 90.9 FM, recently announced Jeffery the corgi’s photo as the winner of the first annual KSLU Cutest Pet Photo Contest.
Denham Springs Main Street is making its final preparations for the Smithsonian’s traveling Water/Ways Exhibit, a cultural attraction organizers hope will bring visitors from across south Louisiana and beyond.
WATSON -- While students were enjoying what’s left of summer break, a collection of teachers from across the area gathered at Live Oak Middle for a one-day professional development conference.
The Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association recently announced the newly appointed 2018-19 GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) Council members.
The Edward Livingston Historical Association met July 19 at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, where featured speaker Mitch Pratt discussed the topic “DNA Testing: Let the Buyer Beware.”
A visit from First Lady Melania Trump highlighted a trip to Washington D.C. for more than 50 local high schoolers who attended the Students Against Destructive Decisions’ (SADD) annual conference this summer.
WATSON -- Young scientists filled Karen Parrino’s class last week, transforming the ordinary North Live Oak Elementary classroom into a laboratory of interactive scientific experiments.
David M. Williams, a former 4-H agent with 30 years of experience, was recently inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame during a reception at the Louisiana 4-H Museum in Mansura, Louisiana.
Inspired ATA Martial Arts of Denham Springs piled up the accolades at the American Taekwondo Association’s World Expo in Little Rock, Arkansas, this month.
The South Branch Bookies Book Club celebrated its 11th year in existence on Thursday, July 26, at the South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.
The 32nd Annual Blind River Bar Garfish Rodeo will be held at Manny’s on Hwy. 22 in Maurepas on July 28-29.
The congregation of First United Methodist Church in Denham Springs introduced Rev. Scott Bullock as the church’s new senior pastor during service on Sunday, July 1.
Sophia Macias, a 10-year-old girl from Livingston Parish, thanks the teams and sponsors who attended the Inaugural No Worries Just Birdies Charity Golf Tournament held at Greystone Country Club in Denham Springs on Monday, July 23. Macias, an avid golfer, started the non-profit organization …
SPRINGFIELD -- The Florida Parishes Missionary Baptist Association (FPMBA), a collection of churches that labors in local missions, has grown much since it was founded in 2006.
Southeastern Louisiana University retiree Patsy Causey recently presented the Dr. Patsy M. Causey Alternative Certification Scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana University student Julie Martin of Slidell.
Ryan Macfarlane Bishop, the son of Robert and Alana Bishop, recently completed all requirements for his Eagle Scout rank with the Boy Scouts of America.
Students working with Southeastern Louisiana University’s student newspaper, The Lion’s Roar, earned several awards, including three first place honors, during the 2017 Better Student Newspaper Competition, sponsored by the Louisiana Press Association.
Children will put their cycling skills to the test when Pelican State Credit Union hosts its 15th Annual Free Kids Bike Race on Saturday, July 21, in Denham Springs.