Thursday, June 22, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

On Tuesday, while watching for news about Tropical Storm Cindy on the national TV weather channels, I invented a new drinking game.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Connections, a professional women’s networking group, held its June luncheon at the Petroleum Club. Naturopathic physician Dr. Krystal Shelmire talked about “A Naturopathic Approach to Stress Management for the Professional Woman,” and if beauty a…

Monday, June 19, 2017

Fay Weilbaecher, of Covington, says, "I lost my son a few months ago. June 15 was his birthday, so in his honor I am sending a story about him when he was a little boy.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

The news about Baton Rouge police launching an attack on the city's latest crime wave — people walking down Third Street with drinks in plastic cups — reminds me of an event years ago that illustrates how prevalent the practice is in other Louisia…

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Mother Nature takes a dim view of males who can’t manage fatherhood. You see it in the tarantula, whom she dooms to run around the desert until he either finds a mate or starves to death.

Friday, June 16, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Eva Kleinpeter, of Baton Rouge, says the kids at Southside YMCA Camp, working to improve writing skills, wrote cards to give to loved ones — fathers, moms and grandparents:    

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

It was good times at Vermilionville for Creole Culture Day, a day of music, demonstrations and corn maque choux. The celebration lasted for hours and attracted a crowd including many from abroad, and Joseph Cluse, a true Creole, gave guests the gi…

When I asked for suggestions about how to deal with an inept legislature and a state in crisis, I expected, and got, a lot of tongue-in-cheek ideas — moving to Mars, becoming a principality, etc.

Monday, June 12, 2017

After I expressed frustration in the Monday column over Louisiana's do-less-than-nothing Legislature, several readers offered suggestions about how to deal with this sad situation.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

With the regular session of the Louisiana Legislature ending with a resounding thud, many pundits have recalled the statement by the late legislative observer John Maginnis, who said of another session that they "could have done less, but they ran…

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Friday, June 09, 2017
Thursday, June 08, 2017

"I grew up in Ponchatoula in the '60s," says George Douglass. "When I was about 10 my sister told my mother that there was an alligator in the backyard.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017