Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Monday column item about Gov. Jimmie Davis buying the rights to "You Are My Sunshine" brought this memory from Delores Benedetto, of Baton Rouge:

Monday, February 20, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mystic Krewe of Mutts Mardi Gras parade is themed this year is ALL PAWS ON DECK – Louisiana Strong. CAAWS will honor those who helped with rescue and recovery during the Great Flood of 2016. We will also be celebrating our great state and the 200t…

Perry Snyder says mention of former Gov. Jimmie Davis and his signature song, "You Are My Sunshine," brings to mind this story about the song's origin:

Sunday, February 19, 2017

The home at 7615 Willow Grove Blvd. begins with a West Indies flair outside and blends contemporary and traditional features inside to come up with its own unique style. It’s more than 4,300 square feet of luxury living space in one of the city’s …

Saturday, February 18, 2017

A few weeks ago, while returning some pliers to the backyard shed, I saw on the shelf a small figure perfectly made in the image of an owl. It looked like one of those plastic predators some gardeners place on poles as a scarecrow to keep pest bir…

Princesses of all ages, a special honor for a former colleague and Mardi Gras celebrations fill this week's column.

Dr. Gerard Fernand Falgoust and Rebecca Ann Falgoust reigned as King Okeanos XVIII and Queen Tethys XVIII as the Krewe of Okeanos took a “Wild Ride on the West Side” at its annual Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 18 at the Carl F. Grant Civic Center in Pla…

The Assumption Parish Community Center was the backdrop of “Under the Big Top” on Saturday evening as the Krewe of Elks held its 84th annual Mardi Gras Ball. Serving as ball captain for the evening was Niles Riche, with Jessica and Stephen Folse a…

Friday, February 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Oct. 31 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Once a month the Facets of Faith column will focus on the people, events and places that are important to the anniversary.

The Jetta has long been Volkswagen’s best-selling vehicle in the United States. For 2017, VW eliminates the diesel and hybrid trims from the Jetta lineup, simplifying the model offerings to just four: S, SE, SEL and the performance oriented GLI.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Baton Rouge’s Charles Brooks is no ordinary jazz drummer. He’s Louisiana’s only actively performing four-mallet jazz vibraphonist known for his wildly innovative improvisational techniques.

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Feb. 16:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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