Families are filling pumpkin patches to pick out that perfect gourd to turn into a jack-o'-lantern, but hand therapists say that Halloween fun can turn grisly if pumpkin carving turns into a nightmare on your street, a news release said.
Hunters can tag and validate their deer or turkey harvest directly from their smartphone via text immediately after the animal is harvested, a news release said. Visit louisianaoutdoors.com, click E-tag/Text-to-Tag and follow the steps .
Denver T. Loupe was posthumously inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 14 for his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H, a news release reported.
The Lane RMC Foundation’s fourth annual Golf Tournament is set for Oct. 29, at Beaver Creek Golf Course in Zachary, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
Girl Scouts Louisiana East is hosting virtual parties for prospective Girl Scouts and their families living in the council’s 23 parishes to provide a glimpse into what it means to be a Girl Scout.
The Girl Scouts Louisiana East Wrangler Show Team, comprised of five members of the council’s signature Wrangler/Spur Program, participated in the Feliciana Youth Rodeo 2021 Buckle Series in St. Francisville on Sept. 24, placing in barrels, straig…
DEMCO announced the Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program, a new community initiative for DEMCO ninth and 10th grade member-students, a news release said.
Community organizations that work with children and families are invited to apply for a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to host a PRIME TIME reading program in spring 2022, a news release said.
October is Healthy Lung Month — a month set aside for lung health awareness — and is recognized by the American Lung Association and several health advocacy organizations across the United States, a news release said.
After all the rain and storms south Louisiana has seen over the past couple of months, the Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana wants people to be cautious when looking to buy a used car.
Pelican State Credit Union is hosting a free virtual workshop on Thursday, Sept. 30 where attendees will learn how to manage their money during and after a disaster.
Keep Louisiana Beautiful will hold its annual State Conference and Everyday Hero Awards Luncheon on Oct. 13-14 in Baton Rouge at the Hilton Capitol Center.
The Louisiana Forestry Foundation has awarded scholarships to 10 Southern University students majoring in urban forestry for the 2021-22 academic year.
Break up With Salt is a program to help adults at risk or with hypertension/high blood pressure learn about managing their condition through goal setting, diet, label reading, portion control and cooking.
On Sept. 18, Cardiovascular Institute of the South celebrated 15 years of providing cardiovascular care in Zachary. From the beginning, CIS fostered a close partnership with Lane Regional Medical Center, and together, the two formed the only compr…
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Division of Historic Preservation announced Louisiana Main Street has received $749,000 in Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants through the National Park Service.
Lane Family Practice is offering third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised people, a news release said.
The Zachary Rotary Club donated 50 relief buckets with cleaning supplies to assist people impacted by Hurricane Ida.
Is finding a place for vegetables in the morning a challenge for you? A bowl of broccoli is not very appealing with a bowl of cornflakes for breakfast. Why not make a brunch out of your breakfast? Try some of these ideas for brunch as breakfast:
Baker, in collaboration with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and the Louisiana National Guard, held a Labor Day relief effort that brought food, water and supplies to 1,500 capital area households still reeling in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Walmart pharmacies are offering walk-up and community flu shot clinics. The pharmacies are also offering COVID-19 vaccines. Customers can receive a low-cost flu and free COVID-19 vaccine at the same time, if they choose.
The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana is warning the public of a grant scam targeting local consumers and small businesses.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning hunters and anglers that danger lurks in the debris and hazards left in waterways and hunting areas in the southeast region of the state by Hurricane Ida.
A graphic incorporating a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries logo is circulating on social media erroneously stating that the agency will not issue new hunting licenses to anyone who can’t show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
To help reduce hospitalization rates, Lane Regional Medical Center has expanded its Infusion Center to administer monoclonal antibodies to COVID-19 patients who meet treatment criteria, a news release said.
As many people are aware, situations are changing constantly in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Here are various notes about Zachary, Baker and the Felicianas as of lunchtime Sept. 3.
In the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Ida, the BBB offers the following tips to help people decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims and their families: