For the past two years, the Wednesday Volunteers for Family and Community club has sponsored a monthly bingo activity for the residents of Belle Maison Nursing Home in Hammond.
LIVINGSTON — A Baton Rouge businessman entered the winning bid Wednesday for the 59-acre studio property seized from "Dukes of Hazzard" star John Schneider in November.
DENHAM SPRINGS — The Arts Council of Livingston Parish placed all its focus on photography for its exhibit that opened Jan. 5 and will remain on display through Feb. 23.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Community Music School announced pianist Charlie Byrd, violinist Jonah Blades, pianist Natalie Fulks, bassoonist and pianist Katie Miranda and violinist and pianist Alana Saenz as its Fall 2018 CMS Out…
LIVINGSTON — Buddy Mincey Jr., of Denham Springs, was elected president of the Livingston Parish School Board on Jan. 10 by his fellow board members. David “Bo” Graham, of Walker, was elected board vice president.
The Livingston Parish Library is introducing its new mobile hot spot lending program. The new program will allow patrons to “check out the internet” from all five branches of LPL beginning Feb. 1.
Hammond Westside Montessori Principal Jason Oller congratulated Kyla Hambrick for creating the 2018 school Christmas card. Kyla is a fifth-grade student in Katrina Zeigler's homeroom. Kyla created a snow globe scene. Art teacher Wendy Castle gives…
HAMMOND — The Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association is seeking nominees for Alumnus of the Year, Young Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni from each of the university’s five colleges.
The Ladies of Halo (Helping and Leading Others) organized and distributed toys to some Wildcats at Woodland Park Magnet School. The students were able to choose from a variety of presents.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University will close Monday in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday but will celebrate the legacy of the late Civil Rights leader with a memorial march and remembrance program Jan. 28.
Ascension and Livingston parishes and an area levee district appear close to working out a deal to allow initial work to proceed on the controversial $24 million Laurel Ridge Levee extension.
GONZALES — Ascension Wastewater Treatment and state environmental regulators have reached tentative settlement of longstanding compliance orders that required over $10 million in upgrades to more than 150 community sewer systems in Ascension, Livi…
A Kentwood man was arrested Sunday months after authorities said he caused a crash on Interstate 12 and then ran away.
AMITE — A decade after the long-standing school desegregation case in Tangipahoa Parish was reopened, people on both sides say they believe they are on the right path to finally resolve a lawsuit that dates back to President Lyndon Johnson’s admin…
A Livingston Parish woman says she went door to door and collected 500 signatures from residents who want recycling pickup — a service most parish residents outside the city of Denham Springs don't get.
LIVINGSTON — Plans for an apartment complex south of Walker were halted when the Parish Council voted "no" on the proposal late Thursday after an hour of comments from neighbors voicing concerns about the project.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Once again it’s that time of year when lovers of sweets can forget about their almost depleted stash of Christmas cookies and look forward to the rapidly approaching Girl Scout cookie season.
HAMMOND — The organizers of the Very Special Miss Louisiana Pageant want each contestant to feel like a queen.
Sweet potatoes are a popular and nutritious part of Louisiana diets, particularly around the holidays. Growing sweet potatoes is different from growing Irish potatoes or vegetables that are grown from true seed.
Keep Louisiana Beautiful, a statewide community improvement organization, will begin accepting letters of intent for its 2019-20 Healthy Community Grant on Jan. 15, with letters due to the organization by Feb. 12.
On Dec. 19, Independence Leadership Academy’s fourth-grade class presented "A Charlie Brown Christmas" to students and parents, under the direction of Szabi Varga and Denise Earhart.
The Beta Lambda Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota, a professional teacher’s organization, held its monthly meeting at the home of Jeanette Bencaz on Dec. 6. Christmas treats were prepared by the hostesses, and attendees exchanged gifts and played Christ…
Woodland Park Magnet School’s Beta Club, in partnership with The American Legion of Ponchatoula, visited the Oak Park Village at Hammond during Christmas holidays. They delivered cookies and presents while singing Christmas carols to the residents.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is accepting applications for the 2019 turkey season lottery hunts on state wildlife management areas. The deadline to submit applications is Feb. 8.
The 10th annual Middendorf's Manchac Run was a record-breaker. Between sponsors and participants, the event raised $33,000, the most money in its history, for Our Daily Bread Food Bank of Tangipahoa Parish.
PONCHATOULA — The board that oversees Port Manchac agreed Tuesday to study whether it makes sense to lease the port property for a mixed-use development and swamp resort.
While investigators have received an influx of tips about the killing of a mother and son at their home near Independence, more information is needed to solve the case, the Tangipahoa Parish sheriff said Monday.
The city of Denham Springs can finally purchase the downtown bank building it's been using as a temporary city hall and move forward on plans to fix it up and make it permanent.