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Sept

11

Bayou Playhouse Celebrates Seventh Season

by Terry Trahan Jr.

Don’t Work Too Hard!

The Bayou Playhouse in Lockport wasn’t supposed to survive its first season. And if Mother Nature had gotten her way, it wouldn’t have made it to opening night. Luckily, the mojo wanted the curtain to rise with the water. View More

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Sept

11

Meet Louisiana’s Official Fruit Tree

Meet Louisiana’s Official Fruit Tree

Louisiana has a lot to be proud of. Symbols and icons—the Catahoula leopard dog, Natchitoches meat pies, the brown pelican—have passed through legislation to become official representations of our great state. On Aug. 1, Louisiana adopted yet another symbol, the mayhaw tree, as its official state fruit tree. View More

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Sept

04

Are You Tired of It?

Are You Tired of It?

The public is well educated about the dangers of driving while impaired by medication, alcohol or illegal drugs. But drivers may not be aware that driving while tired can be just as dangerous. View More

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Sept

04

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Pets often make ideal companions. They are around when a person needs support, they can provide protection for those living alone, they are always willing to lend an ear to problems, and many tend to offer unconditional love. Seniors facing an empty nest or the loss of a spouse may find that pets can buoy their spirits. Studies have shown that seniors can benefit both mentally and physically from having a pet around, as they have been known to alleviate anxiety, depression and boredom. View More

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