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BATON ROUGE – The coronavirus pandemic has sidelined all definite plans for the start of the 2020-21 high school sports season, the top official for the high school athletic governing body said Monday.

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Gratitude for frontline personnel and a desire for normal activity during the COVID-19 pandemic kept a longtime New Roads tradition afloat on the Fourth of July.

A farewell party was held for Jeanie Andre, upon her stepping down as executive director of the Pointe Coupee Parish Tourism Commission.

Big brother Roman D’Arensbourg welcomed home his baby brother,  Jacques Lorio D’Arensbourg, on June 24. The boys are the sons of Jordan and Temple D’Arensbourg.

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Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion, be that about politics, LSU football or how they come up with those names for hurricanes. But when someone expresses his opinion, and has the political power to enforce it, we have to make note of it.

Strolling near the ocean can feel like love is in the air.  It may not be love floating in the air, but science has proven that something special in its mist.  Ocean waves generate negative ions. Tens of thousands of these tiny particles naturally flow into the air and intertwine with the se…

As an investor, you’ll always need to deal with risk of some kind. How can you manage the risk that’s been made clear by the recent volatility in the financial markets?

In 1893 Katharine Lee Bates wrote the famous song, “America the Beautiful.”  The lyrics reflect her great appreciation and love for the United States of America. Her words revealed gratitude for the extraordinary beauty and blessings our nation offers each citizen. Her poetic writing is call…

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