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Today’s retirees, and those of tomorrow, have had a sense of purpose their entire lives – and they don’t intend to give it up just because they’ll no longer be working full time.

Did you know science has proof the words we speak can create? The scientific development of two simple devices makes sound waves visible and the human voice visible. This exciting discovery proves God’s spoken word does create!

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How long have you been separated from a loved one or a friend?  

The investment world contains different types of risk. Stocks or stock-based mutual funds could lose value during periods of market volatility.

GOD APPROVES YOU – “I will never refuse anyone who comes to Me” (John 6:37).

In a natural progression of human growth, an infant begins life by drinking milk.  As the body grows, then solid food is introduced.  If solid food is well tolerated, then meat is presented.  Our spiritual growth is similar, as 1 Peter 2:2 explains, “like newborn babies,” we “crave pure spir…

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…

I draw you together under My canopy of Lights. Beneath My parasol, I brand you with a signet to seal your heart onto Mine, and protect from this world. I grace your face with tranquil showers that rain from Heaven. I bless you with gifts. I empower you with service to love all mankind. Lift …

Announcement from Rev. A.J. Haynes, Sr. Pastor

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The fear of spreading Covid-19 caused the United States and the entire world to shut down.  In many American homes, before the virus struck, busyness had become a distraction to intimacy.  

Are you acting like a chicken? Are you getting a little “clucky” with the ones you’ve been sequestered with for the last few weeks?  President Trump announced that social distancing will end on April 29th, 2020, and it can’t come soon enough!  

We were chosen for such a time as this- to live in this world, in this century, on this day, and at this very hour.  God chose us, and, obviously, we gladly accepted His offer.  So, here we are, in this epoch, living in the divine disruption.  The world is holding its breath for what might c…

Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 150th Year Church Anniversary Please join us, 12812 Fordorche Bayou Rd., pastored by the Rev. Cleveland Richard as we celebrate 150 years of serving our community. This program will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Gil Wright of New L…

Below is an excerpt from Mark Taylor’s prophetic files.  Mark asserts that he heard these visionary words from the Lord on October 7, 2015, BEFORE the 2016 election:

As the 2020 election approaches, all Americans can sense the political climate growing tenser.  Many people fall into the trap of negative thoughts towards the opposing candidates and even towards each other.  

Matthew 27:50-53 explains the phenomenon that occurred during the cataclysmic moments of Jesus’ crucifixion and death.  The miraculous power of this event caused “graves to open” and “bodies of many of God’s people who died were brought back to life” and “were seen by many.”  God’s incredibl…

L et the New Year’s resolutions begin. It’s a new year, so become a new you. As 2020 begins, remember, there are 365 days in one year, so you have 365 opportunities to make new changes.

God’s blessings are like snowflakes; small on their own, but together they cover everything.  How many small blessings can you count over your lifespan?  If you could collect every blessing in your life, what would they cover?

Christmas has become so politically correct that Christians wince to say Merry Christmas.  We have bent over backwards so far to appease our adversaries that we are almost broken.  We are afraid to say the very words that represent our designated holiday.  How did this happen?  How could Chr…

“Do you know?  Have you heard?  The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.  He will not grow tired or weary, and His understanding no one can fathom.  He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.  Even youths grow tired and weary, and young …

Whether you’ve already celebrated many years of blissful marriage or you’ve just marked your first-year wedding anniversary as husband and wife, the following story can apply to you. It will either serve to give you advice on how to maintain a long and happy marriage, affirmation of the phra…

Blessings rained down upon those who attended Kanye West’s Sunday Service given under the three crosses that stretched across the lawn at Bethany Church last Friday, November 1st in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Taking part in The Spooky Poem Showcase hosted by the Drama Club of Catholic Elementary of Pointe Coupee, were bottom row from left, Sabrina Elliott, Isabella David, Elizabeth Armand, Trayson Smith, Olivia Pourciau and Rilee Chapman. Top row: Brooke Andre, Amelia Chauvin, Isabella Yates, Oli…

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The lucky horseshoe charms were in their pockets when the residents of Lakeview Manor Nursing Home took a trip to the Paragon Casino in Marksville recently.

Residents of Maison Pointe Coupee Apartments attending a lecture on Stroke Prevention given by Stacy Allen of PCGH Physical Therapy

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Political analysts possess the intellect and foresight to trace a candidate’s electoral traction to extreme intricacies, yet other times the ramifications can seem obvious to the most casual observers.

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Variety will mark the theme of the 2019 False River Harvest Festival, which rolls into gear Friday through Sunday in downtown New Roads, according to New Roads Mayor Cornell Dukes.

Have you found your recipe(s) for the 4-H Sugar & Pecan Cookery Contest yet?  Well, if you haven’t, you still have time to find the perfect sugar and/or pecan recipe! On Saturday, October 19, the 4-H Sugar & Pecan Cookery Contest will be held at The Julien Poydras Museum in New Roads…

No tricks here. It’s that time of year! The candy aisles are being stocked with tons of chocolates and candy corn for the upcoming Halloween season. According to data that was collected by the American Institute of Cancer Research, the average child consumes about 2 pounds of candy which can…

    When you think of October, pumpkins, Halloween and beautiful fall foliage naturally come to mind. But October is notable for another reason – it’s National Co-op Month! This is the time of year when cooperatives across the country, including PC Electric, celebrate who we are and more imp…

Peoples Bank has been named a 2019 Best Places to Work by Baton Rouge Business Report.  The announcement was made at the awards breakfast on September 24th.   Independent national firm Best Companies Group surveyed companies from through-out the Baton Rouge regional area.  For-profit compani…

It’s a fairly predictable pattern: When the stock market rises, more people invest, but after a large-scale drop, many of these same people head for the exits. But by staying out of the financial markets, and only putting their money in “safe” vehicles that offer few or no growth prospects, …

Pointe Coupee General Hospital in New Roads, LA  is excited to now offer 3D Mammography exams. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, these exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, and also decrease the number of women asked to retur…

For the past two weeks, I had the pleasure of mentoring one of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University’s (FranU) Dietetic Interns, Gabrielle Hanley. Gabrielle received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Louisiana State University in 2019 and was accepted into the Dietetic Interns…

Pointe Coupee Parish President Major Thibaut and the Pointe Coupee Parish Council honored parish employee Morris Franklin on his 30th anniversary of employment. Franklin works as an equipment operator.

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