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July community events

Here is a list of community events for the month of July. Add your event to this listing by completing the submit news form July: 1: Gospel Music Fest. 13101 Hwy. 442 W., Tickfaw, LA […]


Researchers to reduce food deserts using vertical farming

Researchers at the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center are using vertical farming techniques to increase vegetable production in food deserts. Food deserts are areas described as lacking access to fresh fruits, vegetables and […]

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FATHERHOOD: The acceptable partnership

FIVE THINGS THAT MAKE FATHERHOOD GREAT. The first thing that makes fatherhood great is REcreation. As the child is created in the mind of God, he/she is recreated in the loins of the father and […]

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Ardoin elected to The Recording Academy

Lake Charles musician Sean Ardoin has been elected to the Memphis Chapter of The Recording Academy, the premier organization responsible for honoring achievement in music with the Grammy Awards. The distinction is one Ardoin, a […]

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And the winners are…

PONCHATOULA – More than 50 Junior high school students participated in the first G.T. Carter Poetry Contest (when). Katelyn Vaughn, a 7th grader at Hammond Junior High Magnet, won first place for her poem “Bullying.” […]