It Takes a Village

If daycare awarded superlatives, then nine-month-old Nairobi Velda Vance would win “Best Dressed Baby,” according to her parents. Every day, the vivacious bundle of joy sports a colorful onesie or an adorable shirt and pants combo, which she stylishly pairs with a matching headband or set of ribbon bows, for good measure. Yet, outfit coordination
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The Ring of Fire

Johnny Cash once sang, “I fell in to a burning  ring of fire. I went down, down, down and the flames went higher and it burns, burns, burns. The ring of fire, the ring of fire.” Corporal Todd Michael Penn Jr. of the United States Marine Core, originally from Laplace, LA, or as most knew
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SINGLE MOTHER SUCCEEDS AGAINST ALL ODDS

By LaTasha Baker HAMMOND-Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni, Sandra Broussard, 64, began her journey in motherhood at the age of seven years old. Despite being denied an education during her childhood, multiple pregnancies, abusive relationships, divorced and a widower, Broussard defied the odds and pursued her dreams for education. Broussard was the eldest of eight siblings.
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Dorothea Fynaut: A Mother by Day, Police Dispatcher by Night

A community’s police department plays a crucial role in the protection and safety of their citizens. When you hear the words police department you may think of police officers and the chief, but there are other people that play an important part in the daily functions of a police department. One of these critical roles
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2017 Boucherie Festival

On the third weekend of October annually, the Boucherie Festival is held in Sorrento, Louisiana. This year the festival was held on October 20th-22nd at the Lamar Dixon 4-H Building. The festival has many events that go on throughout the busy weekend. There is a cracklin’ cooking contest, a jambalaya cooking contest, a pageant, and
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Greater Baton Rouge State Fair is back at it again

[BATON ROUGE] The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair is back in town! Fair Foundation hosts its annual fair October 26 to November 5 on 16072 Airline Hwy. According to GBRSF official page, it started in 1965. The fairgrounds are 100-acres and were purchased in 1972. “I’ve been a part of the state fair for 40
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