Helping Others to Breathe Easy

Jourdan Sibley has turned her cystic fibrosis journey from a negative aspect in her life into a positive opportunity to transform the lives of others through her Jourdan’s Journey Cystic Fibrosis Organization. Sibley’s parents found out shortly after their little girl was born that she was among 30,000 individuals in the United States to suffer
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The Traditions of Thanksgiving

In today’s society where it seems like the celebration jumps straight from Halloween to Christmas, many families in South Louisiana continue to indulge in traditional Thanksgiving festivities and create new annual customs that they will share with their family and friends for years to come. When the pilgrims feasted for the first Thanksgiving, it is
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The End of an Era

The Walker Pine Tree Festival is an annual celebration in the City of Walker that celebrates the “Pine Tree Capital of the World” and the community that surrounds the commodity. The festival announced that the celebration will not be happening this year and must cancel all associated events. The festival has been a staple of
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80 Reasons to Celebrate

  The second week of October annually brings the smell of funnel cakes, the sound of children laughing, and a sense of nostalgia filled with memories from previous Livingston Parish Fair celebrations. This October, the fair will not only have its 80th anniversary celebration, but also will celebrate its return to the community after the
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A Face of Grace

As a young woman growing up in the world of pageantry, Chloe Burkett was presented with countless opportunities to mature and leave her mark in the world. No matter what trials and tribulations she faced, Burkett has taken each hurdle in strides. Now as she prepares for the Miss Louisiana USA 2018 competition in October,
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All Hail the Tangi Queen

On October 7, Southeastern freshman Heidi Carrier will relinquish her title as the Tangipahoa Parish Fair Queen as the Tangipahoa Parish Fair returns for its 129th celebration as the oldest fair in the state of Louisiana. Carrier’s festival pageant career began whenever she was just six weeks old. Not so coincidentally, she captured her first
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