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Smiley: Gator racing

You people are not cooperating! For some time, I’ve been trying to convince residents of the Frozen Nawth that folks down here don’t all live in houses built on stilts over the swamp and have to fight off alligators every day on… Continue reading →

Smiley Anders

Smiley: Gator racing

You people are not cooperating! For some time, I’ve been trying to convince residents of the Frozen Nawth that folks down here don’t all live in houses built on stilts over the swamp and have to fight off alligators every day on… Continue reading →

Mark Ballard

Political Horizons: Ruling made courthouses scramble

Like many courthouse officials around Louisiana, St. James Parish Justice of the Peace Trina J. Moll had a chaotic week because of same-sex marriage. As an elected official — sworn to uphold state law, which bans gay marriage — she started… Continue reading →

James Gill

Stephanie Grace

Gregory Roberts

Scott Rabalais

Patricia Gannon

Tripping the light fantastic

Linda Kidd

Dancing With the Stars Sacred Heart-style kicked off its famous fundraiser at Feed & Seed with a cocktail mixer. We couldn’t tell if it was the faulty A/C or the hot competition, but already heating up the dance floor are Christa… Continue reading →

Chante Warren: Common Ground

Common Ground: Faith, family and big hearts

Odelia Lewis, 84, will never forget the April 27 storms that rolled through her rural neighborhood. Aunt Lu Lu, as my husband and his siblings affectionately call her, was sitting comfortably on the den sofa in her brick home in Rosedale… Continue reading →

Danny Heitman: At Random

Quin Hillyer