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Garden discovery: Colorful Toad Lily survives the drought
I am had a wonderful discovery this week. My Toad Lily is blooming. She is such a pretty thing I had to share it with you. If you are looking for a shade-loving plant that blooms in the fall, here ...
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue crawfish inspires artwork
Artwork by Mary Louise Porter of Natchitoches is on display at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermillion St., Lafayette, through December. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Art by Porter w...
Nov 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's your line?
The area along Old River south of Natchitoches, was settled by old French Catholic families who received grants or homesteads. They continued to practice their religion, although the nearest church...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uses for bay leaves: Gardening with Bible in mind
I am studying the herbs and plants in the Bible in Sunday school for the next several months. Each week I have discovered a new plant that can grow here. This week, we looked at Bay. It is a wonder...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month ‘Survivors share stories of perseverance and hope’
Laura Hogg of Natchitoches was 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was the mother of a 2-year-old daughter, Sophia, and a 4-month-old son, Carter. The young mother was an avid runner ...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cochon de lait raises funds to end domestic violence
D.O.V.E.S. hosted its annual pork party for peace Oct. 20 at the Natchitoches Country Club. Proceeds from the cochon de lait will help end domestic violence. This was the first time the fundraiser ...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Your Line?
While I continued to research the local news publications from the early 1800s to the present, another one found was El Mexicano published in 1813 in Spanish and English. This paper came after the ...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church vs fireworks: Let the battle begin
Some things are just crazy and you can’t do a thing about them. Our beloved Chamber of Commerce is again sponsoring and I suppose paying for the fireworks every Saturday night during Christmas Fest...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Add another nut to the collection
I have recently come across a nut that we can grow in our area. It was such a pleasant surprise I had to share the information with you. We can grow almonds in north Louisiana. Almonds are a wonder...
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Your Line?
Sometimes holiday traditions change. Naturally with our children gone, Halloween no longer includes frantic sewing of costumes or trips to the Methodist Church to get pumpkins. But our grandchildre...
Oct 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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