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Piano series to present popular pianist and LPB radio host Christopher O’Riley
Pianist Christopher O’Riley will present a recital at Northwestern State University Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series Interna...
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New Pope, New Hope: Laypeople and clergy weigh in on the papal process
The bells of Minor Basilicia of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church chimed prettily Wednesday afternoon, wafting like a soft spring breeze over the city and into the hearts of a patient peopl...
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Students initiate efforts to beautify the community
Galvanized by environmental activism and a belief that residents should know what happens when they pay for a service, students at Northwestern Sate University are doing their part to enhance Natch...
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Scholars’ College retiree looks forward to future
“I’m going to do whatever I want,” Janette Aaron, the 22-year secretary and administrative assistant at Louisiana Scholars’ College, said at her retirement party last week. “Whether it’s sleeping i...
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Briars and Blooms: Caroline Dormon picnic heralds spring
After the icy rains of winter, come spend an early spring day at Briarwood. The Caroline Dormon Foundation annual spring picnic and fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 6 at Briarwood Nature Pre...
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What's Your Line
“Beware the Ides of March” warns the soothsayer in Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar.” Many are familiar with this play, based on Plutarch’s Life of Caesar. Most know the Ides of March refers to Ma...
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Prioritize rocks, pebbles and sand in life
A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a large empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks abou...
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Artist and toy maker attracts attention of Lt. Gov., speaks at club meeting
Half a century ago, school for black children living on Cane River plantations started in December, because that’s when the cotton crop harvest was finished.   Until then, even the little children ...
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What’s Your Line?
The census may be wrong.   A correspondent asked if Elijah Lower of the 1870 census might really be George Lower’s son Edmund.  I replied yes.   The census taker went from house to house, farm to f...
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RETURN OF THE DEMON: NSU will host music festival March 23
With a genre list as eclectic and diverse as the sounds of Louisiana (Space Western/Caddo-American Folk Rock, anyone?), DemonFest promises to please and definitely pique interest. After unearthing ...
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