For many years, conservationists have been working to maintain what is left of the Louisiana coastline. The Louisiana coastline contains about 40 percent of the nation’s wetland and often experiences 90 percent of the coastal wetland loss. Majority of the land loss is in the Barataria and Terrebonne basins.
On Wednesday, April 2, St. Helena Parish celebrated the grand opening of the Hornsby Road Bridge off Louisiana Highway 16 in Pine Grove.
Some love him, some don’t! Either way, the Easter Bunny visited many children this past week for Easter! PHOTO: The Easter Bunny visited the children at O. W. Dillon Elementary during their 2014 Spring Fling gathering on Thursday, April 17. Photo by Joy Lofton.

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Man killed by train

AMITE - An Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a man Friday Afternoon. "The City of New Orleans" is an Amtrak passenger train that provides service from New Orleans to Chicago, Illinois.

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Sam Perise earned a first round invitation to compete in the 2014 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  For the 12 year old Oa

Obituaries

Edward Allen Morris, 61, a resident of Magnolia, died April 12, 2014 in Nashville, TN. He was born May 4, 1952 in Franklinton, LA. He was the son of the late Edward R. and Faye Lea Morris.

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