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Pets With Personality – Contest Winners!

Pets With Personality – Contest Winners!

Wow! What a Response! Thank you to everyone who submitted entries for our Pets with Personality Contest! We asked our readers to submit photos of their pets for the 2018 contest and the response was overwhelming!  Our Facebook fans voted for their...
Take Action When You Spot Animal Abuse

Take Action When You Spot Animal Abuse

One of the primary functions of our humane society is to help both concerned citizens and law enforcement agencies properly identify animal abuse and take steps to address it. We’ve helped draft and pass more than a dozen laws at...
Joanne Gallinghouse 1953-2018 – Well Lived. Well Loved.

Joanne Gallinghouse 1953-2018 – Well Lived. Well Loved.

If there was ever a person who epitomized a sophisticated woman, it was Joanne Jemison Gallinghouse. An entrepreneur, business leader and community advocate, she helped shape the business community on the Northshore.  She founded Gallinghouse & Associates in 1986, at...
An Exercise in Semantics

An Exercise in Semantics

Joanne Gallinghouse loved the English language. Not only was she mindful of the words she chose to communicate her ideas, but she was a stickler for grammar. When we received an updated edition of the AP Stylebook, Joanne showed it...
By the Numbers: 4th of July Facts

By the Numbers: 4th of July Facts

Think you know all there is to know about the Declaration of Independence? Here are seven facts you may not have known about the historic document. 1. It Wasn’t Signed on July 4 Only two men signed the Declaration of...
Prepare Now for Hurricane Season

Prepare Now for Hurricane Season

Meteorologists forecast a slightly above average hurricane season, which begins June 1 and continues until Nov. 30. Fourteen named storms are predicted this year. Of those, seven are predicted to be hurricanes, three of which could be major. Hurricane activity usually peaks...
A Mother’s Story

A Mother’s Story

Losing my son Jonathan on April 8, 2017 is the hardest thing my family has faced. What makes it all the more difficult is knowing his death could have been prevented. Jonathan was a freshman at LSU. He graduated from...
Carnival Fun on the Northshore

Carnival Fun on the Northshore

If you attended the Mardi Gras parade in downtown Covington 60 years ago, you were likely to see people riding in the backs of pickup trucks, riding bicycles or even pushing a wheelbarrow down Boston Street. “They did a little...
Divas hit Bourbon Street

Divas hit Bourbon Street

Since 2002, the Northshore-based Divine Protectors of Endangered Pleasures have been entertaining locals and tourists alike as they hold court from the balcony at Arnaud’s on Bourbon the Friday before Mardi Gras. Wearing elaborate costumes with DIVA signature Mardi Gras-beaded...

Kids being Kids

Golden Blues Bottom row: Hannah Cole, Bailey Sitarz, Morgan Odom, Sydney Lentz, Lauren Walsh, Grace Cole, Kerrigan Jackson, McCall Hundley, Madeleine Berrigan; middle row: Gabi Bradford, Alexandria deZayas, Kate Weldon, Saylor Ennis, Victoria Peace, Reagan Rovira, Corryn Timmerman, Brittany Capritto,...