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A Young Chef with a Bright Future

A Young Chef with a Bright Future

Oysters Rockin’ Ella WHAT DO THE Food Network, Emeril Lagasse, John Folse and Mandeville have in common? Ella Petitto. The high school sophomore has been busy since her 2016 win on national competitive cooking show Chopped Jr. and shared some...
Spring Is In The Air In Madisonville

Spring Is In The Air In Madisonville

WRITTEN BY JEAN PELLOAT, MAYOR OF MADISONVILLE SPRING IS IN the air and exciting things are happening in Madisonville. Founded over 200 years ago, we are one of the oldest communities in Louisiana and the oldest permanent settlement in St....
Northshore Humane Society Hosts Woofstock

Northshore Humane Society Hosts Woofstock

IT’S YOUR PET’S favorite time of year! Join us for a fun day of food, games, and low-cost veterinary services for your dog. On March 24th, the Northshore Humane Society will host our annual Woofstock event at the Castine Center...
Carnival the Covington Way

Carnival the Covington Way

LIKE THE REST of the Northshore, Covington’s Lions Club Parade is growing by leaps and bounds. Now in its 62nd year, the annual Mardi Gras parade has evolved from a hodgepodge of pickup trucks and tractors to a full-blown New...
The King of Mardi Gras

The King of Mardi Gras

ARTHUR HARDY IS to Mardi Gras like red beans are to rice and fleur de lis are to the Saints. The ubiquitous Mardi Gras Guide can be found all over town during Carnival season. A fifth generation New Orleanian, Hardy...
Mandeville Historic Walking Tour

Mandeville Historic Walking Tour

THE CITY IS proud to launch our newest endeavor, the Mandeville Historic Walking Tour. We are currently in Phase I. This is how it works. To do a virtual tour and get an idea of the project, go to our...
Call of Duty: Fighting Fires with Fierceness

Call of Duty: Fighting Fires with Fierceness

IN THE UNITED STATES, less than five percent of firefighters are women. That compares with 26.8 percent of police officers and about 18 percent of military enlisted recruits. Traditionally, firefighters have been mostly men and on the surface, it’s easy...
One Season Ends As Another Begins!

One Season Ends As Another Begins!

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year celebrating with their loved ones. But as one holiday season ends, a new celebration begins. I would like to extend an invitation to you and your family and...
Holiday Happenings In Covington

Holiday Happenings In Covington

Happy Holidays! I am honored to have the opportunity to reach out to all of you from the pages of Sophisticated Woman Magazine, especially during this special season. December is the perfect month for all to visit and rediscover historic downtown...
Peter’s House: A Road to Recovery

Peter’s House: A Road to Recovery

Humble Beginnings and divine appointments have led to the development of Peter’s House, a faith-based Christian transitional living facility for women and women with children. Founded by Tracey St. John and her husband, Peter’s House helps women who seek recovery...
Angels Grove Ranch: Second Chances and New Beginnings

Angels Grove Ranch: Second Chances and New Beginnings

Horse slaughter has been banned in the US for over seven years. With that comes the unintended consequence of neglected and abused horses that would have otherwise been sent to butcheries in Canada and Mexico. Angels Grove Ranch gives these...