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An Eagle in Old Goodwood on July 4th

An Eagle in Old Goodwood on July 4th

Last Thursday, I was enjoying coffee on the patio of my home in Goodwood on the bright and beautiful morning of the Fourth of July when the large shadow crossed the ground in front of me. I looked up to see the shape of the largest bird of prey I’ve spotted in Goodwood since wildlife […]

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Proof of Angels: True Spirit of Christmas Lives

Proof of Angels: True Spirit of Christmas Lives

Jay Died Suddenly, Leaving Robin to Raise Six Children, Including One Child With Special Needs by Woody Jenkins, editor CENTRAL — When Jay Dantin died unexpectedly of an aortic aneurism six years ago, it seemed like the end of the world for his wife Robin and their six children. Jay graduated from Catholic High.  He worked hard, and five […]

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

‘Wise Men’ Claim Star-Like Object Led Them to Site Of Child’s Birth by Luke and Matthew “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given: and The Government shall be upon His Shoulder: and His Name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty GOD, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”       […]

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Fall Brings Pumpkin Patch, Fall Festivals

Fall Brings Pumpkin Patch, Fall Festivals

CENTRAL — Now that fall is in the air, the people of Central are once again preparing for Fall Festivals, which take the place of Halloween for most Central families.  During the week leading up to Halloween, churches in Central are busy preparing major events, which compete with Halloween and “Trick or Treating.”  Thousands of Central […]

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A Capital Town

A Capital Town

By Elizabeth Dent Baton Rouge has so many treasures, including generational businesses that have survived over the years, sometimes started by a grandfather or a father, and decades later their daughters, sons, and their children continue in the tradition they established those many years ago. One such business is Willie & Willie Contractors founded in […]

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