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Old Farmers Day celebrates its 44th year




The 44th annual Old Farmers Day and Horse Pulling Contest is just around the corner.
On Oct. 21-22, the gates will open at 9 a.m. each day with demonstrations going no from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $12 for individuals over, . . .


The great escape




BY TORI P. SAVOY Living 12 Editor
0000LightBlue@Body Copy:magine being locked in a room for an hour with a group of either friends or complete strangers. Your only way to get out is to work together to solve a collection of . . .


Columbia Theatre to present 'Heart Behind the Music'


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Southeastern Louisiana University's Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present Teddy Gentry, a member of the country music group Alabama, Grammy Award Winner John Berry, "The Voice" finalist Lauren Duski, and Dove . . .


Musician spotlight: John Berry


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John Berry has a new outlook, a new address and a new beginning. The singer-songwriter rose to stardom on the country charts of the 1990s with such mega hits as "Your Love Amazes Me," "Standing on the Edge of Goodbye" and "She's . . .


Fanfare kicks off 2nd week

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Dance, lectures, music and an art exhibit are some of the events highlighting the second week of Fanfare, Southeastern Louisiana University's annual fall arts festival.
Today, the Department of History . . .


Book festival returns for its 14th year

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the annual Louisiana Book Festival returns to Downtown Baton Rouge's Capitol Park.
This year, the festival will feature more than 250 authors and panelists and more than 130 programs.
This event is free and . . .


Home delivery

BY JILL PERTLER "Slices of Life"
It's no secret; technology is changing the way we do things. I don't trust myself to get dressed in the morning before checking my weather apps (I have three). And I'm not sure how I survived . . .


Otis House Museum to offer tour on mourning customs

Visitors to Otis House Museum during the month of October will enjoy a special tour which will examine mourning customs and etiquette of the late 19th century. Learn the elaborate way Victorians' had of mourning their deceased . . .


Ruling your dog

BY STEPHANIE KRAEMER "Dog Talk"
Many will agree with me in saying dogs rule. But....do not let your dog rule YOU! This is so very important! Your dog looks to you for discipline and guidance and needs it just as a child. Dogs are . . .


The longest word

BY EARL MURPHY drearlmurphy@yahoo.com
What do you say when you have nothing to say? According to Mary Poppins it is "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Even though the sound of it - Is something quite atrocious - If you say it . . .