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Louisiana filming begins on television series 'The Purge'

BATON ROUGE -- Filming began this week on "The Purge," the latest television series to be produced for a major cable network in Louisiana.
"The Purge" will air on USA Network this fall. The premiere and finale episodes will be . . .

'Nunsense' on the Northshore

30 by Ninety Theatre in Mandeville will close its fourth season with the comedy musical "Nunsense" by Dan Goggin.
Directed by Jason Leader with musical direction by Jonathan Sturcken, "Nunsense" will have performances on June 9, . . .

Three uncles

BY JILL PERTLER "Slices of Life"
They'd be the first to admit they are more adept at handing off a football versus a tiny human being, but during the last week they've certainly given the latter their best efforts.
At exactly two . . .

Giving back to the community

Photo by Connor Raborn

ARLINE - One wall of his community center commemorates Clayton Arline's time in the U.S. Air Force, his time as an ROTC teacher and his published memoir.

A moment from a troubled past has helped lay the groundwork for a beacon of community enrichment in Independence.
Arline Community Center/Physical Fitness stands downtown on West Railroad Avenue, having opened earlier this year . . .

Gillette's Friday Night at the Fights

My father was a hardworking man.
He woke up before dawn every morning. He would put on coffee, get the newspaper off the front lawn, pour himself a large mug of coffee and go sit on the back porch to drink his . . .

Pinot by Phinney

BY TODD DELAUNE "The Weekly Toast"
As I start this column, I'm actually a little concerned about today's featured subject.
Not because he lacks talent or doesn't make amazing wines. It's that I've written about him so many times . . .