Louisiana Life - November/December 2014

Fire in the Fields

Setting fire to the sugar cane fields after harvest ensures the grounds are prepared for the next season when planting and fertilizing begins in the spring. The fire burns away leftover debris and leaves from the harvested cane. I intended…

Revelations From a Civil War Diary

Although the Civil War ended almost 150 years ago, the War Between the States continues to fascinate scholars, military history savants and ordinary folks whose ancestors played some role in that great American drama. To Stephen Ellis, who lives with…

Louisiana is Rolling

Louisiana-based Hollywood Trucks is the fastest-growing entertainment transportation provider, and it’s eco-friendly.

Rustic Comfort

Greg and Liz Arceneaux’s Covington home is filled with handmade furnishings.

Events and Highlights

North CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE IN BENTON Perched in uppermost northwest corner of Louisiana, the small, charming town of Benton hosts the Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade. This community- and family-driven festivity is produced by and for a…

No Holding Back

Dr. Brandy Duhon performs life-saving surgeries on animals in Ascension Parish – despite having amputated hands and forearms.