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October 2019

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Beth Teutschmann

Family-friendly fall festivals, spooky-spectaculars & and full-on horror for twisted thrill seekers, too Read more

Events & Festivals

With ample evidence, Ernie Gremillion hopes to clear the name of the Huey Long's alleged killer Read more

History

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Courtesy of the Museum of the New Llano Colony.

In West-Central Louisiana, New Llano outlived other utopian socialist communities Read more

History

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Jonathan Olivier

The Bayou State Rabbit Hunters Federation upholds the declining practice of hunting rabbits with beagles Read more

Outdoors

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William James, 1930.

To the legends and the legendmakers Read more

Literature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Retired police captain, recipe developer, and raconteur Wirt Bellue dishes up inventive Cajun food in North Baton Rouge Read more

Restaurants

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All photos courtesy of Le Pavillon.

From precious PB&J memories to gold-embossed chicken wings, Le Pavillon holds fast to its traditions of luxury culinary experiences Read more

Restaurants

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USDA photo by Stephen Ausmus

Waging war against relentless stink bugs Read more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Fact and fiction meld in Father Roman Roldan's new page-turner Read more

Literature

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Jennifer Trotter

Louisiana's Stonehenge is a compelling place to stay, too Read more

Getaways

The Shreveport artist asks a viewer to suspend disbelief for his fable-like paintings Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Natchez's eccentric and frugal John Neil Varnell leaves a $2.5 million fortune to organizations in his city Read more

People & Places

A new evening experience at Laura Plantation reveals the darker shades of the property's contemporary history Read more

House & Home

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Jackie Cowan

Country Roads' department of corrections addresses a musical misnomer from our September "Performing Arts" issue Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Gene Tomko

Just in time for her the release of her new book—"Taking the World by Storm"—Yvette Landry will be inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame at this year's Festivals Acadiens et Créoles Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Connie Brainsilver on Flickr

How does an officially absent species continue to pop up around my property? Read more

Knowing Nature