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Fishing for a license…

I haven’t been fishing in Louisiana since my license expired at the end of June, but I plan on going next week. So I went to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries webpage and clicked on the buy a license tab. I’ve been buying a Louisiana fishing license for more than 50 years, so … Continue reading

Watermelon time!

The past year has been crazy and affected a lot of events, including the classic Lake D’Arbonne Country celebration of the Watermelon Festival in Farmerville. Well, wait no more. It’s here. This is Watermelon Festival week! The festival is a 3 day event, beginning with the Little Miss Watermelon Pageant Thursday and ending Saturday night … Continue reading

Blog gone fishin’

Blog gone fishin’. That’ll give the keyboard a little time to cool off and us to re-energize. Maybe some fish will be harmed, maybe they won’t. Either way, ya’ll be safe and remember to patronize and say thanks to our sponsors. We wouldn’t be here without them. You can find out more about them by … Continue reading

Seeking Happy

Proverbs 10:28 “The hope of the righteous will be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.”

Welcome, Benoit Ford North

We bid two good friends, Joe and John Preaus, a fond goodbye and happy retirement wishes for the decades of service and sales they helped provide at Preaus Motors in Farmerville. They were also one of our ground level sponsors of lakedarbonnelife.com and constant supporters from year one. There’s good news, too, from the new … Continue reading

Injured bear put down in area

An adult male black bear with severe injuries  was humanely euthanized in Morehouse Parish last week (Tuesday, June 29) by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF). The bear had two broken legs and was paralyzed due to a spinal injury, apparently from being struck by a vehicle according to witnesses. The bear, known … Continue reading

God Bless America

Have a Happy, Safe Fourth of July and celebrate the Founding of the greatest country on earth, America. Our freedoms are worth fighting for. In God we trust. If not, then we’ll be dust.

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