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The Louisiana Department of Health announces a new, interactive and user-friendly website for the Louisiana Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC), louisianawic.org. Stocked with healthy living tips, the new website provides easy-to-use information about applying for WIC and for…

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Pastor Jay Lawson with the Open Door Biker Church on Burton Street in Sulphur, told the Daily News Wednesday that the church is running low on food.

CHICAGO (AP) — Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. Here's what science says about some of them:

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If you are not keeping your vegetable garden productive through the winter, you are missing out on one of the most rewarding times of the year for growing vegetables. There is an amazing selection of vegetables that can only be grown here during the cool season from October through May.

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Nutritionist Sharnet Nixson spoke to seniors at the Sulphur Senior Center Wednesday about eating balanced meals.

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Portable. Delicious. Healthy. With various combinations of fruits, vegetables, and juice blended together result in delicious flavors, smoothies are ideal choices for people on the go and those who are trying to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into their diet; which includes most of us.

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LAKE CHARLES — The Arts Council of SWLA is proud to announce that Arts & Crabs Fest 2017 tickets will go on sale Friday, July 7 at 8 a.m. A limited number of early bird tickets are priced at $30, so buy early.

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conagra is recalling more than 700,000 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products because they were misbranded and contain milk, an allergen that wasn't listed on the label.

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Crawfish season is in full swing in Southwest Louisiana and as such is a much sought after crustacean in these parts. Almost as numerous as the mudbugs themselves are the many ways to prepare them. But one way stands head and shoulders above the rest — the good old fashioned crawfish boil! R…

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BATON ROUGE — Unfavorable weather and lower commodity prices made 2016 a difficult year for those involved in agriculture in Louisiana.

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The annual Maplewood-Hollywood Lions Club Community Thanksgiving Dinner, held at Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center on Thursday, November 24 in Sulphur, was the site for fellowship, family, and friends as everyone enjoyed free dinners prepared by club members and volunteers. The mea…

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Bob Brankline, Eyesight Chairman, and William Arceneaux Jr., Past District Governor, inject seasoning into about 60-80 turkeys that will be cooked Thursday for the Hollywood-Maplewood Lions Club Community Thanksgiving at SPAR in Sulphur. The Thanksgiving meal and fellowship will begin at 10 a.m.

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Preparations for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner are once again underway, according to Maplewood-Sulphur Lions Club dinner chairman William Arceneaux.