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LUNDI GRAS

LUNDI GRAS

Louisiana is known the world over for its carnival season, most notably, Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the revered day of revelry heralding the end of the feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and the beginning of Lent. Lundi Gras (Fat Monday), on other hand, is a relatively new tradition in comparison. Though Monday night celebrations before Mardi Gras date back to 1874, 18 years after the first modern Carnival celebrations in North America, recognizing Lundi Gras in any official way fell into

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LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

I am saddened by the loss of a friend. Willie Harp, publisher of Cenla Focus, was a true “Cenlain,” a word, according to Rod Noles, that was true Williespeak! He brought great ideas home to Central Louisiana and always believed in supporting local businesses. He will be missed. We have just witnessed an unheralded LSU football season that will go down in football annals as one, if not THE greatest! With the amazing direction of Coach O, we will look forward to what next season brings. Hats of

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LUNDI GRAS

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT AVOYELLES MARDI GRAS!

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CUNNINGHAM BUSINESS SYSTEMS, LLC … A CENLA MAINSTAY!

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NSU SEEKS ENTRIES FOR LITCON

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LUNDI GRAS

ARTHUR FISCHER – FEATURED ARTIST AT RENEGADE GALLERY, NEW ORLEANS

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BOM Now Hiring! TELLER NEEDED, Wimbledon Branch, Alexandria

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BOM … A FACE YOU KNOW, A BANK YOU CAN TRUST

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RAPIDES PARISH LIBRARY FEBRUARY EVENTS – BUFFALO SOLDIERS PRESENTATION

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GREETINGS FROM PINEVILLE – FEBRUARY

January 31, 2020

ROI FOR A LOUISIANA COLLEGE BA RANKS 4TH & 5TH IN LOUISIANA!

January 31, 2020

LOUISIANA SCHOOL OF MATH, SCIENCE, AND THE ARTS Executive Director Honored by LaCEC

January 31, 2020

THE WORKING SIDE – SHREVPORT 1918 – A PHOTO EXPERIENCE

January 31, 2020

SOUTHERN HERITAGE BANK … OVER 45 YEARS OF SERVICE TO LASALLE PARISH

February 19, 2020

BOM Now Hiring! TELLER NEEDED, Wimbledon Branch, Alexandria

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NSU LIVING LIBRARY PRESENTS ‘BEN JOHNSON – A NATCHITOCHES LEGACY’

January 31, 2020

RAPIDES PARISH LIBRARY FEBRUARY EVENTS – BUFFALO SOLDIERS PRESENTATION

January 31, 2020

SOUP NOSTALGIA

January 31, 2020

Pikes for a Cure Honors Brother Undergoing Cancer Treatment

January 31, 2020

L.O.V.E.

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