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By Nathan Coker
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Jan 2nd, 2024
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In Northeast Louisiana, Rod Milliman is celebrating the wellness of this savory superfood by growing two potent variants from substrate bags to fully sprouting bodies and sharing his grows with his community. Mushrooms have played a prominent role in literature and pop culture, often inspiring images...
By Nathan Coker
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Jan 2nd, 2024
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article by Starla Gatsonphotography by Kelly Moore Clark Fourth-generation farmer Ashley Armstrong never intended to follow in her family’s footsteps. But if you could see the proud expression she wears as she looks out over acres and acres of family farmland in Bastrop, you’d never guess she ever do...
By Nathan Coker
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Dec 1st, 2023
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article by GEORGIANN POTTSphotography by KELLY MOORE CLARK For Jeff and Jill Mouk, three things matter most in their lives. They deeply love each other. They love their family — their parents, their daughter and son-in-law, and their two grandchildren. And in the center of their lives is their ...
By Nathan Coker
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Sep 1st, 2023
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article by Vanelis Rivera and photography by Kelly Moore Clark “So, do your interviews usually be this high intensity?” Sam Crawford asked me with a sly grin as we both stood outside his gym’s red and black boxing ring. As I leaned on the rope dividers pressing record on my phone, th...
By Nathan Coker
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Sep 1st, 2023
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article by Meredith Mckinniephotography by Kelly Moore Clark Born and raised in Ruston, Janie Sutton and Jeff McGehee met as kids attending school and church together. Janie is a woman defined by plans, many conceptualized when she was only 8 years old. When she set her sights on marrying Jeff McGehe...
By Nathan Coker
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Jul 31st, 2023
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article by Meredith McKinniephotography by Troy Blendell Growing up in the South while in a Pakistani-American household informs Nadia Elahi’s perspective. Through that juxtaposition, Nadia shares her life experiences and social commentary in the blog Pakistani Southern Belle. Story Mill Entertainmen...
By Nathan Coker
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Jul 31st, 2023
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article by Nils Borquistphotography by Kelly Moore Clark After years of concerns that led to discouragement regarding the actual nutrition of the food they and their children were consuming, Matt and Marylane Miletello, proprietors of Miletello Family Farms, began utilizing more of their own lawn for...
By Nathan Coker
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May 31st, 2023
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article by April Clark Honakerphotography by Kelly Moore Clark The Sirmons are working with the City of Monroe  to raise  money for an inclusive playground at Forsythe Park. When Hillary Sirmon was pregnant with her third child Benjamin, she always felt like something was different. It wasn...
By Nathan Coker
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May 2nd, 2023
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article by Meredith McKinnie photography by Kelly Moore Clark Hanna Herrington Lavergne was raised in a family of entrepreneurs, notably female small business owners who put their fashion stamp on the Monroe community. Hanna’s mother Debbie Herrington and aunt Cindy Stone opened HerringStones in...
By Nathan Coker
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Mar 30th, 2023
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article by Starla Gatsonphotography by Kelly Moore Clark Benjamin Hickey never knows what his workdays will bring, but he doesn’t mind. The unpredictability keeps things fun and engaging, and thinking outside the box to get the job done satisfies his urges to create. As the curator of collections at ...