Spring sprung early; February sets warmth record

Michaela Balli points to a flower Thursday at Marvin’s Gardens near Patterson while helping her parents Tammy and Eddie Balli shop for plants for their home garden. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The start of spring is still over two weeks away, but February felt like spring began early for much of the country, including south Louisiana.



Hanson's Jack Vaccarella makes the grab on this play during Saturday’s final day of the Annual Hanson Memorial High School Baseball Classic at Amar Lancon Field.


When pruning trees, work with its natural form. LSU AgCenter Horticulturist Dan Gill said not to butcher trees as has been done to these crape myrtles.
—LSU AgCenter Photo/Dan Gill

“A tree which has lost its head will never recover it again, and will survive only as a monument of the ignorance and folly of its tormentor.” George William Curtis, American writer, editor and spe


August 12, 1940 — March 5, 2017
Wayne Jackson Buxton, 76, a resident of Berwick, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, in his home surrounded by loved ones.

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