I am not sure if most of you know that my husband and I are also local business owners in Vernon and Beauregard Parishes.

Our local newspapers, the Beauregard Daily News, and the Leesville Daily Leader have joined forces to create The Best of the Parishes, a local “best of” resources for our communities.

We are honored to be in the Top 5 in several categories! Please continue to vote and show your support for us, and other local businesses in our community. It really makes our heart feel good to know that we are so loved!

If looking for Our businesses, Get Healthy, Java Joe’s Coffee, The Wellness Center & Spa and Stovall Millwork, we have placed in the following categories:

Get Healthy:

Medical Supply
Weight Loss Center
Outdoor Dining
Vegetarian Restaurant

Java Joe’s Coffee DeRidder:

Art Gallery
Concert Venue
Fan Experience-2nd Saturday Live
Event Venue Java Joe’s at Get Healthy

The Wellness Center & Spa at Get Healthy: (spa@gethealthy)

Best Spa/ Medical Spa
Therapeutic Massage

Stovall Millwork, LLC

Home Builder
Home Contractor/Repair/Remodeling

Coming from an old girl from Rosepine married to a hillbilly from West Virginia, I am just awed that so many people cared enough to honor us with their nominations and votes. We are both so very proud, and promise to continue to do our best to make you proud that you chose to support our businesses in this way. Thank you!

Voting for the final round continues until September 28, we would be honored to continue to have your votes. You can follow this link:


A huge congratulations to some of our friends who are also in the Top 5: Megan Moses-Exit Real Estate, Southern Belles Boutique and Tanning, Chunky Monkey-places to play pool, Vintage Girl, Presley’s, Mi Rancho, Cecil’s, Downtown Grounds, Sculpture, Cheri Childress-personal training and yoga, Treasure City, Sweet Thing Bake Shop, Sandy Guynn-Radio Personality, Beauregard Credit, John Welborn III-attorney, Glenda Dean, McKee Agency-Jacob McKee, Dat Truck, Dance Stop, Kerry Anderson, Doug’s A/C, Lateda, Gallery 111, RAD Gallery, Masterpiece Bayou, and Brandon Veterinary Clinic.

I know I have missed some, but please go vote for your favorites, things like this really mean a lot to those of us who give our all to our businesses.