Saturday Jul 19
Dining Out for Life calls on New Orleanians to make a date to make a difference
Dining out - a pastime and tradition to New Orleanians - became much more than that on Thursday, July 17. That was the date for the annual Dining Out for Life , when restaurants in the New Orleans area donate up to 25 percent of proceeds of lunch or dinner to the NO/AIDS Task Force .
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Town Talk
Music and art on tap this weekend in Central Louisiana
Weekend entertainment is plentiful in Cenla. There's a festival in Natchitoches, a theater production in Alexandria and a little live local music Thursday to get things started.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Around Baton Rouge for July 17, 2014
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD: 5 p.m., EBR School Board Central Office, 1050 S. Foster Drive.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Town Talk
19 years after fatal crash, Donaldsonville man ordered to prison
A three-judge state appeals court panel has ordered a Donaldsonville man to serve his original two-year prison sentence from a July 1995 negligent homicide conviction in Ascension Parish.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Louisiana's coast gets new advocates for restoration: Editorial
There is arguably no more vital issue across South Louisiana than replenishing our state's eroding coastline.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Patricia Gannon: Mana s best friend? Ita s barbecue
Barbecue is not society fare, but it's getting there. Its devotees endlessly debate the merits of low 'n' slow, fundamentals and simplicity, discussing origins like appellations in a manner that would put a sommelier to shame.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Weapons, bulletproof vests go missing from Louisiana Department of Corrections
About a dozen guns and 40 bulletproof vests went missing from the Department of Public Safety and Corrections over a three year period.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
4-H'ers learn about video production, careers
It's a phrase typically heard on movie sets in Hollywood. But "Lights, Camera, Action!" was the title of a 4-H University program that gives young people a chance to expand their digital literacy skills by shooting and editing their own videos.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Smiley: Why we a oefledgea
"When Barbara questioned her about this, Carrie fiercely declared that a 'fledge' was a very serious promise, and that since she didn't understand one word of what was being said, she wasn't going to be 'fledging.'
Wed Jul 02, 2014
State pension boards approve change
Louisiana's two largest statewide retirement systems took a step that could reduce their long-term debts and ultimately lower the costs paid for state government retirements.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Steve Prator swears in Caddo Parish Office of Homeland Security staff
The newly formed Caddo Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness opens its doors today, and the first order of business was making its staff official.
State: Speed still major factor in highway deaths
Increased seatbelt use and cuts in impaired driving have helped reduce the number of people killed in crashes in Louisiana and across the nation, but state officials say less progress has been made in reducing speeding, another major factor in those deaths.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Dr. Myra Kleinpeter honored at 24th annual 'Le Gala de la Bonne Vie'
With 12 celebrity chefs on hand to make their signature dishes or create something new, it truly was " Le Gala de la Bonne Vie."