2 hrs ago
State Sen. Elbert Guillory sat down with KLFY's Darren Robert to announce that he will be running for lieutenant governor of Louisiana in 2015.
6 hrs ago
Highway department unveils concepts for traffic-choked La. 1088 near Mandeville
Citizens look at state highway department maps showing three different proposals for improving traffic flow and safety on Louisiana 1088 near Mandeville on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
9 hrs ago
Abney Elementary students establish a Random Acts of Kindness Club: Musings by Marilou
Christmas is a time when many of us put an emphasis on giving to otherssometimes even to those we do not know.
15 hrs ago
Crest Industries Expanding Its Louisiana Presence
The company, along with Gov. Bobby Jindal and LED Secretary Stephen Moret, announced Tuesday it will build a $15 million galvanizing plant in the southern part of the parish to serve customers in the electric utility and petrochemical industries.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Judge tosses some charges in BP supervisors' case
A federal judge agreed Tuesday to dismiss some of the manslaughter charges against two BP supervisors in the deaths of 11 workers when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Tulane scholar raises funds for New Orleans hip-hop archive, to be housed at Amistad Research Center
DJ Jubilee collaborates with the Big Easy Bounce Band for the first ever acoustic bounce performance at Preservation Hall.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
OPP re-entry program gives new hope to inmates ready to face life outside prison
The Southeast Regional Re-entry Program, a 60-day set of classes administered through the Orleans Parish Sheriff's office that helps inmates learn how to apply for jobs, manage money, deal with anger issues, and get ready for life outside prison, is giving inmates hope before leaving prison, several graduates said.
Pearl Harbor memories still strong for Metairie veteran after 72 years
Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Templet, 93, of Metairie, was a 21-year-old Navy radioman third class stationed at Ford Island on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese Navy launched its attack that thrust the United States into World War II.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
LSU Health center to focus on cardiovascular diseases
A new center at LSU Health Shreveport will help people who suffer strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
PAR: Campaign finances rules should be more clear
There needs to be more "clarity" about acceptable uses of campaign dollars to help candidates comply with the law, the head of the Public Affairs Research Council said Wednesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Town Talk
Critics say Common Core is educational folly
WASHINGTON -- Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Analysis: No plan for shrinking $12B road backlog
It's been a process taking longer than it should have, but now we are down to the final stages and... Yes, the poorest of the poor in India need us.
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Megan Hebert & Daniel Schreckenbach
The Rev. Richard Dickerson of Nashville, Tenn. and the Rev. Richard Humphries of Lafayette officiated.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Defendants in BP oil spill say Justice Department scapegoating them
Kurt Mix did not cause the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. He cannot be blamed for the explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon, the corporate recklessness that created it, or the 11 lives lost and 4.2 million barrels of oil poured into the sea.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Thanksgiving dressing with P & J oysters: A New Orleans tradition, revised
DAVID GRUNFELD / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Robert Batiste, a 32 year employee of P & J Oyster Company in New Orleans, packs fresh oysters into gallon containers in 2011.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
'Black Thursday' lines mark holiday shopping season
Throughout the afternoon Thursday crowds built at Best Buy and Wal-Mart, readying for the launch of the holiday sales frenzy as Black Friday morphed into Black Thursday in Baton Rouge.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
'Yuletide Celebration' heralded by Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
James William Boyd, center, Chief Executive Officer of the Louisiana Phlharmonic Orchestra, recently addressed the Rotary Club of Slidell Northshore, inviting them to make plans to attend the LPO's Dec. 8 'Yuletide Celebration' at the Slidell Municipal Auditorium.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Morgan City Daily Arrest Report
She was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated.