Friday Jul 18
Louisiana Teacher of the Year Carla Jackson: Finding the spark in each student
Bains Elementary 3rd-grade teacher Carla Jackson hugs her husband, John, after being named Louisiana's Teacher of the Year.
Volunteer column for July 18, 2014
Helen Whitfield and Peggy Casanova, 635-2301: Volunteers are needed to help pick up food from the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank on the third Tuesday of the month and deliver to the Happi Llandiers' St. Francisville location.
St. Francisville teacher named Louisianaa s teacher of the year
A West Feliciana Parish elementary teacher took top honors as Louisiana's teacher of the year at an awards ceremony for outstanding educators Saturday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.
Senate leader suggests highway funding fixes
The chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee said Wednesday that the state should consider a wide range of short-term steps to ease Louisiana's road funding woes.
Empire produces latest 8-plus-pound speckled trout
Greer, 50, was camped out on the Empire Jetty Sunday afternoon just as the tide began to rise after falling all day.
Foundation for Historical La. to present awards
Vincent Caire Sr., of LaPlace, as an author, historian and advocate for the restoration of the Art Deco Shushan Airport, now Lakefront Airport in New Orleans; Nancy Vinci, of St. Francisville, a preservation champion for the architectural treasures of "Audubon Country" and the historic district of St. Francisville, especially the restoration of the ... (more)
Man finds skeletal remains while brush-hogging
A man whacking overgrown grass stumbled upon the skeletal remains of an unidentified person near the Old Ferry Landing in St. Francisville over the weekend.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Skeletal remains found near old St. Francisville ferry landing
Erin Foster, Public Information Officer for the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office, said the remains were found around 1 p.m. in an overgrown area off of Ferdinand Street.
Cheesecake-stuffed snowball at Slick and Shorty's served by a movie star?
When ordering a cheesecake stuffed snowball at Slick and Shorty's on West Metairie Avenue , I recommend you select the tartest syrup available: blackberry, wild cherry, green apple ... something like that.
Regional states fire depts. tribes share $1.69M
DENTON, TEXAS >> Fire departments and a Tribal Nation in five states - Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas - have been awarded more than $1.69 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency .
1st Circuit refuses to reconsider life sentence for killer of 8-year-old Clinton boy
An appeals court cited the "atrocity" of his June 2010 crime in rejecting Trevor Reese's argument that a sentence of life in prison without parole was too harsh a penalty for the throat-slashing death of an 8-year-old boy on a recreation trail in The Bluffs on Thompson Creek in St. Francisville.