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  1. The 40 most influential musicians from LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 21 | The Times-Picayune

    In a place like Louisiana where the creation of music is as much a part of the fiber of how we celebrate as how we mourn, deciding who among the constellation of musical artists has had the most impact is not an easy decision. Even though they might span multiple genres, decades and tastes, we know they won't satisfy everyone.


  2. Louisiana Legend' documentary specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 |

    A year after his death made headlines around the world, Paul Prudhomme -- the iconic Louisiana chef credited with bringing Cajun and Creole cuisine to the tables of America -- is returning to the airwaves one more time. New Orleans PBS station WYES-TV, where Prudhomme for years shared his recipes with television audiences, announced this week that it will celebrate his life and contributions to local culture with "Paul Prudhomme: Louisiana Legend," a 45-minute documentary special set to premiere Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. That date is exactly one year to the day of Prudhomme's 2015 death at age 75 .


  3. 5 Labor Day weekend festivals in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    The Village People and Tank and the Bangas are just two of the bands playing at this fest that celebrates Louisiana seafood at City Park. Tickets can be purchased online here.


  4. Several New Orleans-area residents receive Gov. John Bel Edwards' appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards recently announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions and several New Orleans area people are represented. Here are a list of the boards and commissions and all who were appointed and reappointed.


  5. Search for black Trump supporters brings a writer to LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 |

    Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump flash two thumbs up as he introduces his wife Melania during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. Luna Malbroux, an Opelousas native writing for wanted to write about the curiosity that is the black Donald Trump supporter and found one of the Republican candidate's more vocal black supporters in her hometown.


  6. Arson destroys Civil War governor's mansion in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 |

    Arson destroyed an antebellum plantation house that served as the governor's mansion for nine months during the Civil War and damaged a museum less than a mile away on Thursday, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office said. The Old Governor's Mansion burned to the ground, but the fire at the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum apparently burned out fairly quickly, said Brant Thompson, chief deputy for the fire marshal's office.


  7. Elbert Guillory says he has the 'coconuts' for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    State Sen. Elbert Guillory of Opelousas, switched political parties on Friday, May 31, 2013, becoming the first black state senator since Reconstruction. Guillory made the announcement at the @large conference, an event aimed at attracting black conservatives to the GOP.


  8. Suit seeks refunds for Lafayette utility customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 |

    A class-action lawsuit is seeking what could be more than $400 million in refunds for thousands of current and former customers of a government-owned utility system in Lafayette. The suit, filed this week in state court, centers on annual payments that the Lafayette Utilities System makes to the city to support city services.


  9. Success after football: LSU Running Backs RoundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Former LSU running back Charles Alexander's love of eating and dabbling in the kitchen led him to start his own spice business. was presented to me, it was something that no one in my family had done.


  10. At hidden CK's Hot Shoppe in Central City, discover tasty Filipino fareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    In the Philippines, Crispin Pasia said, he would use pig brains to make his sisig creamy. At CK's Hot Shoppe, for this satisfying mix of cubed pork belly and tofu topped with a raw egg, he uses mayonnaise. 1 comment

  11. Flooding reported in Acadiana; I-49 might close, newspaper saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Strong thunderstorms in Acadiana on Sunday morning have caused flooding in some areas, and there are reports that State Police are working to shut down Interstate 49 between Opelousas and I-10 because of high water, The Advertiser newspaper in Lafayette reported. Several vehicles have been submerged, and rescue efforts are underway, the newspaper reported.


  12. Top 2017 DT Marvin Wilson's relatives pitch LSU to him 'all the time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    The top defensive lineman in the class of 2017's athleticism, technique and general dominance against the competition Sunday earned him an invite to the prestigious camp in Oregon this summer. But it was the work ethic, drive and motor he showed that had coaches, parents and media talking about him at the camp.


  13. Hola Nola expands its products, with Creole-flavored chips, a variety of salsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    Hola Nola expands its offerings with Creole-flavored, crunch corn ships and a variety of salsa. When I picked up Hola Nola's Louisiana-made tortilla chips on the snack aisle, there were things I didn't understand about the package.


  14. The story behind St. Catherine of Siena's Old Metairie fish fryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    This year marks the 90th anniversary of St. Catherine of Siena opening its church in Old Metairie. The church and school has plans for a year-long celebration commemorating the establishment of the Parish, which will be celebrated in conjunction with St. Francis of Xavier, a congregation that opened its first church the same year.


  15. 'Cajun John Wayne' quits Sheriff's Office job, TV site saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 |

    Capt. Clay Higgins, who was dubbed the "Cajun John Wayne" for his colorful crime-fighting videos for the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, resigned his job Monday morning , KATC television said . Higgins sported a cowboy hat as he announced his resignation on the steps of the courthouse in Opelousas, saying he decided on his own volition to quit.


  16. Lafayette man killed in overturned vehicle on U.S. 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Louisiana State Police are investigating a Terrebonne Parish crash that killed a 39-year-old Lafayette man Monday afternoon. Louisiana State Police are investigating a Terrebonne Parish crash that killed a 39-year-old Lafayette man Monday afternoon.


  17. Zydeco dance hall Slim's Y-Ki-Ki to close after 69 years, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Melvin Smith and Rozyland Blanchard dance to music by The Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band during Sunday Cajun Fais Do Do: Tipitina's weekly Cajun dance party on Sunday January 13, 2013. Smith said he's been dancing for years.


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