Bayou Classic continues to grow in scope and popularity

The 2012 Bayou Classic pitting the Southern University Jaguars against the Grambling State University Tigers officially kicks off Tuesday with a press conference showcasing the

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Drunk driver kills 7, family wants justice

By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer In Slaughter, Louisiana, people are up in arms about the handling of a case of vehicular homicide that left

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Parishes fault Coast Guard for slow removal of BP oil
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer BP oil and other material that washed ashore in Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard and neighboring parishes in Hurricane Isaac are settling into wetlands and even shutting ...
Invasive Gulf tiger shrimp could creep into local markets
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Trawlers in the Gulf are catching Asian tiger shrimp this fall but in numbers that are too small to enter marketing channels. Local vendors and restauranteurs say ...
Ole Miss elects Black homecoming queen
More than 50 years after a courageous young man named James Meredith crossed the color line to become the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi in ...
Temporary housing planned for two parishes after Isaac
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Homeowners in Plaquemines and St. John the Baptist parishes, hammered by Isaac in late August are eligible for temporary housing, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said last ...
Disaster assistance for hurricane survivors tops $10M
BATON ROUGE, La. - Just one week since the Aug. 29 major disaster declaration for Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana, more than $10 million in state and federal disaster assistance ...
Preventing the predictable
It’s been a tragic and trying week for Southeast Louisiana and the rest of the Gulf Coast as Hurricane Isaac unleashed days of torrential rains, heavy force winds and flooding. ...
Questions from the storm
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor It’s Friday, August 31, 2012. The sun is shining, birds are chirping away and it looks like another golden day in the city that ...
Kennedy ready to assist local governments in expediting recovery funding
The Louisiana Department of the Treasury and the State Bond Commission are offering financial assistance to local governments hoping to jump-start recovery from the impact of Hurricane Isaac this past ...

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