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Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for injured Tulane football player

Mardi Gras World, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Texas Brine reached top of brine cavern preparing to begin testing

At 8:05 p.m. Saturday evening, the drilling of the Observation Well reached and penetrated plugged brine cavern #3. Drilling continued into the cavern where neither gas pressure nor brine pressure was initially observed.

DSNAP locations open this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish

People living in East Baton Rouge Parish who were effected by Hurricane Isaac can get a little help covering groceries starting Monday.

Driver dies in single-car crash, impairment suspected

Shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, a Greensburg resident was involved in a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 43 approximately half a mile north of LA 10 in St. Helena Parish.

The Advocate begins printing daily in New Orleans

This week, The Advocate newspapers are free as they encourage people to test them out and subscribe.

DSNAP applicants say the process is more efficient, better organized this time around

Thousands in East Baton Rouge Parish are still trying to get back on their feet after spending days on end with out power as a result of hurricane Isaac.

Bayou Corne community waits for answers, workers continue testing cavern

Texas Brine Company says crews are working on using sonar equipment to investigate a brine cavern in Assumption Parish. Workers reached the top of the cavern over the weekend and later found increased pressure.

Early morning fire causes massive damage to Baker home

An early morning fire caused $150,000 worth of damage to a home in Baker on Monday, Sept. 24.

Texas Brine reached top of brine cavern preparing to begin testing

At 8:05 p.m. Saturday evening, the drilling of the Observation Well reached and penetrated plugged brine cavern #3. Drilling continued into the cavern where neither gas pressure nor brine pressure was initially observed.

DSNAP locations open Monday in East Baton Rouge Parish

People living in East Baton Rouge Parish who were effected by Hurricane Isaac can get a little help covering groceries starting Monday.