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Southern, Banks agree in principle to new contract

Southern University has announced the school reached a deal to extend the contract of men's head basketball coach Roman Banks. In 2012, Banks led the team to the NCAA tournament and the SWAC championship.

CAPTURED: Lafayette’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania

 Officials have confirmed that a Louisiana fugitive was arrested in Pennsylvania this afternoon.

Earl K Long Hospital closes but 24 hour Urgent Care Center opens

Less than a day after Earl K. Long shut its doors, a new urgent care clinic has opened a few blocks away. Fred West heard the news a few months back that his main resource for care was shutting down.

Roger Cador appears on ESPN's Sportscenter

 

Ascension Parish Recycling Road show four-month numbers released

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Wednesday 13.7 tons of recyclable materials were collected during the first four months of this year’s Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show.

Local NFL Player Receives Proclamation

Former LSU standout and NFL veteran Howard Green Jr., received an Ascension Parish proclamation from Parish President Tommy Martinez last week during a visit to the parish administration building.

Pharmacy services guide released to assist elderly citizens, pharmacy services still available

The Division of Administration (DOA) released a list of programs and resources that are available to assist elderly residents with discount pharmacy services.

Teen dies in ATV crash; speeding, no helmet contributing factors

A 16-year-old died over the weekend in an ATV crash. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

Manda expands its meat recall to include additional products

Manda Fine Meat, the East Baton Rouge-based meat company, is expanding its recall.