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Short time left for golfers, neighbors to choose to invest in The Oaks at Sherwood

The former general manager of The Oaks at Sherwood golf course has an ambitious plan to save it, and is giving himself little time to do so.

Bond set at $125,000 for Lake Charles man accused of theft in Breaux Bridge

A Lake Charles man was slapped with a $125,000 bond for charges related to the theft of an RTV and trailer from a company located in Breaux Bridge.

Unrestrained driver killed in single vehicle crash

On Tuesday, July 16, shortly after 9:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Mitchell Road and LA 1075 approximately 3 miles south of the city limits of Bogalusa, L

LSU football takes turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday morning in Hoover

LSU head football coach Les Miles, quarterback Zach Mettenberger, safety Craig Loston and wide receiver Jarvis Landry will meet over 1,200 members of the media on Thursday morning as the Tigers participate in 2013 Southeastern Conference Footba

Lafayette man arrested for soliciting runaway teen into prostitution

A 39-year-old man was arrested for allegedly housing a runaway teen and enticing her into prostitution.

Burglar buries more than $116,000 in cash, jewelry in his backyard

A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly confessed to stealing more than $116,000 in money and jewelry from his employer. He buried the stolen property in the ground behind the shed in his backyard.

20-year-old turns himself in to BRPD for hit-and-run that killed a female pedestrian

A 20-year-old man turned himself in to police for causing a hit-and-run crash that killed a 47-year-old woman. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Devante Pugh of Baker turned himself in on Monday, July 15.

Zachary Police arrest teens accused of robbing Craigslist ad answerers

Zachary Police officers arrested three teens after they robbed a couple who answered a Craigslist ad.

New Orleans memorial for Terrilynn Monette scheduled, scholarship fund established

The New Orleans memorial service for Terrilynn Monette has been scheduled for Saturday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. It will be held at the Franklin Avenue Church.

New Roads residents thrilled with eocnomic progress the city is making

The city of New Roads has a lot of celebrating to do because two huge projects are finally opening to the public!