Every spring we lay down our newspapers, put our pots on the fire, and throw in the crawfish and corn for a Louisiana crawfish boil. Well now, a local skate shop has used all that to inspire something you might not expect.
Port Allen City Council adopted an ordinance Wednesday night that will force all future hired police officers to reimburse the city on all funding spent to train and outfit them if they leave the department within two years.
Police are charging Demond Bessie, 23, with for the shooting death of a man on Cate Avenue.
Ljean Mckneely, a BRPD spokesperson, says DNA evidence has linked Bessie to the death of Major Brown, 29, back on July 9, 2014.
LA 1027 (Burgess Avenue) is closed to traffic in both directions from Glascock Street to King Street in Walker due to a fallen tree.
Traffic is not passing through and is advised to use an alternate route.
LSU had its first workout in the newly expanded Tiger Stadium on Wednesday as the 13th-ranked Tigers held an abbreviated scrimmage in what was the team’s first visit to the venue since reporting to camp.
Hundreds of people in Watson are waiting for an answer that could change the fate of their neighborhood. A strip mining operation could be in their backyards, but they aren't letting this happen without a fight.