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USS Kidd Memorial Day Ceremony remembers military

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It was a special day for families of military men and women who died in the line of duty. Their loved ones were recognized for their service Monday at the U.S.S. Kidd Memorial Day Ceremony.

LSU honors fallen soldiers

At LSU, a memorial service paid tribute to some of the school's fallen heroes, former students who died in the line of duty.

St. Martin Parish residents able to return home

ST. MARTIN PARISH (FOX44) - This Memorial Day some residents in St. Martin Parish spent the holiday moving. That's because areas south of the Butte La Rose and Happy Town area had their mandatory evacuation order lifted.

Jambalaya Festival 2011

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - This weekend was 44th Annual Jambalaya festival in Gonzales. This city of 9700 swells to over 25,000 each year at this time from folks pouring in all over the country, and Europe.

American Legion defines Memorial Day

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Former soldiers at the American Legion Post 38 in Baton Rouge paused to remember the true meaning of memorial day weekend.

Fans rocking out before Bayou Country Superfest

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - At Tiger Stadium this Saturday morning, folks were grooving to get ready for the Superfest this afternoon.

Central Residents come face to face with huge hog

CENTRAL, LA (FOX44) - Residents in the Plantation Way Subdivision found a hog uprooting their shrubs and flower bushes. One resident woke up Friday morning and saw this hog in her yard, so she called the authorities.

Grandaughter says Dot Street fire is suspicious

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) - — Baton Rouge firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire tonight.

3D cake making debut at Jambalaya Festival

Gonzales, La (FOX44) — There’s something a little different at this year’s Jambalaya Festival. For the first time in the event’s history, there will be a 3-D cake with, of course, a Jambalaya theme.

Jambalaya Fest returns to Gonzales

Gonzales, La (FOX44) — -If you smell something delicious from Ascension Parish, it’s most likely the aroma from more than 100 Jambalaya pots.