BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Veteran Democratic political strategist and commentator Donna Brazile makes no secret of her pride in being a Louisiana native and LSU graduate. Now a piece of her personal history has returned to her home state with the recent donation of her papers to the LSU... more »
A Lafayette mother is praising the efforts of one of her son's classmates during the tough times she's been facing.
A truck hit Tamara Boudreaux's son, Dayon, a week ago today as he walked down the street. The driver took off, and Dayon remains in intensive care. When Dayon's... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Frank's Casing Crew and Rental Tools Inc. has donated more than $2.8 million to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's College of Engineering. Donald Mosing's donation will create a $1 million endowed chair in mechanical engineering, a computer-aided design laboratory and a student career development program.... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - The maker of the "Glee" DVDs is donating $1 million to school arts programs across the country. Twentieth Century Fox Entertainment announced the donation Friday, saying it will work with the National Association for Music Education to get the money to schools. The company says 73... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The original Kermit the Frog, his body created with an old dull-green coat and his ABOUT THE MAGNITUong balls, has returned home to the nation's capital, where the puppet got his start. The first Kermit creation from Jim Henson's Muppet's collection appeared in 1955 on the early... more »
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The traditional wedding vow line "in sickness and in health" has never been as true as it was for a New Iberia man who showed there are no boundaries when it comes to love. Brodie Dressel, 27, donated one of his kidneys in November to... more »
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. DC 6048, of Opelousas, LA, awarded the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office with a community grant for $1000. This money was used to purchase Christmas presents for families in need in St. Landry Parish.
The presents will be distributed by Sheriff Bobby J.Guidroz, Santa Clause and... more »