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  • UL Lafayette Honors Charles "Peanut" Tillman Play Video

    November 23, 2014 12:47 AM

    While the Cajuns might not have cheered the score at the end of the game, they had plenty to be excited about during halftime. A former Cajun all-star and 2014 Walter Payton "Man of the Year" honored for his efforts on, and off the field. Charles "Peanut" Tillman, who now... more »
  • Vallot wins Mr. Baseball honors in Louisiana

    June 15, 2014 4:07 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Entering his final year of high school baseball, Chase Vallot's goals were quite simple and from the looks of what St. Thomas More was returning from the 2013 state runner-up team, very attainable. Vallot merely wanted to cap his high school career by winning the Class... more »
  • Marker honors role of county in 1812 war

    April 20, 2014 2:10 PM

    HOLMESVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Historical Society president Malcolm Allen unveiled this week a historical marker at the old courthouse in Holmesville commemorating Pike County's role in the War of 1812. The Enterprise-Journal reports Allen says the county's role in the war began with British interference in U.S. maritime trade and... more »
  • Polish academy honors LSUHSC researcher

    November 11, 2013 9:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dr. Nicolas Bazan has been awarded the Professor Miroslaw M. Mossakowski Medal by the Polish Academy of Sciences. Bazan is Boyd Professor and director of the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence. Named for the neuropathologist who helped found the medial research... more »
  • Bike ride honors Calcasieu fatal accident victim

    July 16, 2012 11:13 AM

    MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish bicycle riders gathered for a memorial ride after a weekend accident killed a Moss Bluff physician. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials say Dr. Mario Beltran, was riding his bicycle early Saturday when a pickup truck struck him from behind. Charges against the driver were... more »
  • Church Point Veteran Denied Military Honors

    August 16, 2011 7:27 PM

    Lechia Arcenaux said as a proud veteran, her father Herman Guidry's last wish was to have military honors at his funeral. A request which was denied by the commander at the Churchpoint American Legion Post. Arcenaux said, "the first thing we wanted to know was why we were denied."... more »
  • SEC Honors Jefferson, Franklin, Jasper

    November 22, 2010 12:25 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson and Arkansas linebacker Jerry Franklin are the Southeastern Conference offensive and defensive players of the week. Jefferson passed for a career-high 254 yards and accounted for two touchdowns in a win over Mississippi. Franklin had a career-best 20 tackles in Arkansas' double-overtime... more »
  • Holder honors first black La. high court justice

    November 11, 2010 10:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The nation's first black attorney general has visited New Orleans to pay tribute to the Louisiana Supreme Court's first black justice. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke Thursday at Dillard University's dedication of a mock trial center named after Justice Revius Ortique Jr., who died in 2008... more »
  • Brazil honors 'Girl from Ipanema' writer

    August 16, 2010 9:47 PM

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Brazil has posthumously given the rank of ambassador to a poet and songwriter who penned the famous Bossa Nova anthem, "Girl from Ipanema." The Foreign Ministry bestowed the honor on Vinicius de Moraes, a one-time diplomat who was the poetic force behind Bossa Nova in the... more »
  • Memorial at Hospital Honors Organ Donors

    July 4, 2010 3:30 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Brett Fuqua died nearly two years ago. But in some ways he lives on, and not just in the hearts of friends and family. Fuqua's was one of 12 pictures unveiled last Monday at the dedication of the "Wall of Life" at Christus St. Frances Cabrini... more »
  • LA Makes Short List In Nationwide Education Honors

    March 4, 2010 4:22 PM

    Baton Rouge, La. - Louisiana is among the finalists for the first round of the federal $4.35 billion Race to the Top (R2T) grant program. The list of states, released by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) today, identifies 16 finalists from the initial pool of 41 applicants. The competitive... more »

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