The head coach of a college baseball team is about to participate in a conference tournament, play in the tournament and try to win a bunch of games over three or four days. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana" we talk with Ragin' Cajuns head man Tony Robichaux.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The 23rd annual International Police Mountain Bike Association Conference is being held at the Baton Rouge River Center through Saturday. Baton Rouge police spokesman Don Kelley says more than 200 instructors from more than 15 states, Canada and Australia are attending training classes and workshops... more »
NEW DELHI (AP) - Naomi Campbell is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the birthday of her boyfriend, Russian billionaire Vladimir Doronin, in the palaces of western India. The supermodel's spokeswoman, Debi Zornes, says the celebration of Doronin's 50th birthday kicked off in the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort in... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Book lovers will get the opportunity to hear from and speak with authors on Saturday at the annual Louisiana Book Festival. The celebration of reading and writing, held in downtown Baton Rouge around the state Capitol, runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event... more »
OAK RIDGE, La. (AP) - Artisans and craftsmen will be making leather items, painting in watercolors and working wood during Community Day at Starr Homeplace in Oak Ridge. There is farm equipment scattered throughout the property, an old barn and a working blacksmith shop. The Times reports that owner Joe... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Students from New Orleans area high schools who hope to work in journalism are getting a chance to learn and compete this weekend at Loyola University. Loyola is hosting the Tom Bell Silver Scribe Competition, which is sponsored by the university and the Press Club of... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Xavier University in New Orleans welcomes public- and private-sector visitors to campus next week to provide students with advice on how to succeed after college. The guests will take part in the annual Youth Motivation Task Force-Black Executive Exchange Program Sunday through Tuesday. The team of... more »