BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge middle school where building and safety problems were reported is about to begin classes again. Students from Crestworth Learning Academy this year have been attending classes at Glen Oaks Middle School after reports of problems at Crestworth such as plumbing pulled form... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Returning Sheriff William Earl Hilton has told deputies their jobs are safe. He also introduced former Alexandria police chief Tommy Cicardo as his chief of detectives. That's the job Cicardo held in Alexandria before becoming chief of police. He says he's missed police work since he... more »
In Lafayette approximately 19 members of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are scheduled to return by bus to the 256th Brigade Headquarters armory in Lafayette today!
and in Opelousas approximately 29 members of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are scheduled to return by bus to the D... more »
Another 44 members of the 256th will be returning to Lafayette this morning.
You can welcome home these soldiers this morning at the 256th brigade headquarters armory on Surrey Street.
Both groups of soldiers completed demobilization training at camp Shelby, Mississippi.
The remainder of the brigade will... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Veteran kicker John Carney is returning to the New Orleans Saints. Carney's agent, Jack Mills, confirmed in an e-mail Tuesday to The Associated Press that his client would be signing with his former team. Terms of the contract weren't released. Carney, who is 46, worked out... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Defensive end Bobby McCray is returning to New Orleans only one month after the Saints unexpectedly waived him. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says McCray signed a one-year contract on Thursday, the same day fifth-round draft choice Matt Tennant signed a four-year deal. McCray, a six-year... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is returning to the Gulf region next week to meet with Coast Guard personnel in Mississippi who have been responding to the massive oil spill. Mrs. Obama will also christen a Coast Guard cutter named in honor of Dorothy C. Stratton, the Coast... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is returning to the Gulf Coast for an update on the BP oil spill. The White House says Obama travel next Monday and Tuesday to Mississippi, Alabama and Florida - three states whose shores and economies are being affected by the worst environmental disaster... more »
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - More than 160 soldiers of Louisiana National Guard's 1083rd Transportation Company are scheduled to return home Saturday after a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Staff Sgt. Denis Ricou says friends and family will welcome the troops home Saturday night as they arrive at... more »