Case of two missing children involves deaths and rumors of a cult influence

7 hours ago WBRZ 0
All I want before I go is just to see those children, and especially — and I’m being greedy — especially my boy JJ. My little man,” grandfather Larry Woodcock said Tuesday at a press conference in Idaho announcing a $20,000 reward for information leading to the kids. Wife Kay Woodcock’s brother, Charles Vallow, adopted Read More

Railroad Street closure to affect Sorrento drivers, Monday

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ASCENSION PARISH – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is reminding drivers that Railroad Street in Sorrento will be closed, Monday, Jan 27, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. DOTD says the closure will allow KCS Railroad to safely perform maintenance on the railroad tracks. Read More

Amid serious reading problems, Louisiana ranks 6th in U.S. in embracing new teaching methods

10 hours ago The Advocate 0
Amid alarming reading problems for the state’s youngest students, Louisiana ranks sixth in the nation in adopting scientific methods for instructing prospective teachers how to teach reading, a national report released Monday says.  Nine traditional undergraduate and graduate programs earned an A grade. Programs at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux and the University of New Read More

Why LSU baseball believes it can prevent more stolen bases in 2020 season

15 hours ago The Advocate 0
Nolan Cain stood near the mound inside Alex Box Stadium with a stopwatch throughout fall practice. After pitches during bullpen sessions and simulated games, the LSU assistant coach and recruiting coordinator looked at the screen. He yelled out times.  1.32! 1.12! 1.58!  The Tigers wanted pitches to reach the catcher in 1.35 seconds or less. Read More