LSU football practice report (Oct. 22): Kardell Thomas practices in full pads

1 day ago The Advocate 0
Another early sign emerged in the recovery of true freshman offensive guard Kardell Thomas, when he practiced in full pads during LSU’s open session of practice Tuesday afternoon. The 6-foot-3, 329-pound Southern Lab graduate was expected to miss the entire season when he injured his ankle and underwent surgery during preseason camp. LSU coach Ed Read More

LSU volleyball team travels to face No. 16 Kentucky

1 day ago The Advocate 0
The LSU volleyball team faces another tough test Wednesday as it travels to No. 16 Kentucky at 7 p.m. in Lexington, Kentucky. The match will air live on SEC Network. The Tigers (10-8, 4-4 SEC) claimed a four-set victory over Alabama on Friday but fell to No. 13 Florida on Sunday in three sets. Kentucky Read More

Video of brawl after Scotlandville football game sparks two investigations

1 day ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – It’s not the score of Scotlandville High’s latest football game that has fans talking. A wild scene was caught on video showing a brawl breaking out. Members of the coaching staff are allegedly involved in the altercation. The video shows a large group gathering on Scotlandville’s side of the football field after Read More

Louisiana coastal advocates press Congress for more offshore energy revenues

1 day ago The Advocate 0
WASHINGTON — Undeterred by government gridlock, representatives from the Gulf Coast descended on the nation’s capital this week to lobby for an ongoing effort to secure more money from offshore oil and gas revenues for coastal projects, including efforts to protect Louisiana’s disappearing coastline. “Our sense of urgency in Louisiana is much different than any other Read More

Hundreds of Entergy customers without power in Bluebonnet-Highland area

1 day ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – Entergy has confirmed that more than 700 customers in the Oak Hills Place near the Bluebonnet-Highland area are without power. The outage has been going on since approximately 4:15 p.m. A crew is currently working to restore power as quickly as possible. So far the cause for the outage is unknown. Read More

America’s Cajun Navy founder booked on charges of theft

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LAFAYETTE – The founder of the America’s Cajun Navy group has been arrested and booked on charges of theft. According to records, John Billiot Jr. was booked Tuesday on an active warrant for felony theft. He was released after posting a $7,500 bond.  Authorites were informed that Billiot started a GoFundMe account to raise money to Read More