Two arrested at Bayou Bridge Pipeline after heat deters protest

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IBERVILLE PARISH – It’s hard to beat the heat, and two people protesting against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline learned that the hard way Saturday morning. According to Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi, the pair drove and parked a vehicle off of LA 404, near the construction site of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, in an attempt Read More

Southwest Louisiana looking at bicycle-sharing programs

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File Image: CNN SULPHUR, La. (AP) – Southwest Louisiana officials are looking at bike-sharing. Bike-sharing programs use computers and GPS to track bicycles, rented through a smartphone app by the hour or half-hour. Baton Rouge and St. Tammany Parish are investigating whether to start such programs. New Orleans has one with about 400 bicycles. Calcasieu Read More

LSU running back battle a mystery heading into fall camp

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BATON ROUGE, LA – With SEC Media Days now just 48 hours away, the LSU Tiger will undoubtedly have to address the concern at the tailback position. For the first time since 2010, LSU is without either of its top two running backs from the previous season. Former U-High Cub Nick Brossette has patently awaited Read More

Work on Bluff Road overpass right on schedule, officials say

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ASCENSION PARISH – Work is moving along on the Bluff Road overpass. The work has shut down all traffic on the heavily-traveled bridge.Larry Bowman lives in the Manchac Place Subdivision, right next to Bluff road. “It’s really been congested right now because of that bridge,” he said. “I had to go another direction. I didn’t Read More

Sports2-a-Days Preview: Brusly Panthers

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BATON ROUGE, LA – After missing the 3A playoffs for the first time since 2010, the Brusly Panthers enter 2018 with 12 returning starters including quarterback Nick Penell who seems poised for a breakout season.  With a year of growing pains now in the rear view, head coach Hoff Schooler is hoping year two at the helm produces Read More

10 hurt when buggy flips in French Quarter

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Photo: WWL NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A buggy carrying 10 people flipped over in New Orleans’ French Quarter, leaving one woman with moderate injuries when her leg became caught underneath. Local news outlets report the mule pulling the buggy ran away when it became detached from the carriage, but was found a few blocks away Read More

New Orleans doesn’t have to return $2B in Katrina grants

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Congressman Cedric Richmond says New Orleans can keep $2 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency grants approved to fix sewers and water pipes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A Department of Homeland Security audit last July said FEMA should take back the money. It said the pipes were in bad shape before Read More

Central mayor looking to bring more business into the city

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CENTRAL – Mayor Jr. Shelton writes to Central residents on a weekly basis on Facebook, updating them on the whatever is happening in the city. This week, he decided to tackle the ongoing conversation of how the city is “growing” and any misunderstandings. “There’s a misconception that we have lots of development going on in Read More