New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister will be the first of three standout local athletes to be inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday, August 8 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to claim the 200 individual medley.
The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Friday officially opening Tsunami at Cypress Bayou Casino. With locations in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Tsunami hours are 4-11 p.m. Friday through Saturday and 4-10 p.m. Thursday. They will also be open during certain special events and concerts.

Firefighters learn new skills during training at LSU-Eunice

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial.

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New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister will be the first of three standout local athletes to be inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday, Au

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Mr. and Mrs. Brennan Flick
--Chris Deville Photo

Rip Van Winkle Gardens on Jefferson Island was the setting when Courtney Mary-Frances Langley and Brennan Michael Flick were united in matrimony on May 30. The Rev.

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Lawrence L. Blackburn, 37, a resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 201, in Baton Rouge.

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