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  1. Allison B. 'Big Randy' Randolph IV, business and civic leader, dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    Allison Bernard "Big Randy" Randolph III, a businessman and civic activist who was an executive in one of the first minority-owned oil-services companies in the nation, died Friday at his home of a tear in the wall of his aorta. He was 70. A native of Stamford, Conn., who moved to New Orleans in his childhood, Mr. Randolph was vice president of RAN-DER Industries, an oil-field service company that his father owned.


  2. New Orleans traffic is bad, but Baton Rouge, other cities worse, readers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 |

    New Orleans traffic congestion is caused by inconsiderate drivers and poor highway design and poor timing of signal lights, readers say. , and I was able to jerk my car out of the way was I not killed.


  3. High Mississippi, Atchafalaya rivers pouring sediment into Louisiana wetlands, lakes, GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 |

    Reddish-brown sediment carried by the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers can be seen entering Lakes Pontchartrain, Maurepas and Borgne. The most sediment is seen exiting the Mississippi in Plaquemines Parish and the Atchafalaya below and west of Morgan City.


  4. Sisters allegedly caught operating mobile meth lab when vehicle catches fire on Morgan City highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 |

    Jewel Ross of Amelia was arrested by Morgan City Police Department for allegedly operating a mobile meth lab that caught fire early on Monday, March 23, 2015. Her sister, Pearl Ross, was hospitalized for severe burns received in the fire.


  5. 'Good Samaritan' vessel rescues 4 from Gulf of Mexico crew boat fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 |

    A rendering of the U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter Sentinel class, designed and built by Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport. The next-generation fast response cutter is a replacement for the Coast Guard Island class cutters that Bollinger built almost a quarter century ago.


  6. Ben Franklin's Olivier Dejoie gives Ben Franklin a 4-3 overtime win at St. MichaelRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Ben Franklin had blown one-goal leads in both the second half and overtime against St. Michael , but then Olivier Dejoie sent the seventh-seeded Falcons back to the Division II semifinals. Less than a minute before the whistle blew on the second overtime period, Dejoie scored to give Ben Franklin a thrilling 4-3 quarterfinals playoff win over No.


  7. Some parts the Louisiana's coastline are actually growing, NASA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 |

    A NASA article published Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, describes how two deltas formed in the last 30 years around the Atchafalaya Bay near Morgan City provide an exception to Louisiana's rapidly disappearing coastline. Wetlands south and east of New Orleans were photographed July 10. While the Louisiana coastline continues to shrink in some stretches by a football field of wetlands an hour , new land has formed in recent decades in the Atchafalaya Bay, thanks largely to the effects of the Wax Lake Outlet , according to NASA Earth Observatory article .


  8. With river unusually low, sac-a-lait are concentrated in Atchafalaya BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 |

    Chris Macaluso and his father Joe boated 30 slab sac-a-lait during a Sunday trip to the Atchafalaya Basin. The fish are grouped up in canals because the Atchafalaya River is unusually low for this time of year.


  9. Alex Thomas nets a hat trick as Ben Franklin cruises to 6-1 bi-district win over Belle ChasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Ben Franklin forward Alex Thomas recorded a hat trick in the opening 15 minutes as the third-seeded Falcons cruised to a 6-1 bi-district playoff win over No. 30 Belle Chasse at Ben Franklin on Friday.


  10. Jefferson Parish arrest reports, Jan. 30 - Feb. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 |

    Dominic Williams, 20, 2309 Alex Kornman Blvd., Harvey, was arrested at the Sheriff's Office investigations bureau in Harvey and booked with possession of stolen property valued over $1,500. Travis Rome, 20, 2733 Britannica Drive, Marrero, was arrested at home and booked with three counts of possession of manufacturing of marijuana for distribution, drug possession with the intent to distribute, possession of oxycodone, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alprazolam.


  11. ULM men's basketball sitting atop the Sun Belt Conference standings because of defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 |

    Perhaps the biggest surprise of Louisiana college basketball this season has been the play of the University of Louisiana-Monroe. The Warhawks, picked to finish sixth in the league, are on top of the Sun Belt Conference after upsetting rival UL-Lafayette , 57-55, last Saturday at the Cajundome in Lafayette.


  12. Ten Louisiana college basketball players who are having stellar seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    The Tigers have returned to the NCAA Tournament conversation this season and Martin has been one of the keys. The 6-10 sophomore forward from Madison Prep in Baton Rouge leads the Tigers in scoring, averaging 16.8 per game, and is second in rebounding with 8.6 per game.


  13. Delgado, 2 community colleges work to create maritime training center, newspaper saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 |

    Delgado Community College in New Orleans along with Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever and South Central Louisiana Technical College in Morgan City are partnering to create a maritime training program, the Houma Courier reports. ( A maritime training center created under the partnership of three community colleges, including Delgado in New Orleans, is making progress, the Houma Courier reports .


  14. 'Twilight' star Nikki Reed visits Moreauville family who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 |

    'Twilight' star Nikki Reed visited a family in Moreauville Thursday to show her support for a local family who fought to repeal an ordinance that would have separated them from their pet pit bull, Zeus, according to KALB. The family garnered national media attention last month when mother Joanna Armand's plea on Facebook and an online petition to "Save Zeus" went viral on the Internet.


  15. Moreauville's repeal of pit bull ban inspires Morgan City campaign to scrap banRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 |

    James Jones, left, poses with his rottweiler, Ivan, along with Craig Stewart and his rottweiler, Tank, on Dec. 6, 2014, at the Morgan City Santa Paws Parade. A vicious dog ordinance in the city, which a group led by Jones' girlfriend Aimee Monnin are trying to overturn, requires rottweiler to wear muzzles in public.


  16. Number of Louisiana towns have pit bull bans while other states outlaw breed-specific legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    When a young girl from Louisiana lamented on TV and computer screens around the world last month that her village was threatening to take away her pet pit bull , Zeus, the Internet reacted swiftly. Moreauville Mayor Timmy Lemoine and alderman Penn Lemoine received a flood of messages, some hurling insults and calling them names like "Nazi," pleading for them to repeal the small village's vicious dog ban passed in October.


  17. Two killed in separate traffic crashes FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 |

    A 22-year-old Morgan City woman, Tasha Massoletti, died around 9:30 a.m. after her 2003 Ford F-150 crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head on with a Mack truck along Louisiana 662 in Bayou L'Ourse, police said. Both Massoletti and the Mack truck driver, 43-year-old Carlos Gonzales of Welsh, were wearing their seatbelts at the time, police said.


  18. Thomas Jefferson's Dajone Baker named New Orleans area small schools female Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Baker has been one of Thomas Jefferson's top performers all season and the junior led the Jaguars to an upset victory in the first round of the Division III playoffs. The 5-foot-6 outside hitter totaled 14 kills, 19 digs and three assists as No.


  19. Catholic League schools unhappy with power ratings system as LHSAA playoffs loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2012 |

    Rummel , Brother Martin and Jesuit entered Week 10 of the regular season harboring legitimate championship aspirations and it should be noted that those dreams remain very much alive for the Raiders, Crusaders and Blue Jays. The pall that has arisen to shroud the postseason futures of those teams and to a lesser extent those of Holy Cross , St. Augustine , Shaw , St. Paul's and Catholic of Baton Rouge arrived interestingly enough back in the second week of August.


  20. 'The Wonders of Space' presented by Hahnville High BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    Coming to the Hahnville High School's football field each Friday night for home games is an out of this world performance by the HHS marching band. This year, the band conveys the mystery, darkness, beauty, and wonder of space with its halftime show, "The Wonders of Space."


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