Entertainment

‘Swamp People’ star causes crash that shuts off power for several hours

Troy “T-Roy” Broussard, one of the stars of the hit reality show “Swamp People,” caused a major crash in downtown Shreveport this morning. The damage included a power outage that lasted for several hours.

Former ‘Bachelor’ contestant dies at age 29 in New Orleans

Former “Bachelor” contestant Gia Allemand, 29, died following an apparent suicide attempt, according to CNN. She was treated at the University Hospital in New Orleans.

Louisiana’s First Lady receives nod from "Vanity Fair" magazine on Best Dressed list

Louisiana’s First Lady earned top honors for her sense of style and her husband turned to social media to express his approval.

Natchez artist featured at Miss. Craft Show

Natchez artist Carolyn Weir of Skysetter Designs will feature later this month at the Mississippi Craft Show at the Trademart in Jackson.

LSU Museum of Art to present 'Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New and Strange' exhibit starting today

Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson’s unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is Ne

Popular syndicated radio host Kidd Kraddick dies at charity event in New Orleans

Beloved syndicated radio host David "Kidd" Kraddick, 53, died from cardiac disease, says the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office in Louisiana.

Alexandria Zoo selling T-shirts for new jaguar exhibit

As part of the new "land of the Jaguar" exhibit at the Alexandria Zoo opening on September 28, they are selling T-shirts to commerorate the occasion.

Golden Nugget casino set to open in Lake Charles

The Golden Nugget is coming to Louisiana. The property, which is the last to acquire a gaming license from Louisiana, is expected to open next year. 

More performers confirmed for 2013 Voodoo Fest lineup

More performers have been added to mark the 15th anniversary of Voodoo Fest. Formally known as the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, the festival will be held Nov. 1-3 in New Orleans' City Park.