Local bull rider survives life-threatening injuries, promises to ride again

Jeffrey Ramagos is shrugging off life-threatening injuries, almost the same way a bull shrugged him off three weeks ago. Ramagos, 21, is already in his 4th season as a pro, with several victories to his name.

La. Lt. Gov. Dardenne, tourism partners launch U.S. Gulf Coast States Geotourism Mapguide and Website

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, the Louisiana Office of Tourism, National Geographic and the U.S.

KKK recruitment flyers distributed in Eunice, La. neighborhoods

Someone is passing out hateful flyers in the Acadiana area, telling Eunice residents the KKK is "awake." This flier was passed out in one predominantly black neighborhood over the weekend.

Saints agree to terms with quarterback Luke McCown

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with quarterback Luke McCown on a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

FOX announces additional Spring and Summer premiere dates

FOX is announcing additional spring and summer premiere dates for 2014.

Pennington researches effects of exercise on blood sugar; seeks African American men to participate

Pennington Biomedical Research Center is recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial to examine how exercise affects the body's ability to regulate blood sugar in African American men.

Natural resources ranked as highest economic growth opportunity among tour attendees in Natchez

Natchez area business and community leaders believe Natural Resources tops the list of opportunities for future economic growth in their area, according to a Jan. 22, 2014 survey.

Alexandria riverbank filled with zydeco sound this weekend

The Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM, a Zydeco concert, Saturday, March 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Featured performers will be Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas and Little Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers.

History behind once hidden cemetery; community cleans it up

Just a few months ago, an unknown graveyard was covered with fallen trees and erosion. "It's an eyesore. Let them rest in peace," said two neighbors back in December.

Survey reveals dwindling resources for domestic violence victims

This month, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000 victims of domestic violence received help and support from service organizations in the U