Pelicans to host 2013 Draft party

New Orleans Pelicans fans can join in on the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts its 2013 Draft Party presented by Harrah’s and Bud Light at Manning’s (519 Fulton St.) on Thursday, June 27.

Eight-year-old proves rare disease is merely a challenge to overcome

Mikayla Blunt knows she is not quite like everyone else. The Zachary-native has a bigger personality, and she is more controlling than her siblings and most of her peers.

Governor Jindal signs more bills into law

Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 399 on June 19. HOUSE

Bossier Parish schools send textbooks to tornado victims

Schools in Bossier Parish are paying it forward, helping out victims from the Moore, Oklahoma tornadoes that touched down almost one month ago. The schools are sending thousands of textbooks to the school district in Moore.

Lady Tigers coach urges excellence on the court and in the classroom

The LSU Lady Tigers are known for their talent on the court, but on the sidelines, it’s their coach giving them the push to bring their talent to the next level.

Lady Tigers coach urges excellence on the court and in the classroom

The LSU Lady Tigers are known for their talent on the court, but on the sidelines, it’s their coach giving them the push to bring their talent to the next level.

Hunters react to new laws on donating game

Hunters across the state are celebrating a victory, after the Governor signed two laws that will assist hunters in donating their game to charity.

Lawsuits continue to pile up in deadly plant explosion

Lawsuits continue to pile up for the Williams Olifen plant less than a week after a deadly explosion at its Geimser plant.

Tropical Storm Barry forms and heads to Mexico

Tropical Storm Barry is the second named storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It formed in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday evening.

Tigers return from College World Series

The LSU baseball team is back in Baton Rouge today after their run at the program’s seventh national title fell short on Tuesday.