Mississippi Woman claims $1 million Powerball prize

Reality was still sinking in for Samantha Netterville after she claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the May 11 drawing. A frequent Louisiana Lottery player, the 29-year-old resident of Woodville, Miss.

Shell Shocked documentary panel explores solution to violence during Dalai Lama conference

A week after a senseless shooting injured 20 people on Mother’s Day, the conveyor of peace, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, arrived in the Crescent City with his message of hope.

Tulane’s Curtis Johnson announces the First Down Divas Women’s Football Clinic

Tulane head football coach Curtis Johnson and his coaching staff will host the inaugural First Down Divas Women’s Football Clinic on Tuesday, June 11 from 6-9 p.m. at The Crystal Palace in Harvey, La.

AARP launches emergency planning events in Alexandria during National Hurricane Preparedness Week

As Hurricane Season approaches, AARP Louisiana is encouraging people to take an active role in their family’s emergency planning and attend Game Day—an hour long emergency planning exercise that helps participants design a simple, e

State agencies assist local gov'ts in storm response; continue to monitor weather

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and state agencies continue to monitor hazardous weather conditions that brought wind damage and several inches of hail to parts of North Louisiana in recent d

La. DCFS in need of additional foster families

As part of Foster Care Awareness Month, as proclaimed by Governor Bobby Jindal for May, the Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on recruiting new foster families.

Medal of Honor recipient's daughter to receive flag at Fort Polk Thursday

The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk hosts a Memorial Day ceremony Thursday, May 23, at 10 a.m., at Warrior Memorial Park.

Dedication ceremony for Skip Bertman field to be held during LSU vs. Ole Miss game

Tonight is the official dedication ceremony for the Skip Bertman field. It will begin at 6:55 p.m. during the LSU vs. Ole Miss game. The 1993 National Championship team will be onhand to celebrate its 20-year reunion.

Candice Glover wins “AMERICAN IDOL” season 12

American Idol’s dueling divas showdown came to an exhilarating close tonight as Candice Glover was crowned the winner during the live two-hour season final

How much would you pay to have Les Miles in your family’s holiday card?

A family photo is always a fun way to personalize your holiday cards. Imagine how your friends would react if a local celebrity was standing in the picture, too.