Gumbo-lovers flocking to New Iberia this weekend
More than 20,000 people are expected to pack into New Iberia this weekend as 76 teams compete to be the 30th annual Gumbo World Championship Cookoff winner.
Early Voter Turnout Remains Sky High
Early voter turnout remains far above expectations as approximately 250,000 Louisianans have cast their ballot for the October 12th primary.
Flu Season Starts Early In Louisiana This Year
Louisiana Department of Health is seeing an early start to flu activity, even resulting in a school closure in the Lafayette area due to flu cases.
Restaurants Cited For Violation Of Shrimp & Crawfish Origin Law
In the first 20 days of enforcement, at least 20 restaurants have been cited for the violation of the seafood labeling law requiring businesses to disclose if their shrimp and crawfish products are imported.
New Polling Indicates Governor’s Race Close To Avoiding Run-off
A new independent poll shows Governor Edwards within striking distance of winning re-election without a run-off.
An Estimated 152,000 Vehicles in Louisiana Have Un-repaired, Recalled Airbags
Is your car one of the 152-thousand in Louisiana that has a recalled airbag? The National Safety Council and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are urging motorists to have their airbags checked and repaired immediately.
NBC’s Lester Holt Spends Two-Nights at Angola to Profile Criminal Justice Reform
Friday night television viewers got an inside look at life in Angola when Dateline aired NBC Anchor Lester Holt’s two-night stay at the maximum-security facility.
56 Louisiana National Guard Soldiers Deploy to Afghanistan
56 Louisiana National Guard soldiers deploy out of Pineville for a mission in Afghanistan.
LSU-Texas Tickets a Hot Commodity
LSU-Texas is the hottest selling game of the year according to StubHub, and tickets prices are at a premium and going fast.
Slidell couple grows record-sized grapefruit, credits fairy magic for results
Slidell is home to a Guinness record-breaking grapefruit. The grapefruit has the distinction of having the largest circumference at 73 centimeters and a weight of 7 pounds, 14 ounces.