Baton Rouge

In Memoriam: Albert “Tootsie” Meyers

Albert Junious “Tootsie” Meyers was born on February 3, 1943 in New Roads, Louisiana. He was one of eight children born to the union of Joseph Melvin and Agnes Francois Meyers. Albert transitioned from this […]

Caught You

Caught You on the Pacific Ocean

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Airman Willie Ward, from Baton Rouge, loosens bolts on a re-reeving machine to prepare for landing cable replacement on USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) flight deck. John C. Stennis is underway […]

Baton Rouge

Opelousas ‘Hometown Hero’

Opelousas Mayor Reggie Tatum presents SULC Chancellor John Pierre with the Hometown Hero Award and key to the city during the Southern University Law Center’s 30th Year Commemoration of Clark and Chislom Cases, October 21. […]

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Health

Child abuse increases after natural disasters

KIDLINE, 1-800-CHILDREN, a resource for stressed parents Research shows that rates of child abuse increase anywhere from three months to one year following a natural disaster, and Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana is encouraging parents suffering […]

Education

Real Fathers. Real Support

Advantage Charter Academy officials shared breakfast with students and their fathers and father figures. The Baker LA charter school enrolls students in grades kindergarten through seventh grade.

Health

Tips to develop sound eating habits

​Have your past commitments to healthy habits faded? Recharge your resolve and remember the importance of developing and following sound eating habits. Nutrition experts say an important step is to enjoy food traditions and appreciate […]