|Posted on 7/27/2017 3:34:00 PM.|
A 17-year-old is dead and a 19-year-old was injured after a suspected drunk driver struck the girls as they were walking on LA 784 in Red River Parish. State Police Trooper Matt Harris says they responded to the crash Wednesday just before 6 p.m. and determined 47-year-old Kenneth Morse of Coushatta was impaired.
|Red River Parish, LSP, Kenneth Morse, Matt Harris|
|Posted on 7/27/2017 1:33:00 PM.|
The state Department of Education announced today that for the 5th straight year, advanced placement student results have increased dramatically in Louisiana. In 2017, there was a 10% jump from last year in high school students earning college credits.
|State Department of Education, John White, AP|
|Posted on 7/27/2017 11:56:00 AM.|
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome condemns remarks made at a Metro Council meeting, where a community activist suggested the police ambush was justice for Alton Sterling. Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed told Mayor Pro-tem Scott Wilson justice has been served for Sterling.
|Sharon Weston Broome, Arthur Silky Slim Reed, Scott Wilson, Alton Sterling|
|Posted on 7/27/2017 11:29:00 AM.|
New ULM athletics director Nick Floyd laid out his vision for Warhawk athletics today during his introductory press conference. Floyd says his number one priority is to run an athletic program with the highest degree of integrity.
|Nick Floyd, ULM, Athletics Director|
|Posted on 7/27/2017 10:46:00 AM.|
The Cajun music community says goodbye to a legend, as D.L. Menard passed away at the age of 85. Executive Director of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, Mike Shepherd, says Menard was known as the Cajun Hank Williams. Menard even met the country music icon in 1951.
|Mike Shepherd, D.L. Menard, 'The Back Door, ' Cajun music|
|Posted on 7/27/2017 5:13:00 AM.|
Entergy Louisiana customers will have upgraded meters installed at their homes by 2021. Entergy spokesperson Greg Guilbeau says customers will be notified when crews will change their meters, but they should not see a noticeable disruption in service.
|Greg Guilbeau, Entergy, Public Service Commission|
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