Kits for Kidz underway to distributes school supplies to kids with incarcerated parents
Posted on 7/17/2017 2:03:00 AM.

Louisiana Correctional Association’s Kits for Kidz is underway where school supplies are distributed to children of the state’s incarcerated population.
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Louisiana Correctional Association, Kits for Kidz, Angela Whittaker

SEC Media projects LSU will finish third in the West
Posted on 7/14/2017 1:00:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
The SEC Media projections are out and the 2017 LSU football team is picked to finish behind Alabama and Auburn in the SEC West. Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham says these projections aren't surprising, especially when it comes to Alabama who continues to be the well-deserved favorite in the West.
SEC Media, LSU, Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, Cody Worsham, Tiger Rag

Former FBI Director warns federal loopholes could worsen opioid epidemic
Posted on 7/14/2017 12:55:00 PM.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid prescription rates are dropping in Louisiana, but former FBI Director Louis Freeh warns federal loopholes could threaten that progress. A report from the Freeh Group suggests policy proposals would loosen restrictions on imported drugs.
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Louis Freeh, opioids, opioid epidemic, CDC, prescriptions

Popular Louisiana chef Cory Bahr moves into week 7 of Food Network Star
Posted on 7/14/2017 12:00:00 PM.

Popular north Louisiana chef Cory Bahr of Monroe heads into the 7th week of Food Network Star. The show is Food Network’s highest honor and airs Sunday night at 8 p.m. Bahr says the hardest part of the competition is trying to get his point of view across to the judges.
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Food Network Star, Cory Bahr, Food Network

US Sen Kennedy, NOPD chief have different ideas for addressing crime in NOLA
Posted on 7/14/2017 11:45:00 AM.

US Senator John Kennedy thinks he’s found the way to reduce crime in New Orleans, but the police chief has other ideas. Kennedy said in a news release this week that he secured a promise that the potential FBI director will help The Big Easy.
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John Kennedy, Michael Harrison, crime, New Orleans

Toledo Bend earns spot in top five bass fishing lakes in Central U.S.
Posted on 7/14/2017 10:41:00 AM.

The Toledo Bend Reservoir has earned a spot in the top five bass fishing lakes in the Central U.S. Sabine Parish CVB Director Linda Curtis Sparks says this is the third time Toledo Bend has been in the best lakes to bass fishing in the country in recent years.
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Toledo Bend, bass fishing, Sabine Parish, Linda Curtis Sparks

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