New Flying Tiger beer to benefit ULM students through scholarships
Posted on 10/10/2017 12:18:00 PM.

Flying Tiger Brewery will donate a portion of their latest brew, War Hawk, to scholarships through the University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation. Flying Tiger Co-owner Robert Brewer says it’s important for a local brewery to be active in their community.

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Champion Home Builders to open manufactured housing facility in Leesville
Posted on 10/10/2017 11:41:00 AM.

Champion Home Builders announces a manufactured housing production facility will be established in the Vernon Parish town of Leesville. Mayor Rick Allen says this project will create 200 direct jobs and 218 indirect jobs.

Champion Home Builders, Leevsville, Northside Industrial Park, Rick Allen

Baton Rouge Man Arrested After Silcone Injections Kills One
Posted on 10/10/2017 11:00:00 AM.

Lafayette police say they have arrested a Baton Rouge man in connection with the death of a woman injected with silicone. 23-year-old Brionna Guillory died after allegedly receiving the injections from 33-year-old Vincent Jamal Boles. Lafayette Police Corporal Karl Ratcliff says the silicone traveled throughout Guillory’s body.

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Iberville Parish officials to vote on proposal to ban burning or defacing American flag
Posted on 10/10/2017 4:52:00 AM.

Iberville Parish leaders will discuss a proposed law on October 17th that would prevent an individual from damaging or defacing the nation’s or the state’s flag. Councilman Matthew Jewell says last Veterans Day, a group of people ripped down and burned an American flag.

Iberville Parish, Matthew Jewell, American flag

UL System hopes to graduate 150,000 more students by 2025
Posted on 10/10/2017 3:17:00 AM.

The University of Louisiana System has set a goal to graduate 150,000 students by 2025. U-L System President Jim Henderson says if this can be accomplished by the nine universities in the system, these students will be the most educated generation in Louisiana history.

University of Louisiana System, Jim Henderson, graduation

Another person has been fatally shot in East Feliciana Parish
Posted on 10/9/2017 6:16:00 PM.

A well-known member of the Boy Scouts was killed Monday in a drive-by shooting in Clinton. East Feliciana Parish Sheriff Jeffery Travis says the victim has been identified as 48-year-old Brad DeFrancheschi. He says three other middle aged white men have been killed since July in a similar manner and they are receiving assistance from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office to solve these murders.

East Feliciana Parish, Jeffery Travis, Brad DeFrancheschi, Sid Gautreaux

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