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Louisiana Book News: Book pays homage to New Orleans' manufacturing history

Saturday, 19 April 2014 21:46
(Page 2 of 3) The book consists of 200 color images by Sexton accompanied by his text and includes essays by Creole architecture scholar Jay D. Edward and photography historian John H. Lawrence. The author will sign copies of his book from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Laura Simon Nelson Galleries, 533 Royal St. in New Orleans.
Help, don’t hurt, the birds
Saturday, 19 April 2014 18:45
Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:00 pm Help, don’t hurt, the birdsBY JEFF ZERINGUE, THE DAILY IBERIANThe Daily Iberian | 0 comments There was good news for conservationists in Louisiana as two whooping crane eggs were discovered this spring on a nest in a crawfish pond. This makes the state’s moniker the “Sportsman’s Paradise,” most often referred to for Louisiana’s bountiful game for hunters and fishers, important for those who enjoy watching the state’s wildlife.
Southwest Louisiana native and member of DOE shares insight on expected economic boom
Saturday, 19 April 2014 03:15
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas in the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy Dr. Paula Gant shared her insight on the projected economic boom in Southwest Louisiana at a special program hosted by the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, the U.S. Department of Commerce/Export Assistance Center and the Louisiana District Council.
Rapper Lil Boosier to take Louisiana stages - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:17
By CHEVEL JOHNSON Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosie, who for the first time since his yearslong prison stint for a 2009 drug conviction, takes the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans. In an interview with The Associated Press, the rapper - whose real name is Torence Hatch - says he can't wait to get on stage Saturday at…
Centenary's Blount named Player of the Year
Friday, 18 April 2014 04:30
SHREVEPORT, LA - Centenary College's Jonathan Blount was named the 2014 Louisiana Small College Player of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches as announced the association today. Blount becomes the first player from Centenary to earn the small college award, the seventh Gent to be honored by the LABC as a player of the year and the first since Andrew Wisniewski in 2004.
Louisiana governor to deliver Liberty University's keynote address
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 17:30
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will be the keynote speaker for Liberty University's graduation on May 10, the school announced Wednesday. Jindal is in his second term as governor. “Governor Bobby Jindal has lived the American dream, rising from humble beginnings to become one of the rising stars on the national political scene — and his rise has not yet waned," Liberty University President Jerry Falwell wrote in a statement.
Louisiana GOP: Mary Landrieu ad fakery sign of deeper problem with campaign
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 07:30
Now, which administration might that be? Obviously, it's the Democratic president whom Landrieu -- as Republicans never tire of pointing out -- has supported in 95-plus percent of her votes in the Senate. The ad touts Landrieu's stand against efforts to stop offshore drilling -- a huge part of coastal Louisiana's economy. "Nothing about this moratorium makes sense," she says in the ad, referring to a proposed Obama administration cessation of offshore drilling in the…
Louisiana boys capitalize on field events to win Jerry Ball Rel - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 04:00
By MAT MIKESELL Herald-Whig Sports Writer CANTON, Mo. — Tristan Castiglia compared winning the field events to making free throws in basketball. They aren't the marquee events, but they play a significant role in deciding which teams wins a track meet. "Everybody looks at the relays or the biggest events," the Louisiana athlete said. "But if you get a competition going in the triple jump, the focus becomes that.
Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 21:15
When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and gas industry and strengthening her argument to voters that her seniority is an asset. A new television ad released by Landrieu on Tuesday hammers that point, reintroducing the three-term Democrat as holding “the most powerful position…
Louisiana College names interim president - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 18:46
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - Louisiana College has named an interim president after moving President Joe Aguillard into an emeritus role. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/1m9JxDV ) the private, Baptist college based in Pineville says Argile Smith was appointed Tuesday by its Board of Trustees to serve as the college's interim leader while a search begins for a permanent replacement. The board's chairman, Tommy French, said in a news release that Aguillard, president since January 2005,…
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