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Better than Elba: Echoes of Napoleon on idyllic French islands

Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:24 Written by
We were halfway to Ile d’Aix when I realized we forgot the butter. Aboard the Pierre Loti — a ferry named for the wayfaring 19th-century novelist — I spied dozens of wheeled carts brimming with groceries. The island’s 213 residents and weekenders haul all their supplies from the mainland, the French Atlantic coast in the Poitou-Charentes region. Aix is car-free, with only a smattering of cafes and boutiques in one sun-bleached village. The Pierre Loti…
Four suspects sought after man shot at with paintballs in Bywater, NOPD says
Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:46 Written by
Four men are being sought after a 53-year-old man was shot at with paintballs last week near Crescent Park in the Bywater. Related Child in medically-induced coma;...Mayor Landrieu launches 'Katrina10'...PPSO identifies body pulled from...
Child in medically-induced coma; parents arrested in Central City abuse case
Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:46 Written by
New Orleans police are investigating a severe case of child abuse in Central City that has a 5-year-old boy fighting for his life. Related Four suspects sought after man shot...Mayor Landrieu launches 'Katrina10'...PPSO identifies body pulled from...
Shorter University names new athletic director
Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:45 Written by
PreviousNext New AD at Shorter Kim Graham Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:15 am Shorter University names new athletic directorFrom Shorter Universitynorthwestgeorgianews.com Kim Graham has been named the new director of athletics at Shorter University. He will begin his duties at Shorter
Mayor Landrieu launches 'Katrina10' as anniversary draws near
Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:17 Written by
During his State of the City address on Thursday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu introduced plans for the Crescent City's observance of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Related PPSO identifies body pulled from...Funeral services set to begin for...Pothole Killer
Southeastern Channel news reporter recognized by Louisiana Association of Broadcasters
Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:47 Written by
A student television news reporter at Southeastern Louisiana University has been named one of only two recipients of the 2015 Louisiana Association of Broadcasters scholarships. Amairi Cordova of New Orleans, a member of the reporting team at the Southeastern Channel, was presented the award in Baton Rouge recently at the LAB's annual Prestige Awards luncheon. The $4,000 scholarship will go toward his junior year at Southeastern as he continues his studies and practices his chosen
Study Finds California Rebounds as Film Location
Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:46 Written by
California rebounded as a filming location for live action and animated feature films released last year, a report Thursday from FilmL.A. shows. The state hosted 22 of the 106 features made by the six major Hollywood studios and five main independent studios, an improvement from the 15 films made here in 2013. That year Louisiana led as the location with the most feature film production at 18. In California, 18 of the 22 films were…
Take Five: Mexico's Best Craft Beers
Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:25 Written by
For the longest time, Mexico’s beer scene—in the minds of outsiders, at least—has amounted to Corona, Sol and that dapper bearded gent purportedly regarded as the most interesting man in the world. But over the past decade, the country has seen an explosion of cervezas artesanales, many of which measure up nicely to their American and Canadian counterparts. That said, it’s not always easy to track down a bottle or a pint of the good…
PPSO identifies body pulled from Mississippi River near Port Sulphur
Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:22 Written by
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office has identified a body pulled from the Mississippi River earlier this month near Port Sulphur. Related Funeral services set to begin for...Judge grants preliminary injunction...Mayor Landrieu delivers State of the...
Loyola baseball adds eight to 2015 recruiting class
Thursday, 28 May 2015 15:32 Written by
(New Orleans, La.) Loyola University New Orleans head baseball coach Doug Faust has announced the addition of eight new members to the 2015 signing class. The eight man class features three in-state players and five players from outside of the state of Louisiana. “We are extremely excited to welcome this group of student-athletes to our program. We were able to address specific needs with this recruiting class and we expect each of them to play…

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