Satchmo SummerFest to honor Lionel Ferbos with music & photo tributes

Monday, 28 July 2014 16:26
Related:City's oldest musician, jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103add to reading list Dominic Massa / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @DMassaWWL NEW ORLEANS - This weekend’s Satchmo SummerFest will honor the life and legacy of trumpeter and festival fixture Lionel Ferbos, who died July 19, with special musical and photo tributes, organizers said Monday. Ferbos performed regularly at the festival, which annually honors the life and musical impact of Louis Armstrong, who was…
Man found shot to death in LaPlace ditch
Monday, 28 July 2014 16:26
WWLTV.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @WWLTV LAPLACE, La. -- St. John the Baptist Parish deputies are investigating a Monday morning homicide in LaPlace after they recovered the body of a man in a ditch who had been shot to death. The body of Kentrell Dyion Bailey, 30, was found at about 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of Main Street and Farm Road. Deputies were alerted to the scene after receiving a call of a body…
Two LSU football players arrested on the same day for separate incidents
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:36
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Last week LSU freshmen Trey Lealaimatafao and Davon Godchaux were both arrested on the same day for separate incidents. The players were issued misdemeanors and released. Lealaimatafao was arrested on July 24 for the theft of a bicycle on July 1. The bike was taken from Middleton Library and after the review of surveillance footage, police identified Lealaimatafo as a possible suspect. Investigators met with him on July 24 and…
Gretna City Council confirms Norma-Jean Cruz as city clerk
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:35
It appeared to be a foregone conclusion that the Gretna City Council would ratify Norma-Jean Cruz as the new city clerk. Mayor Belinda Constant nominated Cruz
Success of Recovery School District considered at national conference
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:35
State takeover districts have been lauded as the savior of children left behind by inept local school boards -- and derided as anti-democratic fireworks shows that
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Monday, 28 July 2014 15:34
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — It would be easy for Jonathan Goodwin to treat Tim Lelito as a threat to his job, because, well, that’s exactly what he is. The competition at center between these two men is as fierce as any battle unfolding in the New Orleans Saints training camp, yet Goodwin, who was imported from San Francisco this offseason after an earlier stint with the Saints, has been willing to serve as a…
Pennington Biomedical names business development officer
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:31
David Winwood, a specialist in business building in other states, now is Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s first chief business development officer. His job will be to commercialize research and technology developed at Pennington. Pennington is a 234-acre LSU campus at 6400 Perkins Road. Its staff of more than 500 conducts basic, clinical and population research focused on the causes of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia across 50 laboratories. “With this investment in Dr.…
Sportswriter tapped to cover Cajuns, prep
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:31
The Acadiana Advocate is expanding its staff, adding a sportswriter who will cover the Ragin’ Cajuns and the region’s dynamic prep sports scene. Luke Johnson joins The Acadiana Advocate from Tiger Rag, a Baton Rouge magazine that covers LSU sports. He is a former Marine, an Iraq war veteran and a graduate of LSU who has written for The Times-Picayune and The Commercial Appeal, of Memphis, Tennessee. “Luke is one of Louisiana’s most promising young…
St. Bernard DA's office put $1.9 million in banks without insurance or proper collateral, report says
Monday, 28 July 2014 14:35
The St. Bernard Parish district attorney's office's assets exceeded its liability by about $2.7 million by the end of 2013, a nearly 4 percent increase from
Northbound Airline Hwy. reopened at Florida Blvd. after crash
Monday, 28 July 2014 13:34
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, US 61 North (Airline Highway) is reopened to traffic at Florida Boulevard after an accident. The traffic backup from this incident has reached Goodwood Boulevard. Copyright 2014 WAFB. All rights reserved.

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