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Public memorial to celebrate the life of Mickey Shunick scheduled

A public memorial to celebrate the life of Mickey Shunick has been scheduled.   The event is set for Saturday, September 29th at the Parc International.  

Bobby Jindal issues public health emergency for state of Louisiana

 Bobby Jindal issued a public health emergency for the entire state. The executive order says, quote:

First game of UL football to be played Saturday

The wait is almost over for Ragin' Cajun fans.

FBI offering reward for missing Duson teen

The FBI is offering a reward of up to 5,000 dollars for information leading to the safe return of a Duson girl.

Authorities discover two bodies in floodwaters of Plaquemines Parish

Authorities have discovered two bodies in the floodwaters. Officials say the two bodies were found in a flooded home in the Braithwaite section of Plaquemines Parish.

Crews working on controlled breach of dam at Percy Quin State Park

In Tangipahoa Parish the situation in Southern Mississippi and northern parts of the parish is improving. Mississippi crews are still working on a controlled breach of the dam at the Percy Quin State Park.

Voluntary evacuation order for Ascension Parish

All over South Louisiana, people are still cleaning up after Hurricane Isaac. There is still another voluntary evacuation order in effect tonight.

Lafayette father son team rescues 120 people

In Plaquemines Parish a tour of the area is devastating. Now this tour can only happen by boat. Most of the town is under ten feet of water or more.

Mo Isom fails to make LSU football team

 A LSU soccer standout whose hopes of lettering in another sport this coming season, ended today.

Burglar caught kicking in door during height of the storm

 Just before the peak of the storm in Baton Rouge an attempted burglary was thwarted by deputies.