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Phil Robertson Speaks Out Against Equal Rights Yet Again

Phil Robertson Speaks Out Against Equal Rights Yet Again

By Val Powell November 15, 2014

Phil Robertson is pretty vocal about his political and religious views and this has got him in trouble in the past. Just last year, Robertson’s comments in GQ Magazine got him suspended (albeit briefly) from the reality show Duck Dynasty. …

Angola Prison Rodeo Marks 50th Anniversary

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Louisiana’s Angola Prison Rodeo, drawing thousands of spectators into the detention center complex. The rodeo, called “the wildest show in the South,” draws in funds for religious and educational programs for prisoners, with …

Couple enjoys food and drink in New Orleans

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are back home in Los Angeles after a trip to Louisiana. The couple was spotted in and around New Orleans throughout last week, enjoying the food and drink the iconic Southern city has to offer …

Congressman Urged To Resign Over ‘Smoochgate’ Congressman Urged To Resign Over ‘Smoochgate’

Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister promised to stay in office even after calls for his resignation were made over a leaked video of him kissing the wife of a friend. Gov. Bobby Jindal, the state’s Republican governor, urged McAllister to resign, …

Vance McAllister Fires Aide After Video Leak

Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister has taken a staffer off the payroll this week after a video of the two of them kissing surfaced online. The video was leaked on Monday and shows McAllister hugging his district scheduler, Melissa Anne Hixon …

Chicken Boxing Defended By Louisiana Senator

Chicken boxing, according to one Louisiana senator, is very different from cockfighting, and a bill that would seal up loopholes in a state cockfighting ban would threaten what he calls a legitimate sport. Sen. Elbert Guillory says that chicken boxing …

Death Row for 30 Years, Now Glenn Ford is Free Death Row for 30 Years, Now Glenn Ford is Free

Louisiana man, Glenn Ford, walked free on Tuesday evening for the first time since being incarcerated 30 years ago for a murder he didn’t commit, according to CBS. “My mind’s going all different kinds of directions, but it feels good,” …

Historic LeBeau Plantation Destroyed By Fire Historic LeBeau Plantation Destroyed By Fire

LeBeau Plantation, the historical landmark that was once one of the largest in the south, was completely destroyed by a fire that started early Friday morning. The plantation is one of the largest such estates that can be found south …

Walmart Food Stamps, EBT Glitch Empties Shelves Walmart Food Stamps, EBT Glitch Empties Shelves

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If a temporary glitch incorrectly showed that there were no restrictions to your bank account, would you proceed to max out the card with unlimited merchandise? A similar situation involving the EBT system for food stamp benefits took place at …

2012 FBI Stats: Tennessee is Most Violent State
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24/7 Wall St.com did an analysis last week of the FBI’s recently released 2012 crime statistics, but before anyone starts hastily comparing states, it should be noted that the FBI does remind people not to compare state violence in rankings. …

Man Spends 41 Years in Solitary Confinement
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After spending 41 years in solitary confinement for a murder he says he didn’t commit, Herman Wallace was freed on Tuesday. To add insult to injury, the 71-year-old Louisiana man has lung cancer and isn’t expected to live for more …

Brain-eating Amoeba Claims a 4-year-old’s Life
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Parents will want to hold their little ones tighter after learning of how a 4-year-old contracted a deadly brain infection doing something their kids do every summer–playing on a water toy. The child’s identity hasn’t been released, but it has …

Sinkhole Swallows Trees In Louisiana: VIDEO

An enormous sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana swallowed several trees on Wednesday and the entire thing was caught on video. The sinkhole, which was first documented last year, has only grown in size over the past several months. The trees …

Louisiana Gunman Kills Hostage Before Being Shot
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A standoff inside a Louisiana bank ended in tragedy last night after a 20-year old gunman shot two of his hostages before police took him down. Fuaed Abdo Ahmed gave authorities a list of demands after taking over the Tensas …

Rig Blowout Leads To Evacuation Of 47 Workers

As of late, the gulf coast has become more well-known for oil spills and natural disasters than its natural beauty and once bountiful fishing and shrimping. A major oil spill in 2010 caused major damage to the area, damage that …

Louisiana Sinkhole Covers 22 Acres
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A sinkhole that has reached 22 acres in size is forcing the evacuation of 350 people in Louisiana after an underground salt dome cavern collapsed. The original hole opened up last August, and now several families are having to give …

Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds
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18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this …