Southwest Louisiana celebrates

Afternoon showers may have changed the venue for part of Saturday’s Red, White, Blue and You event schedule, but that didn’t keep hundreds from coming out to the participate in the day’s festivities.

3 schools providing free meals

JENNINGS — Students in three elementary schools in Jeff Davis Parish will receive free breakfasts and lunches regardless of household income when school begins this fall.

Kinder going after speeders

KINDER — Police officers will soon patrol state highways in parts of Kinder in an effort to curtail speeding and generate more revenue.

Body found in Sulphur canal

A body was discovered in a canal in Sulphur Saturday morning, authorities said.

Sulphur Police spokesman Mel

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series.

The two-time Masters champ said Friday he'll replace it with the U.S. flag on the roof of the "General Lee 01."

Pelicans get inside insurance

One day after signing their franchise player, the Pelicans appear to have re-signed his body guard.

Multiple reports say the team has come to terms with starting center Omer Asik.

The deal is reportedly worth up to $58 million with incentives over five years with New Orleans holding an option for the