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VIDEO: LSU basketball player faints during White House visit

A Louisiana State University basketball player passed out during a visit to the White House Friday. Sa’Myah Smith, a freshman on the LSU women’s basketball team, passed out while President Joe Biden was speaking about their NCAA championship win. Video of Smith passing out showed head coach Kim Mulkey and other teammates gather around her.…MORE

Here is everything you can expect at Greek Fest this weekend

The 48th annual New Orleans Greek Festival kicks off in New Orleans this weekend. The festival begins at 5 p.m. Friday and runs through Sunday. Events are held along Bayou St. John at 1200 Allen Toussaint Boulevard. There is food, music, performances, a race, and cathedral tours throughout the weekend. For more information on the…MORE

Tangipahoa beloved bar owner drowns while fishing in pond

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a former bar owner drowned in a pond on Wednesday. Sheriff Jimmy Travis said Jimmy Chandler, 64, drowned after his boat capsized in a pond north of Roseland in the Arcola Community. The incident happened around 7:45 p.m. Chandler and a friend were fishing when the boat…MORE

Here is what forecasters expect for the 2023 Hurricane Season

NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is forecasting an average 2023 Hurricane Season. The season is projected to have 12 to 17 named storms, with five to nine of those being hurricanes. One to four storms are projected to be major. The average season from 1991-2020 was 14 named storms, with 7 becoming hurricanes,…MORE

Jefferson Parish low-income household water assistance outreach event

JEFFERSON, LA – On Friday, May 26, 2023, the Jefferson Community Action Programs Department (JeffCAP) will be hosting a Low-Income Household Water Assistance (LiHWAP) outreach event from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at R.B. Alexander (Marrero) Community Center (1861 Ames Blvd., Marrero, LA 70072).This outreach event, limited to 150 clients and open only to Jefferson…MORE