BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The morning show team hit the road once again. This time, the 9News This Morning team was live from Donaldsonville!
The morning show was filmed live on location at Crescent Park in Donaldsonville on Friday, August 16 from 5 to 7 a.m.
Watch full interviews with guests:
- Tracy Browning, from Tour Ascension
- Lee Melancon, Donaldsonville Historic District
- Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre
- Donaldsonville Mayor Leroy Sullivan, Jr.
- Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa
- D.D. Breaux, LSU Gymnastics head coach
- Rosemarie and George Wilson, Fitness
- Darryl Hambrick, River Road African American Museum
- Sandy Pizzolato, Ascension Catholic Principal
- Donaldsonville Beauty Queens
- Donaldsonville High Tigers
Local artists and musical performances by:
Feature stories highlight the importance of Donaldsonville and its special contribution to south Louisiana culture and history:
- Diane Deaton: Ascension Catholic, rooted in history, remains true to tradition
- Johnny Ahysen: Donaldsonville building with storied, ‘sordid’ past en route to revitalization
- Matt Williams: Opening its doors, Palo Alto Plantation ready to show off over 170 years of history
- Graham Ulkins: Family operated rum distillery uses local sugarcane to breathe new life into Donaldsonville
- Liz Koh: True Friends Hall hopes to return Donaldsonville to ‘cultural Mecca’ status
- Lauren Westbrook: Lowery Elementary prepares for LEAP tests with hype videos
We’ll see you in New Roads on Oct. 18!