Earlier this year, we introduced you to an amazing Port Allen High School student. Some might say she has a physical disability but she doesn't let it stop her from lviing life with gusto. A viewer saw our original story and shared a special gift from someone with a similar spirit.
For more than 100 years, Carville was the destination for leprosy patients from all over the country. The National Leprosarium closed in the 1990s and its last patients left just a few years ago, but their stories live on in the National Hansen’s Disease Museum.
If you have a hummingbird feeder, now is the time to fill it up. It’s peak season for the tiny birds. The Tunica Hills area near St. Francisville happens to be one of the best spots in the country to see them.
A bright spot during Hurricane Barry came during an emergency briefing provided by Ascension Parish leaders. It wasn’t anything officials actually said, but it was the expressive gesturing of sign language interpreter, Ari Latino, that captured everyone’s attention.
Mike the Tiger, not the mascot, but the tiger himself, has almost 230,000 followers on social media and posts a picture of himself every weekday. But since he’s a tiger, he’s probably getting some help.
Local published illustrator, Mason Sibley, still enjoys drawing classic Disney animated characters and superheroes. That’s because Mason is only 16 years old. His drawing “career” began at an early age.
It’s not quite summer in south Louisiana until customers satisfy their sweet tooth at a snoball stand. With a different stand on almost every corner, for some, it’s just part of growing up in the area, while others say it’s one of those must-hit spots on their annual trip home to visit family.
It’s the ultimate man versus nature showdown 50 miles northwest of Baton Rouge. It’s the story of Old River, and a man who was there in 1973 when it was feared the Mississippi River might change its course.