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Southern University athletic director William Broussard has been reassigned to the Southern System president's office as a fund raiser. Southern University athletic director William Broussard has been reassigned to the Southern System's president's office as a fund raiser, he said Thursday morning.

 

Master Trooper Scott Moreau says 67-year-old Dale Killough was eastbound on Louisiana Highway 174 near the Ajax community Tuesday afternoon when ran off the road into a ditch and his motorcycle overturned. Moreau says Killough was taken to Natchitoches Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

 

A central Louisiana sheriff's office says deputies called to help a stranded tractor-trailer were astounded to see two elephants keeping it from overturning. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says the truck, carrying three elephants from New Orleans to Dallas, had pulled onto the soft shoulder of Interstate 49 and got stuck near Powhatan, about halfway through its trip.

 

Last Monday, the Natchitoches Police Department received a call from a concerned parent who stated that her eleven year old son came home in tears stating that he had been struck multiple times by his school's Principal. The child told his mother that while he was at school the principal took him into the boys' restroom, where no one else was present, and slammed him up against the wall, causing his head to hit the wall.

 

The LSU Student Union Art Gallery's annual LSU Juried Student Art Show will run through Wednesday, April 1, in the LSU Student Union Art Gallery, Raphael Semmes Drive, Baton Rouge. Out of 57 artists and 107 submitted entries, four art professionals selected 48 works from 34 artists.

 

The Chateau Estates Lakefront Civic Association annual Easter egg hunt will be held on March 28 at 1:30 p.m. at 616 Petit Berdot Drive, Kenner. Children will enjoy an egg hunt, coloring contest, crafts and refreshments.

 

Louisiana festivals in June arrive at a slower pace than in March, April, and May, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of ways to pass a good time. New to the June festival calendar is the Snake Oil Festival, celebrating the best of burlesque and variety acts.

 

Winnfield, Louisiana, is not home to much. The Louisiana Political Museum is housed there and that's about it.

 

On Sunday, the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the Dollar General Store located on Keyser Avenue. Upon arrival officers met a woman who stated a man she did not know grabbed her buttocks.

 

A Natchitoches man is charged with a hate crime in addition to simple battery after police say their investigation revealed a pattern of criminal behavior in which he allegedly targeted a specific race and gender. Police say Roderick G. Rachal, 35, was out on bond when officers were called to the Dollar General store on Keyser Ave. on Sunday, where a woman told them a man she did not know grabbed her buttocks.

 

New SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said the NCAA has no legislation in place yet that calls for a uniform cost of attendance among all schools. As the NCAA progresses with some of its reforms that will benefit athletes, such as paying athletes an annual stipend based on cost of attendance, there are plenty of bumps in the road that need to be smoothed.

 

Ryan Glorioso got the acting bug when he first stepped onto the stage as a freshman while attending De La Salle High School in New Orleaqns. Acting in such productions as "Hamlet," "Amadeus" and "Sweeney Todd," Glorioso's talent was recognizable early on, and eventually earned him a theater arts scholarship to Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.

 

The Louisiana Sinfonietta will perform its fourth concert of the 2014-15 season at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, in the LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge. Making her first appearance with the orchestra will be Sandra Moon, a recent addition to the LSU School of Music's voice faculty, who will perform the aria "D'amour l'ardente flamme" from Hector Berlioz's "The Damnation of Faust."

 

Inclement weather delayed the Wings of Freedom Tour set to arrive and open to the public Friday at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport. The planes currently are in Natchitoches, Louisiana, making the trip from the north.

 

Natchitoches, Louisiana a The public boat launching ramps on the Red River were closed beginning March 9, 2015 in Red River, Natchitoches, Grant, Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes. The public boat ramps were closed in Caddo and Bossier Parishes last week.

 

Police believe 44-year-old Robert Dale Berry of Robeline, La. stole the lawn mower, which is valued at $4,500, on January 19. Police say he allegedly entered the property of Charles Garsee and took the Exmark zero turn lawn mower without permission.

 

Berry is 44 years old and is described as a white male, approximately 5' 7" in height, weighing approximately 200 lbs. Berry is being sought in connection with the theft of a riding lawn mower valued at approximately $4,500.00.

 
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