East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore provides a detailed account of what happened July 17th when a gunman began firing on Baton Rouge officers. Jeff Palermo has the story…:
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Funeral services for Johnny Huntsman begin today at 2 p.m. in Oak Grove. Huntsman is the beloved founder of the famed Johnny’s Pizza House which started in Monroe. He was 77.
AAA says this Fourth of July Holiday weekend travel period, which begins today, will be historic. Spokesman Don Redman says 44.2 million people will travel for the popular summer break..more than ever before. With a current statewide average for a gallon of gasoline at a low $2.05, Redman says families are more comfortable going long distances for the popular summer getaway, and feel great about the economic climate…:
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July 4th travel is up a heavy 3 percent over last year.
The state department of health has found brain eating amoebas in the water systems in both Terrebonne and Ouachita parish. State health officer Dr. Jimmy Guidry says the Department of Health is asking the two systems to treat the water with more chlorine to get rid of the amoebas:
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He says it’s safe to drink the water, but don’t get it up your nose.