Two Denham Springs residents were found murdered at their pool company last night. 70-year-old Patricia Gurley and 72-year-old Frank Gurley, a retired Denham Springs teacher, were last seen alive around 4PM Monday. Police Chief Shannon Womack says he knew the Gurleys personally, and the news shocked him and the community.
Hahnville High School QB Andrew Robison has won his arbitration hearing against the LHSAA. The victory means the senior is eligible to play in Friday’s regular-season finale. He’ll also continue with a lawsuit against the governing body for damages. Back in August, the LHSAA ruled Robison ineligible for the year because they claimed he was illegally recruited from Vandebilt Catholic. Robison’s Attorney David Moyer says there was no basis in law or fact for the LHSAA to rule the way they did.
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LHSAA says they are not commenting due to pending litigation.
Monroe Representative Jay Morris is publicly calling for U.S. Senator John Kennedy to jump into next year’s governor’s race against John Bel Edwards. Morris says it’s clear Kennedy would be Edwards most formidable challenger, and the best chance to get more GOP priorities passed into law.
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Kennedy says he’ll announce his 2019 intentions by December.
Early voting ended yesterday and as of last night 307-thousand people voted in person or with a mail in ballot, which JMC Analytics pollster John Couvillon says is a record for a non-Presidential election. Couvillon says the highly contentious Supreme Court hearings involving Brett Kavanaugh also led to an increase in conservative voters during the first few says of the early voting period. He says the last few days of early voting saw an increase in registered Democratic voters…