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Vance McAllister Caught Kissing a Female Aide

Vance McAllister Caught Kissing a Female Aide

Representative Vance McAllister of Louisiana, a married father of five, was caught on CCTV footage kissing a female aide who is not his wife. That footage has now been published to the world. On Monday, in Louisiana’s West Monroe, The Ouachita Citizen released a surveillance tape showing McAllister and 33-year-old Melissa Hixon Peacock, his scheduler, kissing in […]

Starbucks Returns Cake Amid Satanic Stir

Starbucks Returns Cake Amid Satanic Stir

Amid reports of a woman served her latte with stirred in satanic symbols, Starbucks has quelled a customer revolt over the loss of lemon cake from its menu offerings. The past week has been unkind to the coffee giant as word spread over a Louisiana teacher Meghan K. Pinion being served lattes with a satanic […]

Edwin Edwards From Prison to Congress

Edwin Edwards From Prison to Congress

Edwin Edwards, the former Governor of Louisiana, has announced he will run for the 6th Congressional District this November. He had previously held the office of governor for four terms. Edwards had also spent eight years in a federal prison on charges of racketeering, extortion and bribery; he was released three years ago. His announcement […]

Louisiana Mother Poisons Baby With Hand Sanitizer

Louisiana Mother Poisons Baby With Hand Sanitizer

When police arrived at a home in Belle Chase back on January 24, they found a 17-month-old baby not breathing and without a pulse. The child was rushed to a New Orleans hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Louisiana police arrested Erika Wigstrom, the mother of baby Lucas, after the woman confessed to […]

Glenn Ford Leaves Death Row After Nearly 30 Years [Video]

Glenn Ford Leaves Death Row After Nearly 30 Years [Video]

Glenn Ford leaves death row a free man Tuesday after serving nearly 30 years for a first-degree murder conviction and death sentence. The Caddo district attorney’s office filed a motion on Thursday recommending Ford be exonerated due to undisclosed evidence which indicated he was not present at nor did he participate in the murder and […]

Ash Wednesday After Fat Tuesday

Ash Wednesday After Fat Tuesday

Weeks of debauchery followed by weeks of piety is a spiritual journey for Christians to acknowledge their mortality. Fat Tuesday is a celebration of everyindulgence known to mankind; fatty foods, alcohol and sexual inhibitions. Fat Tuesday is the last day of the Carnival season which is followed by Ash Wednesday which is the beginning of […]

Mardi Gras Traditions Explained

Mardi Gras Traditions Explained

Mardi Gras traditions do not need to be explained, but the celebrations may need to be further understood. African and European customs intermingled with Americana in the creation of Mardi Gras. The festival marked with costumes, alcohol, floats, and beads first began with simple New Orleans campfire celebrations in 1699. By the 1730′s, people in […]

Mardi Gras Floats Through History

Mardi Gras Floats Through History

Mardi Gras’ origin can be traced back to medieval Europe, but the French-Canadian explorer, Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, landed 60 miles south of New Orleans. He named the territory Point du Mardi Gras, which he claimed when he and his men realized that it was the eve of the festive holiday. Mobile is Mardi Gras’ […]

’12 Years a Slave’ Louisiana Plantations Worth a Visit

’12 Years a Slave’ Louisiana Plantations Worth a Visit

  The movie 12 Years a Slave depicted a brutal time in the country’s history. It also depicted beautiful places – the Louisiana plantations where 12 Years a Slave was shot and neighboring ones used in other films that are well worth a visit. The River Parishes part of southern Louisiana, not far from New […]

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