For the city of LaPlace and the rest of Louisiana, the mystery is over. Jerry Cockerham visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters Friday morning to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the Aug. 7 drawing.
The Baton Rouge location of Whole Foods Market will donate 5 percent of its net sales on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the LSU Opera, supporting music education on the graduate and undergraduate levels and cultural enrichment throughout the area.
The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million, the third-highest amount ever.
There were no jackpot winners on Saturday, which means the pot rolls over to its next scheduled drawing on Wednesday.
John Anderson, the youngest son of artist Walter Anderson, will give a gallery talk at the LSU Museum of Art on Sunday, August 4 at 2:00 p.m., in conjunction with the opening weekend of the “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New
Boston Celtics Forward and LSU standout Brandon Bass will host a series of basketball camps for boys and girls in the Baton Rouge and and Port Allen areas, as well as a back to school giveaway and fun day in the park in Baton Rouge.
Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson’s unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is Ne