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Woman brings new light to Donaldsonville after surviving kidney failure

One local woman is working to bring new light to the town of Donaldsonville. She's working to bring more events to the area and get more people of her hometown involved.

Pointe Coupee's 'Singing Sheriff' in national competition

Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres wants your votes. Not for an election, but for a music competition. It's a second act with a very personal meaning for him.

LSU tailgaters get early start for Bama game

The fun, the food and the fans! Tim Tregre and Tootie Nowell said those are just some of the best parts about tailgating, especially against getting ready for one of LSU's biggest rivals... the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide.

Local woman starts blanket, clothes drive for homeless veterans

On any given day...the staff at Gulf Coast Occupational Medicine is busy helping patients. But one employee has a goal to also help those less fortunate than others...homeless veterans.

'No Mo Mojo' tour educates students about synthetic marijuana

State officials call it poison. Right now, more than a hundred people are in local hospitals because of synthetic marijuana.

Water Worries: officials defend skepticism as St. John water lawsuit grows

Water is a big part of life here in South Louisiana. But people in part of St. John the Baptist Parish look at their water and wonder if it will make them sick.

Cancer survivor rings in her cancer-free celebration

 A local woman fought through all the complications of cancer, and now she is free of the disease.

GBR Food Bank's supply at 5 year low, in desperate need of donations

There's a huge food shortage at the greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, and they need your help.

Pastor hopes new resource center brings Eden Park community together

 A local pastor wants to see change in Baton Rouge, that's why she's starting her own resource center.

Blight Court successfully cleaning up East Baton Rouge property

East Baton Rouge Parish is getting tough with people who do not take care of their homes. There is once again a special court set up just for people with run-down property.

'Joshua's Journey': Fundraiser to help local man in need of kidney transplant

More than 100,000 people are waiting for organ transplants in our country. Joshua Plaisance is one of them. "You've got to take it day-by-day sometimes hour-by-hour, minute-by-minute," Plaisance said.

Detached retina not enough to cause St. Amant junior to lose sight of sports' appeal

The St. Amant High School volleyball team has its sights set on playing for a state title. To get there, they will need a contribution from a junior who sat out last season because she could not see.

South Louisiana welcomes 30 new law enforcement officers

Right now, 30 new law enforcement officials are getting ready to start serving our community.  They protect and serve our community every day. They are our men and women law enforcement officers.

Art show gives back to grieving family

It's never easy to lose a loved one, but it's something we've all had to experience... the grief, the loss, and the expenses.

St. John residents frustrated by officials' response to water system trouble

People in St. John the Baptist Parish are not satisfied; not with their parish, and not with state experts who say their water is safe.