This is a true story about a house without running water and the people who wanted to live there. There was a mobile home park in rural Louisiana that was in pretty bad shape. Because its well had dried up, none of the residents could get running water.
The landowner next door decided that he wanted to expand his property, so he offered to buy all of the mobile home lots. Most of the lot owners sold cheap, but not Mrs. Daisy (all names have been changed.) That was her home, and water or not, she wasn’t moving!
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SHREVEPORT Then & Now
Photos blended and used with permission by Mike and Mark Mangham of Twin Blends Photography. Vintage photos courtesy of Keith Todaro and LSUS Archives and Special Collections. For more blended photos, visit www.facebook.com/twinblendsphotography.
Organ Donations and Other Adventures at the DMV
Chrissy (all names have been changed) was brain dead. After the doctors made the brain death determination, someone from the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency met with her family and told them that she had elected to be an organ donor when she had gotten her driver’s license.
Stat! - Medical News & Info
Stat! - Medical News & Info
Jacqueline Bisset's Sizzling Career
Now in her seventh decade as a film actress, British beauty Jacqueline Bisset first hit the big screen in the mid-1960s and was soon on her way to becoming a household name after dramatic roles later in the decade in films such as “Bullitt” with Steve McQueen.
WHEN TO BREAK UP WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN and How to Find One That's Right for You
YOUR PHYSICIAN is one of the most essential people in your life when it comes to your health.
Men Have Special Nutritional Needs, Too
As we age, our nutrition needs tend to get more specialized, depending on medi-cal history, family history, and physical activity level.
New Year Nutrition
Take on 2021 with a suitable, low-carb eating plan
Mauthausen Concentration Camp: Because Turning Away is Never an Option
Yes, of course, the four Central European capitals we visited on our Danube River Cruise with Grand Circle – Prague, Czech Republic, Vienna, Austria, Bratislava, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary – overwhelmed with their impressive history, expansive promenades and architectural grandeur. But it was an experience in Linz in Upper Austria that most impacted me – a visit to the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of the first to be built and the last to be liberated.
Mary Cane: Gambler's daughter
Stories about pioneer Mary Cane are many; few are substantiated. Separating myth from fact is easier with ever growing digitized databases, but still many “facts” in the story of Mary Cane must be taken with grains of salt varying in size..
Domestic Abuse Battery Affects All Ages
Every day in court, dockets are being filled with do-mestic abuse battery cases.
Workboat capsizes during Louisiana oil spill exercise, killing two
A workboat that capsized and sank during a boom deployment exercise on the Lower Mississippi River, killing both people on board, turned broadside to the current moments before it rolled over.
In this charming and nostalgic 1926 cottage, each room receives a festive dose of holiday cheer.
Keeping It All in the Family
We need to talk about colorism
IN THE WAKE OF SOCIAL CHANGE, KHERIS ROGERS, 14, SHEDS LIGHT ON THE DARK ISSUE OF COLORISM—AND SHARES HOW THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT HAS STRENGTHENED HER CONFIDENCE IN HER COMPLEXION.
SHOT – BECAUSE HE WOULDN'T ARGUE WITH GALPAL! - COPS
A SHREVEPORT shrew shot her estranged boyfriend in cold blood because “he refused to argue with her,” investigators say.
2020 Draft Profiles: Robert Hunt
Round: 2 (39th overall) • Position: OT • Ht.: 6-6 • Wt.: 323 • College: Louisiana-Lafayette
Union Justice Confidence
Did Louisiana enact a bogus health law as a pretext for banning abortion?
A Stealth Attack On Abortion Rights
The Supreme Court hears a case that could prevent providers from suing to block restrictive laws
farmers in the sky
For nearly a hundred years, ag pilots have been gliding through Mississippi skies.