Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Dr. Holly Boffy withdrew her Nov. 29 emergency ruling that would have immediately put into effect an appeals process for high school seniors who do not meet standardized test score requirements for graduation.
Two men from Covington, identified as Willard Purkel Jr., 51, and his son Colby Purkel, 27, have been apprehended on charges stemming from their involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol.
Police said the suspect, Jacoby Johnson, was inside Lambright intramural when he pulled a knife on a student playing basketball before chasing him outside, which is where the attack on the four women happened.
In response to the area around New Orleans East continuing to experience “super fog”, a combination of fog and smoke from marsh fires in Bayou Savage, police have shut down parts of I-10 in both directions Wednesday (Nov. 8) morning.
Grambling State’s orchesis dance company is being featured in a special ESPN series which is executive produced by Golden State Warriors guard Chris Paul. The series features eight episodes in total and are available on ESPN+.