Louisiana Tech University’s John D. Winters Endowed Professor of History Dr. Andrew “Drew” McKevitt released his latest book, Gun Country: Gun Capitalism, Culture & Control in Cold War America, which dives deep into the exploration of how the gun culture in America evolved into what it is in the 21st century.
The attacks marked an escalation in a series of maritime attacks in the Mideast linked to the Israel-Hamas war as multiple vessels found themselves in the crosshairs of a single Houthi assault for the first time in the conflict.
By Aaron Dietrich, Megan Murray and Brendon Fairbairn
Oak Grove defeats Kentwood in its ninth straight semifinals appearance, 49-28. Haynesville takes down top seed Logansport, 31-14. The Tigers and Golden Tornado will meet for a rivalry State Championship matchup. OCS’s season ends in the semifinals to Southern Lab, 38-34. The Eagles gave up 19 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.
By Aaron Dietrich, Brendon Fairbairn and Megan Murray
Union defeated previously unbeaten Jena, 24-16. The Farmers are headed back to the Superdome for the fourth straight season. Top seeded Ruston handled business against Mandeville, 28-7. The Bearcats advance to the State Championship for the second straight season.