Every election cycle has its rock stars, those politicians who affect fawning followers like a modern-day Elvis or jump off drum sets to loud and blinding pyrotechnics.
DATE: October 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
One of fall's main attractions in south Louisiana, the Angola Prison Rodeo, returns every Sunday in October. As 225 Weekender reports, the rodeo got its start back in 1965 with a handful of rodeo-loving inmates. It was opened up to the public...
DATE: October 02, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
One of fall's main attractions is the Angola Prison Rodeo. Started more than 40 years ago by a handful of rodeo-loving inmates, the event has become a business with its very own stadium, drawing record-breaking crowds each year. During the rodeo,...
DATE: October 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Events
While still underrepresented in every level of government in Louisiana, women—from candidates and wives to voters—are moving to the forefront of federal races this fall as headline-grabbers, possible trailblazers and, of course, talking...
DATE: September 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
The Afghan Whigs perform at The Civic Theatre (510 O'Keefe St.,...
DATE: September 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Red Stick Sounds
There's a new terror coming for Halloween, and it has nothing to do with ghosts and goblins. Set in Los Angeles' seedy milieu of local TV news where "If it bleeds, it leads" is less of a critiquing quip and more of a maniacal mantra, Dan Gilroy's...
DATE: September 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
News roundup: New rape charges filed against ex-'Sons of Guns' star … Nagin reports to federal prison in Texas … Britain goes to bat for BP in Supreme Court brief
Under fire: New rape charges have been filed against Will Hayden, the former star of the reality TV show Sons of Guns. As The Associated Press reports, The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says a woman has stepped...
DATE: September 08, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A Baton Rouge firearms company at the center of the reality show Sons of Guns is distancing itself from the program's star this week after he was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a child. Will Hayden was arrested Tuesday. Today, Red...
DATE: August 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Show business has a long history of, shall we say, "creative" accounting, while Louisiana government is known for a somewhat flexible approach to ethics.
DATE: August 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
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