WBRZ http://www.wbrz.com/ WBRZ 2une In 2une In en-us Copyright 2014, WBRZ. All Rights Reserved. Feed content is not avaialble for commercial use. () () Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:10:18 GMT Synapse CMS 10 WBRZ http://www.wbrz.com/ 144 25 High school marching bands to compete at Dutchtown http://www.wbrz.com/news/high-school-marching-bands-to-compete-at-dutchtown/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/high-school-marching-bands-to-compete-at-dutchtown/ 2une In Thu, 23 Oct 2014 6:15:36 AM Hunter Robinson High school marching bands to compete at Dutchtown

GEISMAR - Dutchtown High School is getting ready for its 10th annual High School Marching Contest.

The "Dutchtown Sound" won't compete since they're hosting the competition, but 16 other Louisiana high schools and 2,000 students will march to the beat this weekend:

C.E. Byrd
St. Thomas More Catholic
New Iberia
Sam Houston
East Ascension
Denham Springs
St. Amant

There will also be a performance from the Spirit of Northwestern College Band.

Everything gets underway Saturday at 1:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $5.00, but students can watch the show for $3.00.

Watch the video for more information.

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Rockin' out at Rocktober Fest http://www.wbrz.com/news/rockin-out-at-rocktober-fest/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/rockin-out-at-rocktober-fest/ 2une In Thu, 23 Oct 2014 5:39:53 AM Hunter Robinson Rockin' out at Rocktober Fest

BATON ROUGE - You can rock out for free this weekend at Rocktober Music and Arts Fest in Baton Rouge. Philliper Stewart from the Buddy Stewart Memorial Music Foundation stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details.

This year's festival is Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Rhythm Museum (1712 North Acadian West) in Baton Rouge. Admission is free.

You can find more information on the foundation's website or by watching the interview.

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Lod Cook's countdown to 2015 http://www.wbrz.com/news/lod-cook-s-countdown-to-2015/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/lod-cook-s-countdown-to-2015/ 2une In Thu, 23 Oct 2014 5:19:30 AM Hunter Robinson Lod Cook's countdown to 2015

BATON ROUGE - It's only October, but the Lod Cook Alumni Center is already counting down to their annual New Year's Eve celebration.

Kickoff 2015 at the Cook is on Wednesday, December 31st from 7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. You can get an all-inclusive package for two for $399.

This morning on 2une In, Stacey Messina told Kylie Dixon about all the celebration has to offer, as well as how the Lod Cook Alumni Center is celebrating LSU football season. Watch the interview for more information.

If you'd like to make a reservation for Kickoff at the Cook or want to learn more about the event, call Messina at 225-383-2665.

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Get a Taste of Baton Rouge, help feed seniors http://www.wbrz.com/news/get-a-taste-of-baton-rouge-help-feed-seniors/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/get-a-taste-of-baton-rouge-help-feed-seniors/ 2une In Wed, 22 Oct 2014 5:56:32 AM Hunter Robinson Get a Taste of Baton Rouge, help feed seniors

BATON ROUGE - You can enjoy some good food and music for a great cause at Taste of Baton Rouge.

It's a fundraiser for the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging. The agency delivers 125,000 meals through their "Meals on Wheels" Program and over 85,000 hot meals daily to seniors through their 15 senior centers and meal sites.

Taste of Baton Rouge is on Thursday, November 13th from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at the Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge. Tickets are $100/each and can be purchased here.

State Representative Regina Barrow (D)  joined John Pastorek on 2une In this morning to discuss Taste of Baton Rouge. Watch our interview with her or call 225-923-8000 for more information.

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Hot Tails: Gator Po-boy http://www.wbrz.com/news/hot-tails-gator-po-boy/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/hot-tails-gator-po-boy/ 2une In Wed, 22 Oct 2014 5:33:48 AM Hunter Robinson Hot Tails: Gator Po-boy

NEW ROADS - Chef Owen Hohl from Hot Tails was back in the 2une In kitchen Wednesday for another appearance as our Chef of the Month. Blackened Alligator Po-boy was on the menu this morning.


Tangy horseradish sauce:
2-parts mayo
1-part horseradish
1/2-part yellow mustard
Blend all ingredients in and mixing bowl and store in refrigerator.

Can be purchased at the restaurant.
Secret recipe

Blackening season:
2-parts smoked paprika
1-part cajun select seasoning (available at the restaurant)

French bread

Louisiana Alligator 1/4-inch diced



For the gator, take a hot buttered skillet, add the gator and cover with blackening seasoning. Blacken for about 5 minutes until gator is cooked through. Put ingredients on french bread and enjoy!

Chef Hohl will be back in the kitchen next week with another delicious recipe from Hot Tails in New Roads. Be sure to 2une In!

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Teeing off to fight cystic fibrosis http://www.wbrz.com/news/teeing-off-to-fight-cystic-fibrosis/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/teeing-off-to-fight-cystic-fibrosis/ 2une In Mon, 20 Oct 2014 6:24:47 AM Teeing off to fight cystic fibrosis

Friday you can get in a full round of golf and help in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

The 27th annual Hollingsworth Richards Bert Jones Golf Classic will be held at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Denham Springs.  Tee times for the four-man scramble are 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system.

To register for the tournament, call the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at (225) 769-9994.



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Fired-Up for Scouting http://www.wbrz.com/news/fired-up-for-scouting/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/fired-up-for-scouting/ 2une In Thu, 16 Oct 2014 7:11:16 AM Fired-Up for Scouting

The Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is hosting a recruiting event this weekend at fire stations across East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes.

Fired-Up for Scouting is Saturday, October 18, from 10:00 - 11:00 am at participating fire stations.

Cub Scouts and prospective Cub Scouts may visit fire stations near their home to meet the fire department staff, learn about firefighting equipment, tour the station and learn about fire prevention.

Participating Fire Stations:
· Baker Main Fire Station - 3701 Groom Road (Baker)
· Baton Rouge Fire Station #1 - 3024 Florida Street
· Baton Rouge Fire Station #7 - 5758 Claycut Street
· Baton Rouge Fire Station #9 - 4025 Perkins Road
· Baton Rouge Fire Station #13 - 835 Sharp Road
· Baton Rouge Fire Station #16 - 1200 Rosenwald Road
· Central Fire Station #31 - 11646 Sullivan Road (Central)
· Denham Springs Fire Station - 930 Government Drive (Denham Springs)
· Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4 - 29758 S Palmetto St (Walker )
· Livingston Fire Station - Circle Drive (Livingston)
· St. George Fire Station #61 - 13686 Perkins Road
· St. George Fire Station #62 - 9214 Jefferson Highway
· St. George Fire Station #64 - 17575 Hoo Shoo Too Road
· St. George Fire Station #65 - 1506 Seabord Drive
· St. George Fire Station #66 - 16415 George O'Neal
· Zachary Fire Station #81 - 4525 Main Street (Zachary)


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ICYMI: Hot Tails' South Louisiana Style Red Bean Omelette http://www.wbrz.com/news/icymi-hot-tails-south-louisiana-style-red-bean-omelette/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/icymi-hot-tails-south-louisiana-style-red-bean-omelette/ 2une In Wed, 15 Oct 2014 9:19:40 AM Brock Sues ICYMI: Hot Tails' South Louisiana Style Red Bean Omelette

BATON ROUGE - October Chef of the Month Owen Hohl of New Roads eatery Hot Tails returned to the 2une In Kitchen Wednesday to show off a hardcore South Louisiana Style omelette with red beans that the chef says is a standout item on the restaurant's weekend brunch menu.

If you've got breakfast on the brain, Chef Hohl says this substantial four-egg omelette with red beans topped with house pickle peppers, hot sauce and hollandaise sauce made in house is sure to satisfy. If that doesn't sound like enough to quell your a.m. hunger, Hohl serves the entree up with hash browns sautéed with garlic in butter, cheesy green onion grits and a choice of biscuit or toast on the side.

The chef starts with four eggs and adds 1/4 cup of heavy cream, beats them until frothy and adds them to a cast-iron skillet. As far as heat goes, Chef Hohl says they appropriately keep the burners at Hot Tails on high as they are cranking out dishes to order, but medium-high can also work as long as you continue to pull the eggs inward in the skillet as they cook. Add the red beans as the omelette is almost done.

The News Roads chef says the toppings are where this popular brunch dish really lifts off as he adds spice in the form of house pickle peppers and hot sauce. For a store bought approximation of the sauce used in his kitchen, Chef Hohl recommends going with Crystal Hot Sauce or something with similar spice and flavor. He finishes up by topping the Louisiana style omelette with a hollandaise sauce they prepare in house.

Weekend brunches are a specialty at Hot Tails with plenty of drink specials, and they even open the full menu in addition to the breakfast items. They even do catering. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hot Tails on Sundays. The restaurant is located at 1113 Hospital Road in New Roads. Click here for directions and dial (225) 638-4676 if you want to contact them.

To check out the full menu and see regular business hours, be sure to check out their website at www.hottailsrestaurant.com.

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Get Jazzy in Pink, support breast cancer awareness http://www.wbrz.com/news/get-jazzy-in-pink-support-breast-cancer-awareness/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/get-jazzy-in-pink-support-breast-cancer-awareness/ 2une In Fri, 10 Oct 2014 1:30:59 PM Hunter Robinson Get Jazzy in Pink, support breast cancer awareness

ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sisters Supporting Sisters is raising awareness and funds for breast cancer this October with the 3rd annual Jazzy in Pink.

Sisters Supporting Sisters is a non-profit striving to educate women in our area about good breast health. Wanda Washington says they have one mission.

"Our goal is simple," she explains. "We want to convert apathy into action, and one way to do that is to meet us at Hemingbough this weekend for Jazzy in Pink so we can work towards erradicating breast cancer in Louisiana.

Jazzy in Pink begins at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at Hemingbough in St. Francisville. You can purchase tickets for $50 in advance or at the door. For more information call 225-921-9072.

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Tee-off for Heritage Ranch http://www.wbrz.com/news/tee-off-for-heritage-ranch/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/tee-off-for-heritage-ranch/ 2une In Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:34:18 PM Hunter Robinson Tee-off for Heritage Ranch

ZACHARY - If you enjoy golf, you can tee-off for a good cause at the very first Heritage Ranch Golf Tournament. Jon Leblanc and Vicki Ellis joined us on 2une In this morning with the details.

The tournament is on February, October 24th at the Copper Mill Golf Club in Zachary. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, watch the video or visit the Heritage Ranch website.

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ICYMI: Hot Tails' Fish Sangwiches and Certifried Onion Rings http://www.wbrz.com/news/icymi-hot-tails-fish-sangwiches-and-certifried-onion-rings/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/icymi-hot-tails-fish-sangwiches-and-certifried-onion-rings/ 2une In Thu, 9 Oct 2014 1:30:08 PM Hunter Robinson ICYMI: Hot Tails' Fish Sangwiches and Certifried Onion Rings

BATON ROUGE - Hot Tails Chef Owen Hohl was back in the 2une In Kitchen Wednesday for another appearance as our Chef of the Month. This time, he whipped up the restaurant's "Fish Sangwich" and "Certifriend Onion Rings".

Hot Tails Chicken Breading

Wet batter
Hot sauce

Bleu Cheese Coleslaw:

1 lb. Bag of coleslaw mix
1/4 cup Chunky bleu cheese dressing
1/4 cup Coleslaw dressing (any kind you would prefer.)
1/2 cup Bergeron's Pecans

Mix all ingredients together in a mixing bowl.


2 cups mayonnaise
1/4 cup cajun select
1/4 cup black pepper
1/4 cup granulated garlic
1 cup dill relish


This is our own secret recipe that cannot be listed but may be purchased at the restaurant. Just come in and ask for a spillway jug or two and we'll get you right!

Dress the "Sangwich" which ever way you'd like but we guarantee the best flavors dressed this way. Lettuce, tomato, pickle, coleslaw, onion, cheese, fish, all between a seeded bun spillway and tarter.

For the wet batter whisk eggs, hot sauce, and water. The onion rings get battered twice: wet dry wet dry and the fish is battered once: wet then dry. We fry everything in a clear frying oil (soybean) at 360* F.


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Pickin' pumpkins at Blackwater United Methodist Church http://www.wbrz.com/news/pickin-pumpkins-at-blackwater-united-methodist-church/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/pickin-pumpkins-at-blackwater-united-methodist-church/ 2une In Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:50:42 AM Hunter Robinson Pickin' pumpkins at Blackwater United Methodist Church

CENTRAL - You can get into the fall spirit and help a great cause by visiting the annual Pumpkin Patch at Blackwater United Methodist Church in Central.

The patch raises money for church activities and mission trips. During the month-long event, area kids and invited out for fun, games and a lesson in everything pumpkin.

"They get to learn how the pumpkins grow from seed to maturity and that they can be used for all different things besides jack-o-lanterns like food and dishware," Linda Chapman explains.

The Blackwater United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch is open seven days a week. Click on the video link for times.


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Metromorphisis Social Innovation Summit http://www.wbrz.com/news/metromorphisis-social-innovation-summit/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/metromorphisis-social-innovation-summit/ 2une In Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:26:06 AM Hunter Robinson Metromorphisis Social Innovation Summit

BATON ROUGE - Metromorphisis is set to host its 5th Social Innovation Summit and are inviting the community to attend.

Metromorphisis strives to help inner-city neighborhoods by developing leaders and increasing civic engagement. This morning on 2une In, we were joined by Raymond Jetson with more information about the summit.

If you'd like to attend the Metromorphisis Social Innovation Summit, it's on Friday, October 31th at the Lod Cook Conference Center in Baton Rouge. To learn more, watch our interview with Jetson or visit or the Metromorphisis website.

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Big Buddy's Day of the Mentor http://www.wbrz.com/news/big-buddy-s-day-of-the-mentor/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/big-buddy-s-day-of-the-mentor/ 2une In Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:07:00 AM Hunter Robinson Big Buddy's Day of the Mentor

BATON ROUGE - The Big Buddy Program is a non-profit that provides positive role models and quality learning experiences to over one thousand youth on a weekly basis.

If you've ever wanted to get involved, you can next week at the 16th annual Day of the Mentor. It's on Friday, October 24th from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Louisiana Resource Center for Educators in Baton Rouge.

This morning on 2une In, we spoke with Chandra Stacie from Big Buddy's partner ExxonMobil and Big Buddy Mentor Paula Walker. For more information on Day of the Mentor, watch the video or visit the Big Buddy website.


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Runnels celebrates 50 years this weekend http://www.wbrz.com/news/runnels-celebrates-50-years-this-weekend/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/runnels-celebrates-50-years-this-weekend/ 2une In Thu, 2 Oct 2014 5:36:37 AM Hunter Robinson Runnels celebrates 50 years this weekend

BATON ROUGE - Runnels Independent School is hosting several events this weekend to commemorate 50 years in Baton Rouge.

It was founded back in 1965. That makes Runnels the oldest independent school in the city. When it first opened, it was home to only preschool students. Over the past five decades, however, it has grown to include elementary, junior high and eventually, high school students.

The fun kicks-off Saturday the 50th Anniversary Gala and Fundraiser at the Lod Cook Alumni Center at LSU. The celebration continues Sunday with an Alumni Open House. That event begins at 2:00 p.m. In the Gladys Hague Runnels Auditorium. There's also a Field Day scheduled for Friday, October 17th.

Schools leaders say you don't have to be a Runnels alumnus to attend the events.


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ICYMI: Hot Tails' Nola BBQ Shrimp http://www.wbrz.com/news/icymi-hot-tails-nola-bbq-shrimp/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/icymi-hot-tails-nola-bbq-shrimp/ 2une In Thu, 2 Oct 2014 4:25:49 AM Hunter Robinson ICYMI: Hot Tails' Nola BBQ Shrimp

BATON ROUGE - Our 2une In Chef of the Month for October is Hot Tails in New Roads. Chef Owen Hohl joined us on 2une In Wednesday to whip up some delicious Nola BBQ Shrimp. Here's how you can do it yourself:


11 large shell on shrimp (the count I used was 16-20)
2 slices of lemon (lemon wheels)
1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
1 Tablespoon Cajun Select (can be purchased at the restaurant)
1/2 cup worcestshire sauce
6 tablespoons real butter (cold)


French bread
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon herbes de provence
4 Tablespoons butter (real butter)

In a skillet take your shrimp, Worcestershire sauce, Cajun select, garlic, lemon. Bring it to a boil and reduce about half of the liquid. Once reduced the shrimp should be nice and pink with the liquid slightly thickened. Turn off the fire and swirl in the cold butter until melted (this is called mounting it with butter.) It should have a shine to the sauce and become thicker.

For the "WEIRD" bread take butter, herbs, and garlic powder and melt in a sauce pot(can even be done in microwave). Dab the bread in the seasoned butter and toast in a hot skillet or griddle if available.

2une In each Wednesday this month for more recipes from Hot Tails.


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National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday http://www.wbrz.com/news/national-hunting-and-fishing-day-is-saturday/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/national-hunting-and-fishing-day-is-saturday/ 2une In Fri, 26 Sep 2014 5:49:41 AM Hunter Robinson National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday

BATON ROUGE - Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and Baton Rouge is one of four cities in the state where you can celebrate.

There will be plenty of activities to enjoy at Waddill Wildlife Refuge including kayaking, skeet shooting and even a fishing tournament. Once you work up an appetite channeling your inner outdoorsman, there will be shrimp and duck gumbo, fried alligator and more delicious dishes for you to sample.

Gabe Giffin from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries stopped by 2une In Friday with more information on the event. He says one of the main complaints they've had in the past is not enough animals for the kids, so they've added more. He brought a couple of scaly friends to 2une In this morning, including Gaston the Gator.

For more information, watch the video or visit LDWF's website.

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Louisiana Bayou Bistro's cheesecake, bread pudding and more http://www.wbrz.com/news/louisiana-bayou-bistro-s-cheesecake-bread-pudding-and-more/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/louisiana-bayou-bistro-s-cheesecake-bread-pudding-and-more/ 2une In Wed, 24 Sep 2014 6:04:13 AM Hunter Robinson Louisiana Bayou Bistro's cheesecake, bread pudding and more

BRUSLY - All month long Louisiana Bayou Bistro has served amazing appetizers and exquisite entrees as our 2une In Chef of the Month. For their final appearance, Chef Chucky Lejeune shifted his focus to delicious desserts, showcasing the Brusly restaurant's cheesecakes, bread pudding, pies and more.

Watch the video to see how to recreate Bayou Bistro's bread pudding on your own.

Also, click on the related links to see all of Bayou Bistro's appearances on 2une In.

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Cool Schools: Children's Charter School http://www.wbrz.com/news/cool-schools-children-s-charter-school/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/cool-schools-children-s-charter-school/ 2une In Tue, 23 Sep 2014 7:14:54 AM Kylie Dixon, Hunter Robinson Cool Schools: Children's Charter School

BATON ROUGE - Our Cool School this week is Children's Charter School in Baton Rouge where students are taking part in a new leadership program. They're learning using Steven Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

"It's an interesting program because it's not just 10 minutes a day, talking about leadership," said Mackenzie Segrest. "it's really in everything you do."

The students are learning these seven habits:

1) Be proactive.

2) Begin with the end in mind.

3) Put first things first.

4) Think win-win.

5) Seek first to understand then to be understood.

6) Synergize

7) Sharpen the saw.

If you think you have a Cool School, let us know by contacting Kylie Dixon at kdixon@wbrz or calling (225)336-2392. Be sure to check out the video for more information on the program at Children's Charter School .


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Lawmakers to discuss changes to OGB health care plans http://www.wbrz.com/news/lawmakers-to-discuss-changes-to-ogb-health-care-plans/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/lawmakers-to-discuss-changes-to-ogb-health-care-plans/ 2une In Tue, 23 Sep 2014 6:04:44 AM Hunter Robinson Lawmakers to discuss changes to OGB health care plans

BATON ROUGE - State lawmakers are holding meetings this week to discuss changes to the health plans offered by the Office of Group Benefits.

The agency will offer the new health care plans beginning next year, but there are still many concerns among retirees and state employees. Susan West and Thomas Groves from OGB stopped by 2une In this morning with more information.

You can also visit the OGB website or call for more information.

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