Edwin Edwards released from hospital
BATON ROUGE - Edwin Edwards has been released from the hospital after battling pneumonia, according to the former governor's wife.
In a post on her facebook page, Trina Scott Edwards wrote "We're missing the Governor's Christmas party and Eli's first school Christmas program tonight, but we're home from the hospital and EWE is on the mend so all is well in our world. Thanks to all of you for the prayers and kind messages! It's great to feel loved."
Edwards, 89, suffers from pneumonia on a recurring basis, sources said. He was previously hospitalized with pneumonia in November 2015 after becomming ill while traveling durin gthe Thanksgiving holiday and attending campaign events.
Read more about Edwards' most recent hospital visit here.