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  • Brave little girl remembered with Bella's Ball Play Video

    March 19, 2014 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A brave little girl's memory will be carried on Thursday night at Bella's Ball. 7-year-old Bella Bowman was diagnosed with ependymoma brain tumor in January 2011. After a long and courageous battle, she passed away in December of that year. The Bella Bowman foundation was... more »
  • $60 inaugural ball tickets sell out ahead of time

    January 7, 2013 3:09 PM

    WASHINGTON- The low-cost tickets to President Barack Obama's inaugural ball were mistakenly put on sale a day early and are now sold out. Inaugural officials say the limited number of $60 tickets to the Jan. 21 ball that were supposed to go on sale Monday morning quickly sold out in... more »
  • WBRZ named community station of the year

    March 29, 2012 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ's employees were honored with 3 awards from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) Thursday at the Crowne Plaza hotel. The station and its employees won the award for Community Station of the Year. Projects like Pat's Coats for Kids, Feed a Family, Stuff the... more »
  • Urns stolen from Ball cemetery, two arrested

    January 10, 2012 7:47 AM

    BALL, La. (AP) - Deputies have arrested two people they believe are involved in the theft of urns from a Rapides Parish cemetery. The Town Talk reports 55-year-old Johnny Fitzgerald of Ball and 36-year-old Kimberly Deville of Pineville were arrested in the theft of the urns from Forest Lawn Memorial... more »
  • Syracuse coach: Allegations are 'patently false'

    November 18, 2011 3:12 PM

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine says allegations that he molested two former ball boys for years are "patently false." In a statement released by one of his attorneys Friday, Fine says these allegations have been thoroughly investigated multiple times and that he has fully cooperated... more »
  • Former Louisiana mayor off to prison

    July 1, 2011 10:42 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Former Ball Mayor Roy Hebron was brought to the Federal Prison Camp in Pensacola this week, where he began a four-year sentence on Monday. Hebron pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government after a federal investigation into the town of Ball activities following... more »
  • Shrimping limit set after tar ball found

    November 24, 2010 7:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The federal government has closed part of the Gulf of Mexico to royal red shrimping after a commercial shrimper found tar balls in his net. In a news release late Wednesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the new restriction covers 4,213 square miles of federal... more »
  • 8-year-old boy drowns in Assumption Parish

    May 25, 2010 6:51 AM

    Assumption Parish deputies say an 8-year-old boy died after falling into an abandoned swimming pool in the 6500 block of Hwy 1, in Belle Rose. Deputies say Klyund Jones fell into the in-ground swimming pool while trying to get a ball he and his friends were playing with. First responders... more »
  • Bill not paid, water cutoff in Tioga-Ball area

    April 29, 2010 6:50 AM

    A policy change caused nearly 200 residents in the Tioga-Ball area to lose water service for nonpayment. In the past, customers of Rapides Waterworks District No. 3 could have carried their bills into next month. Starting this month, people with unpaid balances 10 days after their bill's due date are... more »

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