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  • Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

    May 27, 2017 3:52 PM

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died. He was 69. Ken Weinstein confirmed Saturday that Allman died at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Allman had cancelled some 2016 tour dates for health reasons. In March... more »
  • Country star Alan Jackson selling home for $6.4 million

    May 9, 2017 10:40 AM

    CLARKESVILLE - Country music star Alan Jackson is selling his northern Georgia home for $6.4 million. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, citing an online real estate listing, says Jackson's lakefront home in Clarkesville, Georgia, comes with five bedrooms along with six full and three half bathrooms. The estate is gated with a... more »
  • L'Auberge resorts awarded AAA Four Diamond rating

    March 1, 2017 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The L'Auberge Casino & Hotel in Baton Rouge and the L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles have been awarded the AAA Four Diamond rating,ranking them among the nation's elite hotels. The rating has been awarded to only 5.9 percent of the 28,000 hotels approved by the... more »
  • Proposal would establish California as separate nation

    January 26, 2017 9:43 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Another attempt is underway that could establish California as a separate nation. A proposal has been submitted to state election officials that would ask voters to repeal part of the state constitution that declares California an inseparable part of the United States. If it qualifies for the... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest 2017 announces New Orleans lineup

    December 1, 2016 12:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS –Event organizers announced the lineup for the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest which will be held in New Orleans on May 26. Saturday, May 27 Sunday, May 28 Miranda Lambert Blake Shelton ... more »
  • Rain causes flooding, leaks in 2022 World Cup host Qatar

    November 27, 2016 11:48 AM

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Qatari authorities are urging motorists to exercise caution after rain caused flooding in several parts of the country. The Ministry of Interior issued the advisory on Twitter Sunday, saying roads remain water-logged in certain areas after Saturday's downpour. Footage posted on social media and news... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest: Where will it go? Play Video

    August 4, 2016 8:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Since the announcement of Bayou Country Superfest not being held at Tiger Stadium for the next two years, many are questioning where it will go? Tiger Stadium will undergo off-season renovations to concession stands, bathrooms and other areas of the stadium, according to LSU Athletics. Joe... more »
  • Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

    May 30, 2016 11:16 AM

    ARLINGTON, Va. - President Barack Obama has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. Obama's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery carries on a longstanding presidential tradition and comes as the U.S. struggles to end various conflicts in... more »
  • Country artists condemn LGBT laws, but labels silent

    April 13, 2016 4:20 PM

    NASHVILLE - Several country music artists and songwriters have condemned proposed laws critics say discriminate against LGBT people. But anyone looking for reaction from the record labels and production companies on Nashville's Music Row has heard only the sound of silence. New laws in North Carolina and Mississippi have drawn... more »
  • 2016 Bayou Country Superfest tickets go on sale Tuesday

    November 17, 2015 8:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Music fans are getting ready for one of the biggest concerts of the year. Bayou Country Superfest tickets go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. Tickets are available through various outlets including the Bayou Country Superfest website , ticketmaster.com , all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at (800)-745-3000.... more »
  • Visitors in town for Miss USA see what the Red Stick has to offer Play Video

    July 10, 2015 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People from all over the country are in the Red Stick to witness which lady will walk away with the crown and be the next Miss USA. "I've always watched Miss USA since I was little and I've never been in pageants," said Sandy Kutyna, who... more »
  • Superfest finale marks the end of Baton Rouge's music weekend

    May 25, 2015 9:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Bayou Country Superfest came to a close last night in dramatic fashion. The festival's final day had performances from Cassadee Pope, David Nail, Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, and Blake Shelton. During Lambert's set heavy showers moved in, and she paused her set for a rain delay. Once... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest kicks off

    May 23, 2015 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands filled LSU's Death Valley to enjoy the first night of Bayou Country Superfest on Saturday. Country music fans were delighted with an array of performances from Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Colt Ford, Tyler Farr, Brantley Gilbert and Kenny Chesney. "It's just a fun experience... more »
  • Heavy traffic around LSU for music weekend

    May 22, 2015 9:19 PM

    Interstate traffic seems to be clearing up on traffic cameras near Baton Rouge. Inside the city around Louisiana State University is where there seems to be a lot of build up. You should expect heavy traffic on Highland Road and Nicholson Drive through the weekend. Portions of Burbank Drive... more »
  • Single-day tickets on sale for Superfest

    February 5, 2015 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Organizers announced Thursday that single-day ticket sales for Bayou Country Superfest were now open. The two-day ticket package for the May 23-24 music festival at LSU Tiger Stadium are still available, according to a Superfest press release. This year's festival will see country music stars... more »
  • Superfest stars shine bright at CMA's

    November 6, 2014 6:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bayou Country Superfest organizers released their official talent lineup for the 2015 festival Wednesday morning. That night, some of the stars coming to Baton Rouge shined bright at the Country Music Association Awards. One of the brightest last night was Miranda Lambert. She opened the night... more »
  • Two men rescued after being lost in the woods for the weekend

    August 25, 2014 10:41 PM

    CLINTON- Two men were rescued from a two-day ordeal in the woods that left one needing medical attention, deputies in East Feliciana said Monday. The department released the details a day after the rescue. The men became lost Friday and were found Sunday afternoon. Two men, a 33-year-old... more »

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