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  • Preservation foundation restarted for Governor's Mansion

    November 20, 2016 12:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - First lady Donna Edwards says she is restarting a preservation foundation for the Louisiana Governor's Mansion, to help raise money for the home's upkeep and beautification. Edwards talked about the plans during a recent appearance on the governor's radio call-in show. Edwards says she worked with former... more »
  • Edwards hopes to return to La. Governor's Mansion next month

    October 30, 2016 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards and his family hope to be back in the Louisiana Governor's Mansion by the end of November, months after the devastating mid-August flooding displaced them. Edwards and his family were forced to leave the mansion when chest-high water filled the basement and electricity... more »
  • Governor, family still out of flooded mansion

    August 24, 2016 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards and his family remain displaced by flooding from the Louisiana Governor's Mansion, with no return date set. The governor was asked about the damage Wednesday during his radio call-in show. Edwards and his family were forced to leave the mansion when... more »
  • Arson destroys Civil War governor's mansion

    July 14, 2016 11:00 AM

    OPELOUSAS - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office says arson destroyed an antebellum plantation house that served as the governor's mansion for nine months during the Civil War - and damaged a museum less than a mile away. Chief Deputy Brant Thompson says the Old Governor's Mansion in Opelousas... more »
  • Democrats celebrate victory in Louisiana governor's race

    November 22, 2015 12:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Democrats in Louisiana rejoiced as they reclaimed the governor's mansion for the first time in eight years, while the state's GOP leader insisted "our Republican brand is strong" even amid the defeat of a one-time political powerhouse, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter. John Bel Edwards' victory in... more »
  • Governor's mansion butler seeks to reduce life sentence

    May 19, 2015 9:04 AM

    GONZALES- Harrison Cage, Gov. Bobby Jindal's personal butler and a longtime state prison trustee, is asking a state district judge to reduce his mandatory life sentence for a 1991 second-degree murder. During a hearing Monday in court in Ascension Parish, Cage asked Judge Jessie LeBlanc, of the 23rd Judicial District... more »

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