Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Business and economic development groups from across south Louisiana have teamed up to launch the Louisiana Small Business Rebirth Fund, which aims to give grants to companies hurt by the historic flood.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Covington officials lifted a citywide boil water advisory at midday Wednesday after tests showed no contamination had been caused by the rupture of a 12-inch water main on Monday afternoon, according to Mayor Mike Cooper.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

It's a disaster that has no name, but the human responses to the recent flooding in Louisiana have many monikers: charity, generosity, goodwill, compassion, consideration, concern and kindness are just a few.

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform "A Century of Service," celebrating 100 years of the Marine Corps Reserve, 1916-2016, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Timothy K. Baker Theater, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., Building 1.

Emily Peters, 7, of Folsom, got a heavenly surprise on Aug. 13. She thought she was tagging along with her mom, Angela Peters, to check out Franco’s Athletic Club in Mandeville, but the trip was a ruse set up by the nonprofit Pay it Forward Networking.

ROUND TABLE LUNCHEON: Maxwell Williams, artistic director of Le Petit Théatre du Vieux Carré, and Lydia Blackmore, curator of decorative arts at The Historic New Orleans Collection, will be the featured guest speakers at the Round Table Luncheon h…

Author John Foxjohn was the guest speaker at the July 16 meeting of the Southern Louisiana chapter of the Romance Writers of America. Foxjohn, who has earned awards from the Romance Writers of America, the Mystery Writers of America and others, pr…

COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC SCHOOL COOPERATIVE CLUBS: The Council of Catholic School Cooperative Clubs will hold a general meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at St. Clement of Rome School, 3978 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. For information, contact Presi…

ORDER OF ST. LOUIS: Archbishop Gregory Aymond presented the Order of St. Louis medallion to 239 members of the laity in the Archdiocese of New Orleans during a ceremony May 1. St. Christopher the Martyr Church honored its medallion recipients, Da…

"IMITATING MARY": A study group focusing on "Imitating Mary: Ten Marian Virtues for the Modern Mom" by Marge Fenelon will begin meeting from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at The Upper Room, 318 Jefferson Ave., Covington. Additional meet…

SUPERHERO HOPE 5K: Hope for Hemophilia, a Baton Rouge-based nonprofit, will be the beneficiary of a Superhero Hope 5K Run and Family Day beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at TerraBella Village, 111 TerraBella Blvd., Covington. There will …

Bicycle beginners, or anyone wanting to learn more about their bikes, are encouraged to visit either the Algiers Regional Library at noon Saturday or the Norman Mayer Library at 1 p.m. Saturday for a 90-minute workshop to learn about bike confiden…