One-hundred and fifty students from St. Michael Special School attended the Saints Play Football Experience at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center recently. With directions from Saints players, the students took part in drills and obstacle cours…

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Fish fries are a staple of the season combining Lent-appropriate food and fellowship at area churches. The Knights of Columbus Council 8615 at St. Cletus Church in Gretna began its annual fish fries on Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. 

Melo is about 50 pounds and 5 years old, plus he's a spunky pup with the face to match. His eyes are two different colors. For more information on Melo, email or visit from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily at ARNO, 271 Plauc…

Tucked between the horse races like a hot dog between halves of a bun, wiener dogs took to the track at the Fair Grounds Race Course on March 9 for several exciting heats. Both the fans and the dogs seemed to love the event.