More than 1 million people rallied in women's marches in the nation's capital and in cities around the world Saturday to convey to President Donald Trump on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged.
President Donald Trump visited the CIA's headquarters in northern Virginia on Saturday afternoon, his first full day in office, making a gesture of goodwill after he criticized the intelligence community in the run-up to his inauguration.
There was dismay in Britain, applause in Russia and silence in Japan. French populists found hope, Mexican leaders expressed concern and Germany's vice chancellor offered an allusion to his country's dark past.
Surrealism was the theme of the night at The Art Studio, Inc.'s annual Beaux Arts Ball. Surrealist art was on display as revelers dressed in surrealist costumes partied at the art studio. A fashion show gave designers a chance to show off their surreal designs.
The fund guarantees bonds issued by school districts, improving their credit ratings and allowing them to refinance at lower interest rates. The clean audit could improve future state financial ratings as well, after BISD automatically failed the 2016 FIRST rating (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas) in October for receiving a modified opinion in 201 […]
Marcie Miller said she felt so passionate about participating in the Golden Triangle Sister March on Saturday that she spent four days working on signs. Miller was one of more than 200 people who marched down Calder sidewalks near downtown Beaumont carrying signs with messages like "Love one another" and "Everyone should have human rights. […]
Interstate 10 eastbound near Texas 87 in Orange County will be closed from 8 p.m.-5 a.m. Saturday, the Texas Department of Transportation said in a release. Traffic will be detoured to frontage roads. The closure will allow for crews to set beams for the new bridge, TxDOT said.
Wind Advisory issued January 22 at 5:18AM CST until January 23 at 3:00AM CST by NWS January 22, 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM CST MONDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM CST MONDAY. * TIMING...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY 3 PM TODAY AND
Wind Advisory issued January 22 at 4:13AM CST until January 23 at 12:00AM CST by NWS January 22, 2017
...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED... .A DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT IN RESPONSE TO A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE AREA. CONDITIONS WILL BE THE MOST IMPACTFUL AROUND THE TIDAL LAKES AND NEAR THE COASTLINES.
Wind Advisory issued January 22 at 3:47AM CST until January 22 at 6:00PM CST by NWS January 22, 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR TODAY... .INTENSE LOW PRESSURE ADVANCING ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL PLAINS WILL RESULT IN STRONG AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A WIND
Wind Advisory issued January 22 at 3:47AM CST until January 22 at 6:00PM CST by NWS January 22, 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR TODAY... .INTENSE LOW PRESSURE ADVANCING ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL PLAINS WILL RESULT IN STRONG AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... * WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
Lake Wind Advisory issued January 22 at 2:50AM CST until January 22 at 9:00PM CST by NWS January 22, 2017
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING... ...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... * EVENT...AS A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EXITS THE AREA... STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS OVER 35
PARIS (AP) — Legions of women flooded parks, streets and city squares from Sydney to Paris to Philadelphia on Saturday, marching in solidarity as a show of empowerment and a stand against Donald Trump.More than 600 "sister marches" were planned across the country and abroad in conjunction with the Women's March on Washington, which drew hundre […]
The Interior Department was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts -- indefinitely -- after a National Park Service employee shared two tweets that noted President Donald Trump's relatively small inaugural crowds compared to the numbers former president Barack Obama drew in 2009."All bureaus and the department have been directed […]
WASHINGTON — Wearing pink, pointy-eared "p****hats" to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and cities around the globe Saturday to send Donald Trump an emphatic message that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged over the next four years."We march today for the moral core of this n […]
WASHINGTON — Thousands of women take to the streets of Washington, demanding a greater voice for women in American political life as a new president takes power.This will happen today, one day after the inauguration of Donald Trump.This DID happen more than 100 years ago, one day before the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson.So notable was the women's suffr […]
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor's signature health care law and swearing-in members of his national security team to his Cabinet.Hours after delivering a stinging rebuke of the political status quo in his inaugural address, Trump sa […]
Leader Sports Service Louisiana Tech’s Jacobi Boykins (0) notched the first double-double of his career Saturday with a game-high 20 points along with 10 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs to a 81-57 win over North Texas. The Mean Green hung around for the first half, but that was all they could muster as Louisiana Tech used a second half run to put things away i […]
O.K. Davis Two NFL seasons ago, Larry Donnell was in the bright spotlight that defines New York. There were few fans in the “Big Apple” who weren’t aware of the former Grambling State University star that had risen from an undrafted free agent in 2011 to one of the league’s best short yardage receivers as a tight end. In that magical season of 2014 the 6-6 a […]
Leader Sports Service DENTON, Texas — With Louisiana Tech clinging to a two-point lead in the final minutes of Saturday’s Conference USA game at North Texas, the Lady Techsters turned to a pair of freshmen to seal the victory. Anna McLeod and Daria McCutcheon combined to score nine straight points during a 90 second span and sophomore Kierra Anthony recorded […]
T. Scott Boatright Chase Cormier scored 10 points in GSU’s win on Saturday. GRAMBLING — Nigel Ribeiro poured in 20 points, including four 3-pointers to lead Grambling State to a 72-57 win over Jackson State Saturday night in Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Remond Brown added 12 points and Chase Cormier 10 for Grambling (8-12, 3-4 Southwestern Athletic Co […]
O.K. Davis Former Louisiana Tech University basketball stars Mike McConathy (left) and Lanky Wells had a special friendship that lasted more than 40 years. Wells died Friday morning after suffering a heart attack. Editor’s note: The following story about former Louisiana Tech basketball star Mike McConathy and his longtime, special friendship with Lanky Well […]
High-res-tubercle-1.jpg Eight hundred years ago, in a hardscrabble farming community on the outskirts of what was once one of the fabled cities of the ancient world, Troy, a 30-year-old woman was laid to rest in a stone-lined grave. read more
Watoto Children’s Village Choir.jpg The Watoto Choir representing Watoto Children’s Village orphanage in Uganda will give a free performance at St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 4615 S. Fourth St., Beaumont, on Feb. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. read more
bbg-jgp-2011-_(14).jpg Beaumont Botanical Gardens presents Hot Tropic Nights on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the gardens at 6088 Babe Zaharias Drive in Tyrrell Park. There will be drinks and hors d’oeuvers in the conservatory, with soothing music from local musician Rob Copeland. read more […]
whitedogwood.jpg What’s the big deal? All this talk about planting a tree to save the world does get our attention, but is it really that important? Well, Thomas Fuller is quoted as saying, “He that plants trees loves others besides himself.” read more
ford-fusion.jpg The 2017 Ford Fusion brings significant updates including new front styling with new grille options, as well as a freshly redesigned rear end. Additionally, a new Platinum model provides a premium experience for Fusion buyers. With a starting MSRP of $22,120, the Ford Fusion is available in 12 different models, including Sport and Hybrid mode […]
A Shreveport police corporal is appealing his firing over a controversial 2016 arrest. Kendrick Veals was terminated by Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump on January 12 for "violation of departmental policies".
Donald Trump is president, so what’s next? Time will have to answer that question, but some news reports from Inauguration Day might give us an idea of what is to come. A number of Democrats and some of their sympathetic political columnists continue to insist Trump isn’t a legitimate president. Robert Mann, who holds the Manship Chair in Journalism at LSU, […]
Unaware exactly where he was on the court, Jarren Greenwood readied himself for a 3-point shot in the far corner, squaring his shoulders toward the Burton Coliseum goal. Milliseconds later, a whistle blew. Greenwood’s right foot was touching the out-of-bounds line — one of 11 first-half turnovers. It was the fourth such unforced giveaway of the game’s first […]
One minute and 51 seconds after she took the court, two fouls forced Dede Sheppard to a seat on the bench. Sheppard, inserted into McNeese State’s starting lineup three games earlier specifically to lend more energy to a lineup devoid of it, could not bring it. Sheppard, who finished the 67-52 loss to Central Arkansas with just five points in 16 minutes, was […]
The first half clock ticked down and Burton Coliseum was restless. Kalob Ledoux, he of one collegiate start prior to Wednesday evening, endured a trapping double team 20 feet from the basket. Facing the Central Arkansas bench instead of the net he intended to throw the ball through, Ledoux looked helpless. The McNeese State bench clamored for him to shoot. J […]
NOPD ignored risk factors in 59 of the 137 recruit files reviewed by the federal monitoring team. That means they had something in their background that could -- or should -- have eliminated them from service.
BATON ROUGE – For the fourth time in the past few months, residents in the Capital View neighborhood said their homes were being threatened by rising flood waters.Homeowner Malaura Blanchard lives in the Capital View neighborhood near the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion. She said the recent severe weather has made a nearby water retention pond a par […]
WASHINGTON - Hours after the Women's March on Washington was scheduled to end, many women are still marching. Hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters are flooding through the streets of downtown Washington Saturday night. Many are chanting and waving signs. Police in cars and on bicycles and motorcycles are escorting the crowd through the congested do […]
BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man faces felony drug charges after narcotics agents seized three pounds of marijuana stuffed in a YETI cooler at his apartment complex Friday.Arrest records say 20-year-old Brett Labasse was charged with distribution/manufacturing of schedule one drugs. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's […]
NEW ROADS - Three officers were hurt during and altercation with a knife-wielding suspect according to Louisiana State Police, Saturday morning.Detectives from the state agency have taken over the investigation since the armed subject was shot at least one time by a bullet from an officer's weapon. According to detectives, the incident happened on […]