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Who wants Cajun sausage? The 44th annual Andouille Fest poster revealed!

NEW ORLEANS - Who wants Cajun sausage? St. John the Baptist Parish held their 44th annual Andouille Festival Kickoff and Reveal Party at the St. John Community Center in LaPlace Thursday morning. This year's poster was created by artist Dana Bardell Wallace and shows a cartoon sausage cooking up som

WGNO.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:44

Walmart to fill more than 1250 seasonal openings in La.

BATON ROUGE, La. (Louisiana Workforce Commission) - National retail giant Walmart plans to employ more than 1250 hourly associates in its Louisiana stores for the holiday season. The company will be hiring cashiers, cart attendants, stockers and service area employees, with salaries ranging from 9

KALB.COM - 2017-09-20 22:55:00

Survey indicates La. citizens think schools test too much

In the last year, 35 institutions of higher education have dropped the requirement for standardized tests. Universities have done this in an attempt to widen the applicant pool and increase campus diversity. Wochit A new survey shows hundreds of Louisiana citizens think there is too much of a focus

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 21:54:27

De La Salle moves into the top 3 of our Big 8 poll

De La Salle doesn't own a state title in football YET. But after watching the Cavs beat Class 4A heavyweight Karr, I'm convinced this squad has their best shot to win the crown in 2017. Quarterback Julian Gums is one of the best in the state. If he wears down, running back Kendall Collins can take o

FOX8LIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:38:13

Walmart looking for more than 1,250 workers across Louisiana

Walmart plans to hire more than 1,250 hourly associates in its Louisiana stores for the holidays. The company is looking for full- and part-time cashiers, cart attendants, stockers and service area employees, with salaries ranging from $9 to $10 per hour, according to a news release. A job fair for


Walmart among top employers in statewide youth job fair

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - National retail giant Walmart plans to employ more than 1250 hourly associates in its Louisiana stores for the holiday season. The company will be hiring cashiers, cart attendants, stockers and service area employees, with salaries ranging from 9 to 10 dollars

BRPROUD.COM - 2017-09-20 16:11:13

Huge Names Confirm Their Supercon Appearances

We're excited to announce the next batch of speakers for the 2017 Hackaday Superconference. We are especially pleased to welcome Michael Ossmann as a speaker. He presented an RF design workshop at the 2014 Superconference which was sold out, standing room only, and still turned away dozens of people

HACKADAY.COM - 2017-09-20 16:01:04

What's cooking at Fried Chicken Fest at the riverfront, Sept. 23-24

The Fried Chicken Festival set to take place Saturday (Sept. 23) and Sunday at Woldenberg Park on the Mississippi riverfront is further evidence that we live in paradise. More than 30 New Orleans and regional restaurants will serve up sizzling poultry at the festival food booths. Can't you already s

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-20 11:02:49

Tammy Houston 'keys' library growth, retires after 29 years

LAPLACE - Tammy Houston recalls the running joke among her college friends at the University of New Orleans was "if you want to see Tammy sleep, bring her to the library." That certainly didn't carry over to her professional career. Hired as Reserve library branch supervisor in late September 1988 (

L'OBSERVATEUR - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Wildcats eye district slate; West St. John, SCC coming off wins; RA welcomes open date

RESERVE - District play is here and, according to head coach Alden Foster, it's time for East St. John High (1-2) to get serious. "We're 0-0 in district," Foster said. "We played two good football teams (in our losses) and the scores didn't indicate how close the games were." The Wildcats host the C

L'OBSERVATEUR - 2017-09-20 07:02:00

Introducing the Krewe of Agape 2018 Mardi Gras court

The Krewe of Agape Carnival Organization introduced the 2018 Mardi Gras court at the Mad Hatters Get Acquainted Tea, which was held at The Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. Pictured, from left, are Mea Christian Anderson, daughter of Colette Pierre Anderson of Edgard and Malcolm Anderson of Plaquemine

L'OBSERVATEUR - 2017-09-20 07:02:00

Adding ‎Laplace‏ or Gaussian noise to database for privacy

In the previous two posts we looked at a randomization scheme for protecting the privacy of a binary response. This post will look briefly at adding noise to continuous or unbounded data. I like to keep the posts here fairly short, but this topic is fairly technical. To keep it short I'll omit some

JOHNDCOOK.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

ERJ Tire & Rubber Business Tracker

China rubber imports... Michelin CSR... Volvo US plant... BASF to buy Solvay PA unit... Rubber share prices... Pirelli IPO... India NR price... VW dreams electric by 2021... UK rubber MBO... New butadiene technology... Vystar joins Blue Bell mattress... Vystar EU car sales... Hankook for Opel... BMW

EUROPEAN RUBBER JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:00:01

Woman raped, robbed in ‎LaPlace‏ home invasion: sheriff

A LaPlace woman was raped inside her home early Monday morning (Sept. 18) after investigators say an unknown man broke into the house and demanded money. The assault happened between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. in the 1400 block of Delta Road, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office. The

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-19 22:34:50

Theistic evolution is not science: More misrepresentation of a survey on British beliefs about evolution

Yesterday I wrote a brief post about a story published in the Guardian (really The Observer, but they post on the same site) called "Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at the heart of a new spiritual divide". It also bore the invidious subtitle, "Major survey reveals that it's atheists

CONTAINER GARDENING - 2017-09-19 18:15:34

Hyping the history of mathematics

A while back the Internet was full of reports about a sensational discovery in the history of mathematics. Two researchers had apparently proved that a well know Babylonian cuneiform clay tablet (Plimpton 322), which contains a list of Pythagorean triples, is in fact a proof that the Babylonians had

CONTAINER GARDENING - 2017-09-19 17:09:32

The Caribbean island waste no time in clearing the debris

The pace is frantic. Residents with shovels clean the streets. Dump trucks laden with the stumps of storm-ravaged trees rumble back and forth along narrow streets. Construction crews clear downed telephone poles and debris from houses and businesses in a race to restore the lifeblood of the small Ca

GULF NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:53:38

Brown Bag packs an educational lesson

LaPlaca's admirable work ethic contributes to his success. (Jason Proleika / Photo Editor) The College kicked off its Brown Bag Series on Friday, Sept. 15, with alumnus Robert LaPlaca ('06) as the first speaker of the semester. LaPlaca was a graduate of the interactive multimedia program - before I

TCNJSIGNAL.NET - 2017-09-19 01:05:16

Woman raped at ‎LaPlace‏ home by man who left with money, Sheriff's Office says

A woman was raped early Sunday by a man who also took money from her LaPlace home, officials said. The home invasion and rape were reported between 3-4 a.m. at a home in the 1400 block of Delta Road. The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office said the victim told officers that the perpetrator

WDSU - 2017-09-18 19:44:00

Sheriff: Suspect 'bumrushed' homeowner before shooting

The homeowner who killed an intruder at his back door in LaPlace, Louisiana, last week opened fire after the suspect "bumrushed" him, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre told reporters. Detectives investigating the incident learned about the exchange after reviewing statements by the hom

GUNS.COM - 2017-09-18 18:00:26