I'm a Jennings, La., native who started in radio while in high school in 1995. I got a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting in 2002 – which would have been a brilliant career move if this was 1972. I moved halfway across the nation in a hatchback with a diabetic cat to be in El Paso. I've worked under a variety of different radio names in the last 15 years, probably because I'm also secretly a spy. I once met Laura Bush and took a picture of her hot-pink toenails – true story. I'm pretty much a big ol’ geek (or is it a spaz?), and I'm kinda funny lookin’.
Louisiana Suspends TOPS Program Immediately, Threatens College Closures if Budget Woes Continue
Gov. John Bel Edwards sounded major alarms regarding Louisiana's education system during a televised address to the state this evening (Feb. 11).
It’s Not Just a Lyric — Beyonce’s Roots Are Hardcore Cajun and Creole
Lyrics from Beyonce's new "Formation" aren't just paying lip service to Louisiana. She has deep roots here, and might as well be Cajun royalty.
Worried About Zika Virus? Here’s Everything You Need to Know from the CDC
New diseases. Like we don't have enough problems, am I right?
Lake Arthur’s Mardi Gras Run Like You’ve Never Seen It — From the Air [VIDEO]
When I saw this, I thought to myself, I bet I can make a dozen of my friends outside Louisiana immediately homesick.
107 JAMZ Playlist — February 2016 Top Songs
Bryson Tiller gets his first No. 1 spot in our charts. Where did your favorites fall in the Top 40 as we move into February?
Hunt Continues for Vandals Who Sprayed Racist Graffiti at Lake Charles Banks
Lake Charles police are reviewing security footage from three area banks after three incidents of related racist vandalism.
DeRidder Woman Torches Home of Ex-Boyfriend’s New Lover, Brags About It
A Southwest Louisiana woman is now in jail in Jasper, Tx., after police say she burned down the home of a woman dating her ex-boyfriend. On New Year's Eve.
Walmart Closing Their New Stores in Lake Arthur and Iowa
The paint has barely had time to dry in the new Walmart Express stores in Iowa and Lake Arthur before their closure was announced.
Actor Alan Rickman, of Harry Potter and Die Hard, Dies from Cancer at Age 69
He was one of the most refined and talented actors to grace the screen -- and he could play anything. He served his talent well, and he will be sorely missed.
Lafayette Police Release Movie Theater Shooter’s Journal, Full Report on Shootings
The man responsible for last year's shootings in a Lafayette movie theater had a journal that will make your skin crawl.
Police Jury Updates Free CalcaShout Text and Notification Service
Calcasieu Parish's text message notification service -- CalcaShout -- got some upgrades last week -- and they're still free.
In an Office Lottery Pool? Protect Yourself With These Tips
I know -- it sounds kinda ugly to bring legal documents into this kind of thing. After all, we're all friends, right? Well, you'd be surprised how fast millions of dollars can dissolve those bonds.