I'm just an average man with an average life. Oh, wait. That's already been used in a song. Anyway, I'm a Lafayette native, graduate of Beau Chêne High School and Princeton University, and a lifelong (mostly suffering) New Orleans Saints fan. Growing up, I wanted to be the world heavyweight champion. I've at least attained heavyweight status. I've been told that if I were a wrestler, I'd be called the "Hot Mess Express."
Saints/Packers Game to Be Played In Jacksonville
So much for Dallas.
Post-Ida Gas Lines, Power Outages Impacting Baton Rouge
WBRZ-TV executive news producer Amanda Stevenson gives us an update on the situation in the Capital Region.
Southeast Louisiana Leaders to Evacuees: Don’t Go Home Yet
Houma residents say the area looks like a "war zone."
Cajun Navy Ground Force Seeking Search-and-Rescue Volunteers
Volunteers are asked to bring four days of food and clothes, as well as chainsaws and gasoline if they can.
7 p.m. Update: Ida’s Progress Slows, Weakens to Cat. 3
Lafayette will see winds gusts up to 55 miles per hour tonight.
Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall
Curfews and evacuation orders remain in place.
Ida Continues Push Towards Louisiana, Still Cat. 2
The storm continues to move northwest at 16 miles per hour.
Ida Now a Category 2 Hurricane
Maximum sustained winds are 100 miles per hour.