Sun, 16 May 2021 01:00:04 +0000: As Louisiana looks at recruiting teachers, more Black men are needed - GANNETT Syndication ServiceAbout 5% of teachers in Louisiana are Black men, a number LDOE and universities are working to increase to support Black students. Sun, 16 May 2021 00:39:55 +0000: LSU coach Kim Mulkey gets Hammond, Tickfaw in Basketball Hall of Fame acceptance speech - GANNETT Syndication ServiceKim Mulkey of Tickfaw became LSU's sixth coach or player inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday night Sat, 15 May 2021 22:27:57 +0000: Here's why NBA legend Michael Jordan is introducing Kim Mulkey at Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame - GANNETT Syndication ServiceLSU women's coach Kim Mulkey will be the sixth person with LSU ties to be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday night. Sat, 15 May 2021 01:00:04 +0000: Liam, Ava the most common baby names in Louisiana during 2020 - GANNETT Syndication ServiceAround 251 baby boys in Louisiana were named Liam, while about 259 baby girls were named Ava. Fri, 14 May 2021 20:37:07 +0000: Pecanland Mall owner launches Partner to Empower program to support local, minority-owned businesses - GANNETT Syndication ServiceTheÂ Partner to Empower programÂ is a resource designed to help underserved communities grow their business with a brick-and-mortar location at Pecanland Mall Fri, 14 May 2021 20:33:23 +0000: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards lifts more mask restrictions after CDC guidance on COVID-19 - GANNETT Syndication ServiceMasks will still be required in K-12 schools. Here are the newest changes to statewide COVID-19 safety rules. Fri, 14 May 2021 18:26:44 +0000: LSU women's basketball legend Seimone Augustus retires from WNBA, will be L.A. Sparks assistant - GANNETT Syndication ServiceA 15-year veteran who won four WNBAÂ championships with the Minnesota Lynx, she averagedÂ 15 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists a game in herÂ career. Fri, 14 May 2021 17:59:55 +0000: Passport to Fun museum camp for kids returns June 14-18 - GANNETT Syndication ServiceNine Monroe museums will host kids ages 6-9 Fri, 14 May 2021 14:56:52 +0000: West Monroe proposes 2021-22 budget with small surplus - GANNETT Syndication ServiceThe current proposal calls for a $300,000 surplus at the end of the fiscal year with a $7.5 million balance in the general fund. Fri, 14 May 2021 11:01:27 +0000: Travel Louisiana: The state's attractions for the outdoors, shopping, history and art - GANNETT Syndication ServiceWith COVID-19 cases down and restrictions lessened, it's time to see this beautiful state called Louisiana. The best place to go depends on your mood.