Mar 29, 2024 - News

🎣 Fully Dressed: Hooo-weee, that's a big fish

A very large greenish-beige fish sits atop a bucket to get weighed.

How do you think this carp feels about a lil' beer battering, eh? Photo: Courtesy of LDWF

Biologists snagged a 92-pound grass carp on Lake Concordia during routine electrofishing sampling. This big mama-jama would have been a world record-breaker if it had been caught using traditional means. (LDWF)

🤠 Beyoncé's new album, "Cowboy Carter," features a Shreveport country music artist named Willie Jones. (Shreveport-Bossier Advocate 🔒)

⚕️ Louisiana's prison population will nearly double in the next six years, according to one estimate. That includes a growing number of sick inmates, for whom the state has a murky track record of providing adequate health care. (Verite)

🤯 It takes 30 to 40 weeks to repair a broken interstate light. (WWL)

🦞 This is the busiest weekend of the year at Audubon Park and the Fly. Hello, crawfish boils! You need a permit for gatherings of more than 24 people. (Details)

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