May 29, 2024 - News

Fully Dressed: 🎰 Treasure Chest set to open

Image is a rendering that shows a gray and orange exterior of the Treasure Chest Casino in Kenner.

Treasure Chest Casino is moving ashore in Kenner. Rendering: Courtesy of Boyd Gaming Corp.

🎲 The new land-based Treasure Chest Casino in Kenner opens June 6, while the riverboat casino will take its last bets just before midnight Saturday, according to a press release.

Two of four inmates remain on the lam after the group escaped through an 8-inch gap under a wall at the Tangipahoa Parish Jail. The other two were found hiding inside a Dollar General dumpster. (New York Times 🔒)

🐍 A Houma snake wrangler — er, police officer — relocated a 12-foot python after a resident found the snake in their yard. The danger noodle ate two of the resident's geese before the officer shuffled it into a pillowcase. (WWL)

📜 Louisiana will be the first state requiring the 10 Commandments be posted in all publicly funded schools once Gov. Jeff Landry signs a bill given the OK by state lawmakers yesterday evening. (Axios New Orleans)

🥁 St. Aug's Marching 100 will travel to France for the 80th anniversary of D-Day. The band will give a concert in Paris. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune 🔒)

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