Ed Gary Benefit

A Benefit for Cajun Musician Ed Gary will be held on June 15 at She B’s on Highway 90 in Jennings. Proceeds help to defray medical expenses. Bands will begin at 10AM. Plate lunches can be picked up between 11AM-1PM. An auction will be held at 2PM. There will also be BBQ Burgers, raffle, 50/50 [...]

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Valedictorian, Roy Costner IV, Tears Up Speech On Stage, Recites The Lord’s Prayer

A South Carolina valedictorian’s commencement address sparked wild applause from the crowd when he tore up his pre-approved speech, and instead began reciting the Lord’s Prayer. The Pickens County School District banned prayer at schools altogether after a barrage of complaints from local atheist groups about the inclusion of prayer at various ceremonies. Read more: [...]

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Bikini Ban: Miss World Contestants to Wear Sarongs

Though they’ve been a staple of beauty pageants for decades, bikinis are not welcome this year at the Miss World competition. According to an Associated Press report, the organizers of the Miss World beauty pageant have banned bikinis from being worn on-stage at the competition. Instead, contestants will be wearing bikini tops along with long [...]

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KBON ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR FOR THE WEEKEND OF June 6th -9th SPONSORED BY GULF COAST AUTOPLEX AT 407 SHANKLAND AVENUE IN JENNINGS THURSDAY: COWBOYS NIGHT CLUB, LAF-DUSTINI SONNIER & SIX PACK PONT BREAUX’S RESTAURANT, BREAUX BRIDGE-LEE BENOIT FRIDAY: COWBOY’S NIGHT CLUB, LAF-CHEE WEEZ PONT BREAUX’S RESTAURANT, BREAUX BRIDGE- LEE BENOIT SATURDAY: PAT’S ATCHAFALAYA CLUB, HENDERSON-DON RICH COWBOY’S [...]

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Proposed Law Would Make “Revenge Porn” a Crime

A law that would punish scorned ex-lovers who post online nude images of their former partners passed the Senate Public Safety Committee Tuesday. Senate Bill 255 would give California law enforcement their first tool to combat so-called “revenge porn,” nude images posted online without the victim’s consent, with identifying information and the purpose to harass [...]

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Judge orders girl added to adult lung transplant list.

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary to suspend existing organ allocation rules to give a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl a better chance at a life-saving lung transplant. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said yesterday she will not intervene in the heartbreaking case of a 10-year-old girl with [...]

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