Aid groups: US should send CASH, not food, abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food aid groups are urging the Obama administration to overhaul the way the United States helps starving people abroad. The White House will not say whether Obama’s budget proposal, scheduled to come out next week, will seek to change the way foreign food aid is distributed. But food aid groups, farm groups […]

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3.9 tons of marijuana confiscated by Texas Highway Patrol

For highway patrol officers, there’s no such thing as a routine traffic stop. That adage was again proven true when a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a gas tanker to perform a routine visual inspection and discovered the tanker was carrying 3.9 tons of marijuana. It’s unclear how the trooper was able to make […]

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Benefit for Classie Ballou

A Benefit Fundraiser for Classie Ballou will be held Sunday, April 7th at Lafayette Feed and Seed downtown from Noon til 6PM. Music by JoJo Reed, Leon Chavis, Corey Arceneaux, Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys, Leroy Thomas, Corey Ledet, Lil Wayne & Same Ole Two Step, Jeffery Broussard and many more.

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Scott Boudin Festival

The Scott Boudin Festival is April 5, 6 and 7 on Lions Club Road in Scott. There’ll be food, fun, entertainment, rides and more. Music by J. Paul Jr., Lil Falley, The Nik-L-Beer Band, Atchafalaya, Lil Nate, Kevin Naquin, Geno Delafose, Jamie Bergeron and others. Admission is $5, children 6 and under enter free. Visit www.scottboudinfestival.net […]

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North Korea warns military cleared to wage nuclear attack against US

South Korea says North Korea has moved a missile with “considerable range” to  its east coast after an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean army warned the  U.S. Wednesday that its military has been cleared to wage an attack using  “smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear” weapons. South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday the missile moved […]

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THURDAY APRIL 4th

Ayieeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, it’s THIRSTY THURSDAY on KBON 101.1 and listeners have chances to win six packs of “Michelob Ultra” and two cans of Bud Light Lime-“Straberrita” (Margarita with a twist) compliments of Shilling Distributing & KBON. Today is also “Feature Album Day”. We’ll also be featuring a new AARON NEVILLE CD named “MY TRUE STORY”, featuring […]

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