Along with widespread cleanup efforts after yet another hurricane in Louisiana, many groups are working to make sure families get the resources and supplies they need, especially front-line workers who have been displaced.
Crazy Dave’s Daiquiri Bar and Grill in Livingston was packed during a fundraiser for Ashlynn Carlock, 6, who is fighting stage four kidney and lung cancer. The fundraiser involved a jambalaya and pastalaya cook-off, vendors, an auction, and a blood drive.
Plywood and nails now cover the front door to the Odell S. Williams Now & Then Museum of African American History. It’s where Sadie Roberts-Joseph spent much of her time teaching and educating anyone willing to learn. Unfortunately, visitors can only experience its history from the outside for now.
Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become a vital resource for travelers. However, those services aren’t available to everyone in Louisiana. Lawmakers are now discussing a bill that could expand services and regulations statewide.