Even after Hurricane Katrina ended her political career and as cancer ate away her strength, former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco still described her life as “charmed.” With strength in her faith and her family, the state’s first elected female governor time and again refused to wallow in disappointment or disaster.
Three days of public events will honor former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, the state’s first female governor who died after a yearslong struggle with cancer.
Bubba Hiers, who left behind landscaping to help his celebrity sister Paula Deen grow her Savannah restaurant business as she rose to fame, has died at age 65.
Dale Reich frequents cemeteries. But the graves he visits are those of people he’s never met, and in lieu of flowers, he brings a bucket, scrub brush and bottle of Dawn.
Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state’s first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by Hurricane Katrina, has died.
Once deployed, it didn’t take long for Ebersviller to see combat.
Brett Hearn won’t forget his first race at Orange County Fair Speedway. Hey, when you’re a 16-year-old junior in high school, it has to be etched in the memory, even if it was in 1975.
Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79.
Charles Santore, an illustrator known for his richly detailed and whimsical interpretations of classic children’s books has died, his daughter said Friday.