Alice Wittman and her husband, Frank, have been season ticket holders since the New Orleans Saints team was born Nov. 1, 1967. She talks about how they first bought tickets and the early years at Tulane Stadium. This season marks the 50th anniversary of the franchise.
Numerous former Saints players were present at a fundraiser at MGM Park to raise money for a new Saints hall of fame facility on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Fans were able to get autographs and photos with the players, which included Morten Anderson, Tyrone Hughes, Jim Dombrowksi and more.
Stephen Hagin was raised by his grandparents after his parents left him as a child. He had a normal childhood until, his relatives say, he began to change. He dropped out of high school and soon landed in juvenile detention. Eventually he became addicted to meth and is now in prison as a habitual offender.
A wreck between a tour bus and a Saturn at Teagarden and U.S. 90 in Gulfport on Tuesday closed the west bound lanes of 90 while Gulfport police investigated the scene. Gulfport fire department had to extricate the driver of the Saturn, who suffered minor injuries. There were no passengers on the bus.
The Sun Herald uncovered questionable spending practices at DMR as state and federal authorities investigated agency practices under former director Bill Walker. Walker and six other former DMR employees eventually pleaded guilty as a result of the investigations.