A football rivalry erupted into violence in Alabama, leaving two LSU fans dead. After the Crimson Tide victory over the LSU Tigers Saturday night, Louisiana fans Dennis and Donna Smith of Conecuh County, Ala. were killed by Alabama supporter Michael Williams, according to the Mobile, Ala. Press Register. Following the game, an altercation that began over the phone erupted into a physical brawl, which ended when Dennis Smith pulled a pistol, Williams grabbed a shotgun and blasted Smith. Williams then shot Donna Smith. The Press Register reports that “alcohol was believed to be a factor in the killings.”
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again, it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to go public this year.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.