The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold a ceremony for Nancy Parker on Thursday night. Nancy was a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta, which is a service sorority. The New Orleans Alumnae Chapter will hold an Omega Omega service at 7 p.m. at the McDonogh #35 High School.
According to Mike Yenni, Inspector General David McClintock's office spent over $1 million leasing and renovating two buildings in the Elmwood area, despite having been offered rent-free space by Yenni.
Longtime FOX 8 meteorologist Bob Breck worked alongside Nancy Parker for more than 20 years and joined the morning show crew Tuesday (Aug. 20), to reflect on the impact made by his coworker and friend.
Before her tragic and untimely death, Nancy Parker won five Emmy’s over the course of her career -- the first for a 2001 piece that told the story of a plantation on River Road, where many lived in servitude long after slavery ended.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the first woman to be elected governor of Louisiana, died Sunday (Aug. 18), at the age of 76. Blanco, a Democrat, served as Louisiana’s 54th Governor from January 2004 to January 2008.
Those who knew her and many who did not gathered in Treme to celebrate the life of Nancy Parker, as well as long-time radio host CJ Morgan, who died earlier this week, for a traditional New Orleans sendoff.
Investigators say the plane involved in a fatal crash in New Orleans East appeared to have engine problems before it crashed Friday afternoon (Aug. 16), according to the National Transportation Safety Board.