June 25, 2012
Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' may shrink this year, study says
Houston Business Journal
Researchers say the “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico that can hamper the billion-dollar fishing industry each summer may finally be shrinking after several years of above-average density.
LSU library holds annual showing of Audubon folios
Thibodaux Daily Comet
For one day at the LSU Hill Memorial Library, people of all ages intently discussed the origins of Louisiana bird names.
St. Bernard resident becomes first victim of West Nile virus this year, says health department
New Orleans Times-Picayune
In a year that has seen a mosquito population boom due a mild winter and soggy spring, it’s not surprising that the state’s first case of West Nile virus in a human has come earlier than normal.
Book Events for June 24
At 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, the members of the Louisiana Capital City Obedience Club and their canine friends will demonstrate and share tips for obedience, agility training, and socialization at the Jones Creek Regional branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road.
Around Baton Rouge for June 25, 2012
Community events: howard pink and his musical garden hoses: 10 a.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road; 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Howard Pink will play his French horn and show a number of other instruments to children who are 4 years old or older.
Louisiana's Lolo Jones wins 'head battle' to join Olympics team
Alexandria Town Talk
There it was, for all of Hayward Field and millions watching on NBC television to see.