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United Way VITA Program

United Way VITA Program

VITA IS  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the United Way is providing free tax preparation for you with volunteers that are certified and trained by the IRS. Anyone with a household income of $62,000 or less is eligible for the free service. Come on out and bring your Driver’s License Social Security Card W2s and…More

Mardi Gras Parade and Event Schedule 2020

Mardi Gras Parade and Event Schedule 2020

Mardi Gras will be celebrated February 25, 2020, with some parades and events that are starting as early as January. 2020 Mardi Gras Events By Parish Lafayette Parish FEB 14 – Krewe de Canailles Walking Parade. Downtown Lafayette, 6:30 p.m. KreweDeCanailles.com. FEB 15 – Carencro Mardi Gras Parade. Starts at Carencro High ends by Carencro Community Center. 11…More

Millennium Tour Coming To Baton Rouge

Millennium Tour Coming To Baton Rouge

The Millennium Tour is coming to Baton Rouge. On Sunday April 5th, all of your favorite acts from the Millennium will be in Baton Rouge. Omarion, Bow Wow, Soulja Boy, Pretty Rick, Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd and Sammie will be on stage at the Raising Canes River Center in Baton Rouge. TIckets are available now…More

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Q955 Studio Text Line 337-920-5777

We want to hear from you! You can TEXT our Q95.5 Studio at 337-920-5777 and tell us what’s on your mind. Let us know what you like, what you don’t like, and of course you will have opportunities for contests and promotions by texting in to win. Texting the studio is the best and quickest way to…More

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Man Kidnaps Woman, Forces Her To Watch ‘Roots’ To Better Understand Racism

Man Kidnaps Woman, Forces Her To Watch ‘Roots’ To Better Understand Racism

This may be the wildest Black History Month headline ever. According to authorities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Robert Noye, a black man, kidnapped a white woman over the weekend and forced her to watch “Roots,” Alex Haley‘s 1977 miniseries regarding the history of slavery in America and threatened to kill her and chop off her…More

Former ‘The Chi’ Star Tiffany Boone Addresses Jason Mitchell Misconduct Allegations

Former ‘The Chi’ Star Tiffany Boone Addresses Jason Mitchell Misconduct Allegations

Former “The Chi” actress Tiffany Boone has addressed her departure from Showtime’s Lena Waithe-created series for the first time since leaving the show in late 2018. We previously reported… Boone was among the multiple actresses on the set who called out co-star Jason Mitchell’s misconduct, which ultimately caused her to quit the series and he was fired from the drama.…More

Search Intensifies For Missing Fort Valley State University Student

Search Intensifies For Missing Fort Valley State University Student

In the wake of the disappearance of Anitra Gunn, authorities have announced the creation of a task force focused on finding her. According to reports, the Fort Valley State University senior was last seen on Valentine’s Day. Authorities say Gunn’s family contacted the Fort Valley Police Department after they hadn’t heard from her in what…More

Daughter Of Man Accused Of Killing 8 Describes His Abuse

Daughter Of Man Accused Of Killing 8 Describes His Abuse

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — The daughter of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Monday that he was abusive and beat her frequently. My’Khyiah Godbolt took the stand at a courthouse in Magnolia, the Daily Leader newspaper reported, to testify against her father, Willie Cory Godbolt. Godbolt, 37, is…More

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Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour for medical treatments

Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour for medical treatments

Ozzy Osbourne has canceled the North American dates of his 2020 “No More Tours 2” to deal with his health issues. The 71-year-old rocker went public last month with his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. Rather than touring, Osbourne is set to head to Europe for additional treatments. “I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because…More

Lizzo and Harry Styles continue their beautiful musical affair

Lizzo and Harry Styles continue their beautiful musical affair

Lizzo loves Harry Styles, so she’s belting one out for him. The singer hit BBC Radio 1’s “Live Lounge” to perform a cover of Styles’ “Adore You” — and even dropped his name during the tune. The mutual love between the two singers started last December when Styles appeared on “Live Lounge” himself and covered…More

‘Alexa, should I watch the Frontline documentary about Jeff Bezos and Amazon?’

‘Alexa, should I watch the Frontline documentary about Jeff Bezos and Amazon?’

“Alexa, should I watch Frontline’s documentary about Jeff Bezos and Amazon?” The instant recognition that question evokes is a reminder of the company’s power and reach, which the PBS program artfully demonstrates in a two-hour documentary that includes interviews with a number of past and current employees. “Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff…More

Sharon Osbourne rocks dramatic white hair transformation

Sharon Osbourne rocks dramatic white hair transformation

Sharon Osbourne is no longer “in the red.” Thanks to celebrity colorist Jack Martin, “The Talk” co-host is now rocking white hair instead of the red she’s been sporting for years. Martin shared a photo of her dramatic transformation on his Instagram page. “Sharon has 100% white hair and she was coloring her hair once…More

Drew Carey mourns death of ex-fiancée Amie Harwick

Drew Carey mourns death of ex-fiancée Amie Harwick

Comedian Drew Carey is mourning the death of his ex-fiancée Amie Harwick, writing in a social media post that he was “lucky” that she was a part of his life. “The Price Is Right” host tweeted on Monday what appeared to be a holiday image of him and Harwick sitting on a throne next to…More

Kellye Nakahara, actress in ‘M*A*S*H,’ dies at 72

Kellye Nakahara, actress in ‘M*A*S*H,’ dies at 72

Kellye Nakahara, known for her role in the TV show “M*A*S*H,” died Sunday, according to her sister, Nalani Coleman. Nakahara died at her Pasadena, California, home surrounded by her loved ones, Coleman told CNN Monday. Nakahara was 72. “She was a performer and an artist, and she did her artwork to make people happy, which…More

Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ passes one billion views on YouTube

Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ passes one billion views on YouTube

Hip-hop star Eminem has cemented his status as a force to be reckoned after another of his music videos passed one billion views on YouTube. The official music video for the 47-year-old star’s song, “Rap God,” hit the milestone on the video-sharing site more than six years after its release in 2013. The six-minute video,…More

Jason Davis, ‘Recess’ actor, dead at 35

Jason Davis, ‘Recess’ actor, dead at 35

“Recess” actor Jason Davis died Sunday in Los Angeles, according to his manager. He was 35. “We’re very saddened by his loss and we had some great projects in the works and really sad to see someone pass away at such a young age and taken out of his prime,” Scotty Gelt, President of Wolfie…More

Justin Bieber shaved his mustache to the delight of his wife and Beliebers

Justin Bieber shaved his mustache to the delight of his wife and Beliebers

Fare thee well, Mustachio. Justin Bieber shaved his mustache on Sunday and some people couldn’t be happier. The singer took to social media on Sunday with some clippers and ended his hairy lip situation. Apparently the return to a clean-shaven face was “Yummy” as far as his wife Hailey Bieber was concerned. “Yeeeeee,” she commented…More

Kanye West attended the All-Star game but didn’t perform

Kanye West attended the All-Star game but didn’t perform

Kanye West is not only from Chi-Town but he rides so hard for his hometown that he and his wife Kim Kardashian West named one of their daughters “Chicago.” Which is why there was some head scratching when the rapper didn’t perform Sunday at the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago. It wasn’t that West wasn’t…More

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