"When it first came on the radio, I didn't have any idea what the words were," Ronstadt said. "It just sounded like 'La la la.' I didn't know any of the words, I couldn't understand them, and yet, in a second, it became just one of those haunting songs you ... (Los Angeles Times)
Mr. Banks served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Louisiana and Germany. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Andrews-Dahill Post 1531. He enjoyed fishing, watching football, and working on cars and boats. He was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. (South Coast Today)
A.J. Pero, the drummer for the heavy-metal band Twisted Sister, died Friday. He was 55. The band said Pero died of an apparent heart attack while touring with Adrenaline Mob, a group with which he played in between engagements with Twisted Sister. Twisted ... (Los Angeles Times)
LA MARQUE - Police are trying to piece together what led four men to shoot a liquor store clerk, stuff him into the trunk of a car and tie two women up during an apparent armed robbery Thursday afternoon. (The Galveston County Daily News)
Arrangements are under the direction of Fletcher Funeral Home, 609 West Admiral Doyle Drive, New Iberia, LA 70560. Condolences may be expressed at www.fletcherfuneralhomes.org. (The Daily Iberian)
What is considered proper to wear to a funeral or memorial service differs according to local customs and geographic region. But a few general guidelines can help steer you. Mercifully, the old dreary dictate about wearing only black no longer applies - although, when in doubt, it's still generally ...
"Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles."- Confucius, The Analects When someone you love loses a loved one, your first instinct is to comfort. Follow that instinct. If you are sincere, your heartfelt words and expressions of love are always welcome. There are a few suggestions I woul...