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Nancy Parker was to have reigned as Nyx grand marshal

Nancy Parker was set to be the Grand Marshal of the 2020 Nyx parade, according to the Krewe’s Facebook page. The FOX 8 reporter, who was one of two that died in a plane crash last week, had accepted the invitation to lead the parade down St Charles Avenue about five weeks ago, the post reads. “She...
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‘She will be sadly missed.’ Gayle Benson on death of Nancy Parker

Saints owner, Gayle Benson, released a statement on the death of Nancy Parker. “On behalf of my late husband Tom, to the family of WVUE-FOX 8, we offer our deepest sympathy to the tragic loss of Nancy Parker. Nancy was an outstanding, Emmy Award winning news anchor, who fostered great trust with...
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FOX 8 journalist Nancy Parker killed in New Orleans East plane crash

WWL Newsroom Veteran New Orleans TV reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people who died in a plane crash Friday near New Orleans Lakefront Airport. Parker was reportedly on assignment for TV station WVUE, Fox 8 when the small plane went down in a fiery crash. The pilot also died. Parker...
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Want a new pet? Bring your red dress

The annual New Orleans Hash House Harriers Red Dress Run takes place this Saturday. But this year, wearing a red dress this Saturday could also land you a pet. The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelters are set to host a Red Dress Adoption Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and anyone wearing a red...
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Holiday Inn Owner Ditches Tiny Hotel Soaps And Shampoos

By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The fight to save the seas from plastic waste may mean the end for mini bottles of shampoo and other toiletries that hotel guests love to stuff into their luggage. The owner of Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels said Tuesday that its nearly 843,...
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Instagram and WhatsApp to undergo name changes?

Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps. Soon, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will become “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The app's name will stay the same on the...
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Art Neville Memorial Second Line: Photo Gallery

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Important Magic 101.9 news!

Hi Guys! You know Magic 101.9 is all about the GIVE and NOT the take, right? So, remember, we'll never call and ask for donations or money - EVER ! If someone says they're with Magic 101.9 & looking for donations, rest assured it's not us. Reach out and let us know if some fool tries to fool...
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Ed Sheeran's Cat = Best Response Face to EVERYTHING

Ed Sheeran posted a close-up pic of his cat's face. That cat's face is now my spirit animal for replying to everything! Think of it as my reply if you say things like " It'll cost $35 to park here during Mardi Gras. " Whhhhhaaatt? Ed Sheeran's cat's face to that. Droppin some cool stuff this week A...
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The Adele Tribute to George Michael Everyone's Talking About

The biggest moment of the 2017 Grammy Awards was never meant to happen. Adele, who won every award she was nominated for, had already opened the show performing one of her own songs. So while it was a very big night for her, she had previously let it be known how seriously she was taking the...
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