For LSU's Davon Godchaux, his life once threatened, house shot up, brothers imprisoned, his mother ill; it all 'drives' him

Advocate staff photo by CHARLES CHAMPAGNE    LSU sophomore defensive tackle Davon Godchaux

PLAQUEMINE — They threatened Davon Godchaux’s life. “We will kill you,” they told him. They already shot up his home. At least 10 bullets shattered the front window, tore through the living-room couch and gashed the fridge. Davon’s twin brother, Devin — the alleged target in this retaliatory drive-by shooting — heard the… Continue reading →

View All Latest News





Fall Movie Preview: Must-see movies coming to a theater near you

Photo provided by Warner Bros. -- Joel Edgerton, left, as FBI Agent John Connolly, and Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger, star in 'Black Mass.'

The fall movie season, sandwiched between the summer and holiday seasons that fill the multiplexes with potential blockbusters, usually brings films of a more thoughtful, artful nature to theaters. Oscar season commences with Johnny Depp going for career redemption in “Black Mass.”… Continue reading →


Food & Dining



Today’s Front Page

Front page image for this publication Subscribe to the eEdition


  • Football 2015

    Its Geaux Time! Check out The Advocate's guide to the 2015 LSU football season

  • Back To School

    Everything you need to know for the upcoming 2015 school year

  • City of Central Special Section 2015

    A community that cares

  • Before The Storm

    A hurricane preparedness guide

  • Where We Live

    Local arts, recreation, schools, museums, libraries and more.

  • Enter Your Favorite Cocktail Recipe!

    Click to see our winning cocktail recipe!

  • Storm Cleanup special section 2015

  • Vacation & Travel

    Everything you need to plan your next vacation!

  • All Around The House

    An advertising special section

  • Summer Camps

    Get a good look at all the great summer camp opportunities available!