Paradis native rising through MMA ranks

Derrick Rawls has loved fighting as long as he can remember.

The Paradis native grew up watching the choreographed battles of the WWE, where his favorite wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin ruled the ring. Spawned from that interest, he developed an appreciation of the burgeoning sport of mixed martial arts, and eventually began honing the craft of jiu jitsu. […]


Deborah S. Breaux

Deborah S. Breaux, 55, was born in New York, raised in Waggaman and resided in Paradis. She entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 24, 2020. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, […]