A non-profit health insurance group meets here to introduce its services to agents and brokers. It’s the Louisiana Health Cooperative, based in the New Orleans area. We asked about the problems many are having accessing the Affordable Care Act marketplaces online.
LAHC describes itself as a consumer-governed option for individuals and small employers.
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Michael Brent Hooper, 44
Rapides deputies arrest 6 people in a narcotics operation that ranges from Alexandria to the Philadelphia community north of the river.
Michael Hooper of Highpoint Drive was arrested. He’s accused of meth distribution.
Derek Jarmel Green, 32
After serving a warrant at a Philadelphia road home, Derek Green of Pineville was taken into custody. Deputies [...]
The gates at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport officially open tomorrow. And the final nuts and bolts are being tightened on rides at the fair grounds. But before the first ticket is taken, those rides have to pass a safety inspection. Erin Buchanan reports from the fair grounds.
Fair officials say ride operators and [...]
Young pianists are in town for the annual Louisiana International Piano Competition. One of the performers today entertained members of the Downtown Rotary Club.
Competition began tonight and lasts all week. Many of these young artists are staying with area residents and using churches as their recital halls. Maestro Joshua Zona is Artistic Director of the [...]
A benefit golf tournament for Lil’ Boo Maddox is slated for November 2nd at Links on the Bayou. He has bravely battled a number of illnesses.
Call 481-2955 for more information.
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Governor Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina appeared last night on CNN’s Piers Morgan and explained how they had a baby, even though they are 50 years apart in age.
He said they used sperm that had been stored, unbeknownst to him, many years before when he had a reverse vasectomy.
How did he find out? He [...]
Jackson Street Bridge; Rapides Parish; Hwy 165-B;
Bridge #08400150100111; Project H.000579; Control Section 015-01
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) reminds the public that the Gillis W. Long Bridge (also known as the Jackson Street Bridge), US 165-B over the Red River, will continue to be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic for approximately [...]
From left to right: Vance McAllister and Neil Riser
Two Republicans emerge for a run-off on November 16th for the 5th Congressional District seat.
Running second is 39-year-old Vance McAllister of Swartz, near Monroe. He bankrolled his campaign and had support from Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty reality show.
In first is 51-year-old State Senator [...]
It’s not exactly a do-over, but it is a fresh start. The State Revenue Department is offering a way for taxpayers to catch up when they get behind on their taxes.
The program ends November 22nd. For more information, visit the Dept. of Revenue’s website.
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LSU Alexandria introduces its new women’s basketball coach today – Bob Austin. He’s officially on board November 1st and comes from Southeastern in Hammond.
The coach has the opportunity to build this program from the ground up.
More information can be found by clicking here.
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