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Local Hospitals, Chamber Request Public Support for CEA

Below is a letter written from CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, Rapides Regional Medical Center and the Central Louisiana Chamber Read More →

Body of 2 year old found in Beauregard parish

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UPDATE – Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office regrets to inform the public that the search for Read More →

State Capitol in Serious Disrepair

Louisiana’s Historic State Capitol in Baton Rouge is a draw for tourists, but after many decades of use, it’s, well, Read More →

CVB Hosts Lt. Gov. at Tourism Luncheon

May is National Tourism Month. Yesterday, the Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted their Annual Tourism Awareness and Awards Luncheon with Read More →

Level II Endangered Missing Child

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***UPDATE*** The Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory has been cancelled.  Jalon Bradley has been located safe in Jackson, Mississippi.  Freeman Read More →

Libertarian Party of Louisiana Holds 2016 State Conventionand Presidential Forum

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The Libertarian Party of Louisiana (LPL) held its state convention last weekend on Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th. Read More →

Covington Legislator Opposes His Own Bill

A Covington legislator backs off on his own bill to prohibit fees on plastic and paper bags.  The state representative Read More →

Bill Aims to Expand Avoyelles Port Commission

A bill to re-configure the make-up of the Avoyelles Port Commission is now half-way through the legislature.  It’s sponsored by Read More →

Gov Edwards’ Agenda Moves Forward, Signs Non-Discrimination Executive Order

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is celebrating the first steps for passage of two bills on his legislative agenda. The Read More →

State Sales Tax Increase Goes Into Effect

Not a very “happy” April Fool’s Day this year for Louisiana as the state tax change took effect yesterday.  ABC Read More →

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