LAKECHARLES—Mr. Anthony “Chip” Arnould, Regional Customer Service Manager for Entergy, presented Mayor Randy Roach with a check for $10,000 in support of several of the City’s community events as well as environmental programs. Programs such as Team Green, Downtown at Sundown, Red White Blue & You, and the Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration rely [...]
[ September 19, 2013 to September 20, 2013. ] BATON ROUGE, La. — Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB), the state’s non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to litter prevention and waste reduction, invites the public to attend its Annual Conference, which will be held in downtown Baton Rouge at the Kean Miller Law Firm Conference Center on Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept 20, 2013. The theme [...]
New Orleans area leaders mark the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The prayer breakfast commemorates the worst natural disaster ever to hit New Orleans and one of the worst in the nation.
Many of these leaders are applauding the President’s statements about climate change and how it may have contributed to the extreme weather, which took [...]
After the bio-fuel plants announcement, the Governor responded to some political questions. He commented on the controversy surrounding the vacancy in the 5th Congressional District and about threats by Louisiana Republicans to vote to shut down the government over Obamacare.
Some Republicans criticized Jindal for offering a state job to retiring Congressman Rodney Alexander. He is [...]
It’s the final day of qualifying for the special election in the 5th Congressional District and 14 men are in the hunt. Some say this is the longest list the district has seen in years. They all are running in the October 19th election to fill the unexpired term of Rodney Alexander.
The candidates are: Eliot [...]
[ September 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]
A “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign is underway in Louisiana through Labor Day.
The no refusal policy is being implemented during this period. This means judges are on 24 hour stand-by to sign warrants to allow officers to conduct blood tests on DWI suspects who refuse.
Seven people died on Louisiana roads last Labor Day [...]
Qualifying ends tomorrow for the special election on October 19th to find a successor to 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander.
A couple of surprises so far: a Libertarian candidate from Franklin Parish, Henry Herford Junior, and Blake Weatherly, a Republican from Calhoun, near Monroe. There are 6 in the race, including Marcus Hunter, Robert Johnson, Jamie [...]
Residents in Louisiana gathered today to learn more about our state’s version of the Stand your Ground law. Here’s a look at what the law really means.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/16/13
You’ll be hearing more and more about the ACA or Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.
Representatives of the Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition are traveling the state, talking about how they can help people navigate the new law. The group made a stop in Alexandria this morning to help connect families to the right health [...]