Category Archives: State News

The Myrtles Plantation Recovering from Severe Fire

The Myrtles, a plantation near Baton Rouge, is recovering from a fire that destroyed its gift shop. Rob Krieger says Read More →

JPs, Constables Fighting to Run for Re-Election

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That issue about too old to serve which is affecting some state judges is also now gumming up the election Read More →

McAllister Travels State to Discuss Border Crisis

Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister is stumping the state to talk about the border crisis with unaccompanied children. He’s also Read More →

Holloway Grills CLECO, AT&T in Baton Rouge Today

Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway spends an angry day in Baton Rouge, first over CLECO and then over AT&T. He Read More →

Austin TX Mayor Proclaims August 7th Governor Edwin Edwards Day

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell (left) bestowing proclamation on 
Gov. Edwin Edwards (right) -photo credit: Edwin Edwards for Congress

Former Governor Edwin Edwards is honored n the city of Austin. Edwards was honored by Mayor Lee Leffingwell, who proclaimed Read More →

CLECO Summoned to PSC to Discuss Potential Sale

CLECO officials are being summoned to Baton Rouge tomorrow for an appearance before the state public service commission. The Pineville Read More →

Vitter Reinforces Support for Common Core

U.S. Senator David Vitter repeats his support of common core for a Better Business Bureau meeting in Baton Rouge. This Read More →

Acadiana Mother To Serve 8 Years For Death of 4 of Her Children

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An Acadiana mother who was clubbing while four of her unsupervised children died in a mobile home fire will spend Read More →

Jury Convicts One, Deadlocks on Another in Armed Robbery Case

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A jury convicts one man and deadlocks on another over the armed robbery of a Saint Landry Parish convenience store. Read More →

Train Derailment in Baton Rouge Causes Traffic Headaches

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A train derailment in Baton Rouge is causing traffic delays for drivers trying to get around the city. It happened Read More →