Category Archives: State News

Veterans Voice Opinions on VA Health Care System

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Area veterans are given an opportunity to share their opinions about the veterans health care system. State Secretary of veterans’ Read More →

Faircloth Explains Jindal’s Position in Common Core Fight

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An Alexandria attorney is representing Governor Bobby Jindal in the legal battle over common core. Jimmy Faircloth explains the Governor’s Read More →

Common Core Fight Becomes Lawsuit Duel

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The battle over common core is turning into a matter of dueling lawsuits. The State Education Board met in a Read More →

New Laws Spur Changes at DMV

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New laws mean changes to motor vehicles. The person in charge of those rules speaks today about what those changes Read More →

Basile Housing Authority ED Accused of Theft of Public Funds

State authorities issue a critical audit for the housing authority of Basile in Evangeline Parish. The Louisiana Legislative Auditor says Read More →

Thieves Raid Closed Istrouma High School of Football Equipment

Well-known throughout Louisiana as a football powerhouse, Istrouma High in north Baton Rouge is shuttered at least for a year. Read More →

State Judges Hopeful for Constitutional Change

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Several state district judges will be in two elections on November 4th. They want a change to the constitution that Read More →

Lawsuit Filed on Common Core

Parents and teachers who support common core file a lawsuit against the governor. The lawsuit claims Governor Bobby Jindal’s efforts Read More →

ULL Bomb Threat A Diversion for Bank Robbery

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Lafayette authorities say a 30-year-old man is responsible for bomb threats last Wednesday on the ULL campus. Devin Haywood is Read More →

Marketing Initiative Boosts Fresh Seafood Industry

Shrimping is a way of life in Delcambre where the industry feeds the area economy. As Akeam Ashford reports, “Louisiana Read More →