Category Archives: State News

State Police Looking for Candidates

Students entering their senior year this fall are thinking about what they need to do for a career after high Read More →

LA Teen Challenge Helps Fight Teen Addiction

Louisiana Teen Challenge is a faith based program to help fight teen addiction. ┬áThe organization currently has eight homes across Read More →

Nagin to Report to Bureau of Prisons September 8th

Disgraced former Mayor Ray Nagin may be just down the road in September. The sentencing judge has recommended Nagin serve Read More →

BESE Attempts to Compromise on Common Core

3 members of the State Board of Education are offering a compromise on common core to Governor Bobby Jindal. Jindal Read More →

Local Representative Pushing “Pay it Forward”

A local state representative is pushing a study resolution to help students with college debt. Pay It Forward bills are Read More →

Saint Landry Judge Dies After Brief Illness

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Saint Landry Parish is mourning the death of Judge Donald Hebert who died last night after a brief illness. He Read More →

Fund Set Up for 9 Children Orphaned by Murder-Suicide

A fund has been set up for the nine children left orphaned by a murder suicide in Opelousas. On July Read More →

Former Mayor Nagin Sentenced to 10 Years

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The man who became the face of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina will now spend the next 10 years in Read More →

Over 8k Students to Receive School Vouchers

Governor Bobby Jindal says about 88 hundred students will receive vouchers for the coming school year to attend private or Read More →

State Warns of Flesh Eating Bacteria

The state is warning fishermen about dangers from flesh eating bacteria. Kari Beal of KATC in Lafayette has more about Read More →