Category Archives: State News

LA May Top Historical Tourism Records in 2014

If Labor Day crowds keep coming, our state will have another record year for tourism. Last year was one for Read More →

Student Dies After School Fight at Natchitoches Central

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One student has died, another will be charged with manslaughter after a school fight at Natchitoches Central. 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith, Read More →

Local Realtor Appointed to Real Estate Commission

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A local realtor is named by Governor Bobby Jindal to the state Real Estate Commission. The 14-member board is appointed Read More →

After Qualifying, Many Elected Unopposed

When the smoke cleared Friday afternoon at courthouses and the secretary of state’s offices in Baton Rouge, some candidates were Read More →

Qualifying Ends for November Elections

The slates are set for the November 4th primary elections in Louisiana. Some are re-elected without opposition, some have challengers, Read More →

Judge Rules in Favor of Common Core Advocates

A Baton Rouge judge has given common core advocates another win against Governor Bobby Jindal. Superintendent John White says the Read More →

Candidates Begin Qualifying for Fall Elections

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Candidates for offices ranging from Justice of the Peace to U.S. Senator are signing up and paying their fees today. Read More →

Man with Multiple Warrants Arrested in Grant Parish for Meth, Other Drugs

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On August 17, 2014 the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Natchez, La. man for a number of drug charges Read More →

State Police Offer Crash Photographs on Their Website

State police are offering on-line sales of crash photographs. The pictures and crash reports are needed by accident investigators. Go Read More →

LA 4H’ers Place 2nd in Cook-Off

4H’ers are used to entering cooking competitions. But the Great American Seafood Cook-Off is a grand stage for 4H’ers trying Read More →