Category Archives: State News

Rainy Weather Damages Soybean & Rice Crops

soybeancrop

Rainy weather across Acadiana is having an impact on soybean and rice crops. Farmers tell us they’re getting hit pretty Read More →

Water Rising Again in NW LA

Water is rising again in Northwest Louisiana in some areas hit by this year’s flood. The Red River is predicted Read More →

LSU Board of Supervisors Meets at LSUA

drkingalexander

The LSU Board of Supervisors held its June meeting at LSUA yesterday. With the legislative session ending there were items Read More →

Process To Change Common Core Called “A Sham” by Opponents

Common core is a controversial buzz phrase among educators. A process is beginning to change it, maybe eliminate it altogether, Read More →

6 Cenla Educators Finalists for Statewide Awards

Six educators from Central Louisiana are finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year. Teacher finalists are Jennifer Jeffers, Concordia Read More →

Kennedy Says Budget Only Balanced on Paper

State Treasurer John Kennedy says the state’s recently approved multi-billion-dollar budget is being held together with duct tape. Kennedy says Read More →

Former Black Panther Released from Prison for Humanitarian Reasons

AlbertWoodfox

A man who has been held in isolation for 43 years will stay in prison at least through tomorrow. Albert Read More →

Legislative Session Almost Over, No Budget Deal Met

The annual Louisiana legislative session is almost done, but the state does not have a budget. Officials say this has Read More →

Miss LA Prepares to Give up Her Crown

Miss Louisiana, Lacey Sanchez, is on her farewell tour of the state before she gives up her crown on Saturday, Read More →

ACEDD Restructure Bill Dies in State Senate Committee

A bill to restructure a local economic development board that’s been inactive for many years dies in a senate committee Read More →