Category Archives: State News

New Law Would Make it Illegal to Give False Address

You better give law enforcement your correct address or you could be jailed up to two years under a bill Read More →

DCFS Announces DSNAP Locations for 23 Disaster Parishes

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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced where residents of 23 parishes under a Read More →

Gov. Edwards Presents Goals for Legislative Session

Most lawmakers are still pondering the governor’s opening-session speech. It’s tradition for him to provide something of a laundry list Read More →

LA Chief Justice Addresses Legislature

The Louisiana Legislature yesterday hosted the state’s Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, a tradition for the first week of Read More →

Sabine River Flooding Updated Information

We received the following email from Avon Knowlton, SWLA Economic Dev. Alliance and wanted to pass it on to everyone.   Read More →

DOTD announces closure of I-10 in both directions at Sabine River

LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces Interstate 10 at the Sabine River, near the Read More →

Traffic in Leesville Expected to Increase Significantly with Closure of 1-10 at Sabine River

LEESVILLE-With the closure at 9 a.m. this morning of Interstate 10 due to flooding at the Sabine River, near the Read More →

DOTD announces closure of I-10 at Sabine River

***UPDATE***  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:09 AM LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that Read More →

2,000 National Guard Members Respond to Flooding Crisis Across LA

The Louisiana National Guard is responding to flood crises at both ends of the state, and here’s what they’ve done Read More →

Flood Declared Federal Disaster

The President has officially declared the flood as a federal disaster. Individuals in Bossier, Claiborne, Grant, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, and Read More →