Category Archives: State News

Candidates for Gov. Participate in Forum

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Four candidates for Louisiana Governor this fall pitch their platforms to oil and gas officials. They include Public Service Commissioner Read More →

4 Guardsmen Involved in Crash Identified

Four Louisiana National Guardsmen who died during a training accident in Florida last week have been identified. The Louisiana National Read More →

Sicilian Descendents Host Heritage Festival

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Descendants of Sicily make up a good portion of Louisiana and they have their own heritage festival in Independence. It’s Read More →

Shreveport Area Under Flash Flood Watch

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The Shreveport area is flooding with more rain expected. This was the scene as drivers tried to navigate streets that Read More →

Kennedy Opposes Selling State Assets

Louisiana’s outspoken treasurer is wading into the argument over the state’s budget woes. John Kennedy argues against the governor balancing Read More →

U.S. Marshal Killed While Executing Warrant

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Law enforcement officials statewide are mourning the death of U.S. Marshal Josie Wells, who died in the line of duty Read More →

Ag Residence Students at LSU Visit Aquaculture Research Station

LSU students who live and learn in the agriculture residence college participate in tours and field trips to give them Read More →

Dept. of Insurance Holds Annual Conference

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The Louisiana Department of Insurance held their annual health care conference today at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge. Nearly Read More →

BESIE Reviews State Funding for K-12

State educators are mulling over the state funding formula for K through 12 public schools. The State Board of Elementary Read More →

Lafayette Locals To Perform on ‘The Voice’

Lafayette area TV viewers are pulling for two familiar faces on TV this season. ┬áKoryn Hawthorne of Abbeville and Travis Read More →