Category Archives: State News

Black Hawk Crash Ruled Pilot Error

The Louisiana National Guard says the March tenth black hawk crash, which killed 11 service men off the Florida coast, Read More →

Jindal to Make Announcement Regarding 2016 Presidential Race

The 2016 Republican field could soon be getting a little more crowded. Governor Bobby Jindal confirmed he will soon make Read More →

LOUISIANA STATE PARKS CELEBRATE NATIONAL TRAILS DAY

Louisiana’s State Parks and State Historic Sites are celebrating American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day Saturday, June 6. The annual Read More →

Senior Olympics Ends Today

Today marked the end of the Senior Olympics. For the last month, seniors from seven local parishes have been flexing Read More →

Opelousas Man Sentenced for Leaving Halfway House

An Opelousas man is sentenced to 15 months in prison for leaving a halfway house without permission. 45-year-old Christopher James Read More →

House Passes “Common Core Compromise”

A bill is now headed to the house floor in Baton Rouge to provide what backers call a common core Read More →

Cenla Chamber Visits Legislature

Every year the government affairs committee of the Cenla Chamber of Commerce visits the state legislature to express concerns about Read More →

Lawmakers Take on Budget Deficit

Lawmakers in the State House of Representatives today tackle the state’s billion-dollar-plus deficit, including a 32-cent added tax on cigarettes. Read More →

Freshman Athletic Eligibility Bill Headed to Full House

A controversial bill to expand athletic eligibility for freshmen is now headed to full house in Baton Rouge for more Read More →

State Police Arrest Nearly 3 Dozen in Insurance Fraud Cases

State police who specialize in insurance fraud and auto thefts arrest nearly three dozen people around the state, including some Read More →