Category Archives: State News

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 →

LSU Corrects Accounts of Academic Bankruptcy

LSU officials corrected media accounts about the entire system applying for academic bankruptcy, but State Treasurer John Kennedy says national Read More →

Music Lovers Mourn Loss of Soul Singer

Music lovers are mourning the loss of soul-singer Percy Sledge. He died yesterday morning and tonight ABC’s Alexa Vogue of Read More →

Soul singer Percy Sledge Dies

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Soul singer Percy Sledge has died. Sledge, who was best known for his hit song “When a Man Loves a Read More →

Strawberry Fest provides venue for non-profits

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The 44th annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival was this past weekend. It’s the second largest festival in the state and organizers Read More →

State Legislature Begins Fiscal Session

The state legislature is back in session. Lawmakers came together at noon today for the fiscal session. They say they Read More →

LA Dad invites you to “paint ’em blue for autism”

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Brian Batey is a 48-year-old engineer and father of two who grew up in rural Louisiana. He isn’t the kind Read More →

Lawmakers Considering Raising Gas Tax

When lawmakers meet in Baton Rouge on Monday, they will discuss a proposal to increase the state’s gasoline tax. As Read More →

Jay Dardenne announces run for governor

Our Lieutenant Governor says he wants to keep serving the state, but as governor. Jay Dardenne is on a whirlwind Read More →

State Police Suggest Specific Travel Routes for Strawberry Fest

Ponchatoula – The annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival, which will take place this weekend April 10th through April 12th, is expected Read More →