Category Archives: State News

College Goal Sunday Provides Tips on Affording College

The state’s College Goal Sunday is being held twice this year on February 28th and March 6th. The purpose is Read More →

Passenger Train Leaves New Orleans for First Time Since Katrina

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For the first time since Hurricane Katrina more than 10 years ago, a passenger train has departed New Orleans for Read More →

Funding Comes Up Short for Public Schools

Over 500 school board members flocked to the state capitol to hear that state funding is $12 million short for Read More →

EARLY VOTING BEGINS SATURDAY

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Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the March 5th Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Read More →

LSU Students Get Close-Up of Mike the Tiger’s Habitat

LSU’s mascot is known as Mike the Tiger, the only live tiger mascot in the country. Students in the LSU Read More →

7 Arrested in Multi-State ATV Thefts

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Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces that officials in Texas and Oklahoma have located seven suspects Read More →

Wednesday Last Day to Register for Primary

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds everyone the March 5th Presidential Preference Primary is a Read More →

Serial Killer Derrick Todd Lee Dies

One of Louisiana’s most infamous serial killers, Derrick Todd Lee, has died.  ABC 31’s Bennett Roland Jr. traveled to Avoyelles Read More →

State income tax filing begins today

LDR implements enhanced security measures to crack down on fraudulent activity to safeguard taxpayers BATON ROUGE – Tuesday, January 19 Read More →

Medicaid Expansion Coming to LA

Governor John Bel Edwards signed Medicaid expansion into law. Louisiana is only the third state in the south to expand Read More →