Category Archives: State News

Legislative Session Almost Over, No Budget Deal Met

The annual Louisiana legislative session is almost done, but the state does not have a budget. Officials say this has Read More →

Miss LA Prepares to Give up Her Crown

Miss Louisiana, Lacey Sanchez, is on her farewell tour of the state before she gives up her crown on Saturday, Read More →

ACEDD Restructure Bill Dies in State Senate Committee

A bill to restructure a local economic development board that’s been inactive for many years dies in a senate committee Read More →

Dead Baby Found in Storage Shed in Lafayette

Lafayette authorities say a dead baby is found in a storage unit and a woman is now arrested for murder. Read More →

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’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 →