Category Archives: State News

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 →

Board of Regents Supports TOPS Change

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Today the state Board of Regents endorses proposed legislation to change TOPS. It’s a scholarship program for higher education that Read More →

State Parks To Retain Winter Hours Due To Budget Cuts

Here’s one of the first signs of budget problems in the state. State parks will retain winter hours for entrance Read More →