Category Archives: State News

US Census Data Shows LA Incomes Rising Slowly

U.S. census data shows more of us in Louisiana are working, but household incomes are rising at a slow but Read More →

State Officials Get Public Input on Mental Health Issues

There’s a lot of discussion about mental health issues now, especially in Central Louisiana, where psychiatric beds are limited. Yesterday, Read More →

Kisatchie Welcomes New Forest Supervisor

There’s a new forester in town. Eddie Taylor is the new forest supervisor for the U.S. National Forest at Kisatchie. Read More →

LA Corn Crop Produces Good Yield This Year

Louisiana’s corn crop is coming in. Good weather during the growing season has translated into good yields. LSU AgCenter Correspondent Read More →

Miss LA Wins Scholarship in Miss America Pageant

Miss Louisiana is back home from Atlantic City. Lacey Sanchez arrived back in Monroe after appearing Saturday night on the Read More →

Southern University Sees Trend in Drop Outs

Why college students drop out is nothing new. But, Ambria Washington says there’s another trend that one professor is seeing Read More →

State Office of Group Benefits Expanding Customer Service Hours

Starting today, the State Office of Group Benefits is extending its customer service hours. The service line will be open Read More →

Buddy Caldwell Warns of IRS Scam

State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says some Louisianans are receiving threatening phone calls that are scams. The callers say they’re Read More →

Opelousas Man Sentenced in International Fraud Scheme

A federal judge in Lafayette sentences an Opelousas man in an international scheme to defraud banks and victims. 49-year-old Nelson Read More →

LA Farmers Begin Harvesting Rice Crops

Louisiana farmers are harvesting their rice crops when they get a break from the frequent rain. LSU AgCenter Correspondent Tobie Read More →