Category Archives: State News

Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin Reports to Prison

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin reports to the Texarkana Federal Correction Institution with just 20 minutes to spare before Read More →

Qualification Lawsuit Against Landrieu Dismissed

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A lawsuit, challenging senator Landrieu’s qualification to run for re-election, is no more. This morning, Judge Wilson Fields dismissed State Read More →

Public Hunting on Private Leases Being Offered This Weekend for Dove Season

Public hunting on private leases are being offered Saturday in this area for the start of dove season. The private Read More →

2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

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Tomorrow begins the Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. This is one of several shopping days afforded to Louisiana residents Read More →

Donelon Speaks to Natchitoches Chamber

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This is the busiest time of year for State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon. He’s in Natchitoches today for the Natchitoches Read More →

LSU AgCenter Teaches Beekeepers the Business of Bees

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Bees are an important part of the ecosystem, pollinating plants and making honey. A new LSU AgCenter program is helping Read More →

Miss LA Prepares to Compete for Miss America

Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez is leaving Monday for the Miss America Competition. Sanchez hopes to become the first-ever Miss Read More →

Sanders Murder Trial to Begin Next Week

Opening arguments are expected next week in federal court in the capital murder trial of Thomas Steven Sanders. The 57-year-old Read More →

Motorcyclist Killed by Suspected Impaired Driver

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State police say an Allen Parish motorcyclist was killed last night by a suspected impaired driver in Jeff Davis Parish. Read More →

LA May Top Historical Tourism Records in 2014

If Labor Day crowds keep coming, our state will have another record year for tourism. Last year was one for Read More →