Category Archives: State News

Passenger Train Leaves New Orleans for First Time Since Katrina

amtrak

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

geauxvote

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

ATVArrests

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 →

3 Local Senators Appointed to Chairmanships

Three area senators are appointed to chairmanships in the new Louisiana Legislature during Monday’s swearing in ceremony. Eric LaFleur of Read More →