Category Archives: State News

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 →

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 →