Category Archives: State News

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

Motorcycle Crash

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 →

Student Dies After School Fight at Natchitoches Central

Natch-victim

One student has died, another will be charged with manslaughter after a school fight at Natchitoches Central. 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith, Read More →

Local Realtor Appointed to Real Estate Commission

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A local realtor is named by Governor Bobby Jindal to the state Real Estate Commission. The 14-member board is appointed Read More →

After Qualifying, Many Elected Unopposed

When the smoke cleared Friday afternoon at courthouses and the secretary of state’s offices in Baton Rouge, some candidates were Read More →

Qualifying Ends for November Elections

The slates are set for the November 4th primary elections in Louisiana. Some are re-elected without opposition, some have challengers, Read More →

Judge Rules in Favor of Common Core Advocates

A Baton Rouge judge has given common core advocates another win against Governor Bobby Jindal. Superintendent John White says the Read More →