Category Archives: State News

Tiger Advocates Speak out against budget cuts


The Tiger Advocates Program is a collective group of voices that is speaking out against more budget cuts that would Read More →

Chas Roemer Objects to Jindal Plan on Common Core


Governor Bobby Jindal is proposing legislation to undo common core in Louisiana and replace it with a homegrown series of Read More →

Jindal Announces Plans to Remove Common Core from LA

More than 320 thousand children in Louisiana in grades three through eight are being tested this week. Common Core was Read More →

Civic Clubs Gather for Lunch at LSUA

Once a year the many civic clubs in the Alexandria-Pineville area gather for a community lunch at LSUA. Today, the Read More →

LABI Conference Focuses on Roads, Bridges

Local business leaders gathered today to hear from the chief lobbyist for their cause in Baton Rouge. It’s the annual Read More →

Candidates for Gov. Participate in Forum


Four candidates for Louisiana Governor this fall pitch their platforms to oil and gas officials. They include Public Service Commissioner Read More →

4 Guardsmen Involved in Crash Identified

Four Louisiana National Guardsmen who died during a training accident in Florida last week have been identified. The Louisiana National Read More →

Sicilian Descendents Host Heritage Festival


Descendants of Sicily make up a good portion of Louisiana and they have their own heritage festival in Independence. It’s Read More →

Shreveport Area Under Flash Flood Watch


The Shreveport area is flooding with more rain expected. This was the scene as drivers tried to navigate streets that Read More →

Kennedy Opposes Selling State Assets

Louisiana’s outspoken treasurer is wading into the argument over the state’s budget woes. John Kennedy argues against the governor balancing Read More →