Category Archives: State News

State Treasurer’s Office Encourages Public to Check for Unclaimed Insurance Benefits

You’ve heard about those rich uncles. Well, State Treasurer John Kennedy says some may actually exist, and he has a Read More →

Hurricane Joaquin To Threaten Carolinas


Joaquin is now a hurricane and building strength in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning Read More →

Famous Mosaic Rescued, Restored After Katrina


This creative piece of art was rescued and restored after Hurricane Katrina. After six years in storage and a careful Read More →

Voter Registration Deadline Today for Fall Primaries

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the October 24th gubernatorial primary election. This deadline is for people Read More →

Talk Increases About High-Speed Train Between Baton Rouge, New Orleans

Ever since Katrina, there’s been talk in the Baton Rouge/New Orleans corridor of a train. Actually, one existed in the Read More →

Drone Company Receives FAA Approval to fly Over Lafayette

Expect to see more drones. A Lafayette company, National UAS Solutions is the first in Louisiana to get commercial authorization Read More →

LA Shrimpers Turn to Internet to Increase Sales

Louisiana shrimpers are struggling with extremely low wholesale prices. To increase their sales directly to consumers, which fetch a higher Read More →

Miss LA, Miss MS Make Top 5 at Miss America Pageant


You may have watched Miss Georgia win the Miss America crown Sunday night here on KLAX-TV. Miss Louisiana and Miss Read More →

Qualifying Continues for Fall Elections

The list of those running for governor of Louisiana has grown to 7 from the original 4 announced months ago. Read More →

Lt. Gov. Candidate Vows to Spread Around Tourism Dollars

Lieutenant Governor candidate, John Young, gives us some insight on the tourism industry in the state of Louisiana.  His plans Read More →