Category Archives: State News

Midsouth Bank CEO Speaks at Chamber Luncheon on Economy

The CEO of Midsouth Bank, Rusy Cloutier, updates us on how the economy is doing by speaking to members of Read More →

Lawsuit Filed to Take Money Back from Charter School

As charter schools become more popular, questions are coming up about their funding when state dollars are involved. Alexa Vogue Read More →

New Website Launches to Match Employers with Job-Seekers

The state is launching a state-of-the-art job web site. It can be accessed starting Monday, to pair employers with qualified Read More →

Common Core Goes to Court Today

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As students start school, faculty and parents are still unsure about a major issue in Louisiana: common core. That determines Read More →

The Myrtles Plantation Recovering from Severe Fire

The Myrtles, a plantation near Baton Rouge, is recovering from a fire that destroyed its gift shop. Rob Krieger says Read More →

JPs, Constables Fighting to Run for Re-Election

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That issue about too old to serve which is affecting some state judges is also now gumming up the election Read More →

McAllister Travels State to Discuss Border Crisis

Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister is stumping the state to talk about the border crisis with unaccompanied children. He’s also Read More →

Holloway Grills CLECO, AT&T in Baton Rouge Today

Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway spends an angry day in Baton Rouge, first over CLECO and then over AT&T. He Read More →

Austin TX Mayor Proclaims August 7th Governor Edwin Edwards Day

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell (left) bestowing proclamation on 
Gov. Edwin Edwards (right) -photo credit: Edwin Edwards for Congress

Former Governor Edwin Edwards is honored n the city of Austin. Edwards was honored by Mayor Lee Leffingwell, who proclaimed Read More →

CLECO Summoned to PSC to Discuss Potential Sale

CLECO officials are being summoned to Baton Rouge tomorrow for an appearance before the state public service commission. The Pineville Read More →