The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of at least 800 homes destroyed or receiving major damage from severe storms and tornadoes Sunday night. Power companies report outages are down to 350 customers.
By Luke Bolar, Office for U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.)
U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $24,124,570 grant to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to repair federal-aid highways affected by Hurricane Isaac.
After years of extensive planning, the Jena Choctaw Pines Casino will officially be open following a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, February 13th at 10:00 a.m. Owned and operated by the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians, this 46,000 sq. ft.
There are lots of drivers who are going to need to be careful this weekend as they go to the Super Bowl. The state says it’s changing the work schedules for some of its construction zones, especially getting into New Orleans.
For the second quarter of fiscal year 2013, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation transferred $39.6 million to the state, bringing total fiscal year-to-date contributions to $75.5 million, up 7.2 percent from 2012 and exceeding budgeted transfers b