FOX 48 Updates

Tipitina's Foundation accepting applications from Alexandria area schools in need of instruments

Tipitina’s Foundation is accepting applications for Instruments A Comin’ Alexandria 2014.

La. Lottery announces June 1 "Lotto Lagniappe" drawing results

The Louisiana Lottery held the third of four promotional “Lotto Lagniappe” raffle drawings from 176,628 promotional entry tickets generated when customers purchased a $5 single-draw Lotto ticket in May.

First-ever Cenla Pride Weekend will be observed in Alexandria

The weekend of June 6 – 8, 2014, will be a celebration of diversity as the first Cenla Pride Weekend is observed in Central Louisiana.

Leesville Municipal Pool opening soon

The Leesville Community Services Department announced today that the Leesville Municipal Pool’s tentative opening date is set for June 7, 2014.

Wife, mother decides it's her turn to get college degree

Georgia Rasmussen is anxious to get her diploma from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. It’s a moment the married mother of three children, and grandmother of five, has been anticipating for 43 years.

CLECO kicks off fan drive to help elderly

Cleco kicked off its annual fan drive this week just in time for the hot summer months.

ULL offers Ghost Hunting course

An interesting new course is being offered at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and it's Ghost Hunting 101. It's a three-day course during July as a part of the continuing education program.

Louisiana state tax filing deadline is Thur. May 15

Thursday, May 15 is the deadline for filing 2013 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns.Unknown Object

A look at ADHD in Louisiana

If you ask parents in Louisiana, many will tell you their children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Xerox plans test of La. EBT system; DCFS reminds retailers to follow procedures

Xerox, a third party contractor for DCFS, will conduct several multi-state tests of its Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system during May, the first this Saturday, May 10.