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.

Dragon Boat Races heat up Red River May 10

The Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) and the Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Committee announces the 4th annual Louisiana Dragon Boat Races will take place Saturday, May 10, 2014, on the Red River in downtown Alexandria.

Overcoming the odds: Woman with rare disorder is successful artist, designer, author

"My Mom especially, would never--and still doesn't (not that it's that big of a deal now) never let me feel sorry for myself, which was a major, major thing in my house."

CLECO offers free public safety program to schools

Cleco is offering Hot Spot, its children’s safety program, to schools and organizations as a way to teach students how to be safe around electricity.

Smithsonian exhibition visits La. State Penitentiary at Angola Museum

What would life be like without teachers, doctors or firefighters? Every day, Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving.

Land purchase program at Fort Polk raises concerns

This is the first in a series of articles to be published by Fort Polk’s Public Affairs Office to keep the community informed about the Land Acquisition Program at Fort Polk.

La. Lottery announces May 1 'Lotto Lagniappe' drawing results

The Louisiana Lottery held the second of four promotional "Lotto Lagniappe" raffle drawings from 191,220 promotional entry tickets generated when customers purchased a $5 single-draw Lotto ticket in April.

City of Leesville announces build date for Jubilee Park playground

The City of Leesville has announced that May 16 is the build date for a playground at Jubilee Park.

Alexandria business owner arrested on multiple drug charges

The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation - Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) on Monday arrested Stephen D. Holsomback, 49, of Alexandria, for drug charges stemming from a search warrant of his local business.

Duck Commander Family Foods partner with Mello Joy Coffee

Mello Joy Coffee will collaborate with Duck Commander Family Foods to craft two new specialty coffee roasts in 12oz bags and single serve cups.