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.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2014 theme announced

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the 2014 official theme of National Disability Employment Awareness Month: “Expect. Employ.

Vitter helps Central La. military veteran receive war medals

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that Retired Corporal Matthew Clyde Brossette of Ball, La. was presented with war medals he earned serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.