Vitter announces Fort Polk to keep 162nd Securities Forces Assistance Brigade for 2014

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that the U.S. Army will maintain Fort Polk’s current 162nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade for the remainder of this year. Through his position on the U.S.

LSU Baseball ranked No. 2 in 2014 USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll

LSU is ranked No. 2 in the 2014 USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll released Wednesday. Cal State Fullerton is No.

Cleco fares well so far in ice storm, watching southern parishes closely

As Winter Storm Leon moved through Cleco’ s service territory in north and central Louisiana, it brought sleet and snow but few power outages.

BJACH will carry limited service during winter storm

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital will have limited services the morning of January 29, 2014. All inpatient wards and the Emergency Room will maintain full services 24/7.

Fort Polk prepares for second round of winter weather

For all military personnel and Department of the Army civilians:

Lt. Gov. Dardenne announces highest-level accreditation for La. tourism

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is announcing a major tourism achievement for Louisiana—accreditation from Destination Marketing Association International. Louisiana is only the second state in the U.S.

Fort Polk key and essential personnel report to work Friday due to winter weather

The following applies to all military and Department of the Army civilians on Fort Polk:

Jindal gives La. emergency order to provide propane, heating fuels in extreme cold

Governor Bobby Jindal has ordered a state of emergency in Louisiana due to the extreme cold weather conditions and a shortage of propane and heating products.

La. Sheriffs kick off scholarship program

The Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program provides scholarships to eligible students from around the state to help them further their education and training.

LSU cancels indoor high school track meet scheduled for Saturday

The LSU High School Qualifier scheduled for Saturday at the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus has been cancelled.