Washington firm recalls dried egg products due to possible salmonella contamination

Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S.

Boil Water Alert issued for portions of Natchez, Adams County

The Mississippi State Department of Health is issuing a Boil-Water Alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Oakland Water Works [0010007] water supply located in Adams County.

La. GOHSEP plans exercise to manage multi-state response

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) will lead an exercise April 15th to test the state’s Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) Mobilization Unit.

Vitter meetings get Army commitment to keep Ft. Polk hospital open

U.S. Sen. David Vitter today followed up on a meeting he had with General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, and spoke with Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho, Army Surgeon General, and Commander, U.S.

Vitter: Effort to update decades-old fishery levels progresses

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement regarding the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s (FMC) meeting today to debate and modify their allocations for red snapper quota.

Students chosen as recipients of La. Young Heroes Award

Six high school students and two middle school students have been chosen as recipients of the 2014 Louisiana Young Heroes Awards.

Farrar announces candidacy for Pineville City Judge

Tuesday, local attorney Todd L. Farrar announced his candidacy for Pineville City Judge. The Pineville City Court has jurisdiction over Wards 9, 10 and 11, which encompass all of North Rapides Parish.

Vitter praises maritime industry report showing Louisiana #1

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today praised a new study showing the maritime industry in Louisiana ranks first among all states.

LSU right-hander Aaron Nola earns SEC Pitcher of the Week recognition

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola earned Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Nola shared the honor with Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Chris Oliver.

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones to sit out remainder of season with illness

Due to an illness that has sidelined him for the last 10 games, Tulane baseball head coach Rick Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 season under doctor's orders, announced Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson on Monday.