Battle on the Red River

Remember the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the Red River Campaign through living history, battle re-enactments, and symposia, March 6-9, 2014, in Alexandria and Pineville.

UPDATE: Missing Fort Polk teen is found safe

UPDATE We received word that the teen has been found safe in the vicinity of Palmetto Terrace housing on Fort Polk. There are no other details available at this time.

Voter registration deadline Wednesday for Apr. 5 election

Secretary of State Tom Schedler is reminding Louisianians that the deadline to register to vote in the April 5th municipal primary election is fast approaching.

La. Lottery observes Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Each spring, the Louisiana Lottery steps up its efforts to encourage responsible play by joining the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in its observance of National Problem Gambling Awareness Week.

Storm Prediction Center issues 'Slight Risk' of severe weather over Louisiana

The Storm Prediction Center has placed east Texas, Louisiana, south Arkansas, and southwest Mississippi under a "slight risk" of severe weather.

La. confirms new flu-related pediatric death

Louisiana's weekly flu report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) includes a new pediatric death from the Central Louisiana region.

Vitter discussed with state officials Food Stamp abuse during last October's system outage

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today met with Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and Louisiana Dept.

Lawmakers looking to raise standards for TOPS eligibility

Some in Louisiana are pushing for higher standards for TOPS recipients.

SU Board member resigns

Calvin Braxton Sr., a member of the Southern University and A&M College System Board of Supervisors, resigned February 26, 2014.

La. Lottery offers Lotto players bonus entries for monthly raffle drawings

When Louisiana Lottery players purchase a single-draw $5 Lotto ticket from March 1 to June 30, they’ll get a little something extra – an entry into a raffle drawing worth up to $50,000 cash.