New LA residents wait 6 months for recreational hunting, fishing licenses effective Aug 1

New residents in Louisiana will qualify for purchasing resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in state, once Act 429 becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2014.

Former “AMERICAN IDOL” finalist crowned new Miss Mississippi

Jasmine Murray, 22, was crowned Miss Mississippi 2014 at the Vicksburg Convention Center this past Saturday.

Piccadilly brings back summer literacy program

Piccadilly Restaurants is once again encouraging children to read with the second year of their Back to Books summer reading program.

Medical funds needed for Pineville girl's multi-organ transplant

A Louisiana non-profit organization is helping to raise funds for an eight year-old Pineville girl and her family to cover her medical expenses.

What to do for the Fourth? Here is what's happening!

Still stuck on plans for the Independence Day holiday?  Well, here's what's happening around the area and within a short driving distance.

Members of Northwestern State fishing team qualify for national championship

Justin Cooper and Johnny Ledet, members of Northwestern State University’s bass fishing team qualified for the 2014 Carhartt College Series National Championship to be held July 31 – Aug.

Lopez, Urban, Connick and Seacrest return for “AMERICAN IDOL XIV”

Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. will return as judges and Ryan Seacrest will host American Idol for its 14th season.

Enjoy Little Big Town, Tyler Bryant, fireworks, food on Fourth at Fort Polk

Do you have plans for the Fourth of July?

“‘RED BAND SOCIETY’ Tour: Banding Together For Good” gives fans viewing of new dramedy, raise awareness for four charities

This summer, FOX hits the road with the “Red Band Society Tour: Banding Together For Good.” On the tour, fans in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta (additional cities to be announced soon) may

New scorecard shows La. has work to do in serving older, disabled residents

Louisiana ranks 37th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, and AARP warns more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve across-the-board – but especially when it comes to quality of care and quality