Fort Polk Progress announces Education Initiative to address military education evaluations

Fort Polk Progress is confident that the Vernon Parish School District can withstand the scrutiny called for by Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno in an Oct. 31 article published by the Army Times.

Outback Bowl trip to offer more than football

The LSU-Iowa Outback Bowl matchup may not have Tiger fans running out the room to book reservations.

SU excited about SWAC championship victory; 10 years since last win

The SWAC trophy is back on the bluff. The Southern jaguars took down the Jackson State tigers 34 to 27 Saturday in Reliant stadium.

SEC's Manziel, McCarron among Heisman hopefuls

Four quarterbacks and two running backs are among a record-tying six Heisman finalists.

Bowl Schedule for 2013-14

The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end, and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.

Nelson Mandela's legacy lives on at Southern University

Since the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela last week, many on the Southern University campus have been speaking out about the great leader's life and legacy.

Santa comes to Arna Bontemps Museum

‘Tis the season to visit with Santa Claus! Santa will be at the Arna Bontemps African American Museum, located at 1327 Third Street in Alexandria, Dec. 13-15 and Dec. 20-22.

La. Lt. Governor honored for service to Muscular Dystrophy Assn.

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne received the Ambassador of Hope Award last week at the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Greater Baton Rouge’s annual Winter Wine Down. Lt. Governor Dardenne has been working with MDA for more than 40 years.

LDWF: man shot,killed in potential hunting accident

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (TPSO) deputies are investigating a potential hunting incident involving a fatality on Dec.

Local WWII veteran speaks of surviving Pearl Harbor and more

For 17-year-old Houston native Jack Jones, an assignment with the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, seemed ideal.