JRTC at Fort Polk operations reduced during government shutdown

Due to the government shutdown, some operations at the Joint Readiness Trainin Center at Fort Polk will be reduced or curtailed. The Public Affairs Office at Fort Polk have listed the following adjustments:

Shutdown: National Weather Service continues work

Despite the Federal government shutdown, all NOAA agencies, including the National Weather Service, will keep their doors open for business.

Local impacts for Federal Government shutdown

More than 20,000 federal employees within Louisiana are home without pay due to the shutdown of the Federal Government. Below is a list of area closures. This is not a comprehensive list for all of Louisiana.

Missing and endangered Florida child recovered by Louisiana Troopers

Louisiana State Troopers located an endangered child during proactive patrols prompted by a multi-state "Be On The Lookout" issued from Florida for a missing 5-month-old child from Florida.

Sulphur man arrested on murder charges after throwing baby across room

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after he confessed to throwing a 13-month-old baby across the room, causing fatal injuries.

Tigers hope to correct mistakes for Mississippi State

The LSU defense hopes to fix the problems that led to a 44-41 loss to Georgia Saturday.

Gov. Jindal invites Pres. Obama to Louisiana to discuss voucher program

In a letter sent on Monday, Sept. 30, Governor Bobby Jindal invited President Barack Obama to Louisiana to meet with parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

World Peace Day celebration at the capitol

The Louisiana World Peace Day Committee teamed up with the Legislative Youth Advisory Council to kick off world peace day at the state capitol.

Kids marvel at LSU AgCenter's mystery route through corn maze

Kids of all ages came out to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Burden Center to race through a massive corn maze. The maze featured a giant hay hill in the center for kids to climb.

Common Core protest draws big crowd

Education's headquarters in Baton Rouge held a protest today. The rally hosted by the Stop the Common Core Coalition of Louisiana featured educators, parents, and lawmakers who oppose common core.