ACT scores increase among Louisiana students

The Department of Education today announced an increase of 3,600 public high school seniors posting scores of 18 or higher on the ACT, allowing thousands more students the opportunity to attend four-year and two-year colleges without the requir

Louisiana saltwater series to host inaugural tarpon fishing tournament

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is taking an active role in tarpon fishery research to gain insight into the biology of this fascinating species, including plans to host their first annual tarpon tournament late this summer.<

WE DO marriage equality campaign to hold final Mississippi protest in AFA’s backyard

As a campaign for marriage equality continues in Mississippi, the American Family Association reaffirms its position.

Curbside recycling in Natchez begins July 31

Over the past two weeks, Waste Pro began handing out the new trash and recycling bins throughout Natchez.

LSU professor featured in volume on prison issues about criminal justice system

The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.  

Bayou Corne evacuation order could last for years

People living in Bayou Corne received the news they never wanted to hear. It could be several years before they can go back home scientists explained at a community meeting. Tuesday there are still a lot of questions.

Florida-LSU rivalry special to Muschamp

LSU and Florida have won four of the last ten BCS National Championships in college football. They’ve split the last eight meetings on the field (4-4).

LSU's kickoff times for UAB and Kent State set for 6:00 p.m.

LSU’s home-opener against UAB on Sept. 7 will kickoff at 6 p.m. CT and will be televised on ESPNU, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday as part of the league’s release of the early season television schedule.

SCAM ALERT: CLECO warns customers of bill payment scam

Cleco cautions customers to be aware of fraudulent calls demanding payment of electric bills through a money transfer agency or face disconnection of power.

LSU's Odell Beckham, Jr. earns spot on Biletnikoff Award watch list

LSU junior wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr.