La. SNAP benefits to increase in October

People using food stamps will notice more money on their SNAP cards this month. The amount of money people can use for food on their SNAP cards will go up; this increase is based on the cost of living.

Florida at LSU football game set to kickoff at 2:30 p.m.

LSU’s game against 18th-ranked Florida will take place on Saturday, October 12 in Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m.

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.