Vitter and Fleming react to Fort Polk announcement

U.S. Senator David Vitter and Congressman John Fleming, M.D., released the following statement about the U.S. Army’s announcement that force restructuring will result in a minimal force reduction at Fort Polk:

Army announces force structure, stationing decisions

The Army announced today its force structure and stationing decisions associated with the active component end-strength reduction of 80,000 Soldiers to 490,000 -- a 14 percent reduction across the force -- by 2017.

Fans concerned with decline of offensive stats in college baseball

There’s a concern about the sport of college baseball. The exciting offensive stats that fans love are on the decline.

On-duty Vernon Parish deputy killed in construction zone crash; was not wearing seat belt

A deputy in Vernon Parish was killed in a crash early this morning. We’re told he was on duty when it happened, but was not wearing his seat belt.

Two anti-human trafficking bills signed into law; strengthens protection for victims, increases penalties

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed two bills into law that will help guard against human trafficking across Louisiana by strengthening protections for victims and enhancing penalties for wrongdoers.

Town of Jonesville remains under boil water advisory

UPDATE - Mon. 06/24 11:54 a.m.: The Town of Jonesville is still under a boil water advisory.

Lottery Drawing produce $26.4 million in winnings in May, scratch off winners claim $10.8 million

Coinciding with a sales boost from last month’s record Powerball jackpot as well as a Powerball jackpot win in Louisiana, the Lottery reported an increase in the total amount of draw-style winnings to more than $26.4 million in prizes won

Bayou Corne residents struggle living life crammed in a trailer since sinkhole formed

Ronnie and Betty Thibodaux home in Bayou Corne filled with boxes of memories, and every day essentials packed waiting to be taken away with no place to go.

Bayou Corne residents brace for buyout process change

People living in Bayou Corne only have a few hours left to decided what to do with buyout offers from Texas Brine Company. A federal court in New Orleans gave Texas Brine until June 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Lolo Jones' record highlights seasonal bests for LSU athletes at USA outdoors

The day was surely a homecoming to remember for Lady Tiger great Lolo Jones as she stepped onto Jim Duncan Track for the first round of qualifying in the women’s 100-meter hurdles and raced to a new seasonal best and Drake Stadium record