Vitter: Fork Polk and Barksdale must remain priorities for Defense Dept.

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, this week questioned Defense Department leadership including Secretary Chuck Hagel and General Martin E.

HungerU visits LSU to promote fight against world hunger

Did you know that hunger is the No. 1 killer in the world? Even here in the land of opportunity, one in six Americans goes to bed hungry at night.

Tigers earn 8-1 victory at Northwestern State

The Tigers improved to 11-2, while Northwestern State (6-5) saw its win streak end at four games. LSU plays host to Purdue at 7 p.m. Friday in Game 1 of a three-game weekend series at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

All new “BONES” moves to its new time Monday

When a CIA informant is found murdered, Booth and CIA Agent Danny Beck (guest star Freddie Prinze Jr.) must work together to track down an Afghani terrorist.

Two Lafayette men arrested for stealing inflatable duck

Two Lafayette men are in jail after police say they stole a giant, inflatable, yellow duck from the Boys and Girls Club on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Rapper Lil' Boosie released from prison

Local rapper Lil' Boosie is a free man.

Watching water levels, residents ready for spring thaw

The northern half of the country got a lot of snow this winter, and when it all melts, the runoff will drain into the Mississippi River to.

Louisiana homeowners react to flood insurance bill heading to Senate

The House of Representatives voted to pass the "Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act" Tuesday night. Now, homeowners are speaking out about the new law that could save people in our state thousands.

Free program puts excess DoD computers in local schools

Thanks to the initiative of a Fort Polk Soldier and the willingness of a brigade commander to get his unit involved in the local community, a Vernon Parish school now has a new supply of computers — for free.

“MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” whips up season three on FOX

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has ordered an eight-episode third season of hit cooking competition series MasterChef Junior, it was jointly announced