Department of Revenue announces dates for LA Tax Amnesty 2013

The 2013 Louisiana Legislature instituted a statewide amnesty program for all Louisiana taxpayers as a way to bring current any delinquent taxes with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR).

Cassidy, Davis introduce bipartisan bill to improve mental health services

Congressmen Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) introduced legislation to reauthorize the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (GLSMA), which helps state and local governments and universities develop suicide prevention programs.

LSU soccer picked to finish second in SEC West by league's head coaches

With the start of preseason training just over two weeks away, the LSU Soccer team has been picked to finish in second place in the SEC Western Division in a preseason vote of the league’s 14 head coaches that was revealed Tuesday morning

Five suspects arrested for stealing dozens of iPads from W. Feliciana High School

Dozens of iPads and laptops were stolen from West Feliciana High School in June. Law enforcement officers have found most of them, but they're still searching for the remaining stolen property.

McBride named Natchitoches tricentennial director

The Natchitoches Tricentennial Executive Committee appointed Ron McBride as the Tricentennial Manager.

Louisiana takes national award for innovative Geaux Vote mobile app

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler received the accolades of his peers across the country over the weekend by first by accepting the 2013 NASS IDEAS Award during the National Association of Secretaries of State conference in Anchorage, A

Brandon Bass hosts annual basketball camps and back to school giveaway

Boston Celtics Forward and LSU standout Brandon Bass will host a series of basketball camps for boys and girls in the Baton Rouge, Morganza, and Port Allen areas, as well as a back to school giveaway and fun day in the park in Baton Rouge.

Lottery announces Mega Millions multidraw suspension in preparation for October game enhancements

On Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

Mosaic artist selected to celebrate 300 years of Natchitoches history

Mardi Gras bead mosaic artist Stephan Wanger has been selected by the Tricentennial Steering Committee and by the City of Natchitoches to create an artwork in honor of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the City of Natchitoches, the oldes

Deville man found alive after spending night lost in the woods

After searching for over 15 hours, search and rescue teams found a missing Deville man alive on the Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in LaSalle Parish.