Vitter: La. takes bold step to put state in control of red snapper management

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AMOA receives re-accreditation from American Assn. of Museums

The Alexandria Museum of Art has again achieved accreditation by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum.

Tropical Depression Seven strengthens into Tropical Storm Gabrielle, no threat to Gulf

Tropical Storm Gabrielle formed south of Puerto Rico hours after the National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories for Tropical Depression Seven.

La./Miss. ALS Assn. holds walk in Shreveport

The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter’s annual Shreveport Walk to Defeat ALS is scheduled for October 5, 2013 at Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport. Registration for the Walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

Tropical Depression Seven forms in Caribbean, no impact to Gulf

The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Depression Seven in the northern Caribbean Sea on Wednesday. Impacts are forecast to stay minimal in the continental United States, especially in the Gulf of Mexico.

“AMERICAN IDOL XIII” announces new dream team

Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling recording artist, actress, movie and television producer and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez returns to American Idol XIII

Rapides Symphony Orchestera presents 'Pops on the River'

To open the 2013-14 season, the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again host Pops on the River on Saturday, September, 14, 7:30 p.m.

Alligator hunters hit the water to find big beasts

Alligator season is officially underway in the Eastern zone of Louisiana. Hunters are trying to bounce back after a hard season last year.

State troopers cracking down on drunk drivers through Labor Day weekend

Louisiana State Police would like to remind motorists that the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign will continue through September 2.

Two men cited for crab trap theft in Calcasieu Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited a man on August 14 and another on August 19 for alleged crab trap violations in Calcasieu Parish.