CLECO honored with industry award for Okla. storm assistance

Today, Cleco Power received one of the electric utility’s top honors for storm assistance from Edison Electric Institute (EEI) during its CEO Conference and Board Meeting in Washington, D.C.

La. GOHSEP monitoring winter weather conditions

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) continues to monitor issues associated with ice accumulations in several regions of the state. Conditions change quickly during this type of event.

LSU baseball game at Northwestern State re-scheduled for Thursday at 3 p.m.

The LSU-Northwestern State baseball game has been postponed due to wintry weather conditions and road closures. The game has been re-scheduled for a 3:00 p.m. CT first pitch on Thursday at Brown-Stroud Field in Natchitoches.

“HELL’S KITCHEN” returns, “SURVIVING JACK” debuts on FOX Thursday this March

The competition heats up when Chef Gordon Ramsay returns with season 12 of Hell's Kitchen, debuting Thursday, March 13 (7:00-8:00 p.m.) on FOX, followe

Battle on the Red River

Remember the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the Red River Campaign through living history, battle re-enactments, and symposia, March 6-9, 2014, in Alexandria and Pineville.

UPDATE: Missing Fort Polk teen is found safe

UPDATE We received word that the teen has been found safe in the vicinity of Palmetto Terrace housing on Fort Polk. There are no other details available at this time.

Voter registration deadline Wednesday for Apr. 5 election

Secretary of State Tom Schedler is reminding Louisianians that the deadline to register to vote in the April 5th municipal primary election is fast approaching.

La. Lottery observes Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Each spring, the Louisiana Lottery steps up its efforts to encourage responsible play by joining the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in its observance of National Problem Gambling Awareness Week.

Storm Prediction Center issues 'Slight Risk' of severe weather over Louisiana

The Storm Prediction Center has placed east Texas, Louisiana, south Arkansas, and southwest Mississippi under a "slight risk" of severe weather.