Fort Polk searches for untethered blimp

During a military training exercise on Sunday, May 19, 2013, a small Army Aerostat Blimp broke free from its tether on the Peason Ridge area and began drifting in a westward direction from Fort Polk at an altitude of about 2,000

Fla. community mourns loss of Louisiana boy who drowned in Pensacola

A Florida community continues to mourn today for Owen Black, an eight year-old Louisiana boy who has autism, who drowned over the weekend near Perdido Key.

Louisiana Lottery players win big on record Powerball drawing

More than 142,000 Louisiana Lottery players will cash in on prizes won in the record $590.5 million Powerball drawing on May 18, including one $1 million Match-5 winner, for a total of more than $1.9 million in prize money.

'Centuries of Progress: American World's Fairs, 1853-1984' exhibit opens June 12 at LSU

The LSU Student Union Art Advisory Committee is proud to announce the exhibit ‘Centuries of Progress: American World’s Fairs, 1853-1984.’ The upcoming show will be on display in the LSU Union Art Gallery June 12 through July 2

Mississippi Woman claims $1 million Powerball prize

Reality was still sinking in for Samantha Netterville after she claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the May 11 drawing. A frequent Louisiana Lottery player, the 29-year-old resident of Woodville, Miss.

Shell Shocked documentary panel explores solution to violence during Dalai Lama conference

A week after a senseless shooting injured 20 people on Mother’s Day, the conveyor of peace, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, arrived in the Crescent City with his message of hope.

Tulane’s Curtis Johnson announces the First Down Divas Women’s Football Clinic

Tulane head football coach Curtis Johnson and his coaching staff will host the inaugural First Down Divas Women’s Football Clinic on Tuesday, June 11 from 6-9 p.m. at The Crystal Palace in Harvey, La.

AARP launches emergency planning events in Alexandria during National Hurricane Preparedness Week

As Hurricane Season approaches, AARP Louisiana is encouraging people to take an active role in their family’s emergency planning and attend Game Day—an hour long emergency planning exercise that helps participants design a simple, e

State agencies assist local gov'ts in storm response; continue to monitor weather

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and state agencies continue to monitor hazardous weather conditions that brought wind damage and several inches of hail to parts of North Louisiana in recent d

La. DCFS in need of additional foster families

As part of Foster Care Awareness Month, as proclaimed by Governor Bobby Jindal for May, the Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on recruiting new foster families.