DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves offered advice on how the Army Corp of Engineers should address the Comite River Diversion Canal.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Council did not vote on pay raises, but the member who withdrew the item from the agenda explained his reasons for seeking a pay hike for the next term.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A nonprofit group that helps build homes in disaster-hit areas is coming to Livingston Parish, the Livingston Young Professionals (LYP) were told.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Public hearings have been scheduled on March 14 for two rezoning requests before the Denham Springs City Council.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Louisiana may find itself competing with other states in the halls of Congress as it seeks a third round of flood aid, according to a leader of the state recovery effort.
LIVINGSTON – Twice-arrested contractor Matthew Morris of Baton Rouge was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on Wednesday afternoon on 37 counts – including six felonies – involving post-flood contractor fraud.
BATON ROUGE – House lawmakers at the State Capitol Wednesday evening authorized use of $99 million from the Budget Stabilization Fund to help ease a $304 million shortfall for the current fiscal year.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Eastbound motorists using U.S. 190 in Denham Springs will find one lane closed at night for the next 11 days, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
WATSON– A capacity crowd at Live Oak High School cafeteria attended a forum U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy billed as a “flood relief” town hall meeting Tuesday afternoon, but other current issues grabbed the spotlight – a move some considered a disappointment.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Shortly before the six-month anniversary of the Great Flood of 2016, Dutch Physical Therapy has reopened its Denham Springs location.
LIVINGSTON – A Livingston Parish Council member cited “poor timing” in his decision to table discussion of a pay hike for members off the agenda for the upcoming meeting.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Five months after it was shuttered due to the Great Flood of 2016, the Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana store here is back.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Two state Department of Transportation & Development projects in the Denham Springs area will require traffic lanes to be closed at times beginning Monday, according to a DOTD engineer.
LIVINGSTON - Students will again feel a sense of normalcy as the proposed 2017-18 calendar has the school day beginning and ending at their pre-flood arrival and dismissal times.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications from high school seniors for three types of college scholarships.
BATON ROUGE —The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved the state's Action Plan for the first appropriation of flood recovery dollars from the historic floods of 2016. The first appropriation was for approximately $438 million.
BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards urged lawmakers to cast aside partisan politics in their effort to close a $304 million gap in the mid-year state budget.
LIVINGSTON – Joviality, accolades and a sense of melancholy highlighted Livingston Parish Assessor Jeff Taylor’s fifth-term inaugural ceremony Feb. 10 at the Courthouse.
LIVINGSTON – A Hammond man faces 10 years in prison after pleading no contest to two drug charges, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.
LIVINGSTON – It took a Livingston Parish jury only 22 minutes to convict Brian Allen Jr. of second-degree murder in the March 28, 2016, shooting of Derrick Stewart in Denham Springs.
BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards is in Washington D.C. today to lobby for additional flood relief for Louisiana.
LIVINGSTON – A video recording showing the March 28, 2016, slaying of Derrick Stewart was entered into evidence Tuesday in the murder trial of Brian Allen Jr.
DENHAM SPRINGS – State Sen Dale Erdey said he is not looking forward to a special legislative session – where the rainy day fund will be targeted – because more than that is needed to solve the state’s fiscal problems.
Tornadoes ripped through two parts of Livingston Parish, leaving at least three people injured and destroying four homes in its paths.
BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards will seek legislative approval to pull from the Rainy Day Fund and reduce spending for state agencies in a plan to erase a $304 million mid-year deficit.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A joint investigation by the Denham Springs Police Department the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms led to the arrest of a convicted felon who allegedly stole firearms.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Connie and Oreo missed Monday’s first day of school at Denham Springs Elementary’s new temporary campus on Hatchell Lane.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The City of Denham Springs received a long extension for completion of debris removal, but how much FEMA will pay remains uncertain.
WALKER – Walker North Road (La. 447) will have one lane closed for three nights next week, according to the state Department of Transportation of Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A whirlwind of activity over the next four days will take place on Hatchell Lane so Denham Springs Elementary can re-open Monday on a campus it can call its own.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- The Denham Springs Police Department will tighten enforcement against thru-traffic at Memorial Cemetery, Police Chief Shannon Womack said today.
DENHAM SPRINGS – It took help from “the Green Pickle” and associates from across south Louisiana, but Regions Bank held the grand re-opening of its Denham Springs branch on Friday, Jan. 27.
LIVINGSTON – FEMA will likely meet its self-imposed for delivery of its mobile housing units, the director of the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said.
LIVINGSTON -- Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard identified a second suspect in the slaying of Corey Graham on Wednesday and that he is in custody.
LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish public officials worried about a slide in sales taxes can relax, as January’s numbers show an $800,000 increase.
WALKER – While investigators await a cause of death of a woman found eight days ago under Interstate 12, the Walker Police Department posted a notice on social media to quash rumors of a serial killer.