DENHAM SPRINGS – Work will begin within the next month on a $24.5 million luxury apartment complex along Juban Road.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A New Orleans attorney has accused the National Flood Insurance Program of low-balling victims of The Great Flood of 2016, the same way it did during Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.
WALKER – A resolution of the lawsuit against the state of Louisiana and the private contractors who built the concrete barrier in the center of Interstate 12 is not close, according to the lead attorney in the lawsuit.
DENHAM SPRINGS – There were no winners or losers at the second community meeting held by the Denham Springs Long Term Recovery Plan group last week.
BATON ROUGE – Livingston Parish will receive $68 million in federal funds through for recovery efforts from the Great Flood of 2016, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in a news conference today (July 17).
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Parish School Board authorized the purchase of 50 acres on 4H Club Road in Denham Springs on Thursday, July 13, to address future growth in that school district.
The Restore Louisiana Task Force kicks off a series of outreach programs today for homeowners across central and south Louisiana affected by the 2016 floods, including one forum next week in Livingston Parish.
WALKER – If a “credible threat or risk of child abduction,” had been found by the Walker Police Department in a recent investigation, a warning would have been issued, according to a police spokesman.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is looking for applicants for the next class of its community leadership program.
LIVINGSTON – David McCreary gave a simple answer when a fellow high school graduate asked him if he would keep the town as it was if elected mayor.
BATON ROUGE – The lack of federal funding for the next phase of the Comite River Diversion Canal has put the long-awaited project on life support, according to a state official.
LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish students maintained their place as a top 10 school system in the state with the release of the 2017 Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) exams.
LIVINGSTON – Three officials who were appointed to fill the vacated seats of their predecessors will fill the remainder of their respective terms, while a crowded race will ensue to determine who will serve the rest of the four-year Denham Springs Council a member left earlier this year.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives identified two juveniles in a car burglary after posting a video on social media and have posted more photos.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs City Council scheduled a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 14, on a special use permit for three retention ponds totaling 7.81 acres on River Road.
WALKER -- Waste Management has re-routed the Livingston Parish area garbage collection, and the City of Walker needs to know if any areas have been missed, according to a news release.
HOLDEN – The outside shoulder of Interstate 12 will be closed in two sections on separate days next week, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development
BILOXI, Miss. – The Livingston Parish News brought home 48 awards, including 14 first-place honors and second place in General Excellence in Division 3 at the Better Newspaper Competition at the Louisiana Press Association/Mississippi Press Association Joint Convention.
DENHAM SPRINGS – This year, it started with two guys cooking in his parking lot. He announced it on Facebook at 8 p.m. on a Friday.
LIVINGSTON –Three more candidates qualified Thursday for what has become an increasingly crowded race Oct. 14 for a Denham Springs City Council seat.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Two lanes of Juban Road (La. 1026) will be closed in front of the Juban Crossing shopping center until Sunday, July 16, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
LIVINGSTON – Former TV reality show star Will Hayden pleaded no contest in 21st Judicial District Court on Wednesday morning to a pair of sex charges.
WALKER – After more than 1½ hours of discussions and questions, silence decided the fate of six rezoning proposals before the Walker City Council on Monday, July 10.
WALKER – The Walker Police Department is picking up its collection barrels this week, but still needs help for its 13th Annual From Our Uniform to Yours School Uniform Drive.
WALKER – Public hearings are scheduled tonight on six ordinances to rezone property that eventually could be sold to expand an apartment development in Walker.
LIVINGSTON – Qualifying opens Wednesday, July 12, at the Livingston Parish Courthouse for a variety of political offices, a school millage renewal and two drainage proposals.
Former Parish Council chairman and long time community leader Buddy Mincey Sr. died Saturday, July 8. Mincey had been battling ongoing health issues, according to family. He was 73.
PORT VINCENT – The intersection of La. 42 and La. 16 in Port Vincent will have lane closures Monday through Thursday, July 17-20, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
LIVINGSTON – Checkpoints during the Fourth of July holiday weekend yielded three DWIs and the arrest of one person twice, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard.
BATON ROUGE — Today, the State of Louisiana announced that the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have settled a dispute about certain transactions between the state and private providers currently operating the former public…
LIVINGSTON – Parish President Layton Ricks expressed growing concern over the split among Parish Council members regarding the direction of the Parish Road Program.
SATSUMA – Two projects to fix potholes and install temporary concrete barriers will affect the Satsuma interchange of Interstate 12 this week, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
A northbound lane of Juban Road in front of the Juban Crossing shopping center will be closed from Wednesday to Friday for roadwork, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
LIVINGSTON – Rowdy crowds in a large city once characterized Elyse Smith's Fourth of July activities, but times have changed.
WALKER – Some don’t like the border fence. Some worry about the impact on already heavy traffic. Others think it is a good place for their families while the Walker City Council will get the final say.