BATON ROUGE -- The thousands of fans who stormed the field after the LSU upset win over No. 2 Georgia on Saturday led to a $100,000 fine from the Southeastern Conference.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will hold a meet and greet with candidates seeking public office in Denham Springs.
The deadline to complete the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program survey is Friday, Oct. 19.
LIVINGSTON -- Registered voters in Livingston Parish can practice their constitutional right a few days ahead of time for the Nov. 6 election.
BATON ROUGE – Would-be voters have one last chance to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office, and that is through the Internet.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- A Mississippi man died Saturday night when his motorcycle struck a car head-on while on 4-H Club Road, according to the Louisiana State Police.
LIVINGSTON -- The fate of a longstanding debate over term limits for the parish president and parish council members rests on the decision of voters in the Nov. 6 election.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- One man died and another was seriously injured late Friday in a two-vehicle crash on Lockhart Road, according to Louisiana State Police Troop A.
WALKER -- Intermittent and alternating lane closures are scheduled Friday and Saturday nights on La. 447, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
LIVINGSTON – A California man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading no contest to negligent homicide in the 2017 shooting death of a Walker man, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.
HOLDEN – A Texas couple died from injuries they sustained in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 12 between Livingston and Holden, according to Louisiana State Police Troop A.
ALBANY – After more than five months, the Pea Ridge Road Bridge over Turkey Creek is open again, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Board of Aldermen voted Oct. 11 to adopt a proposed ordinance limiting use of its Red Oak sewer treatment plant.
WALKER – Rev. Edgar Thomas, pastor of Greater St. Mark Baptist Church, was recognized at the Walker City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 8.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), a member of the Senate education committee, recently joined the Bloomberg Government podcast “Suspending the Rules” to discuss the College Transparency Act (S. 1121), bipartisan legislation he helped author to give prospective college studen…
LIVINGSTON -- Recreational boating can resume in all Livingston Parish waterways, just in time for the weekend.
LIVINGSTON -- A Livingston man in a work-release program died in an accident on the job Thursday, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A total of 14 commercial construction projects are underway and two new businesses have started, according to the city Office of Planning & Development.
ALBANY -- Incumbent Mayor Gene Glasscock wants another four years in office, but he will face opposition from two candidates in the Nov. 6 primary election.
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DENHAM SPRINGS -- A Denham Springs man is in custody at the Livingston Parish Detention Center after an attempt to manufacture methamphetamine in his apartment caused a minor blast and forced temporary evacuation of the complex late Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, DC – Landmark legislation produced under the leadership of House Water Resources Subcommittee Chairman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) to reform the U.S. Corps of Engineers will be signed into law this week.
WALKER – International tariffs between the United States and other nations might seem to have no effect on a bridge in Walker, but they do.
BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana Office of the State Marshal sent a rescue team Wednesday morning to an area near the border of the Florida Panhandle in preparation for Hurricane Michael.
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness ordered all Livingston Parish waterways south of Interstate 12 closed to all recreational traffic until further notice.
BATON ROUGE -- The Restore Louisiana program has experienced a spike in the number of homeowner surveys since the process reopened, the top official from the Governor's Office of Community Development said Tuesday.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs City Council is scheduled to consider setting a public hearing to amend the Code of Ordinances on fence heights.
BATON ROUGE -- Allegations of bid-rigging on the process to purchase new state voting machines -- and a much higher price tag than the cost presented to legislators -- ignited a heated exchange between the interim Secretary of State and an opponent during a forum Oct. 8.
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SATSUMA – A section of Interstate 12’s westbound, outside lane will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 14, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
LIVINGSTON -- The disaster reform legislation President Trump signed into law Oct. 5 averted a potential fiscal disaster for the Livingston Parish school system, Superintendent Rick Wentzel said.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Obstacles tried to cause problems Oct. 6 for the annual Fall Fest in the downtown Antique District, but event organizers breathed a sigh of relief by day's end.
LIVINGSTON – A school bus converted into a mobile classroom to introduce students to learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) will be unveiled at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), today joined a bipartisan group of 20 senators in urging President Trump to reject the year-round sale of 15 percent ethanol by volume (E15).
BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards submitted a letter Friday to President Donald Trump requesting a waiver of any requirements to consider Small Business Administration (SBA) loans as a duplication of benefits (DOB) to funding appropriated by Congress to the State of Louisiana through the C…
WALKER – The Walker City Council will revisit the issue of two mobile homes that could face demolition at its meeting at 6 p.m. Monday. At its last two meetings, Mayor Jimmy Watson and the council have discussed the two mobile homes at 30230 Walker North Road with Janice Harper.
LIVINGSTON – The Town of Livingston Police Department is trying to locate a man in a criminal investigation, according to an announcement.
BATON ROUGE -- The Livingston Parish school system will receive the bulk of funding from a public assistance grant for repairs and replacement of items lost or damaged in the August 2016 flood.
BATON ROUGE -- The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail in the Nov. 6 election is Tuesday, Oct. 9, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.
LIVINGSTON -- The fix on the Duplication of Benefits provision on the Small Business Administration loans will likely serve as a breakthrough for residents who remain in the recovery mode from the August 2016 flood, Parish President Layton Ricks said.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives released surveillance images in an attempt to identify a suspect in a vehicle burglary, according to a sheriff’s spokeswoman.
Dr. Loren Scott, LSU economics professor and owner of his own consulting firm, explains how international political factors affect oil prices during the fall meeting of the Livingston Economic Development Council at Forrest Grove Plantation.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The greater Baton Rouge area – including Livingston Parish – should add 14,000 jobs in 2019-20, according to economist Loren Scott.
WASHINGTON -- Senate passage of a bill that eliminates Duplication of Benefits capped two years of frustration for the Louisiana delegation on Capitol Hill, but two events turned the tide in their favor.
BATON ROUGE – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s passage of a fix of the federal Duplication of Benefits (DOB) penalty that has kept homeowners impacted by the 2016 floods from receiving full assistance from the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assi…
WASHINGTON -- Passage of legislation that fixes the Duplication of Benefits provision and addresses other issues marked "a great day for South Louisiana and for the entire nation," Congressman Garret Graves (R-District 6) said Wednesday.