LIVINGSTON - It's a marathon week for the school board, just before Thanksgiving, as all three committees will meet before the full board on Thursday evening, Nov. 21.
Congressman Garret Graves, a Baton Rouge native, represents Louisiana’s Sixth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In a surprise move at their second meeting of September, the Livingston Parish Council adopted the 2013 Master Plan unanimously.
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DENHAM SPRINGS - It's been a rough time lately for the city with regard to finding willing participants in the bidding process.
If it’s a new trend, then it’s a welcome one among real estate agents.
LIVINGSTON - The school system is still finding - and following through on - ways to save money after the Great Flood of 2016, which still affects the parish's public schools.
There was a push in the primary election for people to early vote, due to the amount of events occurring on October 12 - LSU game, Saturday of the Livingston Parish Fair, and Southeastern's Homecoming... just to name a few.
WALKER - As he walked from room to room giving a guided tour, Mayor Jimmy Watson had a smile on his face.
The City of Walker cut the ribbon for Ferrington Place, a piece of property they purchased as part of the park system. The re-purposed home will be used for teaching special needs students how to handle real life situations, and offering a place for older citizens to handle arts and crafts.
Livingston Parish Public Schools Transportation Director Josh Day scanned the room, counting off 11 participants.
Thirty of Livingston Parish’s 43 schools that received performance grades in the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2019 report showed academic improvement as compared to last year.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is directly related to last Thursday's feature on school funding.
There was a steady line at the new satellite location for early voting and, while it moved quickly, it remained the same length for several hours Saturday.
New school construction and renovation has become a hot topic among people in Livingston Parish, especially when talking east versus the west.
School may have started, but that hasn’t kept Livingston Parish residents from finding new homes to settle down.
Residents of parts of Denham Springs have been standing on their hands waiting to hear of news for two of their schools, which will become one after reconstruction.
Owner Tommy Stojak (Los Sombreros in Walker) discusses his new restaurant in Denham Springs, Uno Dos Tacos. They will offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner open 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Uno Dos Tacos also has margaritas as well as beer.
Voters will hit the polls for several runoff elections Saturday, Nov. 16. But that's not until after an early voting period.
When Denham Springs High School played Zachary in football this year, the Jackettes had a treat. Alumnae from the program joined together to dance at half time, as well as cheer from the stand during the game.
Urban Air Adventure Park opened in Denham Springs last Friday, near Bass Pro. The park offers 'intense fun' including this zip line that covers the middle of the building and offers an aerial view of the complex.
LIVINGSTON -- The parish ranks fourth in the state in opioid deaths at an average of 46 per year — a number that is 125 percent under reported, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHH).
Urban Air Adventure Park opened in Denham Springs last week, near Bass Pro, and offers a wide variety of 'intense fun.' Included in the fun are these 180- and 360-degree bumper cars which provide a new perspective on the old favorite.
DENHAM SPRINGS - While it was a little chilly and clouds marked the sky, warmth and hope reigned on a patch of dirt in central Denham Springs.
After the Great Flood of 2016, a group of concerned citizens in Denham Springs put together a force dubbed ‘Denham Strong.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. - It was a gathering for those involved in the disaster recovery process.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- A billboard just outside the north boundary of the city depicted a police officer's pay wages.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Years of negotiation, jumping through hoops, hard work, and some good ole fashioned hope have brought a Livingston Parish project near to completion.