The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to award a contract to dig out and build a 1.5-mile segment of the long-awaited Comite River Diversion Canal as early as the end of November, agency officials said.
High school athletic events, including the start of the football playoffs this weekend, will continue under Gov. John Bel Edwards' latest coronavirus restrictions, but they will happen under tighter capacity limits and social distancing measures t…
Zachary High's production of "When the Curtain Falls" was a COVID-19-themed whodunnit conceived, written and directed by Joey Fields and Leah Landry.
Angus exhibitors had 34 entries at the 2020 State Fair of Louisiana Junior Angus Show Oct. 30 in Shreveport.
The volunteers of the West Feliciana Animal Humane Society collaborate with the parish government to handle dog and cat adoptions at West Feliciana Parish's James L. "Bo" Bryant Animal Shelter.
If the Albany girls basketball team is to make it back to the Marsh Madness state championship basketball tournament in March, it will likely be senior leadership guiding the Hornets along the way.
To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, West Feliciana High School employees and students decorated and dressed in pink during October.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Looking to give art this year for Christmas? The Arts Council of Livingston Parish’s Gallery in the Historic Downtown District is the perfect place to shop thanks to its “100 Under $100” art exhibit.
An Assumption Parish sheriff's deputy is suing a former judge, arguing her racist, derogatory comments about him in private text messages defamed his character and harmed his ability to do his job once they became public.
WALKER — When decorating a Christmas tree, don’t be afraid to keep adding more and more mesh, ribbons, bows, ornaments, sprays and all the other things that eventually add up to a classic tree that can be the pride of a family’s central room throu…
Louisiana Operation Game Thief Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $8,950 to residents statewide at its quarterly meeting on Nov. 12 in Mansura.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Teaching and Learning has named Taylor Dunigan as the recipient of the 2020 Resident Student Teacher of the Year Award.
Visitors interested in traveling to Ascension Parish now have a new marketing and branding campaign to explain why Ascension is Louisiana's Sweet Spot.
Author Anne Butler and artist Darrell Chitty are releasing their new book, "The Soul of St. Francisville," at a book signing and portrait reveal from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 29, at Hemingbough, 10101 LA 965, just south of St Francisville.
The Arc of East Ascension is set to participate in 225 GIVES, a platform that aims to connect the public to support nonprofit organizations.
Todd Sterling leaned over as he pointed his cellphone at a sign on the wall of the River Road African American Museum in Donaldsonville.
The post commander of American Legion Post 47 in Ponchatoula directed the raising of the U.S. flag and veterans’ banner at the Ponchatoula Cemetery to open a brief ceremony on Veterans’ Day.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to take 3½ additional years and spend an extra $6 million to study the proposed Darlington Dry Dam and better assess the risk of catastrophic failure and its impact on minority communities and archaeological sites.
Nearly a year and a half ago, the Legislative Auditor's Office reported that a Baton Rouge-area groundwater regulator uses the honor system to keep tabs on and collect fees from the pumping of the region's drinking water source.
The Ascension Parish mobile library, parked for six months due to the coronavirus, is rolling again, offering another option for book lovers who might feel more comfortable these days having a library all to themselves.
Ascension Parish government employees can expect a 1% to 1.8% cost-of-living increase later this month that is roughly in line with the raises at the School Board and Sheriff's Office, a top parish official said.
ST. FRANCISVILLE — The West Feliciana Parish School Board declined on Nov. 17 to call a public hearing on a proposal to raise members’ salaries by $200 per month.
GONZALES — AT&T expects to begin rolling out small cell towers in unincorporated Ascension Parish early next year after the Parish Council adopted a new ordinance Thursday that sets up a permitting process for the structures.
A Livingston Parish man is accused of dousing his mother in gasoline and attempting to set her on fire during an argument, according to the Louisiana state Fire Marshal's Office.
A Florida man and woman were arrested in Iberville Parish after authorities said Thursday they found more than 22 pounds of cocaine during a recent traffic stop.
A viral sensation and animal adoption advocate lent a paw to homeless animals awaiting forever homes at the James L. “Bo” Bryant Animal Shelter. Four hours, barks and yells later, the West Feliciana Animal Humane Society nearly doubled its goal an…
A state district judge sent critical air permits for a $9.4 billion Formosa Plastics complex back to state environmental regulators so they can take a closer look at the St. James Parish facility's emissions impacts on Black residents living nearby.
Woodland Park Magnet School students nominated as Wildcat of the Month prove they value education by exhibiting academic responsibility and curiosity. They also demonstrate excellent behavior in and out of the classroom.
Not long after reopening, bars in West Baton Rouge Parish will have to shut down again after the parish reported a second straight week of high positivity rates for coronavirus infections.
Tuesday, Nov. 10, saw the abrupt end to the Zachary High School football regular season as the effect of coronavirus cases, contact tracing and the associated 14 days of quarantine forced cancellation of the Broncos' final two district games again…