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.
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…
CLINTON — The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury took the first step Monday in allowing solar arrays that generate electricity on a commercial scale to be built on property zoned for agricultural pursuits.
In wake of Hurricanes Laura and Delta, donations to assist in recovery efforts were delivered to the Lake Charles and surrounding areas Oct. 18.
The faculty and staff of East Feliciana High School will honor its first nine-weeks honor students beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, with a drive-thru ceremony at the high school.
Voters in Clinton and St. Francisville filled their slates of municipal officers in the Nov. 3 election without the necessity of a runoff for any post.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all Louisiana migratory bird hunters, including waterfowl hunters, that they must complete the Harvest Information Program certification process either online or in person at Wildlife and …
CLINTON — East Feliciana Parish Police Jury President Louis Kent named a six-member committee Monday to review changes to local rules for residential development.
The central part of Baton Rouge can expect some wind and rain, but Category 2 Hurricane Zeta will reserve its most severe impacts on the metro area for suburban and outlying parishes to the south and east, the National Weather Service says.
The Louisiana Senior Rx/Aging and Disability Resource Center, a free counseling service offered in coordination with the Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs and local Councils on Aging, is encouraging all Medicare beneficiaries to update their Me…
The true heat of the high school football season is here, finally. With only a few weeks left to go, the football programs in the Feliciana are gearing up for a final playoff push.
In addition to voting early or on Nov. 3 for candidates and issues of national and statewide importance, voters in the Felicianas’ two parish seats also will choose their municipal officers for four-year terms.
The fair fall Louisiana weather did not disappoint adventure seekers during the grand opening of Magnolia Ridge Adventure Park.
CLINTON -- The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury stopped short Monday of setting a moratorium on major subdivisions until it can strengthen its ordinances to address expected growth in residential development.
CLINTON — The owner of a new East Feliciana Parish zip line attraction said he will open for business Saturday after the parish Police Jury granted him a zoning variance during a special meeting Wednesday night.
State licensing authorities allowed West Feliciana Parish to reopen its bars as the parish hit state health benchmarks Wednesday for the novel coronavirus, new state health data show.
Keep Louisiana Beautiful, like so many other organizations, has adjusted to a new way of doing business due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders has been closed because of the pandemic, but when it sets a reopening date, the memory of a beloved member will be on display.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution promotes Constitution Week every September.
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is recognizing October as National Pedestrian Safety Month by hosting "1 Million Steps 2 Safety," a virtual walk/run in which participants can convert daily exercises of walking, running, swimming or mowing …
October is Healthy Lung Month, which is to set aside for lung health awareness and recognized by the American Lung Association and several health advocacy organizations across the U.S. It is designed to help educate the public about the importance…
The weekend's sunny skies brought out shoppers to the Jackson community garage sale, Clinton Market, Boy Scouts garage sale at the Methodist church in Clinton and the Jackson Assembly gumbo sale.
As we begin to return to normalcy, high school sports are back on track and firing on all cylinders all over the Felicianas. Last week was a big one opening for football teams across not only the parish, but the state, as the regular season finall…
Hunters across the state turned their hunting passions into expressions of compassion Sept. 20 as thousands of pounds of frozen fish and game were donated during Hunters for the Hungry’s annual Clean Out Your Freezer Day.
CLINTON — The East Feliciana Parish on Monday rescinded its Sept. 8 call for a special election on dividing surplus money obtained from a 3-mill property tax for operating a parish health unit.
The Jackson Volunteer Fire Department purchased a 1989 Mack Grumman Pumper from the West Yadkin Volunteer Fire Department in Hamptonville, North Carolina.
While the proverbial coaching carousel swings around and around at football programs all summer, there are dozens of new faces that pop up as the new head coach of a high school football team. In this case however, East Feliciana has decided to st…
ALEXANDRIA — An update to farmers.gov provides access to farmers and ranchers who are members of an entity, as well as people and groups with powers of attorney to conduct online business with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, a news …
The longtime head of the East Feliciana Parish Police Jury was arrested Tuesday on felony corruption charges after authorities say he allowed an acquaintance and several others to take asphalt and other material from a parish-owned storage yard.