A Mad Hatter Brunch benefiting the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, April 25, at Oak Knoll Country Club, 45246 Country Club Road, Hammond.
Many property owners often have misconceptions about flood insurance, such as whether they can get it, when they can buy it, and how much it costs, a news release said.
Each year, Independence Leadership Academy's third and fourth grade teachers host LEAP parent test talks to discuss student progress toward meeting their expected goals for the year.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University and the Wesley Foundation have collaborated to create the Lion Pride Career Closet, an initiative that supplies clothing for interviews and other career-related events for Southeastern students.
April 1 was Opening Day for Major League Baseball, and RKM Clinics got in on the fun. Employees dressed in baseball outfits and made music videos of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” The Baton Rouge location also had sno-balls.
HAMMOND — North Oaks Medical Center has been recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
HAMMOND — An Easter camp for youngsters at the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, one of few children’s museum in the region, signaled the latest effort being made toward recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, which has impacted the popular a…
The Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge invites the community to the annual Parade of Homes from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 24-25 and May 1-2.
HAMMOND ― Cypress Pointe Hospital has performed its first implant of a miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure while a patient is at home, a news release said.
A Volunteer Litter Cleanup in Hammond in District 1 set for March 27 has been rescheduled to 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 24. Meet at Martin Luther King Park, 600 Martin Luther King Ave.
Voters in a portion of Livingston Parish next weekend will consider borrowing $13 million over 20 years to build new sports facilities at Denham Springs-area schools, while those in neighboring Tangipahoa Parish will vote on whether they want to p…
State Police say a Denham Springs motorcyclist was killed Saturday when he ran off a highway in Pointe Coupee Parish and hit an embankment, then a house.
Emily Maranto always keeps an eye on the creek beside her house near the Amite River when it starts to rain in Livingston.
The Amite River, the Amite Diversion Canal and other waterways in Ascension and Livingston parishes will close noon Thursday to recreational traffic due to high water levels prompted by heavy rains still draining from the region, Ascension and Liv…
SPRINGFIELD — While most know the importance of firetrucks to departments charged with responding to fires and other emergencies, fire departments needs more than trucks in their fleet.
Spring is usually fair and festival season, but many of those Louisiana weekend happenings were canceled last year. And many of this year's spring events have been rescheduled or cancelled.
It's never too early to show your team it can count on you, and South Alabama freshman softball pitcher Olivia Lackie has done just that this season.
A statewide salmonella bacterial infection has caused the sporadic mortality of some wild birds, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said.
A Southeastern University student has been arrested, accused of stabbing an LSU student multiple times in a Southeastern dorm Saturday, according to the campus police department.
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced $163 million in federal funding for 15 state projects and programs designed to reduce flood risk for communities throughout the state.
High school rodeo cowgirls Savannah Stafford and Landry Brouillette have bonded over their love riding, roping, horses and all things rodeo. Between the two, the girls ride in a majority of the events offered at high school rodeos for female competitors.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be hosting the 10th annual Boating Education Lagniappe Day on April 24 at eight different locations across the state.
The Louisiana Office of Cultural Development’s Division of the Arts is accepting applications for grants to provide relief directly to individual Louisiana artists impacted during the pandemic or other natural disasters in 2020. The deadline to s…
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently announced the Wetland Education Teacher Workshop 2021, a coastal awareness workshop for science, history and social studies teachers.
A video that shows Hammond police officers hitting a man who is lying on the ground has raised alarm among some City Council members.
A federal court has indicated that one of the nation's longest-running desegregation cases is drawing to a close, the Tangipahoa School System said.
On March 5, members of the Sunshine Ladies delivered 100 Raise-A-Reader packets to North Oaks Medical Center's maternity ward.
BATON ROUGE — LSU Pre-College announced its decision to hold on-campus courses this summer for middle and high school students.
Todd Harper had no idea what his son Luke and niece Madison Hogan had brought back from the pasture of his cattle ranch near Hammond when they drove up in a utility terrain vehicle. Luke yelled they had an injured bird, perhaps a hawk.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is providing text messages for important news from its email newsletters.
HAMMOND — In response to the recent expansion of COVID-19 vaccination eligibility in Louisiana, North Oaks Immunization Clinic made 297 appointments available for K-12 teachers and support staff March 6. Participants received their first of two do…
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the fulvous whistling duck will be the featured species of the 2022 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp, or Louisiana Duck Stamp, competition. The fulvous whistling duck will be this …
The Junior League of Baton Rouge’s annual Touch A Truck fundraiser will celebrate its sixth anniversary from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17 with an interactive big truck drive-thru experience at the BREC State Fairgrounds.
River Region Art Association is looking for artists to share their work for its annual Community Art Exhibit.
WATSON — Amanda Jones, a teacher-librarian at Live Oak Middle School who was recently named one of the 2021 national School Librarians of the Year by the School Library Journal says being a school librarian is the greatest job on the planet.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Elected leaders and school officials gathered for a breakfast meeting March 15 at the Denham Springs High School STEM & Robotics Center to hear information on legislative issues being proposed for consideration during the 2021…
The last few days have been a whirlwind of planning and promoting for the Denham Springs Spring Festival, making its return April 24 after the coronavirus canceled the 2020 event.
The proposed change to the Metropolitan Statistical Area definition could prevent 144 cities nationwide, including Alexandria and Hammond, from accessing millions in federal funding.
Citing staffing problems brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the Livingston Parish School System is launching an effort aimed at growing the number of available substitute teachers in its schools.
A Tangipahoa Sheriff's deputy was fired and a Bunkie police officer resigned after the pair were arrested following an alcohol-involved incident last week with a juvenile girl.