A state prisoner walked off his landscaping job Thursday afternoon before being recaptured hours later — the latest mishap for the Livingston Parish work release program he was assigned to.
A 19-year-old woman suspected of impairment was killed in a single-vehicle crash on LA 444 west of LA 22 in Livingston Parish late Thursday, according to Louisiana State Police.
Chris Stewart, the former longtime leader of the Baton Rouge police union, is sparring with Denham Springs Mayor Gerard Landry over various purported issues within the city's police department.
All waterways in Ascension and Livingston parishes were reopened to all boat traffic Wednesday evening after having been closed for several days in response to Hurricane Barry.
HAMMOND — On Nov. 1, North Oaks Shock Trauma Center, in partnership with the North Oaks Foundation and Southeastern Louisiana University’s School of Nursing, will host the third annual Prepared for the Unexpected Trauma Symposium.
HAYS, Kansas — Jasmine Albert Alexander, of Denham Springs, was named to the dean's honor roll at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas, for the spring 2019 semester.
HAMMOND — Risk factors linking heart disease and diabetes will be explored at a free meeting, sponsored by North Oaks Diabetes Education.
HAMMOND — The Tangipahoa Parish Council has appointed Ron Orsi, a resident of Loranger and retired businessman, to the Board of Commissioners for North Oaks Health System. North Oaks also is known as Hospital Service District No. 1 of Tangipahoa Parish.
Holy Ghost Catholic School presented the fourth quarter winners of the recipients of the Good Samaritan Award. Recipients display a love and understanding of Catholic faith and articulate a commitment to living Catholic values.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Community Music School announced pianists Madeline Brown and Anton Feldbaum and violinists Lily Anderson, Anna Johnson, Kelsey Jones and Brennan Saenz as its Spring 2019 CMS Outstanding Musicians.
HAMMOND — Richard “Dickie” Whitson, of Springfield, has been elected president and chairman of the board of directors for 2019-20 Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association.
Dawn Perret, a teacher from Galvez Middle School, joined 50 educators from across the nation for the LiftOff Summer Institute at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston earlier this month.
In the spirit of the start of a new school year, artwork containing a number, letter or word will be featured during the Arts Council of Livingston Parish's next exhibit. The "ABC's and 123s" exhibit, open to all juried artist members, will be on …
DENHAM SPRINGS — Volunteers and staff who plan and oversee activities such as timely exhibits at the Old City Hall Museum are making final plans for two events scheduled for August.
WALKER — Three Livingston Parish municipalities, including Walker, will receive a modest financial windfall from the state later this year, the City Council learned at its regular meeting July 8.
Livingston Parish officials have lifted the curfew that was in place Saturday night as Tropical Storm Barry moved through the area.
Livingston Parish officials have heard reports of multiple tornadoes sighted in the area Sunday morning, but have not yet confirmed any touchdowns.
Rain started pelting the roof of Live Oak Junior High’s gym Saturday afternoon, still hours from when Hurricane Barry would begin battering the Livingston Parish area.
As the outer bands of Hurricane Barry started sprinkling on Denham Springs Saturday morning, the city’s Fire Station sandbagging location remained busy with last-minute preppers.
Tangipahoa Parish officials have issued a recommended evacuation and opened an emergency shelter for residents to wait out Tropical Storm Barry.
Livingston Parish schools have opened three school parking lots to the public so residents can leave their cars on higher ground ahead of Tropical Storm Barry.
Tropical Storm Barry has reawakened fears that the median barriers on Interstate 12 could worsen any flooding in Livingston Parish, a scenario critics say happened during the 2016 flood.
Hundreds of thousands of sandbags currently line south Louisiana properties as Tropical Storm Barry nears the coast, but authorities are urging last-minute preppers to wind up their safeguarding before nightfall.
East Baton Rouge Parish officials say they intend to have sandbags available to residents prepping for Tropical Storm Barry at least until Friday evening.
DENHAM SPRINGS — The beads of sweat rolling down the girls’ faces stood as proof of the work they were putting in.
Officials in Baton Rouge and surrounding communities are preparing for possible excessive rainfall later this week and into the weekend as the National Hurricane Center says a Category 1 hurricane could hit the Lake Charles area Saturday and bring…
About 200 members of the Watson community started their Independence Day celebration with a dedication ceremony for a new sign and flagpole on La. 16.
Holy Ghost Catholic School had its Kindergarten Closing Ceremony on May 17. Using the theme 'What a Wonderful World,' students sang songs and received awards that recognized their hard work and talents during the school year.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University students at the Southeastern Channel won nine 2018 Mark of Excellence Awards, including four first-place honors, at the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual Region 12 conference, a news release said.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s student newspaper, The Lion’s Roar, recently received several awards from the Louisiana Press Association Better Newspaper Contest for 2019.
Newly signed LSU football player and Amite High School graduate Devonta Lee put a smile on the faces of Roseland Montessori School students and staff during a visit at the end of May.
ALBANY — Despite the title of the latest summer program offered for teenagers at the Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library System, the meeting room is still intact. The title of that program, “Let’s Blow Things Up!,” proved to…
Former Denham Springs High star Cade Doughty has not missed a beat — or, apparently, many pitches — since joining the Gaithersburg, Maryland, Giants of the Cal Ripken Collegiate League to begin his transition into college baseball.