A 19-year-old Tangipahoa Parish man died after the gun he was holding accidentally fired during a physical fight with another man, authorities said.
Two people who had been fighting were injured after exchanging gunfire at a Livingston nightclub early Sunday, authorities said.
A Denham Springs woman’s proposed class action lawsuit against e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs Inc. marks the first vaping case in a federal court in Louisiana, mirroring similar cases playing out across the country.
A Baton Rouge man who convinced an elderly Denham Springs woman who has dementia that she owed him money and drove her to a bank to try to get the funds turned himself in Thursday, WBRZ-TV reported.
DENHAM SPRINGS — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy made a special visit to the Denham Springs High School STEM & Robotic Center during his visit to Livingston Parish last week.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Opera/Music Theatre Workshop will present the Broadway musical “Cabaret” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Hammond.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Pelican State Credit Union hosted a free Financial Wellness Workshop in Denham Springs on Aug. 27, at the Livingston Parish Library’s Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Emergency Alert System encourages students, faculty and staff to register for notices via phone, text or email addresses in addition to school email accounts, which are automatically registered, a news…
Independence Leadership Academy promoted the Summer Reading Program at the Independence Branch Library by awarding incentives to the students who read books and attended programs at the library.
Holy Ghost Catholic School's National Junior Honor Society recently announced its officers for the 2019-20 school year.
Folks interested in the history and culture of Tangipahoa Parish shouldn't miss the celebration occurring across the parish Thursday through Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS — The Life & Legacy Tour featuring the art and life of George Rodrigue returns this fall with stops at schools across California, Florida, Louisiana and Texas.
Three members of Girl Scout Troop 30004, a mutlilevel troop in the Ponchatoula area, earned their Bronze Award for building wooden nesting boxes to keep farm bunnies warm last winter. The Bronze Award is the highest award available for Girl Scout …
LIVINGSTON — Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Jeff Beatty received a 2019 Law Enforcement Officer Distinguished Service Awards at the Louisiana Bankers Association Annual Security Meeting.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Adapted physical education teacher Lisa Dugas at Juban Parc Elementary School was recently awarded a $500 grant from Cox Communication through its Cox Charities Foundation to create a sensory room at the school.
The Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club held its September meeting at PMC Tools in Hammond to learn how to build and upholster chairs and to discuss club business and upcoming community service projects.
HAMMOND — Premature and low birth weight babies born at North Oaks Medical Center can now receive the health benefits of donor breast milk during their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit stay in cases where their own mothers’ milk is not available.
WALKER — Personnel in the city’s Water and Sewer Department have started a class at Walker High School to train students for possible future employment in municipal and other water systems where there is a demand for certified technicians.
Low pay for deputies, alleged corruption within the force and a rundown jail were the main criticisms from the two candidates challenging incumbent Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards in the Oct. 12 primary.
Almost every time the water rose in Maurepas over the last decade, Myra James Duhe’s home was threatened. She’s rebuilt the retaining wall on the outskirts of her property three times, has thought of moving and has researched ways to ease the bur…
A Livingston Parish councilman’s proposal to redirect money from library and roads taxes into a drainage solution was quickly and overwhelmingly quashed by his peers, who refused to bring the issue to the table.
A Springfield High School student taken into custody Thursday morning is accused of carrying a handgun onto school grounds.
ALBANY — After five years of collecting hundreds of recipes from Hungarian descendants from around the country, the "Hungarian Settlement Historical Society Cookbook" is on sale.
Students at Holy Ghost Catholic School collected over $1,300 for OPTIONS, a local, nonprofit agency established in 1973 by parents looking for community based services for their child with disabilities.
The Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Holden is the recipient of the 2018 Sawmill Safety Award in Division II, presented by the Southern Forest Products Association.
On Aug. 27, more than 125 dads, grandfathers, uncles and friends attended Independence Leadership Academy's Donuts with Dads, which shows appreciation to father figures and celebrates the start of a new school year. Many doughnuts were eaten and p…
NATCHITOCHES — The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts recognized 150 new students, representing 70 percent of the state’s parishes, during its annual Matriculation Ceremony held Aug. 30 in the Natchitoches Events Center.
Livingston Parish deputies have arrested Zachary Anderson, the man they said stole a school bus Tuesday night.
DENHAM SPRINGS — When professional bass fisherman Derek Hudnall opened his visit with the Denham Springs High School Fishing Team by asking how many of the young anglers wanted to be a professional bass fisherman one day, about 20 hands went up in…