Ten days after Matthew Mire was arrested following a shooting rampage that crisscrossed the Baton Rouge area and left a Louisiana state trooper and another person dead, he was transferred from the East Baton Rouge jail to a detention facility in L…
Families are filling pumpkin patches to pick out that perfect gourd to turn into a jack-o'-lantern, but hand therapists say that Halloween fun can turn grisly if pumpkin carving turns into a nightmare on your street, a news release said.
The Denham Springs High School Grady Hornsby Gymnasium bustled with competition all day on an October Saturday, but not the kind it's accustomed to.
With influenza season approaching in Southeast Louisiana, Dr. Stacy R. Newman, of North Oaks Infectious Disease, cautions to not take chances against the easily spread respiratory virus.
Hunters can tag and validate their deer or turkey harvest directly from their smartphone via text immediately after the animal is harvested, a news release said. Visit louisianaoutdoors.com, click E-tag/Text-to-Tag and follow the steps .
In September, Independent We Stand, a national small business movement, kicked off its sixth annual America’s Main Streets contest, a news release said.
Denver T. Loupe was posthumously inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 14 for his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H, a news release reported.
When Scott and Arlene Poston bought Hidden Oaks Campground as a retirement project last summer, it was a foregone conclusion that their new home would probably flood once or twice a year.
After an August postponement, the Denham Springs Main Street's Boots and Bling Extravaganza was Friday, with guests wearing denim and boots with added touches of bling.
An Independence man was arrested Thursday evening on rape counts in Livingston Parish — his second recent arrest stemming from a multi-parish child sex investigation.
A detailed analysis of what causes flooding in some Walker neighborhoods following heavy rainfalls and possible solutions to the problem was presented Oct. 11 to the City Council and administrators.
Following a summer of tubing rescues and drownings on the Amite River, the Livingston Parish Council voted unanimously to approve new river safety rules to prevent further accidents.
A Livingston Parish man has been convicted of second degree murder in the killing of his ex-girlfriend, who ran a daycare.
A man died after the motorcycle he was driving veered off a state highway in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana State Police said Wednesday.
Matthew Reese Mire is due in multiple courtrooms Tuesday to hear accusations filed against him after a series of weekend shootings that left a Louisiana state trooper and a Prairieville woman dead.
Just in time for Halloween, children’s book author Kat Pigott, of Springfield, has released her latest creation, “Rougarou Stew,” a fanciful tale about Louisiana’s legendary swamp creature that should help entertain the very young as they prepare …
Girl Scouts Louisiana East is hosting virtual parties for prospective Girl Scouts and their families living in the council’s 23 parishes to provide a glimpse into what it means to be a Girl Scout.
Live Oak multisport athlete Tiras Magee Jr., or T.J. as he is known to friends, is no stranger to taking a circuitous route before reaching his final destination.
Pelican State Credit Union is hosting a free virtual workshop Tuesday, Oct. 19, where attendees will get their credit questions answered live by a panel of credit experts.
The approximately two-dozen youngsters participating in the annual Pumpkin Decorating Party at the Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library System learned that there are more ways to prepare pumpkin-themed Halloween decorations t…
The Girl Scouts Louisiana East Wrangler Show Team, comprised of five members of the council’s signature Wrangler/Spur Program, participated in the Feliciana Youth Rodeo 2021 Buckle Series in St. Francisville on Sept. 24, placing in barrels, straig…
DEMCO announced the Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program, a new community initiative for DEMCO ninth and 10th grade member-students, a news release said.
A woman died after she tried crossing Interstate 12 on foot and was struck by a moving car in Livingston Parish, Louisiana State Police said Monday.
What began as a birthday bash on a remote clearing in the pinewoods of Tangipahoa Parish last summer took a terrifying turn when a flurry of gunfire shattered the humid Louisiana night.
A former Postal Service employee pled guilty in federal court to stealing mail from a post office in Tangipahoa Parish, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Property owners in many areas hit hard by Hurricane Ida can seek breaks on their tax bills, similar to relief granted on a broad scale following the 2016 flood.
Laney Prescott is all smiles Thursday as her named was called as the Live Oak High 2021 homecoming queen. Her dad, Jason Prescott, serving as her escort during a halftime ceremony, also flashed as smile as the announcement was made.
The Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4 is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.”
Community organizations that work with children and families are invited to apply for a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to host a PRIME TIME reading program in spring 2022, a news release said.
A minimally invasive treatment for calcified coronary artery disease called Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy is being performed at North Oaks Medical Center.
October is Healthy Lung Month — a month set aside for lung health awareness — and is recognized by the American Lung Association and several health advocacy organizations across the United States, a news release said.
The return on Saturday of the Denham Springs Antique Village Fall Festival, after a year’s absence because of the coronavirus pandemic, attracted huge crowds that swarmed the city’s Downtown Historic District.
Hurricane Ida clogged streams, rivers and bayous with tree branches and other debris, which local leaders worry could make those waterways more dangerous and more likely to flood.
The Livingston Parish Council took the next step in implementing new river safety rules after two patrons of a popular watersports company died this summer and dozens more were rescued while riding inner-tubes down the Amite River.
Tangipahoa Parish students will have class on two previously non-instructional days so they can make up learning lost to Hurricane Ida and post-storm recovery.
After a prominent rapper was arrested and accused of aiding a gang-related murder in Tangipahoa Parish last year, he posted a picture for his 2.4 million Instagram followers posing inside his Amite City jail cell.
After all the rain and storms south Louisiana has seen over the past couple of months, the Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana wants people to be cautious when looking to buy a used car.
Pelican State Credit Union is hosting a free virtual workshop on Thursday, Sept. 30 where attendees will learn how to manage their money during and after a disaster.