LIVINGSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court decided in 2016 that prosecutors withheld evidence so important that death row inmate Michael Wearry deserved a new trial for the murder of Eric Walber in Albany two decades ago.
Two adults authorities have described as ringleaders in the abuse of an autistic woman by her relatives in Amite pleaded guilty to federal charges Monday.
Livingston Parish native Laine Hardy became the next "American Idol" when he competed in the season finale of the popular TV singing contest on Sunday.
Livingston Parish native Laine Hardy has a shot at being the next "American Idol" when he competes in the season finale of the popular TV singing contest on Sunday.
GONZALES — Facing public pressure to address the effects of the August 2016 flood, the Ascension Parish Council will expand limits on the use of dirt to raise homes in the parish's lowest areas while also requiring that homes and businesses be bui…
HAMMOND — Summer relates that she was “heavy” on drugs and that she had been to prison once. Nicole, 38, says that she was desperate after abusing drugs since she was about 17 years old. Rosemary remembers that she had lost just about everyone in …
Cadet Lance Cpl. Dejah Tillman, of Amite High School Marine Junior ROTC, received the H.L. Hunley award from Adjutant Matthew Carl on May 3 at The Boston in Amite.
On April 5, Livingston Volunteers for Family & Community members joined the Lady Bugs for the annual Appreciation Luncheon held at Bethel Baptist Church.
WALKER — Livingston Parish Public Schools recognized the district’s top Student of the Year winners in grades 5, 8 and 12, as well as those students from each of the parish’s schools, at a special awards ceremony May 7 at Revival Temple Church in Walker.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University student Scott Jarreau, of Baton Rouge, was named Outstanding Student Teacher by the College of Education at its honors convocation May 2.
Each month, the Livingston Parish Library offers a variety of art exhibits and displays featuring works of local and regional artists. The art showings at each library branch are:
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences honored top graduates at its annual honors convocation April 29.
Zydeco Mike, Jo-El Sonnier and The Johnny Sansone Band will perform during the 21-team Riff Ridgel Crawfish Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Village of Tickfaw Festival Grounds, 50081 U.S. 51.
SATSUMA — Once again the Livingston Parish Expo and Job Fair drew shoulder-to-shoulder crowds that filled the Suma Center to capacity for the eighth edition of the event that showcases many of the parish’s businesses while also serving as a forum …
'American Idol' finalist and Livingston native Laine Hardy is back home after being announced as one of the final three contestants on the hit TV show.
When "American Idol" Finalist Laine Hardy pulled up to the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds for his live concert Tuesday evening, he was riding pretty with his family in a purple and gold boat.
When Gov. John Bel Edwards pulled aside a white cloth from a poster staged outside the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday morning, "American Idol" contestant Laine Hardy was overcome.
After a long day of festivities, "American Idol" finalist and Livingston native Laine Hardy was loudly welcomed by fans as he made his way along the parade route in his hometown Tuesday.
Before becoming an "American Idol" finalist, Livingston native Laine Hardy survived nearly a dozen rounds of competition.
A country boy from southern Livingston Parish, Laine Hardy left home six weeks ago in hopes of becoming the next "American Idol."
One of the two Ponchatoula Junior High School teachers fired for restraining a female student during a fight has filed an appeal requesting his termination be reversed and his employment reinstated.
Laine Hardy is coming home to Louisiana, and the Livingston native will be celebrated Tuesday night with a parade and concert in his hometown.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s College of Science and Technology recognized students for outstanding academic performance at the college’s honors convocation held April 30.
When two Ponchatoula Junior High teachers were fired over the way they handled a recent fight between two students, it prompted a teacher walkout at the school and a demand for clearer policies on violent outbreaks that some educators say are need…
LIVINGSTON — A controversial ordinance proposal designed to reduce flood risk in Livingston Parish will get some more work after residents, developers and engineers weighed in with concerns in recent weeks.
Two former Louisiana football players, including Walker standout quarterback Jacobi Scott, were killed in a car crash Wednesday evening while they were driving home from college for summer break.
Employees of Ponchatoula Junior High School staged a walkout Thursday morning to demand clearer policy on how they should intervene whenever student fights break out on campus.
A new committee formed to take a fresh look at a six-year-old master plan is starting its efforts to implement zoning and to improve drainage in Livingston Parish.
The first Purple Martin and Garden Event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The event, which they hope to hold annually, is free and will be held along the walking path at North Park, 30372 Eden Church Road, Denham Springs.
WALKER — The City Council, meeting in a special session on April 29, unanimously adopted two resolutions authorizing Walker to enter into agreements with state and federal agencies for funding that will clear the way for long-awaited improvements …
The fifth annual Florida Parishes Dairy Day will be held June 13 at the LSU Agricultural Center Southeast Research Station, 41217 Parish Road 139, Franklinton.
The Star Spangled Kid Award was presented to Navaeh Moore at Woodland Park Magnet School. The award is to recognize a student for outstanding patriotism, Americanism and community works presented by Byron and Cindy Newton.