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February 26 06:41 AM
At the Red River Valley Association Annual Convention, last Thursday, Col. John Cross, commander, Vicksburg Engineer District, informed the attendees that the Corps of Engineers has reprogrammed $1.5 million to fund the Sediment and Hydraulic Survey..
February 26 06:41 AM
“Over the last eight years, Louisiana’s higher education institutions have faced the largest disinvestment in the country,” said Gov. Edwards. “Now, faced with the largest budget deficit in our state’s history, further cuts will be necessary if the legislature will not work with me to bring in additional revenue.
February 26 06:41 AM
Dear Editor, As a former state senator and commissioner of the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC), I recently sent a letter to the Legislature and the governor explaining that there is a third option they should consider to solve the state's budget crisis besides raising taxes and cutting needed services.
February 26 06:41 AM
In addition to being designated Path to Excellence schools and receiving banners to display, the Alliance for Education, in partnership with Willis-Knighton Health System, also gave monetary awards to Benton High, Benton Middle, Central Park Elementary and Meadowview Elementary during an academic pep rally and awards assembly held Wednesday.
February 26 06:41 AM
Those pleading guilty Tuesday to U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to one count of deprivation of civil rights were 46-year-old Robert E. Burns of Youngsville, La., 34-yearold Byron Benjamin Lassalle of Erath, La., 40-year-old Wade Berergon of Milton, La.
February 26 06:41 AM
Agents were notified around 1 p.m. on last Fri day about a 10-foot aluminum vessel found floating without an operator. Agents then found the body of 59-year-old Donald Gage of Grosse Tete around 1:45 p.m. in a borrow pit north of I-10 near Ramah..
February 26 06:41 AM
Access to quality health care in your community has always been one of Louisiana’s most important assurances to its people, no matter how much they earn or where they live. However, hospital care has been cut across the state by more than 25 percent, or $1.
February 19 07:06 AM
“We encourage the whole family to come out to this award winning festival and spend a day in the great outdoors. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, relax in the sun and have fun flying kites, watching kite performances, take part in the kite design contest or make a free kite and learn to fly it.
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