The site serves as a single location where residents and news media can access recovery-related documents and notifications, as well as the latest developments within each of the task force’s six work groups..
Two qualifying regionals will be held in January. The ALAS South Louisiana Regional will take place in Alexandria on Jan. 14 at the LSU Ag Center’s State Evaluation Center. The North Louisiana Regional will be held on Jan. 21 at the Shreveport Convention Center.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Matthew Guidry of Opelousas, La., is one of thousands of Louisiana residents who is now getting care because of Medicaid expansion. Guidry, who has lived with sickle cell anemia almost all of his life, looked to the local emergency room for care.
Jason Edward Myers, 42, of Ringgold, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and must forfeit the weapon seized during the investigation.
Thomas Hanes, 48, of Youngsville pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna to one count of distribution and one count of possession of child pornography. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi..
Due to its popularity, Christmas in Roseland has added a third night to their market this year. This Christmas market features over 30 local vendors selling everything from art and accessories to chocolate and spices. Entrance to this event is free with Christmas in Roseland admission.
While Louisiana awaits HUD’s next step — publishing the rules governing spending of these funds in the federal registry — the state continues to develop its Action Plan and requests for pro posals that will be necessary to kick off homeowner assistance programs.
“We predict three trends will influence travel deals next year. Increased choice for flights, a strong U.S. dollar, and hotel openings will create increased supply leading to competition and more deals,” says Michael Stitt, president, North America of Travelzoo, which recently unveiled its annual “Wow Deal Destinations” for 2017.
BATON ROUGE, La. — In small-business circles, Louisiana’s entrepreneurs had no greater friend or more valued advocate than Mike Mitternight, Louisiana Economic Development officials said Tuesday in recognizing the late chairman of LED’s Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC).
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) plans to extend the scheduled drawdown on Clear-Smithport Lake in DeSoto Parish to allow the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) to further assess damage to the dam and spillway resulting from the March 2016 floods.