New BESE Board Sworn In, Seeks New Superintendent
The new Board of Elementary and Secondary Education was sworn in yesterday and was immediately tasked with finding a new Superintendent of Education to replace the departing John White.
WWE Dominates YouTube Searches in Louisiana
A recent study finds that professional wrestling is the most popular content on YouTube for Louisiana web surfers.
Coach O’s Hometown Says This National Championship Game is Extra Special
Larose has its purple and gold ready for the big game.
LA Republicans Back Trump’s Decision Not to Retaliate Against Iran
Louisiana’s Republican Congressional Delegation is supporting the President’s decision not to strike Iran after the country rocketed two US bases in Iraq following the assassination of an Iranian general.
Confusion Growing over Federal Age Increase on Tobacco Products
A federal law is now in effect banning the sale of tobacco and e-cig products to those under 21, but state law still allows those 18 and up to purchase.
AG Jeff Landry Warns College Football Playoff Fans of the Potential for Ticket Scams
With events the size of the CFP Championship Game happening in the state comes the opportunity for fraudulent tickets to end up in fans’ hands.
Animal Wellness Advocates Continue to Pursue Legislative Action Following Two Race Horse D…
Two horses are dead following Saturday’s opening day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs racetrack in Bossier City.
Louisiana Sees 11,000 Person Population Decrease
Louisiana’s population declined by nearly 11,000 residents from 2018 to 2019 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
Ragin Cajun Fans in Mobile for LendingTree Bowl
The Ragin’ Cajuns are preparing to play Miami of Ohio in the LendingTree Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
LSU Hoops Begins SEC Play With Road Win at Tennessee
The defending SEC champs found themselves down in the 1st half as Tennessee came out hot, but LSU finished the first half on a 7-0 run to grab a one-point halftime lead.
Analyst: Gov. Edwards Expected to Clash with GOP-Controlled Legislature
Governor John Bel Edwards’ re-election was the big political story in 2019. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says with the state no longer dealing with budget deficits, the major story in 2020 will be how much money the state will actually spend. He says the Republican-controlled legislature…
Thousands of Taxpayers Have Not Paid Back Owed State Taxes
Over six-thousand Louisiana taxpayers have yet to repay the state after a computer glitch last March sent them a double tax refund.