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July 31, 2021

Update – Found: LPSO asks for help locating missing teen

9:38am – UPDATE: Zack Hunter has been found and is safe. ——————————————————————————————————————— Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in locating 12-year-old […]
July 30, 2021

Unrestrained Driver Killed, Another Injured in Crash

On July 30, 2021, shortly before 11:00 AM, Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a two-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 308 about two […]
July 30, 2021

Nicholls to require masks indoors beginning Monday

Nicholls State University will require masks indoors beginning Monday, and urge anyone who can receive the vaccine to do so now. Nicholls released the following statement […]
July 30, 2021

New Orleans institutes mask mandate, requires vaccines for city employees

Mayor LaToya Cantrell and New Orleans city officials on Friday announced a mask mandate as Covid-19 cases ramp up in Louisiana. Cantrell also announced the city would […]
July 30, 2021

Congressman Higgins introduces bill to make vaccine mandates by employers illegal

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) introduced today the Employee Rights and Freedom Act, which would make it illegal for any employer to mandate an employee undertake any […]
July 30, 2021

Edwards: Mask mandate could return

Gov. Edwards today announced his continued request to individuals to mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. At this time, masks are still not mandated by the […]
July 30, 2021

Two Vaccinated Governor’s Office Staffers Test Positive for COVID-19

Two members of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ team have tested positive for COVID-19, the Governor’s office disclosed today. Both are at home in isolation, per guidance […]
July 30, 2021

Nicholls to Use NCAA Grant to Help Establish Academic Center for Student-Athletes

The NCAA will give Nicholls State University $100,000 to augment student-athlete academic advancement as part of its Accelerating Academic Success Program.    As part of the […]
July 30, 2021

LDH: 90 percent of Covid cases last week were in unvaccinated individuals

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 541,679. That’s 5,313 new cases reported since yesterday. The state […]
July 30, 2021

Terrebonne General Health System Makes it Safe and Easy to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing

Terrebonne General Health System makes it safe, convenient, and easy to receive COVID-19 vaccines and testing at its Drive-thru Center. Currently, Terrebonne General is providing drive-thru […]
July 30, 2021

Nicholls Track & Field announces 2021 signing class

Nicholls State University Track & Field recently announced a nine-member 2021 signing class for the upcoming year of competition, signing four on the men’s team and […]
July 29, 2021

LSU, UL System will not mandate Covid-19 vaccines

By Adrian Dubose, LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE– Although state health officials have approved student vaccine mandates at four private colleges, LSU and the […]
July 29, 2021

Biden announces new tactics to incentivize Covid-19 vaccinations, new requirements for federal workers

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced new pandemic requirements for millions of federal workers as he spoke of an “American tragedy” – the preventable deaths among […]
July 29, 2021

Zaila Avant-garde and Gov. Edwards release new COVID-19 vaccine PSAs

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards released two public service announcements encouraging young people to take the COVID-19 vaccines, featuring National Spelling Bee Champion and Guinness Book […]
July 29, 2021

AG Warns Against Social Media Quizzes

What is your super hero name? Which cartoon character is your doppelganger? Do you have above-average intelligence? Answering these questions online may sound like an entertaining […]