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December 6, 2021

Dr. Joseph Kanter pushes back against COVID-19 misinformation during today’s Health and Welfare hearing

STATEMENT FROM LDH TO MEDIA OUTLETS: The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) pushed back against COVID-19 misinformation in today’s Louisiana House Committee on Health and Welfare. […]
December 6, 2021

LIVE: House Health & Welfare Committee hearing on adding Covid-19 to list of school immunizations

The LA House Health & Welfare Committee is currently holding a hearing on a proposed rule change by the LA Department of Health that would require […]
December 6, 2021

Troopers Release Names of Occupants Killed in Lafourche Parish Crash

The passengers of the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado have been identified as 23-year-old Tomas Hernandez and 22-year-old Santos Garcia, both of Slidell.       ORIGINAL STORY: […]
December 6, 2021

New Holiday Light Display Honors Louisiana Fallen Soldiers and Gold Star Families

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Sec. Joey Strickland, COL (USA Retired) announced the U.S. Armed Forces Memorial Grove of Lights, a […]
December 6, 2021

UPDATE: 7 Additional COVID-19 Cases Have Been Identified on Cruise Ship

Seven additional COVID-19 cases have been identified on a Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship that disembarked in New Orleans yesterday, December 6. This brings the […]
December 6, 2021

Driver Succumbs to Injuries Received in Assumption Parish Crash

On December 3, 2021, shortly after 12:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a two-vehicle head-on injury crash on Louisiana Highway 308 about […]
December 5, 2021

Two-Vehicle Crash in Lafourche Parish Kills Unrestrained Passengers

On December 4, 2021, shortly after 8:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 182 at the intersection […]
December 4, 2021

10 COVID-19 cases identified on approaching cruise ship

A Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship disembarking in New Orleans this weekend has identified 10 COVID-19 cases among its crew members and passengers. Governor John […]
December 3, 2021

Fall Commencement Featured Speaker is BESE Board President, Nicholls Alumna

Veteran educator, administrator and policymaker Sandy LeBlanc Holloway (MEd ‘84) will be the keynote speaker at the 109th Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, Dec. 18. The […]
December 3, 2021

FEMA is Hiring – Join Hurricane Ida Recovery Team

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to employ residents of Louisiana as temporary local hires to assist with disaster response and recovery efforts. Local […]
December 3, 2021

#iGiveCatholic Raises Over $800,000 for Local Catholic Ministries in the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux

The results of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux’s #iGiveCatholic are in! With 1,315 donors, a total of $801,517 was raised for our local community during the 24-hour […]
December 3, 2021

Lafourche DA’s Office Wins 2021 Leaders in Law Enforcement Award

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is excited to announce that the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office was selected to receive the 2021 Leaders in Law […]
December 3, 2021

Silver Alert: Assistance Needed Locating Shreveport Woman

The Louisiana State Police has issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Shreveport Police Department for 76-year-old Daisy Walker. She was last seen by family […]
December 3, 2021

Jason Bergeron Named 2022 Relay for Life Event Chair

Houma Native Jason Bergeron has been named the 2022 Relay for Life Event Chair.   Bergeron is an entrepreneur and has been involved in the community […]
December 3, 2021

Louisiana Receives First IIJA Round of Funding Totaling $101 Million

Louisiana has received the first round of funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (UIJA) totaling $101 million that will help improve water infrastructure.   […]