July 18, 2024

U.S. Sens. Cassidy, Boozman visit AgCenter Sugar Research Station

Funding for agricultural research — which helps protect the livelihoods of countless American farmers, ensure national security and promote economic development — is critical, U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Boozman said during a July 12 visit to the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station.
July 17, 2024

Eastern Equine Encephalitis found in sample from Savanne Road, Ellendale; Mosquito spraying to occur in affected areas

The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed a horse has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the Savanne Road/Ellendale area of Terrebonne Parish. The Parish’s mosquito control contractor, Mosquito Control Services, L.L.C., will be sending personnel into the affected areas to search for vector mosquito breeding sites and spray those sites with bacterial and/or other larvicide to control the mosquito population.
July 17, 2024

Kennedy, Judiciary Republicans demand Durbin hold hearing on Trump assassination attempt

“In light of the attempted assassination of President Donald Trump and the murder and injury of other attendees at a peaceful political event, we urgently request that you hold a hearing into the circumstances that led to this tragedy.”
July 16, 2024

TFAE Opens Applications for Multiple Grants for Terrebonne Educators

The Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence has announced the availability of grants for teachers in the Terrebonne Parish public school system. The grants aim to support academic excellence and provide funding for various educational needs.
July 15, 2024

Nicholls, LSU Health New Orleans Partner to Offer Culinary Medicine Program

Nicholls State University and Louisiana State University Health Science Center – N.O. School of Medicine partnered to host the annual Culinary Medicine Program at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute for the sixth year in a row.
July 14, 2024

LDWF Announces Funding Availability for Large-Scale Alternative Oyster Culture Projects

Utilizing funding provided by the Louisiana Legislature through the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced funding availability for large-scale Alternative Oyster Culture projects in Louisiana.