Livingston Parish students will enjoy new rides this school year since the district has rolled out 22 new buses as part of its effort to upgrade its fleet after many buses were damaged in the August 2016 flood.
While most were preparing for the brunt of Hurricane Barry, animal shelters around the area were scrambling to get pets out of the way and into a safe home. Many of those dogs ended up in a Good Samaritan’s shop and now need to be adopted.
East Baton Rouge Parish’s school system will employ fewer classroom personnel for the 2019-20 school year, including four fewer school librarians, four fewer principals, 17 fewer assistant principals, and 65 fewer teachers, all positions eliminated in a general operating budget passed unanimously.
In addition to enjoying an action-packed week filled with inflatable obstacle courses, Relay Olympics, and fishing, campers at BRG’s Camp Catahoula are interacting and sharing their experiences with other burn survivors.
Local published illustrator, Mason Sibley, still enjoys drawing classic Disney animated characters and superheroes. That’s because Mason is only 16 years old. His drawing “career” began at an early age.
Plywood and nails now cover the front door to the Odell S. Williams Now & Then Museum of African American History. It’s where Sadie Roberts-Joseph spent much of her time teaching and educating anyone willing to learn. Unfortunately, visitors can only experience its history from the outside for now.
Tropical Storm Barry could pack quite a punch for the capital area but with all the rain that is expected, there is fresh concern about where the water could end up and it has several residents worried about rivers.
The St. Landry Parish Animal Control and Rescue is attempting to locate homes for dozens of animals ahead of Tropical Storm Barry. The organization says it may be forced to euthanize all out doors kept animals at its facility if employees are unable to move the pets out of the danger zone.
Governor John Bel Edwards contacted President Donald Trump Thursday, July 11, requesting a Federal Declaration of Emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall along the Louisiana coast.
A Louisiana native was among hundreds of others around the country shaken up after strong earthquakes struck California. The earthquakes which originated in California were felt miles away in Las Vegas.
The St. Gabriel Police Department says deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Department were able to locate a teen who went missing at a July Fourth fireworks show at the St. Gabriel Community Center.
Offenders housed at Dixon Correctional Institute in Jackson, Louisiana are getting a second chance to make a difference in the lives of those most in need. Dixon is home to Pen Pals, an animal shelter run completely by inmates.
It's important to keep laws and safety in mind as you celebrate the holidays with fireworks. Different parishes and cities have different regulations, so double check your area's laws to be sure it's legal to use fireworks.
It’s not quite summer in south Louisiana until customers satisfy their sweet tooth at a snoball stand. With a different stand on almost every corner, for some, it’s just part of growing up in the area, while others say it’s one of those must-hit spots on their annual trip home to visit family.