Sept. 21 through 25 is Voter Registration Week in Louisiana, but many who tried to access the Secretary of State’s website Wednesday, Sept. 23, on National Voter Registration Day, were unable to do so.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Tuesday, Sept. 8 that low-income Louisiana residents recovering from Hurricane Laura could be eligible for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) benefits.
Many people across Louisiana are heartbroken over the passing of Denham Springs offensive lineman Remy Hidalgo and after hearing how much he loved LSU football, one of the Tigers is dedicating the season-opener to him.
It has been nearly a month since Hurricane Laura slammed into the Lake Charles area, and while many have continued on with their lives elsewhere around the state and country, thousands are still in shelters across the state.
Venetian Isles was dealing with high water from Beta Monday. "I've been back here about 30 years and every year the water seems like it comes up more and more," said Venetian Isles resident David Bordelon.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday, Sept. 17 he altered his Phase 3 order to allow the on-site sale and consumption of alcohol until 11 p.m. at restaurants, casinos, and bars in parishes that are eligible to opt in to reopen bars.
The first Ed Orgeron Show of the 2020 football season was held Wednesday, September 16 at TJ Ribs on South Acadian, and just like most things during this pandemic, it was very different from previous years.
LSU Interim President Tom Galligan and other top university officials held a virtual news conference about the number of cases of COVID-19 on campus and how the school is working to mitigate the spread of the virus.
Governor John Bel Edwards warned residents of southeast Louisiana to take the threat of Hurricane Sally seriously during a news conference Monday, Sept. 14, even though the storm’s track had shifted to the east.
The day after lots of excitement in the world of Louisiana high school football, there has been another casualty of COVID-19, as the season-opener Silliman planned to play at Oak Forest on Friday, Sept. 11, has been canceled.
Welcome to the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. It doesn’t typically happen quite this perfectly, but September 10 is the climatological (historical) peak of hurricane season and we’re tracking no fewer than 7 separate features in the tropics. Should we expect anything less in 2020?
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has received federal approval to provide 50% replacement benefits automatically to SNAP recipients in 26 parishes due to widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Laura.
Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that opens for three weeks, beginning at 8 a.m. September 8.
A federal court judge will hear the final arguments at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 that challenge Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s proposed emergency election plan for the state’s Nov. 3 and Dec. 5 elections.
For the last several months, researchers from the LSU College of Engineering and School of Veterinary Medicine have tested wastewater in various areas around East Baton Rouge Parish to track cases of coronavirus
Governor John Bel Edwards told reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 8 that he did not know any of any “difference of opinion” between his administration and LSU about the capacity of Tiger Stadium for the 2020 college football season.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in Moss Bluff. Deputies say an 11-year-old shot and killed a family member, 39-year-old Andrew Lafleur III. Deputies were dispatched to a home on Erble Lane in Moss Bluff around 5 p.m. Monday.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 8 that his decision on whether to keep the state in Phase Two or move to Phase Three of reopening would come sometime before the current order is set to expire Friday, Sept. 11.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will soon begin accepting applications for $14.6 million in financial assistance that will be available to Louisiana fishermen and others in the industry who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.