Trump could show hand on Louisiana fundraising case

President Donald Trump’s administration could potentially offer a filing in an appeal the Louisiana Republican Party is pushing before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More...
March 09 at 5:00 am

Lent is a time to reflect on how much God loves us the way we are

Father Wilmer Todd

When we make resolutions, it’s easier to keep them if we are doing them with others. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am

Political eyes turn to approaching regular session

Less than 24 hours after the Legislature adjourned its special session last week lawmakers serving on the budget committee gathered again at the Capitol to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards’ spending proposal for the next fiscal fiscal year. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am

Destrehan is on the doorstep of history

The Wildcats girls basketball team is in Hammond today (March 2) for its semifinal game against Natchitoches Central. Read More...
March 03 at 6:00 am

4 simple steps to stop a cyber thief

First National Bank USA is urging consumers to take an active role in protecting their data as its first priority to protect its customers’ money and their financial data.Read More...
February 23 at 2:39 pm

National political group targeting Gov. Edwards

America Rising Squared and America Rising PAC have been reaching out to reporters in Louisiana on a regular basis since December to push alternative takes on stories involving Gov. John Bel Edwards.Read More...
February 23 at 2:34 pm

We are all looking for happiness; where are we looking?

Father Wilmer L. Todd

Bishop Sheldon Fabre wrote a Pastoral Letter during Advent entitled “A Reason to Hope.” The following is the first chapter of his Pastoral abbreviated for this column. Read More...
February 17 at 9:30 am

Cooper: Bringing people together a ‘top priority’

In an interview last week, Mark Cooper said his most important task as Gov. John Bel Edwards’ incoming chief of staff will be to unite people. Read More...
February 17 at 9:22 am

Edwards campaign expected to report $3.4M raised

Gov. John Bel Edwards raised roughly $3.4 million for his re-election campaign in 2016, his first year in office, and will soon report the total to the state Ethics Administration, according to a spokesperson for the Edwards campaign. Read More...
January 27 at 6:00 am

Governor may steer clear of legislative races

As January reaches its midpoint, Gov. John Bel Edwards hasn’t decided who he might support in the Legislature’s upcoming special elections in north and south Louisiana. Read More...
January 20 at 11:19 am

Bad news about our shrinking coast

For 10 years now, Louisiana citizens have had to envision the destruction of their valuable coastal lands from consumption by the Gulf of Mexico. That has been one of the outlooks as the coastal waters rise to engulf our seashore more and more. Read More...
January 13 at 3:20 pm

Louisiana has a new party

While you were gathering with family and friends and celebrating the holidays last month, a new political party was very quietly established in Louisiana. Read More...
January 13 at 3:17 pm

Is the Atchafalaya Basin the next disaster?

Past Times by Terry Jones
January 06 at 10:47 am

Cabinet change follows push by recreational lobby

After a year of fighting the former wildlife and fisheries secretary on a number of fronts, recreational interests are hopeful for 2017 as state Rep. Jack Montoucet of Crowley takes over the top hunting and fishing regulatory job in Louisiana. Read More...
January 06 at 10:44 am

Special session chatter persists through holidays

Will Louisiana lawmakers be forced to gather in yet another special session in the New Year?Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 10:00 am

God loved us so much that he was willing to be born in an animal shelter

Father Wilmer Todd

For church members, the Christmas season begins on Christmas Eve and ends with the Baptism of Jesus. Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 8:00 am

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LSMSA to host informational meetings for prospective students, parents
LSMSA to host informational meetings for prospective students, parents
Prospective students and their parents should mark their calendars now to attend one of 12 informational meetings scheduled to be held this fall throughout the state to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.