The Ouachita Parish Police Jury passed an ordinance Monday night to revamp the Green Oaks Detention Center advisory committee.
On Sunday, 45 contestants arrived in Vicksburg for the beginning of competition week at Miss Mississippi 2019.
The Miss Louisiana pageant is in its 56th year. The Monroe - West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau says the pageant has a big economic impact for the area.
Governor John Bel Edwards announced Monday, June 17 that he’s requested a federal fisheries disaster declaration for Louisiana from the U.S. Department of Commerce after impacts of the spring flooding on the fishing industry.