Over 300 students registered for the Inaugural Back to School Bonanza. Event providers say they wanted to organize one big back-to-school collaboration because they recognized how many families in the area need assistance in securing school supplies.
Student check-in began at 9 a.m. on both days at the ULM Activity Center. Staff and student organizations of the university worked at different stations to help new students obtain their parking decals, check in their rooms, and guide their families around the campus.
Twelve suspected drug dealers believed to be part of a large drug ring are locked up after a joint investigation between the Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office, New Roads Police Department, and Louisiana State Police.
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end constitutional protections for abortion in June, access to abortion has fluctuated as the state’s three clinics relied on rulings and temporary restraining orders that allowed them to continue operating.
The system will give the Concordia Parish 911 Dispatch center a live video of dangerous or urgent situations. Once a resident in the area dials 9-1-1 and an agent answers the call, the dispatch center will offer to send a link to the caller.