Following consultation among the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM), Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF), the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security (GOHSEP) and the National Weather Service (NWS), the statewide burn ban re-issued on August 25th has been modified to renew and establish certain exceptions.
The families of Ronald Greene and Tyre Nichols are coming together, along with civil rights attorney Ben Crump, for a news conference at the Louisiana State Capitol to request federal civil rights charges be filed against those accused of killing Green.
Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash shortly after 5 p.m. on September 26. The crash happened on I-20 near the Cheniere Drew Exit. Selden W. Heatley II, 60, and Seldon J. Heatley, 76, were killed in the crash.
Beginning October 1, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will implement federal work requirements and time limits for certain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, except in 33 parishes granted a federal waiver from the time limit rule.
Transportation Secretary Dr. Shawn Wilson, a Democrat, and Stephen Waguespack, a Republican and president of one of the state’s most influential business groups, faced off Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the University of New Orleans.
A group called ‘I vote for the voiceless’ focuses on solving pet overpopulation in Ouachita Parish. The members sent surveys to local officials in hopes of sparking conversation about the growing problem.
The Heirship Project will consist of seven events with both in-person and virtual options to give families an opportunity to learn about transferring ownership, selling property to a third party, or continuing to have multiple heirs as owners of the property.
Lincoln Parish School District has been named the number two best public school district in Louisiana by Niche. Lincoln Parish was also ranked as the best place to teach in Louisiana, the district with the best teachers, the fifth most diverse district in the state, and the eleventh-best district for athletes.
When it comes to tacos, there are many places out there to get one, but only one is a distinctive flavor from home, Freddie’s Tacos. The taco truck, run by Enrique Magana, serves a four-meat taco that his father made for him and his family when he was younger.
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division arrested Erin Deburr after being contacted by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deburr was wanted for attempted murder in Ouachita Parish.
Every Wednesday throughout the month of October there will be performances at Palace Park in Monroe at Noon. There will be a specific artist designated for each day and the events will be free of charge.