The “Frontline Drive-in” movie theater makes its return to the Hixson Autoplex in Monroe on Saturday. 25 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales will go towards personal protective equipment for essential workers.
Thanks to funds raised from the 2 Cars 2 Winners Raffle, the St. Francis Foundation was able to donate money toward remodeling and moving the PICU and building a new 10-bed ICU unit. Staff at the hospital say without those extra ten beds, they would not have had as much room to take care of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4 that it has its first reported case of a dog in the state testing positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans.
Honda is recalling over 1.6 million minivans and SUVs in the U.S. to fix problems that include faulty backup camera displays, malfunctioning dashboard lights and sliding doors that don’t latch properly.
In Ouachita Parish, 40 businesses have had at least one COVID-19 violation. The most common violation: employees wearing PPE incorrectly. Officials say most of them have been addressed and resolved immediately.
The Union Museum of History and Art will host the grand opening of a new women’s suffrage exhibit in Farmerville on Monday. It’s called “Determined to Rise: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Louisiana.”
The Louisiana Department of Health is accusing some rural parish officials of misusing lists of patients who tested positive for the coronavirus, violating privacy laws and misinterpreting the data to claim the virus outbreak is less severe than it is.
The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Convention said, citing the coronavirus.