WALKER -- The West Colyell Creek Bridge on Burgess Aveue is now open, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
LIVINGSTON, La. – The Restore Louisiana Task Force unanimously approved three resolutions at its Jan. 20 meeting that direct $1.2 billion in federal flood relief to a variety of programs for homeowners, renters and businesses, among others.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Tasmin Mitchell sees himself playing professional basketball for five more years, then retiring to the city he loves – Denham Springs.
LIVINGSTON – A Denham Springs man is wanted on counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery in connection with the shooting of a Baton Rouge man Wednesday night, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.
LIVINGSTON – A two-day manhunt for a pair of Tangipahoa Parish suspects in up to 50 vehicle burglaries ended with their arrest Saturday in Livingston Parish.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Disbursement of federal flood relief money Congress approved in December will likely shortchange Livingston Parish and benefit other areas, Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks said.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A Denham Springs man died early Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Magnolia Bridge Road (La. 64), according to Louisiana State Police.
The state Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD) will be closing a section of Interstate 12 eastbound on Thursday, Jan. 19, to move equipment around a jobsite, a project engineer said.
The campground at Tickfaw State Park will reopen Jan. 30, ,more than five months after flooding forced its closure, Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser said Tuesday.
LIVINGSTON – A quick response by the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office led to an arrest and the recovery of a stolen vehicle, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
LIVINGSTON – Classes begin Jan. 23 for persons interested in becoming substitute bus drivers for the Livingston Parish School Board, according to its Transportation Department.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The state Department of Transportation & Development will close one lane of Florida Boulevard (U.S. 190) at night beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17, through Tuesday, Jan. 31, a DOTD official said.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – Former Police Chief Harry Brignac accused Mayor Toni Guitrau of waging a vendetta against him when she sought Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office assistance to take back town property from him.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs City Police seeks suspects who allegedly burglarized and stole two bank cards from a car at a local fitness center.
All the pews were filled and many of the overflow seats as well as Roberts United Methodist Church celebrated the birthday Monday of the nation’s greatest civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Bank of Zachary announced that Mark S. Marionneaux will succeed Preston L. Kennedy as president effective January 3, 2017. Kennedy will continue serving as CEO and a member of the Bank’s Board of Directors.
BATON ROUGE – A growing budget deficit the state Revenue Estimating Conference disclosed today heightens urgency for a special legislative session in February, Gov. John Bel Edwards said.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Livingston Parish eventually needs to resume discussion on the missing link to competition for tourism dollars, according to the Livingston Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau director.
BATON ROUGE – Residents displaced in the August flood will get one more extension on their occupancy in hotels as part of the Transitional Shelter Assistance program.
BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards touted his administration’s accomplishments on healthcare and veterans affairs, but emphasized that huge challenges loom ahead on financial stability, road improvements and flood recovery.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Walk-On’s Bistreaux and Bar founder and CEO Brandon Landry will be the guest speaker at the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and awards banquet.
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana will need more than the $1.6 billion in federal relief money Congress approved if the state wants to ensure full recovery from the floods of 2016, an official from the Edwards Administration said Monday.
The final pass to pick up flood-related debris in the City of Denham Springs will begin Monday, Jan. 23, according to Mayor Gerard Landry.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – Work is underway on a temporary town hall and police station for the village, four months after flooding damaged the previous municipal building.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana will need more than the $1.6 billion in federal relief money Congress approved if the state wants to ensure full recovery from the floods of 2016, an official from the Edwards Administration said Monday.
WALKER – A section of Burgess Avenue will be closed until Monday, Jan. 23, for emergency repairs to the West Colyell Creek Bridge, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A Livingston Parish school bus had only “a few scrapes” after brushing against a utility truck on Monday afternoon, according to a school system official.
BATON ROUGE – Spending on the $438 million federal flood-relief package could clear the hurdle for spending as early as March, Governor John Bel Edwards said Friday.
LIVINGSTON - The School Board Thursday set a special election on Oct. 18 to fill the remaining term of District 7 board member and new Walker mayor Jimmy Watson.
BATON ROUGE – The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness will update its extension request to accommodate displaced residents who remain in area hotels in the wake of the August flood, GOHSEP Communications Director Mike Steele said Friday morning.
WALKER – The opening salvo of the battle of who is responsible for the Great Flood of 2016 flew Thursday as two Livingston Parish cities and two parish residents sued the state and 21 contractors.
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) officials along with the City of Walker announced today La. 1027, Burgess Avenue, will be closed at the West Colyell Bridge in both directions beginning Monday.
DENHAM SPRINGS – First Bancshares Inc., a holding company for The First, A National Bank Association, announced Wednesday it closed on a transaction to acquire Plaquemine-based Iberville Bank, which operates a Denham Springs location.
WALKER – The cities of Walker and Denham Springs filed a lawsuit Thursday against the state of Louisiana, saying construction work done to Interstate 12 caused severe flooding.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Fiscal issues will lay the groundwork for a difficult 2017 in Louisiana, according to a prediction from a state lawmaker from Livingston parish.
LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish sales taxes continued its revival in November, spurred by the start of Christmas shopping, with an increase of almost $1 million compared to October, according to figures reported to the School Board.
BATON ROUGE. – Gov. John Bel Edwards will attend the Restore Louisiana Task Force meeting on Friday, Jan. 6 in Livingston to discuss the state’s plan for spending $1.2 billion in flood-relief funding recently approved by Congress.
HAMMOND – She used an SUV rather than a sleigh, but a Good Samaritan seemed every bit like Santa Claus for a group of displaced Livingston Parish flood victims.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The City of Denham Springs may look different in 2017, but it will be the same city it was before the August flood, Mayor Gerard Landry said Thursday.
LIVINGSTON – The outlook for 2017 looks as solid as possible in light of the August flood, but challenges still loom for next year, Livingston Parish Layton Ricks said Thursday.
GREENSBURG -- Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A arrested a Greensburg woman this morning in connection with the Juban Road hit-and-run which took the life of Corey Peeples.
LIVINGSTON – A Prairieville man faces multiple burglary counts after being caught on surveillance video burglarizing vehicles in the Quail Creek subdivision, authorities said.