DENHAM SPRINGS – Youngsters should love any sport they play, and it’s up to their parents to help them find that enjoyment, according to an Olympic gold medalist.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A big return for local shoppers – and for city and parish sales tax revenue – came one step closer to fruition on Sunday, March 26.
LIVINGSTON – Springfield Elementary kicks off the eight-week period Friday for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students to register for the 2017-18 school year in Livingston Parish.
DENHAM SPRINGS – City Councilman Chris Davis will resign from his post effective Friday, two months earlier than he originally announced.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Louisiana will continue to struggle with budget deficits, unmet needs and public doubt that government can solve those problems, according to Stephen Waguespack, president/CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.
The Denham Springs Police Department released two security surveillance photos on March 23, asking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a crime investigation. The man is suspected of using multiple fraudulent credit cards to purchase thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from lo…
GREENSBURG – A Holden man was one of three people killed in a two-vehicle crash March 24 in St. Helena Parish, according to the Louisiana State Police.
LIVINGSTON – A slim margin between the top two candidates in a special election forced a runoff for the unexpired term of French Settlement Police Chief, according to unofficial returns in a primary election Saturday.
LIVINGSTON – Voting continues until 8 p.m. today in three Livingston Parish towns for municipal seats .
Motorists on Interstate 12 in the Albany area will encounter some delays Friday while construction equipment is moved, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
BATON ROUGE – Family and colleagues paid last respects to slain East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Shawn Anderson, who also received one final promotion from his superior.
BATON ROUGE – Funeral arrangements have been made for the slain East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office sergeant, who was a resident of Walker.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A long-time Denham Springs family restaurant – which reopened only one week after the Great Flood of 2016 – is looking for some help.
Donations are now being accepted through several sources for the family of the late Sgt. Shawn Anderson of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – Three candidates will vie for police chief in a special election Saturday, March 25 – including the former officeholder who was forced to resign from the post at the end of December.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Big Mike’s may keep most of its recipes a secret, but the local bar-and-grill will share with the entire nation its comeback process after the Great Flood of 2016.
BATON ROUGE—Brandon Wiley, the man accused of killing East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Sgt. Shawn Anderson, died Tuesday from the injuries he sustained in the altercation Saturday night.
GONZALES – The state Office of Community Development will reissue its request for proposals in seeking a company to manage the homeowner program, move considered a major setback by one Congressman.
Motorists on Interstate 12 in the Albany area will encounter some delays Wednesday while equipment is moved, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The return of a popular Juban Crossing attraction -- along with the addition of new eateries and retailers -- will highlight the next few months for the Livingston Parish retail development.
PRAIRIEVILLE – A Springfield woman died and a Norwood man faces criminal charges in a five-vehicle crash March 17 in Ascension Parish, according to the Louisiana State Police.
BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect in the murder of EBRSO Deputy Shawn Anderson as a man wanted for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Lanes of 4-H Club Road will be closed at night until Friday, March 24, to install new asphalt pavement, according to the state Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD).
BATON ROUGE – A close friend of Sgt. Shawn Anderson remembers one of the very few areas which outshined the Walker resident’s passion for law enforcement.
BATON ROUGE – The sergeant from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office who died in a shooting late Saturday was a Walker resident friends remember as a dedicated law enforcement officer and devout family man.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Soon, when it comes to car shopping, the directions could be, “Go to Livingston Parish, exit off I-12.”
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit Task Force conducted an undercover prostitution operation March 15 at a motel in Denham Springs.
GONZALES – The delay in federal flood relief funds has stalled the startup of a state-implemented program to help displaced flood survivors with rental assistance and costs of housing repairs.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- Police in French Settlement are keeping a closer eye on campaign signs after they noticed several of them had been damaged, stolen or defaced earlier this week.
LIVINGSTON – An Amite man was sentenced to life in prison Monday in 21st Judicial District Court in connection with a 2015 kidnapping and rape.
BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards announced March 13 filed an appeal against the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its denial of his request for public assistance related to the February tornadoes.
BATON ROUGE – Victims of the August flood who remain in area hotels and motels received an extension on their stay, but for a shorter time than the state requested.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The City Council will vote Tuesday on a proposal to obtain a $5 million Community Disaster Loan as precautionary measure.
The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is Wednesday, March 15, for residents of Livingston Parish affected by severe storms, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Council at its March 9 meeting took one more step toward approval of proposed regulations on the location and operation of firing ranges.
LIVINGSTON – One more training session for persons interested in becoming substitute bus drivers for the Livingston Parish School Board will be held March 27-31 and April 3-7, according to the Transportation Department.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Clegg’s Nursery held its grand reopening on Friday, March 10, but the family-run business has added a few items that may keep customers shopping longer.
The Louisiana State Police canceled a Level II endangered/missing child media advisory it issued for the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office for a child reported missing Thursday from the Denham Springs/Watson area.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – “This is our second ribbon cutting for this building,” French Settlement Mayor Toni Guitreau said as she held a red ribbon and pair of scissors on Thursday.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC) has scheduled a public meeting in Denham Springs to get comments and suggestions for its long-range transportation plan for the Baton Rouge metro area.
LIVINGSTON – A proposal drafted by the Livingston Parish Ordinance Committee could impose tighter guidelines on burial plots.
WALKER – No water boil order was required after a construction crew broke a 12-inch water line in along a main Walker roadway on Thursday, police said.