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BATON ROUGE -- A resolution the Restore Louisiana Task Force approved Feb. 15 will amend its plan of action to reallocate disaster recovery funding to multiple programs designed to address outstanding housing needs for residents and communities still recovering from the 2016 floods.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Complaints from residents over a multifamily development near their subdivision shows the need to revisit talks about zoning, according to the former Livingston Parish Planning Commission chairman.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Board of Aldermen granted additional time for the owners of the house at 29598 S. Cedar Street to draw up renovation plans.
The status of federal actions related to Small Business Administration loans designated as a Duplication of Benefits will highlight the meeting of the Restore Louisiana Task Force at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in House Committee Room 6 at the State Capitol.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Zea Rotisserie & Bar greeted customers to its new location in late January, but now the opening is official.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A section of Magnolia Beach Road (La. 64) will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-17, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy teamed with a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce the Veterans Administration Accountability Act, a bipartisan bill that would strengthen accountability at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
WALKER – PetSmart has awarded the Walker Animal Shelter a $8,400 grant to help with spay and neuter costs, according to a city official.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Louisiana should simplify the process for industrial entities to request tax breaks through the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, a Livingston Parish lawmaker said.
SPRINGFIELD – The building and an automobile were damaged, but no one inside the Springfield post office was hurt in a mid-morning accident on Wednesday, the postmaster said.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A microbrewery would like to sit at the Denham Springs business table, but a city ordinance may need to be changed before that type of situation is possible.
ALBANY – A wetter than normal weather pattern has prevailed over the last month, but the time frame remains the same for completion of the town’s new municipal complex.
ALBANY – The Little Natalbany Bridge will be closed, from Friday, Feb. 15, until Sunday, Sept. 15, while it is being replaced, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
KILLIAN – Proposed franchise fees for utilities and other services offered within the town came under fire from a former councilman at the monthly meeting Feb. 12.
BATON ROUGE — For many owners, managers, consultants, and anyone else involved in business dealings, there is a now a buzz word that seems to resonate with Generation X and Baby Boomers — millennials.
BATON ROUGE – The direction state lawmakers choose on future tax break plans for industrial manufacturers could figure as one of the most hotly debated topics in the 2019 legislative session, according to a lawmaker who represents a portion of Livingston Parish.
DENHAM SPRINGS – More than two months remain before voters decide on a fee to fund mosquito abatement in two districts, but work is already underway to draw support from residents.
WALKER – The City of Walker has started the process that will culminate in a new City Hall by the end of 2020, according to its mayor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commonsense legislation offered by Congressmen Garret Graves (R-LA) and Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) earned passage in the U.S. House of Representatives today.
ALBANY – Security issues at a newly dedicated park prompted the Town Council to enact temporary closure of the facility during the week.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- Work will begin within the next two years on a new South Amite River Bridge along La. 16, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced Monday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Motorists using South Range Avenue could have to learn a new driving approach to their destination when a state road project is complete.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A section of Magnolia Beach Road (La. 64), from Springfield Road (La. 1019) to La. 16, will be under construction beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- A man who burned a trailer in Springfield on Feb. 3 was not evicted by FEMA, a spokeswoman for the agency said Feb. 11.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Chase Ruiz admits he gets up in the morning ready to dive into the U.S. tax code.
LIVINGSTON – Voters in Livingston Parish will an additional site for early voting, tentatively for the May 4 election.
LIVINGSTON -- Sheriff's deputies took a Springfield man into custody Feb. 9 on charges that he set a FEMA mobile housing unit on fire after his eviction from the trailer.
WASHINGTON, D.C — Congressman Garret Graves’ (South Louisiana) bipartisan bill to revive the National Scenic Byways Program earned passage in the United States House of Representatives today. H.R. 831, the Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of 2019, ensures that there is a process once aga…
DENHAM SPRINGS – The direction the state takes on tax exemptions for the industrial and manufacturing sector could figure as a potentially contentious debate in the 2019 legislative session, but not in a traditional sense.
WALKER – The City of Walker has a “verbal agreement” to buy property for a new City Hall, Mayor Jimmy Watson said.
BATON ROUGE – A Louisiana senator who represents portions of Livingston Parish and neighboring East Baton Rouge says he plans to coauthor legislation that would put the bulk of the decision on industrial tax break requests back to state control.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A holdup on release of $230 million in relief funds for victims of the 2016 floods could lead to a lawsuit against federal agencies, Congressman Garret Graves said Friday.
LIVINGSTON – A Livingston Parish councilman urged fellow members to strongly consider better planning and land use requirements for a portion of the parish.
LIVINGSTON -- Christmas shopping was good in Livingston Parish as sales taxes collected totaled $9.9 million, the best month of the 2018-19 fiscal year, according to the Livingston Parish School Board Tax Office.
LIVINGSTON – Residents spoke out once more against plans for a multifamily development adjacent to a subdivision in Walker, but this time the Livingston Parish Council approved the continued plans for the site.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Economic Development Council (LEDC) is looking to make several announcements in 2019 about industry coming in, including “some big game-changers,” according to its leader.
LIVINGSTON -- A grand jury in 21st Judicial District court formally indicted Dakota Theriot on three counts of first-degree murder today.
HOLDEN – Road work is underway on a section of La. 441 north of Holden that will affect motorists for the next nine months, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
LIVINGSTON – A request for a preliminary plat on a multifamily development between Denham Springs and Walker goes back before the Livingston Parish Council tonight at 6:30 p.m.
LIVINGSTON – Completion on a building to house the Livingston Parish Assessor’s Office could come within two to three months, according to Assessor Jeff Taylor.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Economic Development Council (LEDC) will hold its annual meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Forrest Grove Plantation.
LIVINGSTON – The man accused of five murders across two parishes heads into a grand jury hearing Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Livingston Parish Courthouse, 21st Judicial District Attorney Scott Perrilloux said this morning.
LIVINGSTON – Residents of Livingston Parish will have an additional site to cast their ballot in the early voting period.
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a man who has been missing since Jan. 28.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Construction has started on four commercial projects and is continuing on two more, according to the February report by the Denham Springs Office of Planning & Development.
LIVINGSTON – Nearly 30 months after the worst flood in Livingston Parish history, a deadline looms for survivors.