LIVINGSTON – Progress continues on the annual Livingston Parish Road Maintenance Project, which may bring a few additional streets into the work order early next year.
KILLIAN – Mayor Gillis Windham in a message Thursday evening on Facebook defended Dennis Hill and fired off at his accusers after the former police chief was sentenced earlier to probation on a malfeasance charge.
WALKER – Aaron Ellis has faced judges and juries in courts of law, but when he faced the “old Wesley House,” he wasn’t sure of the verdict.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Florida Boulevard between Denham Springs and Walker will have nightly lane closures until Sunday, Dec. 16, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS – City firefighter Blake Jackson steered a boat through the Livingston Square shopping center during the Great Flood of 2016, getting a first-hand view of what the floodwaters did to the city he serves.
LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Board of Aldermen voted on Dec. 10 to condemn the house at 29598 S. Cedar St. that has been a topic of conversation during the last three board meetings.
KILLIAN -- Ex-Killian Police Chief Dennis Hill pleaded guilty to one count of malfeasance in office today in 21st Judicial District.
LIVINGSTON -- A pre-trial hearing is set today for a former Killian police chief who was accused of malfeasance in office earlier this year.
HAMMOND -- The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Unit identified a Florida man wanted in that parish and Livingston Parish for home improvement fraud and other crimes.
WASHINGTON – Possibility of an additional delay on interpretation of the Duplication of Benefits waiver may prompt Congress to impose sanctions or take legal action against the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.
WASHINGTON— An increase in disaster assistance coverage and additional assistance programs for rural communities are among the items included in the Sen. Bill Cassidy's Agriculture Improvement Act (2018 Farm Bill) which the Senate adopted Dec. 11.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The first 10 Denham Springs homeowners to seek help from the federal Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program have had their applications sent on their way.
LIVINGSTON – Proponents of two ill-fated recreation taxes both say they will seek options to continue programs, although not many possibilities exist.
SATSUMA – Cane Market Road (La. 1024) north of U.S. 190 will be closed for two days for railroad work, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Assessor’s Office, headed by Jeff Taylor, will enter a cooperative agreement with three parish agencies to crack down on residents who claim homestead exemption on more than one dwelling.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs City council will consider approving an application to a federal flood mitigation program to help 10 residents at its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
WALKER – The Walker City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on an ordinance to approve its budget for the 2019 fiscal year.
WALKER – The City of Walker Alcohol Beverage Control Board will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss issuing 2019 liquor/beer licenses for 17 businesses.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Challenges Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 5 will face in the coming year make the annual donation drive much more crucial, the district’s chief said.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The medical field is fighting what some call a perfect storm, one that strikes the largest cities and the smallest of towns across America.
LIVINGSTON –The Livingston Parish budget for 2019 includes some familiar wish list items, but the move further past one of the biggest boosts in funding has triggered a sense of caution for the parish finance director.
BATON ROUGE – Voters statewide elected Kyle Ardoin to fill out the remaining year of the current term for Secretary of State, according to unofficial results in the Dec. 8 runoff.
LIVINGSTON – Voters in two newly created Livingston Parish recreation districts rejected tax proposals to fund programs, according to unofficial results from the Dec. 8 election.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A two-vehicle crash on La. 64 involving a motorcycle took the life of a Denham Springs man Friday evening, according to Louisiana State Police Troop.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- The Denham Springs Kiwanis Club issued a statement regarding the decision to cancel the 2018 Christmas Parade due to the ongoing heavy rains today (Dec. 8).
LIVINGSTON – Millages for two recreation districts in Livingston Parish go on the ballot today (Saturday, Dec. 8), along with the statewide runoff for Secretary of State.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy, both Republicans from Louisiana, voted Thursday in favor of a resolution which funds the federal government and the National Flood Insurance program through Dec. 21.
WALKER -- Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4 has canceled its Santa tour for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9, according to Fire Chief James Wascom.
LIVINGSTON – More than 200 parish property tax notices were returned as “undeliverable mail,” an event which has kept employees from the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and the United States Postal Service busy trying to find correct addresses.
LIVINGSTON – Due to this weekend’s forecast – 100 percent chance of rain -- Friday, Dec. 7, will be the last day volunteers will be accepting donations to Sheriff Jason Ard’s 2018 Christmas Crusade.
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations until midnight on Dec. 13 for the Livingston Parish Business of the Year awards. The awards highlight outstanding businesses that follow best practices and positively impact both the economy and community of Livingston Parish.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The fifth annual Denham Springs Kiwanis Club Christmas parade slated for Saturday will not roll this year.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The monthly report from Denham Springs’ Office Planning of Development shows continued growth in the parish’s westernmost municipality.
LIVINGSTON -- The first few years after the Livingston Parish stretch of Interstate 12 opened in 1972 gave a different impression of the area. In those days, the exit off the expressway meant little more than a return home for residents or a stop for gasoline and maybe a burger.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Completion of the long-awaited Comite River Diversion Canal will still depend upon a millage collected in three parishes, despite assurance of full federal funding for the project.
WALKER – The City of Walker Animal Shelter has not had to euthanize an animal because of “no room” in two years and it is trying to keep its streak intact.
LIVINGSTON – Shoppers did not go overboard for Halloween but may be saving their money for their Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 5 will bring Santa Claus on visits through neighborhoods weeknights through Dec. 11.
WASHINGTON – Federal offices will close Wednesday and mail will not be delivered in commemoration of a National Day of Mourning for 41st President George H.W. Bush.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Families dealing with the stress of the passing of loved ones and their funerals will find some help in the policies for the city’s two cemeteries.
LIVINGSTON – The early voting period for the Dec. 8 election drew a respectable turnout overall, but a small showing for the only two local items on the ballot.
LIVINGSTON – Researchers predicted after the European VIRGO gravitational-wave detector in Italy joined the LIGO facilities in Livingston Parish and Washington state, more cosmic objects, such as pairs of black holes and pairs of neutron stars, would be found.
Home sales in Livingston Parish dipped in November, to the tune of 41% month-over-month and 17% when compared to November of 2017.
BATON ROUGE – The Governor’s Office of Community Development today launched a buyout and resilient housing incentive program designed to safeguard Louisiana residents impacted by the flood events of 2016.
BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Treasury, in October, announced an initiative to pay $15 million in unclaimed property to Louisiana residents.