BATON ROUGE – House lawmakers agreed to renew 0.45 percent of the one-cent sales Friday afternoon in a breakthrough on deadlock on how to create new revenue for the 2019 state budget.
INDEPENDENCE – Louisiana State Police Troop L is investigating the causes of a single-vehicle crash which killed a Livingston Parish on the night of June 21.
LIVINGSTON – Almost 15,000 free meals will be served this summer to Livingston Parish students enrolled in academic programs across the parish.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with an incident in which a man pretending to help another man who fell but took his wallet, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
BATON ROUGE – In the same guise as summer reruns, lawmakers stayed in repeat mode Thursday at the State Capitol, where “extreme deadlock” continued over how they will dodge a fiscal cliff.
WASHINGTON – A Trump Administration proposal to remove certain functions of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from the Department of Defense umbrella drew praise Thursday from Louisiana Republican Congressman Garret Graves.
HOLDEN – Traffic was delayed several hours Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate 12 after an accident left a car trapped between a road barrier and an 18-wheeler.
LIVINGSTON – Members of a newly-formed mosquito board for Districts 2 and 3 will request a share of funds from the disbanded program to help reinstate the program in their area.
LIVINGSTON – A board which aims to reintroduce mosquito abatement to two parish districts will hold its first meeting Wednesday.
AMITE – Taylor Anthony has joined the staff of District Attorney Scott Perrilloux as an assistant district attorney, the chief prosecutor of the 21st Judicial District said.
BATON ROUGE – Deadlock remains thick as time runs thin for Louisiana lawmakers who seek to fill a $507 million hole in the state budget before the fiscal year ends June 30.
BATON ROUGE – The address Gov. John Bel Edwards delivered at the start of the year’s third special session June 19 drew contrasting opinions from two members of Livingston Parish’s state delegation.
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Parish School Board accepted bids on June 7 from Blount Construction to build two new classroom buildings at Albany High School.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A well-known eatery will return to Livingston Parish early next year, but with a slightly different format.
NEW ORLEANS – The Livingston Parish News won 25 awards – including Newspaper of the Year – in the Louisiana Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Competition.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Construction was scheduled to begin Monday on the North River Road Bridge, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Rotary Club of Livingston Parish paid homage to two exemplary first-responders during its annual James Foster “Service Above Self” award ceremony.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Thirty-six years of experience taught Stan Cain an important lesson about perseverance in the fiercely competitive retail grocery business.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Two days after releasing security camera photos in a car burglary-debit card case, Denham Springs police detectives had a suspect in custody.
LAKE CHARLES -- State troopers arrested a Denham Springs couple after troopers found 25 illegal aliens in two vehicles they were driving Thursday night, according to Louisiana State Police.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Council approved a $4.14 million contract for work on 23 roads as part of its upcoming road maintenance project.
WALKER – A step up in technology is coming to Walker after the City Council approved funding new body cameras and dash cameras for the Police Department and to replace its water meters.
LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish generated its largest amount of monthly sales tax in April, topping $10 million, according to the Livingston Parish School Board Sales Tax office.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Council gave the green light to an ordinance they hope will lead to the removal of junked or abandoned vehicles.
LIVINGSTON – An ordinance to regulate removal of abandoned and/or inoperative vehicles on private property will be discussed at tonight's Parish Council meeting.
SATSUMA – A section of Interstate 12, both eastbound and westbound, will have lane closures Thursday and Friday so crews can do temporary striping, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in a meeting Wednesday with Congressman Garret Graves renewed a commitment to eliminate critical obstacles for homeowners who sought assistance from the Restore Louisiana program after the August 2016 flood.
LIVINGSTON -- The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) labs in Livingston and Hanford, Wash., have been designated Historic Physics Sites by the American Physical Society (ASP).
DENHAM SPRINGS -- CST Land Developers, LLC, will hold a preview event, open house and ribbon cutting Thursday, June 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. to officially mark the opening of The Palms at Juban Lakes Luxury Apartments.
BATON ROUGE -- A 28-year-old Walker man was killed Monday evening when his pickup crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Weed trimmers hummed while rakes made their familiar scraping noise pulling loose vines and trimmed tree limbs into piles on a hot morning.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Rosie the pig brought owner Mike and Laura Vaughn to the Denham Springs City Council meeting Tuesday evening, but she didn’t come to complain.
LIVINGSTON – Another legislative deadlock on the 2019 state budget could send criminals back on the streets and put a dent in revenue for the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and others statewide.
LIVINGSTON – Eight years as an alderman prepared David McCreary for much of what he would see as mayor of the parish seat, but the last few years dealt him and his town a surprise.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will funnel an additional $14 million of funding to the Comite River Diversion Canal, according to Congressman Garret Graves, chairman of the House Water Resources Subcommittee.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Five ordinances – including two requesting rezoning and two on the city budget – are scheduled to be introduced and have public hearing dates set by the Denham Springs City Council at its meeting today.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Florida Boulevard will have lane closures nightly beginning today through Saturday, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A fundraiser July 28 will benefit the family of Beaux Bailey, the local contractor who was slain in a double homicide Sunday in River Ridge Subdivision, south of Denham Springs.