LIVINGSTON -- An 8-0 decision means that real estate transactions will change in Livingston Parish for homes that contain specific sewer implements.
LIVINGSTON -- The prosecution in the Blayson Fife murder trial had one of its own witnesses step down from the witness stand Thursday and listen to the taped statement she gave to detectives.
LIVINGSTON -- A Gonzales man who admitted he went to a Walker home to burglarize it – then left when he saw someone in the home – testified he heard “four to five gunshots” before murder defendant Blayson Fife came back to his car.
LIVINGSTON – Six witnesses opened the first day of testimony Wednesday, August 21, in the first-degree murder trial of Blayson Fife for the 2017 slaying of Rick McBride, 61, of Walker.
In the Aug. 18 edition of the Livingston Parish News, the vote by the Livingston Board of Aldermen to call an election on alcohol sales was incorrect.
LIVINGSTON - Records from the Livingston Parish permitting office show an erratic and strange track for a commercial construction project, which has caused controversy in the Watson area.
ALBANY -- Parents and the community will have a chance to learn about the educational offerings in Albany schools and see some new buildings during a Community Open House on Saturday, Aug. 24.
DENHAM SPRINGS - At their first meeting of August, the parish council approved a preliminary plat for a new school campus.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A Denham Springs police officer received a letter of commendation Monday for his actions helping a man with a life-threatening injury.
WALKER – Two public hearings are scheduled Monday before the Walker Planning & Zoning Commission at its regular monthly meeting.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish School Board accepted a recommendation Thursday by its Athletic/Staff Committee to index rather than annualize the legislative-approved pay raise for 198 certified employees.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Leadership Livingston’s Class of 2020 was introduced Wednesday at the Livingston Parish Chamber’s State of the Parish Meeting.
Livingston Parish Assessor Jeff Taylor discusses the completion timeline for his new building, and invites Livingston Parish residents to visit the new location for the open book period.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish School Board Athletic/Staff Committee is recommending the board index rather than annualize the $1,000 pay raise for principals and administrators.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish School Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing on its proposed 2019-2020 operating budget at 7 p.m. Thursday at its meeting.
ZACHARY -- The Bank of Zachary announced it acquired the recently closed Capital One location on La. 16 in Watson.
WALKER – For the second month in a row, the Walker City Council tabled action on condemnation proceedings on a Perkins Lane house.
On the day Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks addressed the State of the Parish at the Chamber of Commerce’s annual event, he commented on his re-election.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Drainage projects are being funded but more are ahead, the parish won’t back down from a levee dispute, and a tax renewal is vital to roadwork.
WALKER – Drainage is not just a ditch in front of someone’s home, but a complicated system of creeks, bayous, canals, watersheds that ignore government boundaries, a group of officials told a Walker audience on Monday.
Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Livingston Parish will receive a $5.3 million federal grant to fund the elevation of 88 homes that were substantially damaged during the 2016 flood.
LIVINGSTON – Cases of bottled water were distributed to students Monday afternoon on Livingston Parish school buses to combat the heat, according to the school district.
LIVINGSTON – Cases of bottled water were being made available to students Monday on Livingston Parish school buses to combat the heat, according to the school district.
LIVINGSTON – Voters in the Town of Livingston will have a chance on Nov. 16 to decide whether to expand the sales of alcoholic beverages within town limits.
WALKER -- In a rare move, the Walker City Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday has been moved to the Walker Freshman High School auditorium, 13443 Burgess Ave.
DENHAM SPRINGS – “Contentiousness” and “partisanship” in Washington, D.C. are preventing Congress from doing its business – which is the people’s business, according to Congressman Garret Graves.
LIVINGSTON - There's still some fine print to sort, but the proposal from the district 3 councilman overcame it's first hurdle.
LIVINGSTON – It was hot and it was busy at schools across Livingston Parish as the 2019-20 school year began Friday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Livingston Parish’s government and education leaders will speak at the State of the Parish Luncheon held by the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
DENHAM SPRINGS – More federal funding is coming to Livingston Parish through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves to the Livingston Economic Development Council (LEDC).
LIVINGSTON -- A total of 11 public offices won’t be on the Oct. 12 ballot in Livingston Parish after only one person filed to run for each position, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.
LIVINGSTON -- In a controversial vote, the Parish Council passed a resolution to send a letter to the administration, demanding they send Premier Concrete back through the entire commercial permitting process.
LIVINGSTON - After several months of wanting to discuss certain sewer treatment methods, it appears a parish councilman will get his wish.
There are those who jump in with both feet, giving 100% to whatever task, project, or decision they’ve made.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – The first things you notice walking into Porche’s Sausage in French Settlement is the large pig standing vigil in a pirogue above the building and, of course, the aroma of smoked and cooking meats.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story is a breakdown of a multi-hour interview with Gravity Drainage District 1 and their engineer of record, Quality Engineering. Segments of the story will be broken into their own features digitally in the future.
LIVINGSTON -- Another 10 hopefuls filed their paperwork Wednesday to raise the number of candidates seeking public office in Livingston Parish to 51.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Dots and dashes covered two maps of the city of Denham Springs on Tuesday at a public meeting on Denham Strong’s bike and pedestrian master plan.
DENHAM SPRINGS – An investigation continues Wednesday into the cause of a fire that destroyed Levisee’s, a community store at 12120 Brown Road.
LIVINGSTON – A total of 41 candidates filed qualifying papers for 32 public offices in the first day of qualifying in Livingston Parish, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.