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New Roads awarded grant to help 'Keep Louisiana Beautiful'

New Roads Mayor Robert Myer announced today that the City of New Roads has been awarded a beautification grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful.

First Lady announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of

'Lagniappe from the Bayou' seeks donations for Hurricane Sandy relief effort

Lafourche Parish Government is partnering with Arabie Trucking of Thibodaux to bring aide to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Two trucks will be sent with donations to the people on the east coast, reaching them for Thanksgiving.

Voting numbers similar to 2008 general election numbers

According to the Secretary of State's Office, the number of people across the state that voted yesterday is about the same as the 2008 Presidential Election.

Hillar Moore: Project BRAVE is working in 70805 zip code

Law enforcement officials are just about ready to take the next step in the BRAVE program.

On the hunt: a look at the growing trend of girls and their guns

Louisiana may be a sportsman's paradise, but more and more women are breaking into the male-dominated world of hunting.

GRAPHIC: Dog injured in fire fights for her life

It is a miracle that Peanut is alive after her house went up in flames in a matter of minutes. But although Peanut is alive, it’s going to be a long road to her recovery.

Dunham sees dramatic results from school-wide technology program

Most school leaders believe the future of education lies in the implementation of technology. For one Baton Rouge school, the future is here, and it is award-winning.

Voters not surprised by Holden's second term win

Last night marked another victory and another term for Mayor-President Kip Holden. With 60% of the popular vote many weren't surprised.

Walker mayor race to be decided by recount, too close to call

Voters in Walker still don't have official word on who will be their next mayor. Incumbent mayor Bobby Font lost to challenger Republican Rick Ramsey by only 40 votes.