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Texas Brine fined $100,000 for allegedly not meeting deadlines surrounding sinkhole situation

Louisiana Commissioner of Conservation James Welsh announced today that his Office has fined Texas Brine LLC $100,000 for failure to comply with several of the orders included in his November 12 directive to the company.

Statewide orientations planned for Hostess Brands’ employees

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will provide orientation sessions Wednesday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Dec. 7, on behalf of more than 400 former Hostess Brands Inc. employees in Louisiana.

St. George Fire Department to start Christmas Parades this weekend

The St. George Fire Department will conduct its Santa Parades on the first two weekends of December: December 1 & 2 and December 8 & 9.

Zachary holding prescription drop off event tomorrow

This weekend in Zachary, police say they're ready to collect any prescription medication you're not using.

Beware of shipping scams during the Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, e-mails claimming to be from shipping companies, such as FedEx with information about "your shipment" seem to be popping up in inboxes.

Unrestrained driver dies after being ejected by two-vehicle crash

A 56-year-old man died last night in a two-vehicle crash on US 190. Officials say the man was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and he was ejected from the vehicle.

EBRSO tax notices go out this week for homeowners

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public that if you have purchased a home in the past 15 months and do not receive a tax notice, you need to contact the Sheriff’s Tax Office to ensure your taxes do not become d

Slaughter residents still looking for answers about Monolyte Labs Inc. fire

Last Monday an explosion and fire in Slaughter burned Monolyte Labs. Inc, to the ground.

Funding for voucher program ruled unconstitutional

Almost 5000 students' educational future is in limbo after the funding for a voucher program they are enrolled in was deemed unconstitutional by a judge in district court on Friday.

Off-duty deputy busts burglary in-process, three arrested

An off-duty deputy with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is credited with landing three burglars behind bars.