Local News

Leindecker finds spot on sidelines at Dunham

Baton Rouge native Calob Leindecker suffered an injury earlier this year that cut his dreams short of competing on the US Paralympics Snowboarding team. His vision was to make the national team and compete at the 2014 Sochi games in Russia.

Baton Rouge in the top-five cities for small businesses

If you are thinking about starting a business in the Capitol City, apparently, you are in the right place! Entrepreneur magazine has put Baton Rouge in the top five for cities that have the right foundation for small businesses.

Ascension Parish officials looking for wallet thief

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a female who stole a wallet at Wal-Mart in Prairieville and made several charges at area stores totaling over $2,500.

ACT Scores show more Louisiana students ready for college

The number of Louisiana high school students demonstrating readiness in English, math, and science for college level work increased significantly between 2012 and 2013, showing gains in each subject area.

AG Caldwell in Minor, Single Car Accident

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is being examined at Madison Parish Hospital following a minor, single car traffic accident. The incident happened around 7:00 a.m.

Governor Jindal issues statement on on Act 1

Governor Jindal has issued the following statement regarding the Louisiana Association of Educators' press conference on Act 1:

LSU's 2014 football season includes Wisconsin, Thanksgiving

A neutral site game against Wisconsin, home games against Alabama and Ole Miss and a Thanksgiving contest at Texas A&M highlight the 2014 LSU football schedule.

Three Breaux Bridge men arrested on multiple drug charges

A trio of men from St. Martin Parish have been charged with possessing, manufacturing and distributing narcotics.

New Watson-Central bridge proposal draws mixed reactions

Watson residents have a chance to learn more about the state's plan to further link their town to Central. Odds are, their reactions will be different than that of their neighbors to the west.

Hewwood Avenue to experience full closure for two weeks

Hewwood Ave, located between O'neal Lane And Elkwood, will experience a full closure. The closure is set to take place until September 4. The closure is due to the instiallation of an intersection.