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Forum Energy announce new $19 million facility in St. Martin Parish

 Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Forum Energy Technologies CEO Cris Gaut announced the company’s plans to build a new 150,000-square-foot facility in St.

DOTD revises estimate for White Castle ferry's expected return to service date

Today, the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced a revised estimate for when the White Castle ferry is expected to return to service.

Louisiana Army National Guardsman killed in crash

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, a crash involving two vehicles killed a Louisiana Army National Guardsman from Shreveport, LA and moderately injured another.

LSU among top 20 schools listed for Best Tailgating Celebrations by Southern Living

In the South, tailgating is a time-honored tradition. From the food and drinks to the style and traditions, nobody does tailgating quite like Southerners.

Lolo Jones starts up 'Hurdles of Hope'

Lolo Jones, the two-time Olympic hurdler and former LSU great, announced this week the start of the Lolo Jones Foundation and its signature program, Hurdles for Hope.

Business recovery centers open for Isaac victims

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Last day for Ascension Parish residents to apply for disaster food stamps

Today was the last time people in Ascension Parish could apply for disaster food stamps. More than 1,100 people made it out to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center on Tuesday to apply.

Ponchatoula woman wins $740,380 lottery jackpot

Patsy McKnight of Ponchatoula, the sole winner of the $740,380 Lotto jackpot from the September 8 drawing, claimed her prize at Louisiana Lottery Headquarters Monday.

Central home catches fire in morning blaze

Unattended cooking material was the cause of a house fire in the 3000 block of Pensacola Dr. on Tuesday morning, according to the Central Fire Department.

EBRSO recognizes deputy service with awards ceremony

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office commemorated for the third year in a row those deputies who went above and beyond. Awards were given for years of service, deputy of the year and lifesaving.