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K-9 Slider retires: No more chasing crooks, only birds from now on

No gold watch was given to a member of the Thibodaux Police Department for his retirement. Apparently, all he needed was a plastic bottle and a scratch behind the ear. You guessed it. The party was for a K-9 Officer.

2013 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

The Christmas holidays are upon us, but many are already looking towards another holiday: Mardi Gras. Parade goers have already started counting down the days for the largest tourism event for Louisiana.

Three more dead dolphins wash up along the Gulf Coast

The bodies of two dolphins and the head of another have washed up along the Gulf Coast, raising red flags for federal investigators already looking into roughly half a dozen dolphin killings.

Crews prepare to move into final construction phase at O’Neal Lane intersection

City-Parish Department of Public Works and Green Light Plan officials announced today that work at the O’Neal Lane and South Harrell’s Ferry Road intersection will move into the fourth and final phase of construction effective Satur

Mayo Clinic: Use paper towels when drying hands

With flu season seeming to come early this year, the Mayo Clinic has a suggestion tonight in relation to washing your hands. The clinic is saying that paper towels remove germs better than air blowers.

Local businesses feeling benefit of increased holiday shopping

Holiday shopping is up once again this year, and local businesses say they're benefitting from it.

Livingston food barrels hope to help spread 'The Gift of Christmas'

Members of the Livingston Parish Fire Protection District plan to help the community with their holiday program called "The Gift of Christmas."

Dump truck damages Walker business

An accident in Walker yesterday resulted in damage to a business on Walker South Road. The incident occurred when a dump truck, operated by Mohan Lawrence, 47, of Kissimmee Florida, broke down at Swifty’s Chevron in Walker.

Inmates make Christmas special for kids

With Christmas just a few weeks away Santa needs all the help he can get to make sure boys and girls get the gifts they want.

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.