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Art in April with Champagne

Downtown Hammond, La — On Friday, April 16 from 5 pm to 10 pm, downtown Hammond will be bursting with art exhibits and bubbly libations.


The United States has big problems with broadband access, speed and cost, but the Federal Communications Commission's solutions may be too weak to have any lasting impact.

East Feliciana school board approves consolidation

The East Feliciana Parish school board plans to combat a projected $2 million dollar shortfall in next year's budget by consolidating the area's two middle and high schools.

Wilson recall election is on

The recall election for the mayor of Wilson will go on as scheduled for now. Current Mayor Joshua Thomas was in court Tuesday hoping a judge would throw out a petition voters put together to schedule a recall election.

Citizens speak out: expected ELMHS cuts

A state capital meeting room was packed for a House Appopriations Committee meeting Tuesday.

LSU students to brew own beer?

LSU is "brewing up" a new work study program for its food science students— one that would allow beer to be made and sold on campus! John Finley head of the University's Food Science Department says Chancellor Michael Martin approached him w

Where Oscar winners will show up next

In Hollywood, you're only as good as your last movie. And when you win an Oscar, the stakes are even higher.

Baton Rouge ready for St. Patty's Day

The streets of Baton Rouge are set for one gigantic St. Patty's day celebration. Saturday, it's the 25th Annual Wearin’ of the Green Parade…and it's a scene that not only partygoers are looking forward to.

Renaming Port Allen road could prove costly for residents

Folks in Port Allen say hometown hero Tracy Porter put their city on the map, and now they want to give something back to him. Mayor derek Lewis helped introduce an ordinance at the town council meeting Wednesday night. The proposal would renam

Baker security camera controversy

Baker's chief of police and the man in charge of the city's schools are at odds— and they're bringing in the Attorney General’s office to help settle things. Chief Mike Knaps wants his department to be granted access to security cameras in thr