Statewide News

Texas state rep challenges Governor Perry to drug test

The Governor of Texas says people receiving unemployment benefits should be required to take a drug test, something one state representative says the Governor should do as well.

Facebook introduces job search, competes with LinkedIn

Watch out, LinkedIn. Facebook is jumping into the job search space, with a Social Jobs App that includes listings from services like Monster and BranchOut.

Mardi Gras 2013: When do the good times start rolling?

 Turkey and trees may be hot items for the next two months, but many have another holiday in mind: Mardi Gras.

Missing Person in Broussard

  Around noon today Broussard Police were dispatched to a residence on Robichaux road to investigate a missing person.

Reactions from Congressmen Boustany and Landry about Election Results

  Campaigning for the run-off between Representatives Boustany and Landry has already begun; in fact, it never stopped.

New Memorial Built in Honor of Veterans Day

  John Dan has built a memorial on the Frontage Road right off Exit 92.  It is visible to those who pass I-10 westbound.

Texas father accused of kidnapping son after committing murder arrested in Louisiana

 A 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Tyler, TX by his father after a fatal shooting was found safe in West Monroe, La.

General Russel Honoré tells story of Katrina response in new book

3-star General Russel Honoré (Army, Ret.) led his troops into New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina, restoring the city from anarchy back to order.

LA earns "D" grade for children's health

Louisiana earned a "D" grade on a children's health report card from Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

80 percent of Louisiana schools see positive growth over past year

Report cards are in for Louisiana school districts and most got a good grade. The Louisiana Department of Education issued grades for schools and districts based off of test scores attendance and in high school graduation rates.