Thursday Nov 14
Attempts to restrict contributions to Louisiana utility regulators have failed
Louisiana is one of only 11 states that directly elects regulators to oversee utility, energy and telecommunications companies.
PSC approves regulatory changes for AT&T Louisiana
AT&T will no longer be Louisiana's carrier of last resort, after public utilities regulators approved sweeping changes to the company's regulatory obligations on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
Holloway endorses McAllister ahead of 5th Congressional District runoff
Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway, R-Forest Hill endorse Monroe businessman Vance McAllister in the runoff race for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
The Town Talk
Rep. Johnson won't rule out 2014 run for Congress
State Sen. Neil Riser, who led a crowded field in 5th Congressional District primary on Saturday, was the leading vote-getter in every Central Louisiana parish except for Avoyelles Parish.
The Town Talk
Solomon Northup and his trail through Cenla
In 1841, Solomon Northup was a "free man of color" who lived and worked in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. when he was seduced with the promise of a job playing fiddle in a circus by men who turned out to be kidnappers; they drugged, shackled and tossed him onto a ship bound for the New Orleans slave block.