Saturday Jul 26
Name: Providence House. Location: 814 Cotton St., Shreveport. Mission: Providence House is first and foremost a ministry.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Two men arrested in meth lab bust
Narcotics agents with the Tri Parish Task Force shut down an active meth lab and arrested two men during a planned raid of an Independence home on Monday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Tango stars come to New Orleans to perform for Casa Argentina celebration
Even though the crowd was at the Casa Argentina gala on July 12 to celebrate the 198th anniversary of Argentina's Independence , what may have been the lure to the Marriott Hotel/Convention Center was the featured entertainment.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Southern cuisine lands in northern Saskatchewan
Simon Grant with a special order of the Ultimate Challenge Burger. Anyone who successfully finishes the entire dish gets their picture posted to the restaurant wall.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
NAACP official sues Independence and its mayor, claims wrongful firing
The head of the Tangipahoa Parish chapter of the NAACP has sued the town of Independence and its mayor for wrongful termination, claiming she was let go in 2013 because of her race.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Sherwood Manor neighbors say car break-ins on the rise
Duke had one more day to spend on Earth and was surrounded by his family and friends.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Train crash closes major highway in Tangipahoa Parish
As emergency crews worked to secure a dump truck and Amtrak train crash scene Monday afternoon, between Independence and Amite, investigators worked to piece together how it happened.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Murder suspect used piece of metal to create hole and escape from...
A murder suspect who escaped Sunday from the Tangipahoa Parish jail in Amite got out by using a piece of metal to create a hole in a wall, WAFB-TV reported.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Authorities looking for escaped inmate
Verdale Anthony Moore, 20, was jailed in February on charges relating to the shooting death of 37-year-old Sandra Butler of Independence.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Downtown celebrates the Fourth with family-friendly patriotic event
Hang Old Glory in the front yard, throw some hot dogs on the grill, but most important of all, remember why we Americans celebrate this Fourth of July, the 238th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.