Art and antique shopping abound
This is going to be a busy weekend for people who love antiques or art. The Corridor des Arts in Sunset, Grand Coteau, Arnaudville and beyond and the Semi-Annual Antique Fair and Yard Sale at the Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall in Washington begin Saturday and continue through Sunday.
Lawmakers: Vance McAllister must answer to constituents for conduct with staffer
WASHINGTON -- Louisiana lawmakers say Republican Rep. Vance McAllister must decide for himself what's best for his family and his constituents as he grapples with a scandal that has put him in the national spotlight.
In brief: Four Smart cars flipped over in San Francisco - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 PST
Police said they didn't know whether the attacks were a prank or another episode in escalating tensions among some residents who blame the tech industry for rising rents and cost of living.
Marshal roundup nets 16 court no-shows
For the second time in as many weeks, deputies with the Opelousas Marshal's Office conducted a roundup to bring to justice people who had failed to appear in court.
The Town Talk
Louisiana Gov. Jindal offers option to 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible 2016 presidential contender, on Wednesday unveiled his plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying Republicans must come up with specific alternatives to win over voters.
Jindal: GOP needs 'Obamacare' alternative
WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is offering an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, saying states should play a greater role in containing health care costs.
Single vehicle crash claims life of Washington man
A single vehicle crash in St. Landry Parish has claimed the life of a Washington man.
Fast times in Washington, La.
Louisiana legislators are railing against Washington, but it's neither Congress nor the president that's drawing their ire.
St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report
Daniel Fontenot, age 26, 112 Mahone Loop, Lafayette, LA, driving while intoxicated - 4th offense, careless operation, failure to report accident, operating a motor vehicle while under suspension, no inspection sticker, failure to change address on driver's license, interfering with the duties of state police, examination of applicants required: ... (more)
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Southern hosting "Quality Education" symposium
Southern University along with the Southern University Law Center and others are hosting a symposium on "Quality Education as a Constitutional Right and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities " on March 26 and March 27. The symposium will be held in A.A. Lenoir Hall and the Royal Cotillion ballroom in the Smith-Brown Memorial ... (more)
Clean Energy Authority
Rooftop solar winning battles with utilities
The rooftop solar industry has had a triumphant couple of weeks in its defensive battles with utility companies over net metering policies.
Man charged with animal cruelty
Authorities have charged a Washington-area man with animal cruelty after he allegedly killed a horse by dragging it and throwing it into a ditch.