Louisiana Newswire (Page 7)

Louisiana Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Louisiana. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 108,071 in Louisiana

  1. Taste testing and byproduct contamination part of Rural Water ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    If you don't really notice the taste of your water - that's a good thing, according to those attending the Louisiana Rural Water Conference in Lake Charles this week. So, what else makes a good drink of water.

    Comment?

  2. List reveals top vehicles in danger of being stolen... Did your vehicle make it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    When several residents were asked which kind of vehicle will most likely be the target of a theft, they said luxury vehicles: The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its "Hot Wheels" list which shows the top 10 vehicles most likely to be stolen in Louisiana, based on data from 2016. "You need to upgrade your car with an anti-theft system," said Lt.

    Comment?

  3. Dallas police suspend Ezekiel Elliott investigation due to lack of witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... & Development magazine, for the 2016 business year. This is the 5th year in a row for Lake Charles. The state of Louisiana also took number one in business development in the South for the 9th year in a row. The rankings are decided by ...

    Comment?

  4. Lake Charles wins South's Small Market of the Year for fifth year in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Lake Charles has earned the top spot for Small Market of the Year in the South for the fifth year in a row, according to the Southern Business & Development magazine. The state of Louisiana was No.

    Comment?

  5. Officials with Denka plant in St. John say no additional chloroprene reduction planned, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    ... beyond what was already promised, at least for now. Jorge Lavastida, the company's plant manager, wrote to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality in late June, saying the company has already "devoted substantial resources" to emission ...

    Comment?

  6. Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana superintendent not legally in the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks during a Memorial Day observance Monday, May 29, 2017, at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell. The event featured an address by Edwards, a special presentation by Lakeshore High graduate Katie Gunther, a presentation of wreaths, a three-shot volley by the Louisiana Society Sons of American Revolution and the Northshore Honor Guard; and the playing of 'Taps.'

    Comment?

  7. Marshal Brian Pope wants trial delayed to 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... restrictions against him. He was granted permission to travel to Destin, Florida, from June 2-11 to attend the Louisiana City Courts and Clerks Conference June 4-7, and the Nuts and Bolts Fun Judicial Seminar June 7-9. He first got in trouble in ...

    Comment?

  8. Hip Hop artist to headline Bangn in the Boot Festival in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    AUGUST 24: The Mercedes-Benz Superdome stands downtown near the abandoned Charity Hospital , which was flooded during Hurricane Katrina and never re-opened, on August 24, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Superdome site was used as a 'shelter of last resort' during Hurricane Katrina.

    Comment?

  9. Report: Louisiana dad arrested for speeding to hospital with wife in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    ... Parish hospital to give birth. He's upset because his arrest caused him to miss his child's birth. A pregnant Louisiana woman and her husband were pulled over by police Monday as they sped to the hospital at speeds topping 100 miles per hour, ...

    Comment?

  10. Man on Texas' 'Most Wanted' sex offender list pleads guilty in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    A convicted Louisiana rapist on Texas' "Most Wanted" sex offender list pleaded guilty Wednesday in Baton Rouge federal court to failing to register and update his registration as a sex offender, acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson reported. Johnny June Mason Jr., 48, was convicted in Orleans Parish in 1990 of aggravated rape and aggravated crimes against nature and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

    Comment?

  11. Outdoors notebook: Recreational red snapper season is an issue once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    ... of Wildlife and Fisheries to close the spring inshore shrimp season from the Mississippi River east to the Louisiana-Mississippi line and from Freshwater Bayou west to the Louisiana-Texas line, after the inshore areas from the Mississippi River west ...

    Comment?

  12. John Bel Edwards won't say whether he will try to oust John White through a lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    ... would be able to keep his job. "That remains open," said Edwards, when asked if White would continue as head of Louisiana's Department of Education. The governor discussed the matter briefly at the end of his monthly call-in radio show. A state ...

    Comment?

  13. $277 million to help buy out, shore up Louisiana flood-prone areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Louisiana will spend nearly $277 million in federal cash it received after last year's floods to fortify communities against future disasters, mainly through drainage improvements and buyouts of flood-prone properties. Gov. John Bel Edwards is traveling the state to announce projects from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, with an event Wednesday at Louisiana's emergency preparedness headquarters touting the spending as a way to help the state better withstand the next storm.

    Comment?

  14. EBR Schools superintendent optimistic after meetings with St. George supportersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... way in December for a new school on the 20-acre Jefferson Homes site behind the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana headquarters building. The property was donated to the school system many years ago, and money has been allocated from the school ...

    Comment?

  15. Jersey Mike's opening next month in Towne CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Jersey Mike's is aiming to open its new Towne Center location on Aug. 9, marking the sandwich chain's second restaurant in Louisiana. was delayed due to a back-order issue with some cabinets, but construction should wrap up within the next week.

    Comment?

  16. Protecting Louisiana: Projects aim to strengthen for stormsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    The Baton Rouge area will get some $220 million from federal monies Louisiana received to fortify communities against future disasters following last year's March and August floods. In all, the state received $277 million from the federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, The Associated Press reports, with the Acadiana region slated to get $30 million.

    Comment?

  17. Louisiana maintains top spot in per capita economic investment rankingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    For the ninth consecutive year, Louisiana ranks No. 1 among Southern states for attracting the most significant capital investments and job creation projects per one million people in 2016.

    Comment?

  18. Ragina Cajuns Women Announce 2017-18 Non-Conference Basketball ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Hosting a Preseason WNIT game and Auburn at the Cajundome, a trip to Las Vegas and a matchup with last season's national runner-up Mississippi State highlight the 2017-18 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Women's Basketball non-conference schedule released Wednesday. The Ragin' Cajuns will play a minimum of 12 non-conference games in addition to the previously released 18-game Sun Belt Conference schedule .

    Comment?

  19. Fiery Sausage at The Gumbo Bros. Rivals That in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Eater

    ... and the flavor every bit as strong as the chicken and sausage gumbos I recently slurped in southeastern Texas and Louisiana. But the rendition called Nanny's seafood gumbo proves mildly disappointing, deploying the tiniest of shrimp and little of ...

    Comment?

  20. Protecting Louisiana: Projects aim to strengthenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily World

    Louisiana will spend nearly $277 million in federal cash it received after last year's floods to fortify communities against future disasters, mainly through drainage improvements and buyouts of flood-prone properties. Protecting Louisiana: Projects aim to strengthen for storms Louisiana will spend nearly $277 million in federal cash it received after last year's floods to fortify communities against future disasters, mainly through drainage improvements and buyouts of flood-prone properties.

    Comment?