Riverbank reopens today
The downtown riverbank closed to traffic Friday for Cookin’ on the Cane BBQ Festival and will reopen at the conclusion of the festival today, Saturday.
State adds days to red snapper season
Louisiana is adding 18 days to the red snapper season in state waters, and cutting the bag limit to two fish from June 1 through June 24. It's keeping a weekends-only season, with a three-fish limi...
Swimming tips make for safe summer
The hot and humid weekends are here, and as we move into summer, Louisiana families are already enjoying pools, lakes, rivers and beaches to cool off and enjoy fun in the sun. Swimming and water sp...
NPD will conduct flow tests in June
The Natchitoches Fire Dept. will conduct flow tests on hydrants June 3-15. Acting Fire Chief Crit Miller said the tests are necessary to maintain the department’s Fire Protection Class 2 rating.Res...
Man gets life in death of sister.
OBERLIN, La. (AP) — An Oakdale man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2008 death of his sister. The American Press of Lake Charles reports (http://bit.ly/15iF6xs) that Johnny McGraw plead...