Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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State committee approves seeking funds for projects that include new I-20/220...

The wait for a much speedier, easier entrance to Barksdale for airmen and their families is nearing an end with the state's approval today...

New Bossier City retirement community nearing completion

Travelers north on Airline Drive will have noticed a major building going up, and now that building — The Blake at Bossier City, a...

Louisiana financial planner, Houston pastor indicted

SHREVEPORT (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged a Louisiana financial planner and a Texas pastor with bilking investors out of more than...

What shortfall? Louisiana legislative agencies seek increase

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Staring down a budget shortfall that hits in July, Louisiana's legislative leaders aren't recommending cuts to...

LPA hires Chapman as new executive director

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Press Association has hired veteran newspaperman Will Chapman as its new Executive Director. It has also promoted Communications Director...

Minden files lawsuit against SWEPCO over utility contract

The City of Minden has filed a lawsuit with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) against Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) seeking relief from...

Do you think you can rewrite the Louisiana Constitution?

State Sen. Ryan Gatti asks constituents to review David Specht, dspecht@press-herald.com With so much discussion concerning a possible constitutional convention, one State Senator decided to get...

Settle: Miss USA pageants could give an economic boost

Shreveport Bossier will host both the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA beauty pageants in May. Pageant officials confirmed on March 19 that both events...

Minimum wage hike, equal pay bills fail in Louisiana Senate

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana won't be joining 29 other states in paying a minimum wage higher than the federally-set...

Edwards: Spend surplus on roads, colleges, local projects

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards wants to spend two-thirds of a $123 million Louisiana surplus on road...
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