Statewide News

Hunter education requirements

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds hunters that they must have successfully completed an approved Hunter Education class prior to hunting if they were born on or after September 1, 1969.

Jindal announces $500,000 in Capital Outlay Projects for Homer Memorial Hospital equipment, Homer Town Hall

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that more than $500,000 in new funding for Homer capital outlay projects has been submitted to the State Bond Commission for approval, including new medical equipment for Homer Memorial Hospital and additi

Bossier City man wanted for a attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint arrested in TX

A man wanted by Bossier City Police for attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint last month has been arrested in Texas. Jose Emmanuel Urista Martinez, 21, of Opelousas, Louisiana. was arrested Wednesday by authorities in Seguin.

PERRY: Prop. 6 necessary to meet Texas water needs

Governor Rick Perry today visited the construction site for the Lake Texoma Pipeline Extension Project to highlight the importance of new water infrastructure projects in meeting Texas’ water needs.

Senator Hegar named 'Defender of Freedom' by NRA

The Glenn Hegar Campaign announced today that the NRA Institute for Legislative Action presented Senator Hegar with the coveted 'Defender of Freedom' award.

3 arrested at airport for attempting to smuggle 72 lbs. of cocaine

Three men are being held on million dollar bonds after they were caught with 71.8 pounds of cocaine at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport.

TX 10 'Most Wanted Sex Offender' captured in Hays Co.

Reynaldo Ybarra Zamora, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in Hays County.

VIDEO: TX girl's dream comes true when she suits up with volleyball team

A Texas middle school volleyball team helped make a dream come true for an eighth grader with down syndrome. She stole the spotlight as she suited up to play for the very first time.

TX hunting, fishing license sales unavailable October 19-20

Texas hunting and fishing licenses cannot be purchased between 9:00 p.m., (CDT) Saturday, October 19 and 9:00 a.m., Sunday, October 20. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department licensing system will be down for maintenance.

CDC testing confirms presence of rare ameba in one DeSoto Parish water system

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the presence of the rare Naegleria fowleri ameba in five locations in DeSoto Parish Waterworks District