TX SNAP Food Benefits to be reduced in November

SNAP food benefits in Texas and across the nation will be reduced by an average of 5 percent beginning Nov. 1. This is because the temporary increase in benefits from the federal stimulus passed in 2009 is expiring.

The return of Sarah Palin

The Republican establishment can't stand her. The media mocks her. But Sarah Palin isn't going anywhere. Far from it.

TxDOT tackles impaired driving during football season

In an effort to curb impaired driving on football game days, the Texas Department of Transportation is visiting college and pro football games across the state to remind fans about the importance of planning for a sober ride home.

It's time to fight the flu Louisiana

Starting this week, parish health units around the state began offering flu vaccinations to all Louisiana residents of age to be vaccinated, the Department of Health and Hospitals announced Monday.

BPCC opening new Hispanic resource center

The Bossier Parish Community College announced a new partnership this morning with the League of United Latin American Citizens. The college plans to open a new Hispanic resource center soon.

University offering free job training

Southern University Shreveport is recruiting qualified individuals for the EPA Job Training Program. Participants will receive a license and certifications in areas such as hazardous material training and construction safety.

Teacher's assistant accidently sends nude photos to entire class

A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa got a lot of unwanted attention after accidentally sending nude pictures of herself to her students.

Bossier officials issue warrant for sex offender

The Bossier Sheriff Office obtained an arrest warrant Wednesday for a Bossier City man currently living in Arkansas for failing to register as a sex offender for more than a decade while living at various residences in Bossier Parish and possib

Toddlers raped, murdered in crime-ridden township

Two little girls, full of life and loved by their families were kidnapped, raped and murdered. This horrible incident happened in a crime-ridden Township in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Authors Ernest Gaines, Kent Wascom to give readings at NSU

Authors Ernest Gaines and Kent Wascom along with Team Slam New Orleans will present readings at Northwestern State University this fall. Admission to each event is free and open to the public.