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McAllister still defying the odds

Down on the Bayou in my home state of Louisiana, there’s a feeding frenzy going on. Now, if you live in the state but have been on vacation, say in the Ukraine, you may not be aware that the Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister is in a real pickle and has created quite a mess for himself.

C’est Vrai: One of the last

When “Old Cousin Ben” Fontenot died in the St. Landry Parish community of Grand Prairie in December 1903, he was mourned as a Confederate hero who was “in that glorious band that fought on every bloody battle field” in Virginia during the Civil War.

State Police/ DOTD Announce Traffic Incident Management Program

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana State Police, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, announced today the implementation of a statewide Traffic Incident Management system (TIM), a multi-disciplinary and systematic approach to keeping our roadways safe.

Freeze effects to state’s agriculture are minimal

BATON ROUGE, La. – A winter storm that blanketed most of Louisiana in snow and ice, shutting down schools and businesses, didn’t cause much damage to the state’s agriculture. Kurt Guidry, an LSU AgCenter economist, conducted a survey of major commodities.


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