Statewide News

4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

Four Mexican nationals, who were illegally fishing in U.S. waters off South Texas were rescued Friday, after their lancha began taking on water during a pursuit by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Brant.

Webb to retire as Northwestern State president later this year

Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year.

LSU baseball vs. Arkansas this weekend

Eighth-ranked LSU (25-8-1, 6-5-1 SEC) plays host to Arkansas (21-13, 6-6 SEC) in a three-game Southeastern Conference series beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Do you think Rep. Vance McAllister should resign?

In light of the viral video of Republican Representative Vance McAllister Kissing his Aide Melissa Peacock--who has resigned from her position, We asked the Ark-La-Tex if they think the congressman should step down or not.

Call for kissing congressman to resign

The chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party called Thursday on Vance McAllister to resign after surveillance video surfaced showing the married Louisiana congressman kissing an aide in his office.

Northwestern State to hold spring break next week

Northwestern State University will hold its spring break April 14 - 18. The university will be closed Friday, April 18 for Good Friday.

Tax tips and reminders from Louisiana Department of Revenue

As tax deadlines get closer, the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) wants to remind people that Louisiana state income tax filing deadline is May 15, 2014.

Gov. Jindal: Ruling in DOJ suit is a win for Louisiana

Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Ivan Lemelle issued an order in the U.S. Department of Justice suit against the Louisiana School Choice Scholarship Program.

LWFC approves 2014-2016 hunting season dates

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved the 2014-16 hunting season dates and the 2014-15 General and Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) rules and regulations at their April 3 meeting.