COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS: Davey O'Brien Fan Vote now open

The Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Tuesday that the Davey O’Brien Fan Vote is now open. Fans are invited to cast their vote for the nation’s best college quarterback as often as once daily at www.VoteOBrien.org.

$20,000 reward offered for TX most wanted fugitive

The reward for Larry Valdez, 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to up to $20,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September.

NSU Engineering Technology scholarships support workforce development

The Central Louisiana Manufacturing Manager’s Council and the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance are partnering with the Northwestern State University Foundation to establish a scholarship program to benefit students from 10

Health Department issues Whooping Cough advisory

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging people to make sure they’re vaccinated against pertussis (better known as "whooping cough") after projections show the number of people sick with the deadly disease this ye

Representative John Flemming takes on suicide prevention in new public service announcement

National Suicide Prevention Week will be observed this year from September 8th through 14th. 

New Orleans: The food that got them through

August 29 marked the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. This piece was written as a love letter to the people who never gave up on New Orleans.

Louisiana dove season to start Sept. 7th statewide

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind hunters that the 2013-14 dove hunting season starts on Sept. 7th in both the north and south zones.

A rainy Labor Day for the Ark-La-Tex

Labor Day is one of the biggest days for boating every year. This year, however, boaters got a weather surprise, rain.

4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles ETX for second time in same day

A second earthquake has been reported in East Texas, according to USGS. At 6:51 p.m., Monday, another quake shook the same area as the first earlier in the day.

A new wiener dog champion at Louisiana Downs

  After winning once, coming in third and then second, Ollie the wiener dog is once again the fastest wiener dog at Louisiana Downs.