For the first time in years, Louisiana's prison population is starting to decline.
Pay it Forward- Church Gets Early Easter Surprise
The kinesiology department in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education will host an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., April 17.
State Representative Jay Morris, R. Monroe, has filed legislation for the 2015 legislative session to reform the capital outlay process in Louisiana.
Chef Cory Bahr is among 100 innovative chefs from across the country to be nominated for Food & Wine magazines, The People’s Best New Chef® 2015 award!
Governor Asa Hutchinson will address the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or House Bill 1228, from the steps of the capitol Wednesday morning.
Who loves April Fools Day? Well there's no harm in playing an innocent prank on your little ones, especially on April Fools' Day.
Monticello attorney Cliff Gibson will present a public lecture on the Arkansas Court System April 14 at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Classroom Building auditorium at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
Jerry Griggs, instructor of English at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently published “The Terror of the Talpidae”—the first of three novels in the e-book series “Mole War.”
Get a behind the scenes preview of the 2015 New York International Auto Show.
The 2015 7th annual Jonesboro Sunshine Festival features arts & crafts, food, antique cars and entertainment.
The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo Easter "Eggstravaganza" is Saturday April 4, 2015.
Lea Joyner Memorial United Methodist Church will hold their annual Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. April 5, 2015
Farmers could plant a record amount of soybeans this year and a program to put "kids eat right" logo on Kraft singles is ending in today's AG and Energy Report.
Dozens of local veterans from wars in Vietnam to Afghanistan all sat in the ULM College of Pharmacy Tuesday night , facing the leaders of Shreveport VA Hospitall, Overton Brooks Medical Center.
A television science fiction legend was in Monroe on Tuesday to encourage others to protest Indiana's "religious freedom law."
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Vivian man and a Texan pleaded guilty to cocaine conspiracy and methamphetamine distribution charges in Caddo and Bossier parishes.
Officials says cutting the ribbon on a new place to eat isn't the only exciting improvement happening at the airport.
The Southern Arkansas University Alumni Association is hosting its annual Dinner of Distinction awards ceremony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the SAU Reynolds Center Grand Hall.
One hundred percent of the December 2014 practical nursing graduates at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee passed the NCLEX-PN licensure examination on their firstattempt, according to Amanda Kuttenkuler, project coordinator for the McGehee campus.
The Downtown Monroe Alliance will host the April 2nd Downtown River Jam, brought to you by the law office of Kevin Alexander.
The longer Forsythe Park remains underwater, the more it's going to cost the City of Monroe to fix the damages.
Flamingos will soon be flocking to El Dorado.
Gastroenterology Clinic in conjunction with Dr. Raj Bhandari and Dr. Butch Dunn, today announced that it is offering Cologuard®, the first and only FDA approved noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer.
Rep. Katrina R. Jackson will host District 16's First Annual Easter Basket Giveaway!
Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk this week to clarify that a religious freedom law there does not allow businesses to deny service to anyone.
Dry weather opened the window for corn planting in Louisiana as farmers were getting anxious to start their growing season.
As if Jay Z hadn't already established his place as a modern business mogul, the rapper continued to shake up the music industry with the news that he's launching a new streaming music service, Tidal.
Louisiana Tech University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams swept the 2015 Deep South Conference competition in Oxford, Mississippi recently, bringing nine awards back and earning spots in the national competitions.
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense lawyers rested their case Tuesday after trying to shift jurors' focus onto his older brother, Tamerlan, who they say masterminded the April 15, 2013 attack.
The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) and St. Francis Medical Center are hosting a “Wall of Heroes” recognition on Thursday, April 2 at 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the downtown hospital campus, across from the Intensive Care Unit waiting area.
Days after a tornado wrecked their gym while they were inside, an Oklahoma gymnastic team returns to competition.
Facebook's new Scrapbook feature lets parents tag their kids and see their photos on a dedicated page.
Amazon's latest bid to take over the home is the Dash Button, a tiny device for Prime members that you can press to instantly order more of a single product.
Eric and Linda Liew, along with University of Louisiana at Monroe students, faculty, and staff, held a ribbon cutting to open the International Student Center—a million-dollar home created as a central hub for ULM’s international students.
Google maps just got a little better. You can now play the all-time favorite arcade game Pac-Man from your desktop or laptop!
Authorities say a driver, who was apparently following GPS navigation, drove off the ramp of a demolished bridge in Indiana, killing his wife.
A conservative activist on Monday released an undercover video featuring an honor student at a South Florida University trying to convince officials into allowing a pro-ISIS campus club.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are seeking information on the shooting of a bald eagle that was found near Cavett River Road in Gilliam.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited 11 people for alleged turkey hunting violations during the opening weekend of the 2015 turkey hunting season.
Angelyn McMurray, the president of the non-profit organization “We Are Free,” will be speaking about her charge to foster respect and eradicate exploitation at 7 p.m. on April 13, 2015, at Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center Foundation Hall.
Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore is again the focus of controversy. This time it's for her remarks about a bill designed to help young women escape a life of sex slavery.
The United States will cut greenhouse gas emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels in the next decade as part of a major international climate change treaty, the White House said on Tuesday.
For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University’s counseling psychology Ph.D. program in the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences achieved a 100 percent match rate.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Louisiana will host its 4th Annual two-day Civic Engagement Institute for Youth Wednesday, April 15 from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Monroe Convention Center.
Easter weekend means tradition for many in Louisiana. People travel to spend time with family and friends -- at fish fries, crawfish boils, barbecues, and, of course, Easter egg hunts.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello is celebrating Arbor Day with a week of activities culminating with a community-wide cook-out and ceremony Thursday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Centennial Clock Tower.
Shanna Tippen, a 43-year-old former employee at at the Days Inn and Suites in Pine Bluff was interviewed last month by a reporter at the Washington Post for an article about the 25-cent increase in Arkansas minimum wage.
Dunkin Donuts says it is considering using cage free eggs and amid a bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security in today's AG and Energy Report.
Check out this demonstration from Newk's Eatery of their new Shrimp and Avocado Salad.