It's a vote that many politicians crave and many pundits criticize for not being large enough: the young vote.
A new initiative is kicking off in Louisiana. It aims to spread the message to Louisianians around the country that good jobs are waiting for them, right here at home.
If you're on the ULM campus this week, one fraternity is looking for your help to fight breast cancer.
On Wednesday, one of the candidates for Louisiana's Fifth Congressional District cast his early vote.
A South Arkansas community will be painting the town pink this weekend, in honor a loved one they lost to cancer.
A man of quiet reserve and great esteem, Dr. Carols Fandal, a Slidell native, left an indelible mark on everyone he met at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
A Sterlington woman got a big surprise when her water service man stopped by to Pay it Forward.
Railroad crossing safety was the focus for Louisiana state police Wednesday.
Congressional elections may be the ones grabbing all the headlines. But, voters in Ouachita Parish will also decide on several school board elections.
Monroe Police say they worked an accident involving a city dump truck in Monroe, leaving one woman trapped in her car.
2014 will be remembered for a lack of heat. Through September, it was the 4th coolest year on record in Arkansas. It was a tame summer locally, including a record cool July. Days featuring 95 degree temperatures or higher were well below normal. Logically, this winter should stay the course with Canada visiting often, right?
Louisiana residents are heading to the polls for early voting.
Twin City Ballet is once again presenting Talk of the Town.
Shots that rang out in the Canadian capital Wednesday left a soldier and a gunman dead, a city on lockdown, and a series of questions about security threats facing the nation.
Boo at the Zoo is taking place this weekend at the Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo.
Several events geared for seniors will begin this Thursday.
I was among the first people to try out Apple Pay the moment it came available on Monday. It was convenient, fast, and it seemingly worked without incident ... until I logged in and checked my debit card bill.
According to Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs, 32-year old Christopher Erving of West, Mississippi has died after an accident at the Drax Biomass Facility in Morehouse parish.
A company co-owned by Congressman Vance McAllister has lost its charter in Texas.
The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.
The El Dorado Wildcats will host a "Spirit Day" this weekend, in El Dorado.
U.S. health officials said Wednesday they have started a new human trial of an Ebola vaccine at a government-run hospital outside Washington, D.C. That makes three human Ebola vaccine trials in the United States. Trials are also under way in Britain and Mali.
Parents are encouraging houses offering non-food treats to display teal pumpkins so children with allergies will know it's safe to stop.
Due to damage sustained during Monday’s storm, the Ouachita Parish Public Library is canceling its 36th Annual Pumpkin Bash event.
The Ouachita Parish Public Library, in partnership with the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) and the Louisiana Library Association (LLA), is presenting its first “Lawyers in Libraries” program on Thursday, Oct. 23.
The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse.
The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) unveiled today the site plan for the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery to be located in Rayville.
District staff for U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister (R-Swartz) will hold satellite office hours in November to assist residents of the 5th Congressional District with casework matters.
Social Security checks will rise by 1.7% -- which translates into $22 more each month for the average retired worker.
LifeShare Blood Centers reports an urgent need for O negative blood donors in order to stabilize the supply. Patient use of O negative blood has exceeded recent blood donations of the same type, resulting in an immediate need for blood donations.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Letterman Club (L-Club) Hall of Fame welcomes three new members this fall and the newest selections will join the Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Over the past months several thefts have occurred in the Garden District of Monroe where suspects have been stealing items from under carports.
Some of the best and brightest to ever earn a diploma from Louisiana Tech University will be celebrated as part of Homecoming 2014 during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon at 12:00 p.m., October 31 in the Louisiana Tech Student Center.
From car repairs to paying bills, Louisiana Lottery players had smart plans for the nearly $8.7 million won during drawings held in September.
The Southern Arkansas University STEM Center for K-12 Education along with the College of Science and Engineering will host a free one-day Science and Engineering Institute from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting its first confirmed case of influenza in the state for the 2014-2015 flu season.
Monroe Police are currently investigating a possible shooting on Evangeline Street in Monroe.
With the recent headlines on pro-athletes involved in domestic abuse scandals, a local domestic violence group is stepping up to help educate.
After a much needed bye week the Warhawks will return to conference play this Saturday
On Tuesday night, diagrams and maps showed where a fourth Ouachita River bridge can go, but for now, it's still mainly a talking point.
Heroin overdoses in Louisiana have increased every year since 2011. In return, police will go after drug dealers harder than ever, with stiff penalties.
As if things couldn't get any worse for the New Orleans Saints, they just did.
On October 22, the mayor and city council are encouraging local residents and businesses to wear orange in support of anti-bullying efforts on Unity Day.
What a difference a year makes, the G-Men have improved tremendously, reigning over several teams weekend after weekend, and earning a record of 5-0 in the SWAC!
U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.
Overall, the state says the report cards reflect steady academic gains, but soon the schools are going to be held to higher standards.
The Special Olympics Bowling Competition is coming up in December. So today, some athletes gathered in El Dorado to qualify.
Democratic candidate for Governor, Mike Ross, made his way to South Arkansas today for his "Jobs First" tour.
On October 21, 2014, at 11:35 a.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 143 that claimed the life of a Monroe man.
Two people are facing charges after a lockdown at George Welch Elementary school.