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Young boy battling brain cancer made honorary firefighter in West Feliciana

Imagine being told you have brain cancer. Now, imagine if you were given that news when you were in elementary school.

New license plate to benefit timber industry

A new license plate, designed by the Louisiana Forestry Association, is now available at the Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) announced recently.

Weekend crash claims life of Bunkie man

Early Saturday morning, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Bunkie, LA.

Search for missing Baton Rouge firefighter continues in to sixth day

The search for missing Baton Rouge Fireman Jacob Lewis is entering in to its sixth day Monday. Multiple agencies are still assisting with the water search.

Day three of search for missing firefighter ends with no new developments

Day three of a search for a missing Baton Rouge firefighter proved unsuccessful. Crews will take to the water again tomorrow morning. Jacob Lewis, 28, went missing on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at roughly 3:00 p.m.

‘Operation Save a Life’ offers free smoke detectors to those who cannot afford them

In an effort to save more lives, State Fire Marshall Butch Browning is reminding people that fire alarms are the best protection.

LSU Board approves $4.3 million contract for Les Miles

The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved the contract extension of LSU head football coach Les Miles. He will now gain an annual salary of $4.3 million for the next seven years.

UL Tennis hosts home game with crawfish

The UL Tennis team had their first home game today, and they decided to give back to the fans by having free crawfish for the first fifty people that came to watch the game.

Mardi Gras Safety for the weekend

The Carencro parade will begin at 11 am tomorrow morning.  The roads will be closed an hour earlier and no one will be able to travel on the highways once they are closed.  It is expected to last three hours.  The Rio parade in L

Hot wings up for superbowl weekend

The National Chicken Council projects that Americans will consume 1.23 billion chicken wings this superbowl weekend.