Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the dismissal and arrest of a Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office correctional officer on Wednesday.
La'Quincia Bourgere, 24, of Raceland was terminated and arrested after admitting to having delivered contraband items to an inmate at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where she was employed....click here for more on this story
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has reopened commercial and recreational fishing within a portion of coastal waters adjacent to Elmer’s Island.� �
The closure area had previously included a one-mile buffer established in an abundance of caution for public safety following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The area has been reopened to establish consistency with other oil spill related closures in state outside waters, and it shows no visible surface oil and no known oil residues in the area....click here for more on this story
Lafourche Parish Government announces the first parish wide Christmas celebration on Sunday, December 8th at the Lafourche Central Market in Raceland where all residents and visitors are invited to join in the celebration....click here for more on this story
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Public school letter grades, teacher evaluations and student promotion won't be affected by Louisiana's shift to more rigorous educational standards for two years, the state's top school board decided Tuesday.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Computer hackers may have gained access to the personal information of thousands of Louisiana residents who use debit cards issued by JPMorgan Chase for three state agencies, authorities said Wednesday.
Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols said in a news release that the breach involves the Department of Revenue, the Workforce Commission and the Department of Children and Family Services....click here for more on this story
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