BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers returned Monday to the state Capitol for their first full-length regular session since the pandemic began and with far more topics than the coronavirus on the agenda.
A disturbance near the Cayman Islands could become a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico later this week, and guidance from the National Hurricane Center says our area could be impacted.
Updated percent positive averages posted by the state of Louisiana show that Lafourche is getting closer to potentially having bar rooms open up, per the orders issued by Governor John Bel Edwards.
The state of Louisiana has added new COVID cases to its totals today, and for a second-straight day, COVID hospitalizations rose a little.
A Tuesday COVID update from the state of Louisiana has given new coronavirus cases to the state and to Lafourche Parish, but also continued progresses in limiting the spread of the virus.
Monday's COVID update has given the state of Louisiana new COVID cases and continued progress in flattening the state's curve.
The 10 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center on Tropical Storm Sally has moved the storm's centerline track further away from our area.
Updated model runs from 7 p.m. show a sizable eastern shift for Tropical Storm Sally, which, if it sticks, could greatly lessen our local impacts.
The 4 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center on Tropical Storm Sally didn't come with many surprises.
There was both good and bad news in the National Hurricane Center's 10 a.m. advisory on Tropical Storm Sally.
Tropical Storm Sally's track shifted about 25-30 miles closer to Lafourche Parish overnight, as the NHC now calls for a storm landfall almost directly over Grand Isle.
Louisiana is entering Phase 3 of re-opening, but it will be slightly further restricted than what the federal government says Phase 3 could be.
The Lafourche Parish School System announced today that all students in the parish will get free breakfast and lunch, beginning September 14, 2020, per a program offered by the USDA.
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated the state's COVID numbers with Governor John Bel Edwards' latest Phase 2 proclamation just 48 hours away from expiring.
Shell Oil Company announced today that it is donating more than $300,000 from across its Louisiana lines of business to assist the ongoing and continuing relief and recovery efforts in Southwest Louisiana following Hurricane Laura.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said a decision about whether to push Louisiana into Phase 3 of economic re-opening will come later this week.
With a decision looming on whether the state will re-open to Phase 3 of its re-opening plan, the state Department of Health has added new COVID cases for Tuesday.
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office Water Patrol agents are working alongside U.S. Coast Guard, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Houma Police Department to search Boudreaux Canal for an individual who is believed to be in the water.
After Saturday's off day in COVID reporting, the state has added 2 days worth of numbers to its totals - numbers which show continued progress in our fight against COVID-19.
Louisiana has reported another decrease in its COVID hospitalizations as we approach Labor Day weekend - perhaps the best update we've had in weeks.
The Bayou Community Foundation has given an $8,000 grant to Nicholls to benefit its food insecurity programs.
Thursday's COVID update from the Louisiana Department of Health has given new coronavirus cases to the state.
The Louisiana Department of Health has added new COVID cases in a Wednesday update, but also a drop in COVID hospitalizations.
We should not see the impacts of any tropical systems in Louisiana for upwards of the next two weeks, as both short-term and long-term forecasts keep us shielded from storms.
Tuesday's COVID update from the Louisiana Department of Health has given new COVID cases to Louisiana, but another drop in state hospitalizations - continued signs of progress in our pandemic fight.
A Monday update from the Louisiana Department of Health has given new COVID cases to the state, but a drop in total COVID hospitalizations after 2 days of slight rises.