Shooting infuriates Edwards
Gov. John Bel Edwards has deep ties to law enforcement. Both his father and grandfather served as sheriff of Tangipahoa Parish, a position his brother holds today. Another brother serves as chief of police in Independence. »»

Sawyer selected to lead jury
Despite an impassioned plea from Derek Kennedy that the Union Parish Police Jury needed new leadership, Charles Sawyer will continue to serve as president of the Union Parish Police Jury for the next year. »»

Baughman sets ambitious agenda for final term
As he officially begins his third and what he says will be his final term in office, Farmerville Mayor Stein Baughman has set an ambitious agenda for the town over the next four years. »»

Another $1M to bail out jail
Lanny Parker knew the numbers weren’t adding up. He was convinced that when they were totaled, they would become another glaring red figure. »»

Feds tell Downsville: Re-open Closed Facilities
The National Park Service has instructed state officials to direct the village of Downsville to reopen two parks created and improved with federal grant funds. »»