More than 700,000 people in Louisiana depend on Medicare, and some seniors citizens are scared they could lose it. Some people in our area made a statement hoping to get the attention of one of our congressmen.
A long debate ended with an addition to the small Central Police Department.
After approximately two hours, the city council approved an ordinance Tuesday night to create the position of Assistant Chief.
A spokesman for the incorporation effort of the City of St. George told NBC33 that the petition of signatures to get the issue on the November ballot will not be turned in tomorrow.
Tomorrow is the deadline.
Tuesday, around lunch time and just before the down pour in the Lafayette area, a group of about 15 volunteers, including two on bag pipes, took to the corner of heavily trafficed Bertrand and West Congress to protest abortion.
Louisiana distributed more than a million dollars in SNAP benefits to people who were no longer alive.
A state audit shows nearly 4,000 households received SNAP payments where the primary recipient was dead.