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Posted Aug 3, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Winning the division level event, set up like a standard non-commissioned officer competition, was a rush, according to Memic.

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 9:22 AM

A Louisiana-based engineering firm has designed the foundations for the first offshore wind farm in the United States, which began installation this week.

Posted Jul 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts...

Posted Jul 26, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Each visitor will be issued an access control credential for entry onto the installation. Based on the results of the vetting process, some personnel may be denied unescorted access to Fort Polk.

Posted Jul 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM

BJACH is now offering two Over-The-Counter Program options. To use this benefit, at least one adult family member must complete and pass a self-care quiz with a score of 70 percent or better.

Posted Jul 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM

For the first time in almost 40 years, Fort Polk has a “green suiter” on its traffic enforcement team as a motorcycle officer.

Posted Jul 19, 2015 at 2:30 PM

This week's new infections include two cases of neuroinvasive disease, one in DHH Region 2 and one in Region 6. The third case, also in Region 6 was asymptomatic.

Posted Jul 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is directing the state National Guard to arm soldiers as needed to protect local military installations.

Posted Jul 17, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Of the latest group of graduating seniors, 24,619 students earned an ACT score of 18 or higher. That's a boost of 959 students from 2014 and of 6,312 students from 2012, according to data released by the department.

Posted Jul 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has submitted a proposal to the Department of Treasury requesting funding from the Restore Act Trust Fund for salinity control measures along the Calcasieu Ship Channel.

Posted Jul 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM

State Rep. Brett Geymann (R-Moss Bluff), an adamant opponent of Common Core, believes that Louisiana's educational system is now “heading into the right direction.”

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