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Senators back mandatory kindergarten bill for Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana would make kindergarten mandatory if lawmakers agree to a bill that won support Wednesday from a Senate committee. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

K9 officer recovering after life-saving heart surgery

DELTA — An area K9 officer is recovering following a life-saving surgery Wednesday in Baton Rouge. Zuma, a K9 officer owned by Delta Marshal David ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Contributions pour in to help pay for K9 officer’s life-saving surgery

DELTA, La. — Thanks to the outpouring of support from hundreds of contributions, a local K9 officer is just weeks away from going through a ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Couple seeks help in paying for K9 officer’s surgery

DELTA, La. — For Delta, La., Marshal David Beckham, Zuma is more than a partner, she is part of the family. Since she was 6 ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

House fire claims the life of Louisiana woman

WEST CARROLL PARISH — Deputies with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s office have concluded an investigation into a house fire that claimed the life of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Unrestrained driver, passenger killed in morning accident

TENSAS PARISH — Friday, shortly after 7 a.m., Louisiana State Troop F Police responded to a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of both the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Wreck kills one, seriously injures three others including two small children

LAKE PROVIDENCE, La. — A single-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon near Lake Providence claimed the life of one person, and seriously injured three others, including two ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Tallulah officials: City facing complete water outage

TALLULAH, La. – City officials in Tallulah — a city that has long dealt with municipal water service problems — announced the city is experiencing ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Suspect arrested for aggravated kidnapping of Tallulah child

TALLULAH — A child reported missing by the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana State Police has been found safe and the man who ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Authorities issue alert for missing Tallulah girl

Update: Tuesday morning, Louisiana officials announced that Emma Ezell has been located safe.  The Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation into this matter.   ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Fuel tank explosion kills Louisiana man

TENSAS PARISH, La. — Louisiana State Fire Marshal deputies have concluded their investigation into the cause of a fuel tank explosion that claimed the life ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Crews searching for missing hunters remain focused, committed

The search for two missing hunters on the Mississippi River is now covering an area from north of LeTourneau Landing in Vicksburg south to Natchez. ... Read more

5 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Annual Pajamas, Pancakes and Planes Breakfast thrills hundreds of children

Iler Ellis, 8, had doubts about whether the man in red was real. But after visiting with him Saturday during the annual Pajamas, Pancakes and ... Read more

5 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Tallulah woman killed in accident early Wednesday

TALLULAH — A two-vehicle accident early Wednesday claimed the life of a Tallulah woman, Troopers with the Louisiana State Police announced. Shortly after 8:30 a.m., ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Nurse killed while trying to save her patient in house fire

DELHI, La. — Officials with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate the cause of a house fire in Delhi, La. Monday evening ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

As virus cases spike, Louisiana governor adds restrictions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With Louisiana seeing a new spike in coronavirus hospitalizations, Gov. John Bel Edwards Tuesday toughened restrictions on businesses and gatherings ... Read more

6 months ago by The Associated Press.

Officials release name of second driver killed Friday along I-20

DELTA, La. — Officials Monday released the name of the second person killed in a horrific wreck along eastbound Interstate 20 in Delta Friday. Eastbound ... Read more

7 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Two fatalities reported in Friday’s massive accident along I-20 in Delta

DELTA, La. — Interstate 20 eastbound in Delta, La. was shut down for nearly eight hours Friday evening as law enforcement and emergency medical personnel ... Read more

7 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Warbirds, Wings & Wheels set for Saturday

The Southern Heritage Air Foundation’s “Warbirds, Wings & Wheels” show is going on Saturday as planned at the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport in Mound, La., foundation ... Read more

7 months ago by John Surratt.

Wreck on I-20 in Delta claims the life of Texas man

MADISON PARISH, La. — Traffic along eastbound Interstate 20, just inside Louisiana, was slowed as emergency officials responded to a fatal accident Monday evening. Shortly ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Watch: Laura blasts Gulf Coast with wind, rain and wall of seawater

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with ferocious wind and torrential rain Thursday and unleashed a wall of seawater that ... Read more

9 months ago by The Associated Press.

Laura strengthens into ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 

DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) — Laura strengthened Wednesday into a menacing Category 4 hurricane, raising fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be ... Read more

9 months ago by The Associated Press.

Man charged with murder of Tallulah woman, admits to earlier arson

TALLULAH — Louisiana State Police Detectives, with the assistance of the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested 42-year-old Curtis Carroll of Tallulah on Wednesday and charged ... Read more

9 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Hundreds of visitors help Southern Heritage Air Museum reopen in style

MOUND, La. — Ethan Channell and Sherry Welch, along with her son Talon, took their weekend to a much higher level. The three were among ... Read more

11 months ago by John Surratt.

Suspect who escaped from correctional center in Tallulah captured

TALLULAH, La. — The search for a suspect who escaped Tuesday night from the Bayou Correctional Center in Tallulah ended peacefully late Wednesday night. According ... Read more

12 months ago by Tim Reeves.

‘Dangerous’ individual scales correctional facility wall, escapes

TALLULAH, La. — A man who authorities consider dangerous escaped from the Bayou Correctional Center in Tallulah late Tuesday night. As of Wednesday afternoon, he ... Read more

12 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Inmate reportedly escapes from detention center in Tallulah

TALLULAH — The city of Tallulah issued a statement just after 9 a.m. advising residents in Madison Parish to be cautious following reports of an ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Reports.

Madison Parish experiencing a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases

While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Warren County have crept higher in recent days, reaching a pandemic total of 158 cases as of ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Reports.

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