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. »»

Auditors in Downsville
State auditors were in Downsville last week, looking into two grants administered by a state agency. They were looking specifically for irregularities in spending on work at Downsville Recreation Park and Bryan Park with funds that came from the National Park Service to the Louisiana Office of State Parks and on to the village. »»

Appellate court ruling threatens funding
An appellate court ruling has officials at DíArbonne Woods and more than 30 other Type 2 charter schools across Louisiana wondering where they will get funding for the 2017-2018 school year. The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it is unconstitutional to fund operations of Type 2 charter schools with a combination of state and local funds. »»

Words of Job comfort pastor after fire
The words of Job were the first that came to Adam Hillís mind when he saw his church last Wednesday afternoon. »»

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. »»