Though unemployment rates have seen better days, the overall rate in the United States is on a steady decline. Two LSU computer engineering graduates demonstrate how important applying for jobs can be in the long run.
Tyson Foods projected record profit for the year, citing a sharp drop in feed and livestock costs that offset falling revenue this quarter, before its annual shareholder meeting in Springdale on Friday.
President Barack Obama declared 38 counties in Arkansas as federal disaster areas Friday, allowing them funds to clean up damages left by flooding, tornadoes and storms from Dec. 23 to Jan. 23 that killed three Arkansans.
Arkansas' House and Senate leaders support Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to boost the salary of the state Department of Human Services' director from $162,647 to $280,000 to attract a former health care adviser to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to the job.
The amount federal prosecutors allege Lambert stole from the district was calculated based on what she gained by diverting business to her son; stealing from unaudited booster club funds; overbilling students dual-enrolled in higher-education programs and pocketing the differencel and other unexplained cash deposits, according to Bales. Bales has said that t […]
What is known so far is that the north Civic Center parking lot might give up almost a quarter of its spaces to accommodate the new hotel and apartment development, which would include shops and a restaurant. Chris Boone, the city's community development director, said he received just one response to the city's request for hotel proposals. Boone s […]
The most affluent ZIP codes in Southeast Texas have the highest number of people with concealed handgun permits. Of the seven ZIP codes with more than 1,000 residents licensed to carry pistols in public, Beaumont's West End topped the list, with just over 1,500 permits, followed by Lumberton and Nederland. Port Neches Police Chief Paul Lemoine said inco […]
Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas kicked off in downtown Port Arthur Thursday. Music, food, carnival rides and a parade got the party started. The event continues through Sunday, with the Majestic Krewe of Aurora's grand parade starting at 6 p.m. Saturday on Procter Street. Admission to the gated area is free for children under 11 and $15 Friday and Saturda […]
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According to public records, Cathryn, his wife, filed for divorce on Jan. 8, 2014, but the case was disposed for want of a prosecution. The aggravated sexual assault charge is a first-degree felony, which is punishable by a live imprisonment with a 25-year minimum sentence for the victim's age and a possible fine of up to $10,000.
Flood Warning issued February 05 at 8:00PM CST until further notice by NWS February 6, 2016
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana.. Atchafalaya River At Morgan City The Flood Warning continues for The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City. * until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
Flood Warning issued February 05 at 7:24PM CST until further notice by NWS February 6, 2016
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana... The Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton Rouge...Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana Parishes The Flood Warning continues for The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
Flood Warning issued February 05 at 7:11PM CST until February 06 at 7:30AM CST by NWS February 6, 2016
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana... The Tangipahoa River Near Robert affecting Tangipahoa Parish The Flood Warning continues for The Tangipahoa River Near Robert. * until Saturday morning.
Flood Warning issued February 05 at 7:05PM CST until February 08 at 9:00PM CST by NWS February 6, 2016
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana.. Boeuf River Near Fort Necessity affecting Franklin Parish The Flood Warning continues for The Boeuf River Near Fort Necessity * until Monday evening.
Flood Warning issued February 05 at 7:00PM CST until further notice by NWS February 6, 2016
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana...Mississippi... Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington... Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes
If you have an event or activity you would like to submit, send your name and information about the event to email@example.com. 1 Of course it is Super Bowl 50 and related activities. Denver and Carolina will tee the football up shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday and play for the NFL championship. But before that, there's plenty of game-related a […]
A Texan awaiting sentencing for transporting close to half a million dollars of cocaine had what authorities describe as a minor role in a cross-border drug transportation network that included Schriever and stretched as far as the East Coast.
Leader Sports Service Louisiana Tech senior Brandi Wingate (25) led the way with 20 points and nine rebounds Thuesday night as the Lady Techsters edged past Rice, 63-31 Tyler Summitt was not a happy camper. Despite Louisiana Tech finding a way to overcome a valiant effort by Rice in a 63-61 Lady Techster victory Thursday night at the Thomas Assembly Center, […]
The Ruston High School girls and boys soccer teams begin postseason play this weekend on James Field and L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. The Lady Bearcats, seeded No. 12, will play host to 21st-seeded Helen Cox at 5 p.m. today while the 12th-seeded RHS boys team will play host to 21st-seeded Central of Baton Rouge at 5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the games will […]
Leader Sports Service Louisiana Tech senior Alex Hamilton led the way with a career-best 31 points Thursday to lead the Bulldogs to a 90-78 road win at Rice. HOUSTON — Alex Hamilton tied a career high with 31 points to go along with a game-high nine rebounds and five assists to lead Louisiana Tech to its fourth straight victory, a 90-78 road win over Rice on […]
Leader Sports Service Todd Fitch takes over Louisiana Tech’s offense after serving as offensive coordinator at Boston College. Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz announced Friday that 30-year coaching veteran Todd Fitch is joining the LA Tech Family as offensive coordinator and receivers coach. This will be Fitch’s fourth stint as offensive coordi […]
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University will play host to Southern University this weekend in Southwestern Athletic Conference hoops action at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The women’s game will tip off at 3 p.m. Saturday with the men’s game to follow that contest around 5:30 p.m. Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if […]
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:53:09 GMTBy Danielle Maddox Kinchen firstname.lastname@example.orgA Baton Rouge man was reindicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in a 2013 stabbing death after prosecutors dismissed the case when eyewitnesses did not show up for the start of trial on Monday. Corey Moore, now 46, was initially indicted in Jan...
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:53:08 GMTAdvocate staff reportADDIS — State Police were called to investigate a fatal shooting Friday afternoon in the 3600 block of East Nic Street that involved an off-duty reserve officer, according to Trooper 1st Class Bryan Lee, a spokesman for the State Police. Lee said the vic...
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:53:08 GMTby MAYA LAU and DANIELLE MADDOX KINCHEN email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgA former student of Episcopal School of Baton Rouge was arrested Thursday in connection to a threat sent by text message to some students, a police official said. Nicholas Leggio, 17, was booked on a count of terrorizing after a photo of a male b […]
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:52:48 GMTAdvocate staff reportTwo 18-year-old men were arrested Friday in the Jan. 13 home invasion on Old Perkins Place Avenue in Prairieville, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. The homeowner told sheriff’s deputies she was leaving for work shortly after 7:30 a.m. w...
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:37:46 GMTAdvocate staff reportA Denham Springs man arrested Friday is accused of attempting a sex act in an LSU restroom while another person was trying to use the adjacent stall. The victim told LSU police officers he was in the first floor men’s restroom in Tureaud Hall when the man...
IMG954808.jpg Friday night throwback movie Classic Movie Night continues with the 1976 monster film King Kong on Friday, Feb. 5, at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie begins at 7:30 p.m. read more […]
Ginger copy.jpg You will fall for Ginger in a snap! This cute cookie is a 4-month old, 11-pound Corgi mix pup. Ginger’s owners surrendered her to our shelter because they did not want to housetrain a puppy. This takes a little patience and creativity! She has a beautiful golden-blond, medium-length coat, and cute, fluffy tufts of fur on her ears. She most li […]
Hopkins students Andrea Ra copy.jpg Shirlene Cook has lived in Beaumont for decades, retiring from the Beaumont Independent School District in 2007 after 30 years of service. Throughout her life and her career, Cook has served the community in many capacities – volunteering, fundraising for nonprofits, leading, teaching – and that service has continued on in […]
leblanc, robert 6-30-58 copy.jpg Former city of Port Arthur Water Meter Services Department Supervisor, 57-year-old Robert Leblanc, 57, was indicted in Jefferson County Feb. 3 on five counts of theft by a public servant. Leblanc was arrested Jan. 5 amid accusations of metal theft from the city he once served. At the time of his arrest, Leblanc worked as a fo […]
Alison Getz.jpg More than 50 properties are up for sale to the highest bidder in Jefferson County on March 1 due to delinquent tax payments, just a fraction of the properties confiscated by Jefferson County to collect monies owed to the county’s taxing entities. But according to Jefferson County Tax Assessor/Collector Allison Getz, most delinquencies wouldn’ […]
Just one day after Christmas. Homer police say rage motivated Darien Dunn to set six cars, and a house on fire. The fire left a family of eight with no place to go. On Friday the community came together to help the family.
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -- Just one week into primary voting, Democrats are preparing for a long and expensive head-to-head battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that could go deep into the spring or even beyond. Clinton and Sanders are both flush with campaign cash. Clinton has overwhelming support among Democratic Party leaders, but Sanders f […]
DERRY, N.H.-- Jeb Bush was once believed to be a virtual shoo-in for the Republican nomination in a crowded field of political newcomers and outsiders. But going into the second presidential contest in New Hampshire next week, he's doing anything he can to keep his flagging campaign on the rails. He's begging some for votes and bear-hugging others […]
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America. The Texas senator's general election strategy depends almost wholly upon maximizing turnout among millions of conservative white voters — mostly evangelical Christians and the white working class — who didn't parti […]
NEW YORK -- U.S. health officials issued guidelines Friday to prevent the sexual transmission of the Zika virus, telling men who have been to outbreak areas to use condoms during sex with pregnant women. The guidance also suggests the men might consider abstaining or using condoms even with a partner who isn't pregnant. It doesn't recommend that me […]
THIBODAUX -- A 22-year-old Thibodaux man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after he pleaded guilty last week to manslaughter in a 2013 double shooting. Police had charged Alfred Starks with second-degree murder in the Sept. 25, 2013, shootings of fellow Thibodaux residents Tre Scott and Jordy Williams. Scott was 19 and Williams was a few hours shy of […]
The photo of the shirtless teenage boy appeared on Nicole Lovell's Instagram account around the beginning of December. Next to it, a message was posted under the 13-year-old's username: "I love this baby he's so hot. HES MINE." On Facebook,...
BATON ROUGE- The Capital City should see excellent weather for Spanish Town parade Saturday.The temperature is in the fifties and the high is 57 degrees. It should be mostly sunny with a few clouds.There is a small chance of rain tomorrow, but should be dry when the parade rolls.Saturday night is expected to get into the thirties, and should get to the highe […]
BATON ROUGE – LSU Police arrested and charged a 60-year-old Denham Springs man with obscenity Friday afternoon.Michael B. Cupit, 60, put his penis through a hole in a restroom stall on a first floor bathroom in Tureaud Hall and asked another man to perform oral sex on him, according to his arrest warrant.Detectives say the victim filmed the incide […]
NEW YORK - Former Governor Bobby Jindal did something he said he wouldn't, he endorsed a Republican in the presidential primary. Jindal endorsed U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Friday evening on Fox News..@BobbyJindal: "I'm endorsing @marcorubio to be our next president." #Greta pic.twitter.com/A9JSrUbpFs— Fox News (@FoxNews) February 6, 2 […]
ADDIS - State Police have taken control of a death investigation after a woman was shot and killed Friday afternoon. #BREAKING Addis police just put crime scene tape up at this home on Nic Dr. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/izxPPc4D5G— Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) February 5, 2016Emergency crews responded to the incident on East Nic Drive between La […]
Thousands braved the cold temperatures Friday night to take part in the festivities surrounding Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas. The big attraction was the Krewe of Krewes parade, with floats and other type vehicles filled with people throwing beads and other treats to an excited crowd.
The start of Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas has been a cold one. Revelers are braving those frigid temperatures to take part in the fun, specifically all the beads coming from parade floats. But an eatery in downtown Port Arthur is making sure people stay warm and well-fed during Mardi Gras.
Neighbors in Port Neches are getting their mail back Friday after a two-week delivery delay. Road construction kept necessary medical documents and insurance information from reaching families at the RV park.
Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas kicked of its 24th year Thursday in Port Arthur. Southeast Texans look forward to this annual tradition, it provides good times and creates many memories. Plus, it also serves as a boost to the Port Arthur economy bring thousands to the city. 12News found one other way Mardi Gras gives back to the community.