Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable cancers, yet Louisiana has the third highest death rate from this cancer in the country. One of the most effective tools to catch this cancer in its earliest stage if through an at-home screening test and Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is giving away those kits for free.
Heavy rains pounded Texas and Louisiana for days, and though the storm has passed, the water continues to rise. Louisiana and Texas officials at the Department of Transportation and Development expect to close I-10 east and west at the Louisiana/Texas border as flooding from the Sabine River continues to threaten the area. Officials have not predicted how long the interstate will be closed. Once the water has receded the roadways will need to be inspected to insure they are safe for travel.
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal and Lieutenant Colonel Gerald Savoy were charged today with civil rights violations in the April 29, 2011 beatings of five pre-trail detainees at the Iberia Parish Jail.
Maplewood Middle band receives donation of tubas worth $7,000
Louisiana’s Primary Presidential Election
Saturday March 5th Louisiana will hold it’s Presidential Primary Election.
Polls are open from 7:00am through 8:00pm.