Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday in three local parishes by the Louisiana Office of Public Health. Ten were in St. Martin.
The special legislative session that begins Monday is being billed as a tug of war between the Legislature and the governor over the power to impose coronavirus restrictions on the economy.
Louisiana has regained more than half of the jobs it had lost since the low point of the pandemic-related recession, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported.
The Louisiana Air National Guard provided critical supplies to residents affected by the devastation caused from Hurricane Laura in several towns in central and west Louisiana recently.
Soon after Nick Villaume opened a store selling popsicles in Lake Charles a few years ago, he decided he wanted to add ice cream to his offerings — but he didn’t know how to make it.