US wants WHO review of COVID-19 response to start ‘now’

GENEVA (AP) — The United States says it wants the World Health Organization to start work “now” on a planned independent review...

Minden Press-Herald to remain a bi-weekly paper

Joshua Specht Editor/Publisher Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Minden Press-Herald chose to transition from a...

Louisiana lawmakers advance budget using federal aid to avoid major cuts

(The Center Square) – Louisiana legislators took the first step Thursday toward approving a $30-billion-plus state budget that largely matches what Gov....

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard...

Campbell Says Virus Makes Internet Essential Service for Louisiana

The big shift to home-based work and schooling during the coronavirus means Louisiana more than ever needs to bring internet service to...

Gov. Edwards Issues Statement on the Selection of Dr. Cade Brumley as Louisiana’s New...

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s selection of Dr. Cade Brumley...

COVID-19 unemployment claims approach 39 million since mid-March

(The Center Square) – Even as much of the country eases restrictions and slowly begins to reopen state economies, new jobless claims...

Ewell Park gets a facelift

The REC Center employees faced a dramatic change in their day-to-day work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With having to remain closed...

Cash, long a refuge in uncertain times, now under suspicion

BEIRUT (AP) — In troubled times, people have been known to hoard currency at home — a financial security blanket against deep...

Louisiana House rejects bill to expand voting by mail

A House committee Tuesday rejected 9-5 a bill by Rep. Mandie Landry, D-New Orleans, that would have allowed all registered voters to...