A Dubach man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly impersonated an officer.
According to the Ruston Police Department arrest affidavit, Dennis Eugene Owens, 25, of 144 Louisiana Highway 3072, used the overhead lights on a wrecker truck he was driving in an attempt to pull over a vehicle he said was being operated recklessly.
Louisiana legislators combating the implementation of Common Core may get their wish earlier than expected.
Originally, a national Common Core standardized test was supposed to have been implemented at the end of this school year (2013-14) but in November of 2013, the Louisiana Department of Education decided to postpone the new test called PARCC (developed by the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers).
Grambling State University faculty are urging GSU students, family and friends to cooperate with Lafayette police investigating the unexpected death of Alexandria Shelton.
The GSU community is in shock by the death of the senior criminal justice major, a 3.5 GPA student who enjoyed life, shared close family and friendship ties and was scheduled to graduate at a May 9 commencement.
A near record 879 graduates began their journey on the road of life Saturday during commencement exercises at Louisiana Tech University.
And a golden couple took one more step on their happy journey to retirement.
Louisiana Tech President Dan Reneau presided over his final graduation ending an over 50-year association with the university as his wife Linda, also a Louisiana Tech graduate, looked on.