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BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Low prices on summer must-haves are already available in preparation for the beginning of the summer season IN THIS ARTICLE: The most important part of Memorial Day is remembering members of the United States Armed Forces who died in service of the country. Over the years, the May holiday […]
Blytheville’s National Cold War Center receives $500,000 US Department of Transportation grant
A planned center commemorating the role Arkansas held in the Cold War has received a significant funding grant.
2 facing charges after drugs found hidden in rubber pregnancy belly
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office said two people are facing drug charges following a traffic stop.
Why are flags flying at half-staff Sunday?
Noticed flags flying at half-staff near you?
Democrats, advocates demand action on gun control
"If we center the people rather than the politics, we have a chance of getting it done," Warnock added.
U.S. Border Patrol agents honor fallen comrades
Border agents on Thursday honored their fallen comrades with a floral offering, reading of their names out loud and firing a 21-gun salute at the National Border Patrol Museum in Northeast El Paso.
Two Thibodaux men allegedly solicited sex from 16-year-old through dating app, arrest made
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested two men in connection to a sex crime involving a teenager in Thibodaux.
Debt ceiling debate affecting border, Homeland Security funding, congressman says
The stalled debt-ceiling talks in Washington, D.C., are affecting future funding for the Department of Homeland Security, and Republicans are drawing border security issues into the debate, a South Texas congressman told Border Report.
95 Methodist churches in Louisiana leave the global denomination at state conference meeting
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Ninety-five Louisiana churches split from the global denomination on Saturday over theological differences over how the denomination views homosexuality and whether gay people can be ordained or married. A special session of the Louisiana Annual Conference was held Saturday, May, 27 at First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge. The entire […]
‘It is basically a slap on the wrist.’ Residents speak out on bond amount for man who left bones at the steps of a church
Residents of Rayne are upset with punishment given to the man who left human remains on the steps of a church.
Police investigating human bones found at Rayne church
The Rayne Police Department has initiated an investigation following the discovery of human bones at St. Joseph Church early Thursday morning.
Altercation escalates to shooting of teenage girl, Hammond man arrested
A Hammond man has been arrested following a shooting incident that left a teenage girl wounded.
Congresswoman suggests withholding pay from lawmakers if government defaults
A new bipartisan bill would block paychecks to members of Congress if the U.S. government defaults or shuts down. The charge is being led by two lawmakers in an attempt to motivate their colleagues to prevent either of those outcomes.
Two women work to raise $20,000 to get Abbeville High School disabled student a new wheelchair
Two local realtors with EXP Realty, have spoken with the family of Tay’Shawn Landry, a student at Abbeville High to help raise money to get him a new wheelchair after a viral video surfaced on social media.
Arkansans for Social Justice protesting against the Walton Arts Center decision concerning drag performances/story times
Saturday evening the Arkansans For Social Justice held a protest at the Walton Arts Center to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community; After the Walton Arts Center made a decision concerning drag performances and drag story time for minors.
Arkansas husband and wife found dead in home; investigation ongoing
ROCKPORT, Ark.(KTVE/KARD)– On Friday, May 26, 2023, a husband and wife were found dead in their home by a family member in Rockport, Ark. The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation began an investigation of the deaths. According to authorities, David W. Lewis, 55, and Kesha L. Lewis, 49, were found dead at 351 Military Road, […]
Bonnie and Clyde’s Ambush Museum to add a Sheriff’s Room as a tribute to law enforcement officers
GIBSLAND, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum attracts thousands of tourists from across the country and all over the world. Owner & operator of the Bonnie & Clyde Ambush Museum, Perry Carver, says he plans on expanding the building. “There is another historical building here. That’s why I want to remodel it. […]
Justice Department wants feedback in Louisiana State Police brutality, discrimination investigation
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking community stories about potential cases of excessive force or discriminatory policing on the part of Louisiana State Police, according to a news release. The DOJ is conducting a civil “pattern or practice” investigation into LSP and the State of Louisiana. The examination is looking […]
Edwards reminds Louisiana Medicaid members to update contact information
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Gov. John Bel Edwards discussed the 2023 state budget and the legislative session at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 11. A bill that would have added rape and incest exceptions to the state’s abortion law failed by a vote of 10-5 on Wednesday, May 11. Edwards said he was disappointed […]
Senate committee approves minimum wage hike bill
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A bill that would raise Louisiana’s minimum wage to $14 per hour by 2028 was approved by a Louisiana State Senate Committee. The Labor & Industrial Relations Committee approved SB149 from State Senator Gary Carter on a 3-2 vote. SB149 proposes raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour starting […]
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