Congressman Mike Johnson announced that the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment has approved a federal grant of over $6.8 million to improve the quality of education for students in the Fort Polk community around Leesville.
Enough trees to build 28,000 new houses were knocked down during Hurricane Laura. Timber across the state was so badly damaged that it will have an effect on Louisiana's forestry industry for months to come.
To deal with this urgent situation, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) developed a new plan to address the problem of hunger that affects one in eight Americans, including millions of children, elderly and military veterans.
At the Alexandria City Council meeting on Sept. 15, the council entered an agreement with the LSU AgCenter for them to be able to use the former business incubator, the Martin Center, and other community rooms and kitchens.