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  • Louisiana to close oyster harvest in part of Calcasieu lake

    January 24, 2017 3:35 PM

    CAMERON - All oyster harvest in the West Cove portion of the Calcasieu Lake Public Oyster Area in Cameron Parish is closing at a half-hour after sunset Tuesday. The oyster population in the lake has been in decline for several years and state officials say the continued commercial harvest may... more »
  • Commercial king mackerel season to close Saturday

    January 20, 2017 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State wildlife and fisheries regulators say the commercial season for king mackerel in Louisiana waters will close at 12 p.m. on Saturday. The closure announced Thursday was made based on data gathered by Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists and the National Marine Fisheries Service. They determined... more »
  • Tulane planning to close central Mississippi campus

    January 7, 2017 11:52 AM

    MADISON, Miss. - Tulane University is planning to close its campus in central Mississippi. The Clarion-Ledger reports that University President Michael A. Fitts and the dean of continuing studies, Suri Duitch, emailed students Thursday. They said the School of Continuing Studies in the Jackson suburb of Madison will close at... more »
  • White shrimp season closing Monday in most of Louisiana

    December 15, 2016 10:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The fall white-shrimp season is about to close for most waters in Louisiana. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced most inshore waters will be closed to harvesting white shrimp beginning Monday. The department said recently sampling by its biologists shows the average... more »
  • Remaining disaster recovery centers to close by Friday

    December 13, 2016 2:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The remaining FEMA disaster recovery centers will close by Friday, Dec. 16. On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the disaster center at Old Neighbors Bank in Central will close at 6 p.m. Disaster recovery centers in at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Ascension Parish and the... more »
  • Disaster recovery center in Baker to close Saturday

    November 19, 2016 3:44 PM

    BAKER – The disaster recovery center located in Baker will close on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. The center is located at the following address: The Council on Aging 3334 Jefferson St. Baker, LA 70714 Assistance from the Small Business Administration has been relocated to the Workforce... more »
  • Corps of Engineers begins closing bays at Bonnet Carre Spillway

    January 25, 2016 12:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Members of the U. S. Corps of Engineers started closing bays along the Bonnet Carre Spillway Monday as water levels in the Mississippi River began to slowly return to normal. The Corps opened 210 bays of the Spillway on Jan. 10 to divert water from the... more »
  • Runnels schools closed due to threat

    December 18, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Both campuses of the Runnels School will be closed on Friday due to a threat. According to the school's website, the threat was received Thursday night. The school released an emergency notice stating that law enforcement officials are working to determine the credibility of the threat. No more... more »
  • Nucor to close St. James plant until prices improve Play Video

    December 16, 2015 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Steelmaker Nucor announced they will close their St. James Parish plant because of sagging market prices for their products, and not reopen until prices improve. Nucor announced the closure during its fourth quarter earnings report Wednesday. It came alongside news to shareholders that the steel... more »
  • GBR fair closed again Monday

    October 26, 2015 9:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Greater Baton Rouge state fair announced it will remain closed on Monday due to severe weather in the area. The fair closed over the weekend after heavy rain caused flooding in some areas of Baton Rouge. Event organizers say the festival will reopen as soon as it... more »
  • Some EBR roads reopened after flooding

    October 26, 2015 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said several roads closed by flooding have since been reopened Monday morning. Public and parochial schools in the parish are still open. Glen Oaks High School closed early after a water main break let the school without water. LSU's campus remained... more »
  • Election 2015 - Everything you need to know

    October 23, 2015 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Voters will choose or begin to choose a new governor Saturday, while also voting on six other statewide offices and four constitutional amendments. Early voting turnout has been low according to the Secretary of State's Office, with 222,162 of the state's eligible voters going to the... more »
  • Recreational red snapper season closes Wednesday

    September 8, 2015 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the state recreational red snapper season will close at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday. State officials anticipate private recreational anglers will have harvested the state's projected share of the total Gulf of Mexico private angler harvest - 745,000 pounds,... more »
  • Louisiana spring shrimp season to close Friday

    June 17, 2015 6:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana wildlife and fisheries regulators say the spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. Friday, from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of the Freshwater Bayou canal. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Tuesday that the closure does not affect: --Lake... more »
  • Highland Road closed Monday for television shoot

    June 8, 2015 9:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Highland Road will be closed today near LSU's campus. A television shoot will shut down Highland from Dalrymple Drive to Raphael Semmes Road. The LSU community is asked to use an alternate route. Traffic will be rerouted around the closure. Filming is underway for "Underground," a... more »
  • Commercial fishing for large coastal sharks closed

    May 7, 2015 4:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has closed commercial fishing for large coastal sharks in Louisiana waters. The National Marine Fisheries Service closed commercial fishing for those sharks in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico earlier this week. The season will remain closed in state and... more »
  • Baton Rouge General ER closing Play Video

    March 31, 2015 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid-City closed its doors this morning. In anticipation of this event, Baton Rouge General has added services to their Bluebonnet emergency room and hospital. Since it was announced that the hospital would be closing, Baton Rouge General reported seeing a... more »
  • State to close oyster season in portion of public grounds

    March 18, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will close the oyster season Friday in a portion of the public oyster seed grounds east of the Mississippi River and north of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet. The wildlife agency said in a news release protection of the remaining... more »
  • Redemptorist supporters want to break away from diocese Play Video

    January 8, 2015 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Students, alumni and parents held a candlelight walk and rally Thursday night as they try to sway the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge to give them control of the school, which will close its junior and senior high school at the end of the academic year. For... more »
  • Biloxi's Margaritaville casino closing in September

    July 21, 2014 2:30 PM

    JACKSON, Miss.- Biloxi's Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant will close on or before Sept. 19. Margaritaville said Monday it will pay its 371 employees up to Sept. 19, but could close before then. Managers of the casino say it couldn't overcome an out-of-the-way location and lack of a hotel. Owners of... more »
  • CB&I to close Addis fabrication shop

    July 18, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- CB&I will begin to close its Addis fabrication shop in late September, a move that will put 126 employees out of work. The company disclosed the layoffs in a letter to the Louisiana Workforce Commission. CB&I cited unspecified economic reasons for the permanent closure in Addis. The... more »
  • Earl K. Long hospital to close in April

    January 25, 2013 2:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is moving up the date it will close Earl K. Long Medical Center in north Baton Rouge. LSU System Executive Vice President Frank Opelka says the facility will close in mid-April instead of November as originally planned under an agreement where patient care and medical... more »

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