AMITE, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish School board rejected an application for a charter school in the parish, its third such rejection in a week. The Advocate reports the application for Hammond-based Tangi Academy, which would have been run by the Tangipahoa Charter School Association, failed on a 6-3... more »
The O'Bryan Akeem Parker Scholarship Application Roundup is offering information on available scholarship to high school students and their parents. This event is open to all high school juniors and seniors. This year, the Glenn Armentor Law Corporation has partnered with the O'Bryan Akeem Parker Scholarship Fund to sponsor this... more »
O'Bryan Akeem Parker Scholarship Fund, Inc. is hosting the Scholarship Application Roundup! This event takes place at at the Clifton Chenier Center Saturday, December 8 at 9am. This is the first scholarship application round up hosted by the O'Bryan Akeem Parker Scholarship Fund, Inc. This service is available to graduating... more »
The Greater Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Association is pleased to announce that they have developed an app for both iPhone and Android that features all of the information you need to celebrate Mardi Gras! The development of the app was made possible by the generous support of Service Chevrolet. The... more »
There seems to be an iPhone app for just about everything, and now there's even one for confessing your sins. It's called Confession and the Pope himself has given the application his blessing.
But is the new religious app really a good thing for the Church? We asked the... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A civilian employee of the Shreveport Police Department's Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Office has been arrested for allegedly stealing application fees. The Times reports Leslie Clark was booked Monday with felony theft of $2,800. Authorities say Clark's arrest was the result of an audit of the Alcoholic... more »
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today announced that Louisianians can now apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) and other forms of assistance online.
"Louisianians can now apply for, complete a verification interview and receive benefits without stepping into a DCFS office," said Ruth Johnson, DCFS... more »
The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit www.lafayettechoice.com.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Thousands of Louisiana residents are eligible for grants to pay for storm shutters and other hurricane protection improvements to their homes. This week, the state is mailing out applications to more than 100,000 victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita for storm mitigation grants of up... more »