Qualifying for the fall congressional mid-term elections starts tomorrow, and it appears that District 3 Congressman Clay Higgins will have a challenger. He’s Lafayette Republican prosecutor Holden Hoggatt, who has never run for political office before. “LAPoliticas.com” publisher Jeremy Alford says Hoggatt looks like a formidable challenger and Higgins will need to take him seriously…:
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Hoggart’s financial resources are unclear at this time, while Higgins reported 258-thousand dollars on hand in his run for a 4th term.
There’s an Excessive Heat Warning for north Louisiana today, C.S. Ross with the National Weather Service in Shreveport says conditions outside will be dangerous from Shreveport to Monroe and northward. Plus there’s a heat advisory for Natchitoches to Jena. Ross says if you feel this has been an unusually warm summer, you’re correct…:
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There’s an effort underway to restore Pontchartrain Beach so the public can put their toes in the sand once again. Brooke Thorington explains…:
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…and now today’s markets with Louisiana Farm Bureau’s Avery Davidson…