The state health department reported 43-hundred new COVID cases Tuesday with hospitalizations rising to 514. Chief of Infectious Diseases at LSU Health New Orleans, Doctor Julio Figueroa, says many of the patients are experiencing cold and flu-like symptoms…:
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He says based on data from the state health department, 80-percent of those hospitalized with COVID are unvaccinated.

Like other charitable organizations, the Salvation Army has had to meet more demands with fewer resources since the pandemic. Spokesperson Aimee Murry…:
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You can also visit their website to find local services.

State Police say an arrest has been made in the October fatal shooting that occurred on the campus of Grambling State University. 18-year-old Jatavious “Rabbit” Carroll was located at a residence in Delhi and was booked into the Lincoln Parish Jail on warrants accusing him of 2nd degree murder in the death of a 19-year-old and attempted second degree murder of a 16-year-old.

If you’re looking to light up the skies for New Year’s Eve fireworks, retailers advise making your purchases sooner than later. Jaise Templet (Jace Tom-play) owner of 621 Fireworks in Gonzales…:
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He says demand for retail fireworks has also been higher due to the pandemic keeping more folks home creating their own show.