State income tax form offers paper-check option for refunds

Louisiana taxpayers can choose a paper check for their state income tax refunds beginning with returns filed for the 2012 tax year.

Congressional delegates hit ground running

"Feet, guide hand, break hand!" yelled Kate Cannon of Utah, staff member for Senator Mike Lee, as she rappelled down a 34-foot tower at Fort Polk's air assault course Feb.

New Louisiana company launches healthy line of culinary condiments & cooking classes across Central and South Louisiana

After years of product development and six-months of market testing , a young Louisiana company has launched not just a new product but a brand new category onto the local food market—culinary condiments.

LSU to open 2013 season against TCU in Cowboys Classic

LSU’s 2013 season-opener against TCU in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas, will kickoff at 8 p.m. and will be televised nationally by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday.

LSU baseball to take on Stephen F. Austin Tuesday night

No. 3 LSU (10-1) plays to host Stephen F. Austin (3-6) at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium.

Twenty new culinary competitors brave Chef Gordon Ramsay's command in “HELL’S KITCHEN”

Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay welcomes 20 new competitors on the eleventh season premiere of Hell's Kitchen airing Tuesday, March 12 (7:00-8:00 p.m.) on FOX.

“AMERICAN IDOL” gives fans a supervote

In an innovative, fun and engaging new voting feature beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, March 5, American Idol is offering fans the opportunity to “SuperVote&

Louisiana Lottery observes National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation will make a special effort to encourage responsible play during National Problem Gambling Awareness Week, March 3-9.

Congressional sequester threatens food safety, farming industry

There are still lots of questions about when the cuts ordered by Congress' sequester will take effect and how they will be applied. But there is no doubt that everyone will feel their impact.

Gov. Jindal announces Legislative proposal to eliminate boards, commissions

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a legislative proposal to eliminate numerous state boards and commissions that are inactive, can be absorbed by other existing boards or agencies, or have fulfilled their original mission.