Nine Pieces of Furniture Made from Shipping Pallets

Shipping pallets are a plentiful source of wood to reclaim and build with. Since pallets are rough hewn, they lend themselves to rustic pieces of furniture, which happen to be in style right now.

LSU assistant coach arrested after incident at downtown bar

The assistant coach for the LSU women’s basketball team was arrested for allegedly disturbing the peace in a downtown bar.

Vitter introduces “Good Government” bills on first day of 113th Congress

U.S. Sen. David Vitter today introduced several “good government” and reform-minded bills in the U.S.

Resiliency trainer hopes dogs join BJACH staff

If Kathy Adams has her way, the staff at Fort Polk's Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital could soon be living a dog’s life.

Freedom, Nisei Soldiers honored in New Orleans

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans opened its newest wing, the U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 12.

Eight Great Ways to Reuse an Old Ladder

The design potential of an old ladder is unlimited.

Five Cozy Furnished Porch Ideas

Winter is a funny time to be blogging about porches, eh? You know, maybe not. For people who have enclosed porches, winter is a perfectly fine time to cozy up in the semi-outdoors.

Japanese news agency to visit Louisiana to fish, eat Asian Carp

Louisiana will play host to some special visitors starting Tuesday, Jan. 22. Kyoto News, a major news agency in Japan, is sending a team from President Obama's inauguration ceremony straight to Venice, Louisiana.

Avoyelles Parish resident Kirk LaCour named to Upper Lafayette Economic Development Board of Directors

Kirk LaCour, director of the National EMS Academy, has been named to the Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Eight Tips for Scaling Down to a Smaller Home

Downsizing, whether you're doing it voluntarily to simplify your life or if you are doing it out of economic necessity, can be like a giant game of Tetris.