Fort Polk unit demonstrates assembly of improved ribbon bridge

Sometimes when you come to a waterway, there's no way to cross it. Soldiers from the 814th Multi-Role Bridge Company of Fort Polk, La., demonstrate how they eliminate that problem.

Should you rent to friends?

Landlords are often faced with friends interested in renting their properties, which can create a potentially delicate social situation.

10 Uses for a Rusty Old Rake Head

 There was a time long ago that when a shovel or rake handle broke, you went to the hardware store, bought a new handle and installed it into the old rake head.

Economists say fiscal cliff will touch almost every American

While politicians in Washington have yet to reach a solution on the fiscal cliff local economist Loren Scott says if they can't come to a deal, it's you that will suffer.

New propsal could mean tuition increases for four year schools

A committee has decided to move forward with a proposal that could give schools like LSU the okay to decide their own tuition. The board of regents will have the final say on that proposal Thursday.

NFL Experience tickets to go on sale today

The NFL Experience driven by GMC, pro football’s interactive theme park, announced that tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, December 5.

Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Bayou State skeet shooter Cailtin Connor among nation’s best

Bayou State native Caitlin Connor has established a name for herself in the world of competitive shotgun shooting. A member of the USA Shooting National Team, Connor is gunning for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.

FOX books “MURDER POLICE” with 13-episode order

FOX has picked up Murder Police, a new animated comedy that follows a dedicated, but inept detective and his colleagues – some perverted, some corrupt, some just plain lazy – in a twisted city precinct. David A.

American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center celebrates milestone

Since their opening last fall, the American Cancer Society’s two Cancer Resource Centers in Alexandria have helped more than 139 cancer patients. In addition, the centers at Christus St.