Louisiana river shippers worry about Midwestern drought

Barge captains running cargo up and down the Mississippi through the Midwestern corridor all have similar stories to tell these days.

Crawfish season looking good due to excessive rain, high temps

Southern Louisiana had more rainfall this summer compared to the past 2 years, so crawfish reproduction is at an all time high, numbers and size.

Time to set resolutions and stick with them

Most people say their New Year resolutions are to get healthy, eat better, loose weight, or tone up - but staying on track, for most it’s always a struggle.

Contest scores you a Super Bowl Halftime experience with Beyoncé

Scoring sideline seats at Super Bowl XLVII would be a dream come true for many football fans. Imagine winning a spot on the halftime stage next to megastar Beyoncé. YOU CAN!

La. First Lady announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today the artwork that was selected for display in Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of Dec

DNR Secretary Chustz says Atchafalaya Basin water project completed

Dredging work at Dog Leg Canal in the Atchafalaya Basin has been completed, announced officials with the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today.

Lake Charles plant fire causes shutdown, millions in damage

PPG Industries in Lake Charles today declared a force majeure for its vinyl chloride monomer after a Christmas Eve fire shut down the production unit.

Falling off the 'Fiscal Cliff' could cost your family over $100 a paycheck

If a deal on the fiscal cliff isn't reached soon you could be seeing some unwelcome tax increases on your next pay check.

'Tis the season to donate those unwanted giftcards or presents

What if you knew you wanted to give back this season but couldn't financially? Well, did you get some gift cards to a store or two you that you're sure you'll never use? Stop right there.

LSU Tiger football team visits Children's Hospital in Atlanta

LSU Head Coach Les Miles and his Tigers showed their softer side today in Atlanta. The team visited the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital just four days before their bowl matchup with Clemson.