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.

Five Unbelievable Ski Houses for Sale

Spotted on Homes of the Rich, the $18.5 million Starwood Estate in Aspen, Colorado is quite a specimen, and if you happen to have $18.5 milli

10 Clever Uses For Toilet Paper Tubes

There’s a tube at the center of every roll of toilet paper. And there are many, many rolls of toilet paper.

Recycling center points Fort Polk toward Net Zero Waste 2020

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” has become a household phrase; yet being a steward of the environment sometimes takes a backseat when life gets busy.

Lone ‘egg man’ quits job at Atlanta airport after incident with Saints’ bus

A restaurant worker is taking the blame for egging the New Orleans Saints’ bus as it left the Atlanta International Airport. We’re told the employee quit his job and officials have “closed the case.”

Two LSU Tigers named to first team AP All-SEC team

Kevin Minter and Eric Reid landed on the AP's first team All-SEC defensive team for their stellar play in 2012. Sam Montgomery, Bennie Logan, Keke Mingo and Craig Loston all made the second team.

Over 7,000 jobs to be created due to largest manufacturing investment in state’s history

Today Sasol Ltd. Announced plans to invest between $16 billion and $21 billion in an integrated GTL and ethane cracker complex in Westlake. The facility is expected to create roughly 1,253 direct jobs and roughly 5,886 indirect jobs.