When buying used, make sure it wasn’t flooded

With thousands of cars damaged by hurricanes, like Katrina and Sandy, he says consumers need to look out for tricks some insurance companies play to try and sell these vehicles anyway.

American Cancer Society celebrates graduation of new volunteers

The American Cancer Society recently celebrated the graduation of the newest volunteers in the Community Health Advisor (CHA) program.

Miss. Ag. Commissioner Hyde-Smith secures important products for Miss. beekeepers

Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of two emergency exemptions to help Mississippi beekeepers control damaging varroa mite infestations in hone

La. GOHSEP recaps hurricane season

The Atlantic Hurricane season ended on November 30, but the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness cautions Louisiana residents to stay mindful of potential hazards that could affect their homes and families, es

Local study finds bedroom TV viewing increases risk of obesity in children

A new research study from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center found that having a bedroom TV and TV viewing time were related to childhood obesity, and specifically high waist circumference.

"Johnny Heisman" apparel flying off store shelves in Texas

Johnny Manziel may have won the Heisman award in New York but he's not the only one winning.

Vitter announces $18.1 Million grant for South Fort Polk Elementary School

U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced today that the U.S. Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) will award an $18,070,606 grant to the Vernon Parish School Board in Leesville.

Saints players get bounty suspensions lifted by Tagliabue

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Tuesday that he will vacate the player suspensions in the Saints bounty investigation.