Clever Uses: Buttons, Baubles and Beads

Most of us have a drawer, box or other spot where we throw slightly damaged, or even perfectly good, bits and bobs that we’re not quite sure what to do with.

Getting Jiggy With the Jigsaw

If you're interested in dabbling in a variety of DIY projects, and your budget has room for just one power tool, the jigsaw is your best bet, hands down.

Louisiana native wins Bachelor of the Year award

A Baton Rouge lawyer is coming home tonight with a new title: Bachelor of the Year. Ryan Chenevert won a national contest held by Cosmopolitan magazine.

The Advantages of Buying a Used Laundry Dryer

My old clothes dryer was a GE and it lasted close to 18 years.  So when it came time to get a replacement I was looking for another GE model or one of the b

Tiger Stadium takes first step to becoming 3rd largest stadium in SEC

Tiger Stadium is going to be even bigger, and even tougher for opposing teams. LSU broke ground on the new addition to the south end zone this afternoon.

Clever Uses for Dried Beans

You may have passed dried beans in the bulk section at the store or pre-bagged and ready for sale with other dry goods without a thought, but they actually have a lot of uses, and not just edible ones.

Tips for Brewing Your Own Hard Cider

In some parts of the country, hard cider has grown from a down-home project to a mass-marketed trendy drink. To brew your own requires few materials outside of care and cleanliness.

Bad tires cause Miss. Community College van to crash on I-12, 9 injured

A passenger van from a Mississippi community college crashed on I-12 near Robert, La. Investigators believe poor tire condition may have caused the crash, and officials with the college say a full investigation will be launched.

Sports Illustrated investigates Tyrann Mathieu's rise and fall

Sports Illustrated Senior Writers Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel get inside the world of former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, one of college football’s most exciting players last season who was kicked off the team in August for multipl

Budgeting to Decorate a New House

Over the years, I've had many clients, or potential clients, who purchased a new house without planning for the cost of decorating it.