Using a Circular Saw Like a Pro

In terms of versatility, the circular saw is king among power saws, but it's also a classic example of a jack of all trades, master of none.

DIY Concrete Counter Tops Are a Lot of Work

When brave, experienced “Do It Yourselfers” think of a concrete countertop project, it seems easy and inexpensive, nothing to be intimidated by, just mix some cement, pour,

My Amazing DIY Solar Generator

I remember the inspiration for building my solar generator clearly. It was close to 20 years ago and we were camping at the dunes in Oregon. Our campground neighbor, in a huge RV, ran his generator for about 2 hours one evening.

Extremely Crunchy: Re-Usable Toilet Paper

You think I’m totally gross, right? I know, I get it. “Wait, reusable WHAT?” is probably how your thought process went.

Angola inmate out hundreds after becoming victim of theft

The annual Angola Prison Rodeo is underway every weekend this month, but on the first Sunday of the arts and crafts show, one inmate is learning the hard way what it's like to be the victim of a crime.

How to Choose a New Stove and Oven

“Considerations when picking out a new stove often have to do with whether you are buying one for the first time or not,” said Josh Gralenski, assistant sales manager for

Considerations When Choosing a Water Heater

When choosing a water heater for your home, you may want to consider the number of appliances you have, size of the household, environmental concerns, and economic factors before making a decision.

Former Tiger Kevin Faulk retires from NFL

Former LSU Tiger Kevin Faulk was hoping to play another season in the NFL, but Tuesday he called it quits after 13 seasons of professional football.

Protecting yourself and your home from a fire

It's National Fire Prevention Week and firefighters across the country are asking you to be ready for a fire.

NFL reaffirms player suspensions in Saints' bounty case

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the suspensions Tuesday he originally issued on the four players involved in the New Orleans Saints' bounty program.