APCVB announces annual Close to Home Summer Program

The Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will begin the annual Close to Home Summer Program for 2012 on June 15. The program will continue through August 15.

LSU students say loss to Stony Brook hurts

By now the images are probably burned into your memory. The sights and sounds of the Baton Rouge Super Regional won't soon be forgotten.

“MASTERCHEF” top 18 finalists announced

After a nationwide search drew nearly 30,000 hopefuls, the Top Amateur Cooks were flown to Los Angeles for a chance to become America’s next MasterChef

Gordon Ramsay checks inn to “HOTEL HELL”

Gordon Ramsay opens the doors to Hotel Hell with a two-night series premiere event Monday, Aug.

“NEW GIRL” True American Bus Tour hits the road this summer

Initial stops include Boston on June 8-10, New York City on June 13-14, Philadelphia on June 15 and the Jersey Shore on June 16  Follow the Tour at www.Facebook.com/NewGirlSummerTour and on Twitter @N

The Flaming Lips hope to break a World’s Record with show in Baton Rouge

Tickets to one of the most electric shows of the year will go on sale tomorrow and those who attend could be a small part of helping to break a Guinness World Record.

Amanda Bynes asks President Obama for help

After pleading not guilty to a DUI charge Amanda Bynes is asking President Obama to intervene.

Monroe chef wins TV cooking show

A Louisiana chef wins a national cooking competition. Cory Bahr of Monroe takes top prize on the Food Network show Chopped. Raised by his grandparents in northeast Louisiana, he said he wanted to win for them.

Public practice held by Tigers tomorrow at Alex Box for Super Regional

Both teams playing this Friday in the first game of the Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium will practice tomorrow. Practices will be open to the public. The Tigers will practice from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. tomorrow.

Study: Most recent high school grads not in college don't have full-time job

High school seniors just tossed their graduation caps into the air, and are now making plans to start the next phase in their lives. For many, that involves college, but others choose alternate paths.