Statewide News

Design flaw, human errors blamed for Super Bowl blackout

A combination of technical and communication failures contributed to the partial power outage that disrupted this year's Super Bowl, an independent analysis has determined, utility Entergy New Orleans said Thursday.

Grow what you eat; cook what you grow

(StatePoint) Cooking from the garden is not like cooking from the store. There's nothing more tasty, nutritious and satisfying than fresh, homemade meals made from the fruits, vegetables and herbs you grew yourself.

How technology is making books more engrossing for readers

(StatePoint) Are you reading less than you used to? You're not alone.

New methanol production facility to be built in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol (SLM) CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp.

Help protect your home from wicked weather

(StatePoint) With wild weather patterns impacting the country in recent years, homeowners nationwide are constantly on the lookout for better ways to prepare their homes to handle tough weather conditions.

Louisiana receives funding for needs of disabled, low-income people

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

How to keep your land pest-free

(StatePoint) Spending time outdoors can recharge the soul and bring the family together.

Course choice expands educational opportunities for students

Online registration for the Louisiana Course Choice Program at www.LouisianaCourseChoice.net

Signs your teen is in trouble and what to do about it

(StatePoint) Being a teenager is never easy, but for some kids, it is excruciating. For parents, being able to tell the difference between normal growing pains and real trouble is crucial.

Consumers to be aware of unapproved Coast Guard PFDs in marketplace

As Louisiana's busy boating season approaches, many boaters are getting their boats in working order including purchasing the required equipment to keep on board.