Statewide News

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.

How to make healthful eating fit your daily routine

(StatePoint) Eating right is essential to keeping your body running at its best. But nutrition advice doesn't always account for people's varied lifestyles, health needs and tastes.

State income tax form offers paper-check option for refunds

Louisiana taxpayers can choose a paper check for their state income tax refunds beginning with returns filed for the 2012 tax year.

How to Find the Right Doctor for your Cosmetic Procedure

(StatePoint) Everyone has heard about a cosmetic procedure that left a patient unsatisfied or worse. But don't let those anecdotes scare you. There are plenty of qualified, talented doctors available for every procedure.

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

Tabasco CEO Paul McIlhenny dies

Paul McIlhenny, the chairman and chief executive of the company that makes Tabasco sauce, has died. He was 68.