Home Bank execs help with breast cancer fundraiser

It was certainly a sight to see on Kaliste Saloom Road the other day. A car wash with Home Bank executives scrubbing cars.

2011 Regular Session starts with a $1.6 billion dollar shortfall

Louisiana is facing a $1.6 billion dollar shortfall and work to close that gap began yesterday. The start of the 2011 Regular Session comes just two weeks after a bitter redistricting battle.

Jindal addresses legislators

Governor Jindal stayed away from telling the state how to eliminate the budget deficit but in his opening address he did stand by his promise saying he has no plans to up taxes.

Dardenne challenges House and Senate to losing weight eating seafood

Aside from the budget and new laws, the House and Senate have been hit with another challenge, weight loss. Jay Dardenne wants both sides to compete to see who can be the biggest loser by the end of the session in June.

Huge wins for Ragin Cajuns' baseball team this weekend

The home team was able to take two from their Sunbelt rival South Alabama including a thriller in extra innings Saturday night. The two teams were tied in the league standings going into easter weekend.

Lamar Advertising is going green

A Louisiana company is going to new heights to save energy by going green! Lamar Advertising a locally based national billboard company, is going to rebuild approximately 1500 billboards using energy efficient technology!

It's back to work for Louisiana lawmakers

The 2011 Legislative Sessions started at noon Friday It runs through to June 23rd up until 6:00 pm. The house has already prefiled almost 600 different bills. The senate has prefiled just over 250.

Should Louisiana drivers be allowed to use their cell phones while driving?

Representative Austin Badon of New Orleans wants to make that illegal. Badon thinks people should only be able to talk on their phones while on the road if they are using a Bluetooth or wireless device.

More rallies to legalize marijuana to come

There are more rallies in the works for those in favor of legalizing marijuana in Louisiana. A rally was held in Lafayette on Wednesday but it was disappointing to organizers.

People around the world celebrate Earth Day on Good Friday

This year's Earth Day was used as platform to educate others about the important enviromental issues facing our planet.