Every spring, professional golfers come to Acadiana to tee up for the Louisiana Open golf tournment at Le Triomphe golf club. The winning golfer walks away with a big pile of cash -- but there's not just one winner.
An Acadiana food staple is threatened by this past summer's drought. The drought decreased yields of wheat, which farmers use to feed pigs. The price of raising the animals rose, and supply continues to decline.
People living in the mandatory evacuation area for the Assumption Parish sinkhole have the option to lower property value of their home for the 2012 tax year, according to the parish's tax assesor's office.
Three years ago, a federal court found the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responsible for the catastrophic flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
On Monday, an appeals court threw that decision out.