Statewide News

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

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.

Alabama hostage situation ends with boy saved and kidnapper dead

A 5-year-old child abducted from a school bus six days ago is safe and his kidnapper is dead, ending a nearly week-long ordeal for a little boy, his family and a small Alabama town.

Unknown shooter murders Texan prosecutor outside courthouse

Mark Hasse "had an absolute passion for putting away bad guys, and he enjoyed nothing better," his boss said.