I am incredibly blessed that the fine folks at TSM allow me to do what I enjoy every day. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and he still makes me feel like the prettiest girl in the room (even though I wake up looking like a troll!). I adore him, our three children, and our grand-daughter who calls me "Gigi."
The Most Unique and Most Popular Names for Grandfathers in Acadiana
Grandmothers spend a lot of time considering how they'd like the next generation to address them. Grandfathers, on the other hand, usually don't have much say in their new moniker. That spontaneity gives birth to some interesting and unique results, especially in south Louisiana!
Ringling Bros. Circus To Open in Louisiana Without Animals
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will kick off their 2023 North American Tour in Bossier City, Louisiana. The animals that long-defined "The Greatest Show on Earth" will be conspicuously absent from the production. Feld Entertainment, which owns the circus brand, canceled the popular attraction in 2017, following protests at venues where the circus would be held. Th... Read
Louisiana Blue Cross Blue Shield Policyholders Angry Over Sale
Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana announced earlier this year a desire to sell the non-profit health insurance company to Elevance Health, a for-profit provider. Policyholders are letting the Louisiana Department of Insurance know they aren't happy about it.
Lafayette Approves Buying Beer Early On Sunday
If you'd like to buy or sell beer in Lafayette early on Sundays, you can now. The Lafayette City and Parish Councils approved the joint ordinance to allow the sale or purchase of low-content alcohol at the September 19 meeting.
All You Need to Know About Tinsel & Treasures 2023
Acadiana shoppers head to the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette this weekend for the 2023 Tinsel and Treasures to peruse the offerings of 135 vendors. Whether you want to shop around or enjoy the additional events, we've got all the information and links you need for a wonderful experience.
$10K Grants Available to Louisiana Homeowners
Louisiana Citizens Fair Plan policyholders may be eligible for a grant of up to $10,000 under the Louisiana Fortify Homes Program (LFHP). The program is designed to help homeowners repair or replace their roofs to withstand hurricane-force winds and possibly save on insurance costs.
Youngsville Woman Evades Work-From-Home Scammers
Red flags flew when a prospective employer on a reputable job site requested this information from a Youngsville woman.
Record Drought, Heat to Impact Crawfish Season in Louisiana
The Summer of 2023 was record-breaking, but the heat didn't just affect utility bills. It may adversely impact the upcoming crawfish season in Louisiana.
What Is Lent & Why Do Catholics Do That?
If you were raised in south Louisiana, the question, "did you get your ashes and what are you giving up for Lent?" is not at all strange to you. Nearly a third of the state's population is Catholic.
Tracy’s Bird Rescue (I Hope!)
A cell phone, a box, and wanting to save an animal are the first things you need for what, I hope, are a successful bird rescue.
QUACK! $20,000 Cash & Prizes In Duck Calling Contest!
Quack your way to cash in the duck and goose calling contests during the Louisiana Outdoor Expo this weekend at the Cajun Dome Convention Center!
Texas Police Officers Answer Lip Sync Challenge
Crowley Police Officer Landun Primeaux issued his own lip sync challenge in the early hours of Monday morning, and law enforcement officers from one Texas community responded.
Crowley Police Officer Issues Lip Sync Challenge
Crowley Police Officer Landun Primeaux has thrown down the melodic gauntlet. In fine fashion, he has issued a lip sync challenge to other members of the blue line, specifically those in his department and with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office.
How To Avoid Baton Rouge Traffic If You’re Headed To The Beach This Summer
We all know the worst part of an Alabama or Florida beach vacation is getting through Baton Rouge traffic. Here's how to avoid it!
Watch Matrix Shad Work Underwater!
Ever wonder what the fish see? We know now! Watching the Matrix Shad wriggle under the water is pretty impressive, but the speckled trout it snags is even more impressive!
Southern Salt Outdoors Knows Where To Hunt & Fish
Love to hunt and fish but don't know where to go? Let Southern Salt Outdoors take the guess work out of it!
The Making Of Cajun Lures
When you visit the Louisiana Outdoor Expo, make sure to stop at the Cajun Lures booth. This Acadiana company offers a variety of tackle and artificial bait for fresh and saltwater fishing.
Gary Sinise & The Lt Dan Band To Play At Fort Polk June 9
Did you know that Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will be playing a free concert at Fort Polk on Saturday, June 9? Yes. Gary Sinise, as in the actor who played Lt. Dan in Forrest Gump. And you can go!
What You Need To Fish For Red Snapper In Louisiana
Red snapper season opens Friday, May 25, in both state and federal waters. Anglers who hope to reel them in need to be aware of exactly what they need to be in compliance with state law.
Wrinkles, Lines, And Circles, Oh My! Tracy Wirtz May Have Answers
We all deal with them: pesky lines, wrinkles, dark circles. Even familiar face Tracy Wirtz deals with aging skin. She searched for ways to help and shared with us!