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ROBERT "ROBBY" L. CANGELOSI JR. HAS BEEN NAMED PRINCIPAL IN CHARGE OF ENGINEERING AND OFFICE MANAGER OF T. BAKER SMITH LLC'S BATON ROUGE OFFICE.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Timeline shows how energy industry violated laws, levee authority attorneys say
Attorneys representing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East have created a "timeline" containing links to documents that they contend show energy companies were aware of the federal and state laws and regulations they were violating in allowing wetlands damages, agency and industry reports outlining the industry's role in that ... (more)
Thu Mar 13, 2014
a Greedy trial lawyersa blamed for drop in drilling in La.
Speakers with Louisiana's most vocal oil and gas industry proponent and a new pro-energy nonprofit told a lunch crowd of about 200 Thursday that a drop in Louisiana on-land drilling in the past few years is directly related to a rise in lawsuits against drillers.
1838 home moved from across the Mississippi River featured in Audubon Pilgrimage
Sunnyside, the home of David and Marla Floyd, is a potpourri of stories from its acquisition by the couple to its move across the Mississippi River from Pointe Coupee to West Feliciana.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
St. Tammany Parish Council fixes zoning situation that left some homeowners in a bind
Homes on the east side of Lafitte Street, just outside the Mandeville city limits, are zoned commercial, not residential, homeowners have learned.
Art for Madisonville an eclectic exhibit
Art for Madisonville showcased an eclectic exhibit at the Town Hall on March 7-9.
Shreveport community news
There will be light refreshments. Information will be available regarding lessons and classes for new players interested in learning how to play the game or refreshing skills for former bridge players.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Action Report: Madame John's Legacy brickwork crumbling
"All of the materials that are utilized in this building, some of them are old ships, and rafts and things that were deconstructed here, because they couldn't go back up the river," said Louisiana State Museums Executive Director Mark Tullos.
Lawmakers agree with most of Gov. Bobby Jindal agenda
Gov. Bobby Jindal spent much of his address opening the 2014 legislative session acknowledging business growth in the state and introducing workers at those businesses who either moved into Louisiana or are staying here because of new business opportunities.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
WGNO-TV New Orleans
Politics and the Levee Board
One of the benefits from hurricane Katrina was the semi-consolidation of the multiple levee boards that crisscrossed south Louisiana.
Judge upholds AG Buddy Caldwell's approval of levee authority's vote in wetlands damage suit
A Baton Rouge judge Monday ruled in favor of Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell in lawsuit by Louisiana Oil & Gas Association challenging Caldwell's approval of an east bank levee authority wetlands damages lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Surrogacy debate returns
As a committee chairman and a fellow Republican, state Rep. Joseph Lopinto usually is in step with Gov. Bobby Jindal on political issues.
Gov. Bobby Jindal outlines session priorities
Gov. Bobby Jindal said aligning Louisiana's educational systems to state workforce needs will be his main priority for the legislative session that begins Monday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Senator files complaint with state supreme court over fundraiser
North Louisiana Senator Robert Adley, R-Benton, says last week's fund raiser by 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark did not make the judicial side of government look good.
Smiley: Thata s show biz
There will be a lot of memories of the late Anne Price dredged up the next few days, so I'll add mine to the mix.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
East bank levee authority nominating committee meets Thursday, but may not choose nominees
An independent nominating committee will meet Thursday to discuss whether and how to select nominees for a seat representing St. Bernard Parish on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East.
Gourmet Galley: Former Louisianians introduce neighbors to flavors of Carnival
Thanks to Beth Sherman Thomas, formerly of Baton Rouge, and her family - husband Robert, twin daughters Morgan and Megan, and son David - you can.
Letter: Group calls for billa s defeat
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans strongly defends independence for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Frigid weather, road closures thin crowds at New Roads parades
A little bit of sleet, some freezing rain and a chilly day didn't stop the small, but hardy group of revelers from lining New Roads streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras.
North Louisiana senator charges Baton Rouge judge with ethics violations
Sen. Robert Adley, pictured here in 2011, has requested the Louisiana Supreme Court to address an alleged ethics violation involving Baton Rouge District Judge Janice Clark.