"Argo," the retelling of the dramatic rescue of American diplomats during the Iran hostage crisis, and "Les Miserables," a big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical, were the big winners at this year's Golden Globes.
A small film from Louisiana has made a big impression ever since it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival last year. “Beasts of the Southern Wild” has been nominated for four categories in the 85th Annual Academy Awards.
Louisiana Lottery officials say nobody won the major jackpots in Wednesday night's drawings.
Wednesday's multistate Powerball jackpot was $50 million. It goes to an estimated $60 million for Saturday's drawing.
Parade goers have already started counting down the days for the largest tourism event for Louisiana.
Fat Tuesday will be held this year on February 12. This is the day before Ash Wednesday, which notes the first day of Lent.