Nearly a dozen home owners in the Springfield area are elevating their houses.
It costs more than a $100,000 per house. The money is often covered by FEMA grants, plus cash from the state and local parishes.
A sewer line broke in a Central neighborhood.
Crews accidentally busted the sewer line, sending hundreds of gallons of raw sewage into the area over the last few days.
The smell took over the neighborhood at the corner of Hooper and Lovett.
Fifteen area schools are reporting cases of swine flu. 13 are in the East Baton Rouge School district. There are two confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus at Dalton Elementary and one case at Pointe Coupee High.
Classes have not been canceled.
One sector of the food industry is doing well in this tough economy. Nationwide, many specialty stores said they've actually seen their business increase. Fresina's Pasta Compan, has seen an 8 percent increase in sales.
The U-S News and World Report recently ranked LSU in the top tier for best colleges, but will the ranking last?
With looming budget cuts Chancellor Michael Martin only hopes his school will continue to compete with the nations best.
The town of Parks, Louisiana has just cut 15 employees from its workforce.
These "employees" already have a new gig lined up. They are moving to a new farm.
For years, the town has used sheep to to keep the grass short in one section of town.