Mike Osmond of the World Wildlife Fund described the International Smart Gear Competition contest to create gear for reducing bycatch — anything a commercial boat or angler isn’t trying to catch. There’s a $30,000 grand prize, two $10,000 prizes and two $7,500 prizes. This year’s deadline for entries is Aug. 31, he said.
That number hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state’s unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent. That tied for the seventh-lowest rate in the nation.
None of the fire department personnel in the building at the time were injured. Murray said the truck stopped once it collided with the building’s “fire wall” or the wall that separates the engine room from the station’s living quarters.
BATON ROUGE — A bill approved by the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday would let the Board of Regents
The No. 17 Ragin’ Cajuns sent the Cowgirls back to Lake Charles on a sour note with a walk-off home run to pull out a 5-4
McNeese State will open the 2015 football season at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The game is set for Sept. 5, the schools announced Wednesday.