According to USA Today LSU ranks seventh in the nation in athletic department earnings.
LSU athletics are entirely self supported taking no state tax dollars and no student fees. It is one of only seven schools in the country to do that.
There were rumors that there was going to be a big 'American Idol' shake-up, but before anything was made official Randy Jackson has given the show his walking papers. Jackson announced today that Season 12 will be his last on the hit show.
Country superstar Alan Jackson closed out George Jones' funeral service in Nashville last Thursday with a fitting version of 'He Stopped Loving Her Today.' Now, the Grand Ole Opry has placed the video online for fans to enjoy.
Florida Georgia Line have seen their lives change as a result of the mind-blowing popularity of their hit single 'Cruise,' which not only reached No. 1 and went Double Platinum, but it also spawned a hugely successful remix that featured rapper Nelly. In the wake of that crossover success, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard are making an appearance on the rapper's upcoming album.
THE B.A.A.K Benefit Day is June 1st. There will be two separate poker runs. One will be a traditional poker run and the other will be a dry run. There are also lots of other fun things scheduled for this great benefit.
The Buccaneers will be leaving the City of Lake Charles this Sunday and returning the command to Mayor Randy Roach thus ending Contraband Days 2013. Even though they made us walk the plank when they took over the city, I don't think they will walk the plank when the mayor takes over. Don't seem fair. But anyway there's still a big weekend of Contraband Days left and it's full of fun with great food and entertainment. Check out this weekend's schedule.
In a recent study, researchers had people track their workouts using "social gaming," where you earn prizes for working out. Not surprisingly, after 10 weeks, the people who played the games exercised more often, AND lost more weight.
Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children. State law requires all vehicle occupants, including children, to be properly restrained in all seating positions day and night. Many injuries and deaths can be prevented by properly using child safety seats.
Lori Primeaux-Coleman hadn't ever won anything in her life, really. Nothing big. So she enters the "Wake Up With Al" contest with the Today Show on NBC. Doesn't expect to win. And then, suddenly, she did. And now Lori's on national TV and America's most famous weatherman -- Al Roker -- is hanging out in her office. She's a celebrity, and she's turning Carlyss upside down.
Southwest Louisiana is going to be on the national stage today as we will be represented this morning on NBC's 'The Today Show' for the series 'Wake up with Al'.
Lorie Coleman along with Patrick Scott Coleman and James Stanley from the Carlyss fire department appeared on the show a couple weeks ago as one of the three finalist for the "Wake up with Al" contest where Al Roker will come to your house and do the weather. Now Al and NBC is here.
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