There is a plant fire at the Renewable Energy Group off Highway 30 in Geismar, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. The fire has been contained. Two people were injured and taken to the hospital.
Republican and Democrat state lawmakers are used to fighting over votes, but in a few weeks they will compete to benefit the families of fallen soldiers. Tiger Stadium will be the stage for the 2nd annual "Truce for Troops" Bowl as legislators face off in a flag football game.