One Baton Rogue woman whose spirit radiates through the vibrant and quirky art she taught herself to create has blossomed into a successful business. It all started as community service, but that service is now rewarding her beyond her wildest dreams.
The craft dates back to Medieval times when brawny men folded hot iron into legendary weapons like King Arthur’s Excalibur or William Wallace’s broadsword. Today, the younger generation has found the art of blacksmithing and knife-making. One of the trade’s rising starts is based out of Loranger.
Only about 1,000 people live in the town of Arnaudville, and yet these days, it has become a bit of a tourist destination. Visitors from all over the world are visiting Acadiana to sink their teeth in something... sinful.
One Baton Rouge carnival krewe literally takes its costumes to new heights every year. The Mystic Krewe of Apollo’s annual Bal Masque is known for larger than life creations that bounce down the runway.
Fire crackles in the fireplace as J.D. Kent sits down to his afternoon reading. Spectacles perched on the bridge of his nose, J.D. lifts a worn sheet of paper from the end table next to his rocking chair. On the paper, a list of names he has kept for 25 years.
Earlier this year, we introduced you to an amazing Port Allen High School student. Some might say she has a physical disability but she doesn't let it stop her from lviing life with gusto. A viewer saw our original story and shared a special gift from someone with a similar spirit.
For more than 100 years, Carville was the destination for leprosy patients from all over the country. The National Leprosarium closed in the 1990s and its last patients left just a few years ago, but their stories live on in the National Hansen’s Disease Museum.
If you have a hummingbird feeder, now is the time to fill it up. It’s peak season for the tiny birds. The Tunica Hills area near St. Francisville happens to be one of the best spots in the country to see them.
A bright spot during Hurricane Barry came during an emergency briefing provided by Ascension Parish leaders. It wasn’t anything officials actually said, but it was the expressive gesturing of sign language interpreter, Ari Latino, that captured everyone’s attention.
Mike the Tiger, not the mascot, but the tiger himself, has almost 230,000 followers on social media and posts a picture of himself every weekday. But since he’s a tiger, he’s probably getting some help.
Local published illustrator, Mason Sibley, still enjoys drawing classic Disney animated characters and superheroes. That’s because Mason is only 16 years old. His drawing “career” began at an early age.
It’s not quite summer in south Louisiana until customers satisfy their sweet tooth at a snoball stand. With a different stand on almost every corner, for some, it’s just part of growing up in the area, while others say it’s one of those must-hit spots on their annual trip home to visit family.
It’s the ultimate man versus nature showdown 50 miles northwest of Baton Rouge. It’s the story of Old River, and a man who was there in 1973 when it was feared the Mississippi River might change its course.