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12:11pm

Tue June 26, 2012
Arts

Natchitoches artist praised for wood creations

Artist Michael Yankowski's "Popcorn Bag Box" is made of carved mahogany and painted basswood.

Two wood sculptures by Northwestern State University art professor Michael Yankowski have received honorable mention in the Design in Wood Exhibition under way in Del Mar, Calif. His sculpture, "Spiritus," will be included in Art Melt, set for July 14 in Baton Rouge.

7:30am

Fri June 22, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: On the Norman Rockwell-esque corner drug store

Commentator Archie McDonald remembers a vast drug store inventory with a trusted town pharmacist in the back.

12:03pm

Thu June 21, 2012
Local

Scientific balloons regularly launch from Palestine, Texas

The Louisiana Aerospace Catalyst Experiences for Students (LaACES) program releases a scientific balloon at the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in Palestine, Texas.

Palestine, Texas, is home to NASA's Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility. Universities across Louisiana collaborate on scientific balloon experiments and launch their payloads at Palestine. LSU physics professor Greg Guzik is currently waiting for optimal weather conditions in Palestine to further his own research in high energy astrophysics.

7:35am

Thu June 21, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for June 21, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain talks football this morning. No, not the NFL, College or even High School football, but American "Soccer" and the U.S. teams phenomenal performances of late.

11:34am

Wed June 20, 2012
Business

Maginnis: La. economy stable if lawmakers 'do no harm'

Louisiana political commentator and journalist John Maginnis addressed Shreveport area business leaders about the economic health of the Bayou State. He spoke at an economic outlook conference put on by LSU Shreveport's Center for Business and Economic Research. He said Louisiana is faring OK amid a still sluggish U.S. economy.

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