Lufkin's deputy city manager says the Pines Theater renovation will be completed near the end of the year, at a cost of $1.7 million. The city purchased the 1920s-era building in 2007.
Rice farmers in the four-parish Central Louisiana region are creating an association that will give them direct representation on the state's rice board.
Members will meet Jan. 25 in Bunkie with the USA Rice Federation.
Commentator Gary Joiner draws a link between the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1873 Great Raft logjam on the Red River.
Andrew Upshaw graduated from Stephen F. Austin State. He is the first collegiate angler to compete in the "Super Bowl" fishing competition, the Bassmaster Classic in Bossier City, Feb. 24-26.
Commentator Archie McDonald spices up his "Friday Morning Follies" with news of a now defunct nightclub in his neck of the woods.