Business

9:45am

Tue April 3, 2012
Business

Nacogdoches poultry transport maker receives agribusiness award

In the 1950s, the Bright Coop "chicken hauler" was made out of hardwood timber from east Texas.
Bright Coop, Inc.

Bright Coop Co., based in Nacogdoches, is undergoing a $2 million expansion in its Viking Trailers division. Vice president Clem Russell says the company is in need of welders and metal fabricators.

10:30am

Fri March 30, 2012
Business

Louisiana Association for the Blind to open a print division

The Louisiana Association for the Blind is building a $3.2 million printing press facility that will create at least 15 jobs for people who are legally blind.

1:26pm

Wed March 28, 2012
Business

Louisiana's nursing jobs stay stable

The Louisiana Center for Nursing released a study examining the workforce trends statewide and found job prospects remained stable during the economic downturn and more positions could open up as Baby Boomers retire.

8:53am

Tue March 13, 2012
Business

Coushatta sawmill bouyed by exports to Middle East

Almond Brothers Lumber resumes shipments to Libya this week. Company co-owner William Almond says its markets for premium yellow pine had dried up during the Arab Spring uprisings.

9:34am

Mon March 5, 2012
Business

Amtrak explores train service between Bossier City and the Metroplex

The first ever study of high-speed passenger rail in Texas is under way. The study will show whether it makes economic sense for Amtrak to run high-speed trains between Shreveport-Bossier and the Metroplex.

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