The parent holding companies of Baton Rouge-based banks Business First and American Gateway have inked a definitive agreement under which American Gateway Financial Corp. will be merged with and into Business First Bancshares Inc., the banks jointly...
DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report Breaking News
People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as Governor what would it be?
DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
In his latest guest column, Gov. Bobby Jindal outlines why he's fighting against Common Core in a battle that has frayed the governor's relationship with Superintendent of Education John White, as well as the Board of Elementary and Secondary...
DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Having an assortment of staples in your closet is the first step to being fashionable. One of those staples everyone has always sworn by is a white oxford shirt. Personally, after several years of private school uniforms, the idea of wearing a white...
DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: On Trend
The upcoming Fox Studios reboot of Marvel's popular and long-running comic franchise The Fantastic Four, shooting now in Baton Rouge, will not be your typical superhero movie, says the film's acclaimed star Michael B. Jordan. In fact, the...
DATE: July 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
In its annual analysis of children's overall well-being, the 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book ranks Louisiana No. 47 overall in the nation—ahead of just Nevada, New Mexico and Mississippi. The report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation...
DATE: July 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
In this issue of Business Report, Beard Construction Group is ranked No. 63 in the Top 100 List of Private Companies, up from No. 86 in 2013. But its president, James "Jim" Beard, isn't one to rest on laurels: "I always seem to be focused on...
DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Executive Spotlight
Let's begin this post with a question we all know the answer to. How many of you have Netflix binge sessions on the regular? Yeah, we do too. And after watching all seven seasons of Mad Men in one week, you notice the way these guys dress is...
DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Girls Can Tell
Among those who sew, Baton Rouge-based Allbrands.com is one of the best-known purveyors of sewing machines and related equipment, with five stores in Louisiana and an Internet presence that has dominated the market since the early days of the World...
DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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