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
A few months ago, Baton Rouge Area Chamber CEO Adam Knapp sat down with local food blogger Jay Ducote with one idea in mind: promoting Capital Area Transit Systems' new routes and buses. The best way Knapp and Ducote thought of getting more people...
DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Foodies
In less than a month, Fête Rouge will give residents and patrons a taste of some of the best food in the Capital City. The event kicks off with the Grace "Mama" Marino Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner honoring Jay Campbell Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7...
DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Calendar
In his latest column, Business Report Publisher Rolfe McCollister Jr. says there are a lot of critics, pundits and politicians who "constantly go on about the state budget every year and about how our use of funds is risky for Louisiana."...
DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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
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
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
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
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