News roundup: La. weekly rig count up six … LSU the leader in underclassmen lost to NFL draft … Investar’s Q2 earnings fall
On the up and up: The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in Louisiana is up six this week. In its latest weekly report, released this afternoon, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number...
DATE: July 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
In the new 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. As he tells the magazine for...
DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
It's hard to imagine a more experienced hotelier than Robert Mercer. As Business Report details in its new Executive Spotlight feature on Mercer, he had nearly 50 years of experience in the business when he took the helm at the Renaissance...
DATE: July 07, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Baton Rouge entrepreneur Scott Van Kerkhove is a political anomaly: a Republican who takes the dangers of man-made climate change seriously. Not because he thinks there's definitive proof on either side of the issue, but because he thinks the...
DATE: July 07, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Our bodies are all a little different, and people react differently to different foods, but there are also some rules that pretty much apply to everyone.
DATE: June 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
Bin Q, the liquor shop formerly known as Cuban Liquor (3911 Perkins Road), will...
DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Roundup
Cynthia Rougeou begins each workday at the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System with a Diet Dr. Pepper. On the best days, she tells Business Report in its new Executive Spotlight feature, that kick-start is "followed by interacting...
DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Jerry Passman suspects building is in his DNA. As he tells Business Report for its latest Executive Spotlight feature, his grandfather was a builder. And his father, Bobby Passman, launched Passman Homes in 1971. "He paid me 50 cents to sweep...
DATE: June 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The ladies vying for the 2014 title of Miss USA have gathered in Baton Rouge! The pageant airs Sunday at 7 p.m. on NBC, live from the River Center. But before the new winner is crowned, be sure to check out inRegister's exclusive interview...
DATE: June 05, 2014 | CATEGORY: (AR) Health & Beauty
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