February 27, 2015 4:54 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU shifted its baseball schedule for the second time in two weeks due to concerns about bad weather.
The Tigers moved their baseball game scheduled for this Sunday against Princeton to a Saturday doubleheader. The first game will start at 4 p.m. CT, with the second... more »
February 15, 2015 5:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Predictions of nasty weather Monday and on Mardi Gras have prompted Houma authorities to move three parades scheduled those days up to Sunday, so four were rolling. That's the number already scheduled Sunday in New Orleans, with two more Monday night and four on Mardi Gras. New... more »
December 25, 2014 10:47 AM
UNDATED - The Bowl barrage takes a break today for Christmas. It resumes tomorrow with three games on the schedule. In the Heart of Dallas Bowl 8-4 Louisiana Tech meets 6-6 Illinois. Rutgers takes a 7-5 mark into the Quick Lane Bowl against 6-6 North Carolina. The St. Petersburg Bowl... more »
December 22, 2014 12:42 PM
With five of the six playoff slots in the NFC and four in the AFC decided, some would think much of the drama of the schedule's final week has been removed. Think again. All nine of the teams already qualified for the Super Bowl chase have something to play for... more »
November 3, 2014 11:57 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference's TV schedule Monday gave LSU football fans an early Christmas present: every game in the 2014 season will be a night game.
The SEC announced No. 14 LSU (7-2) will face Arkansas (4-5) on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. CT in Fayetteville on... more »
September 3, 2014 2:40 PM
This weekend's SEC lineup doesn't hold much national appeal, unless the scheduling backfires. After opening with some made-for-TV games, the Southeastern Conference's Week 2 lineup includes several games that shape up to be lopsided mismatches. Texas A&M versus Lamar doesn't hold quite the same appeal as the Aggies' inaugural SEC... more »
August 15, 2014 6:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - The new SEC Network highlighted its second day of operation Friday night by announcing the 18-game Southeastern Conference men's basketball schedules for the 14-team league, including the list of dates and games for Coach Johnny Jones and his LSU Tigers.
The schedule is highlighted by a... more »
August 12, 2014 5:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - With the kids going back to school, a do-it-yourself expert recommended keeping a weekly schedule board to keep track of your children's activities.
Julie Laperouse from www.screamingpeacock.net said a monthly calendar is not nearly as effective as a weekly schedule.
Laperouse used these tools to... more »
April 24, 2014 7:39 AM
NEW ORLEANS - The NFL released team schedules for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. The Saints have several exciting primetime match-ups.
That includes a pair of Monday Night Football games in a month's span. The Black and Gold take on the Baltimore Ravens at home on November 24th and... more »
February 5, 2014 11:33 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU has told students canceled classes due to winter storms in January will be made-up on Saturdays.
It allows "other dates in the semester to stay as planned, such as Spring Break, final exams, graduation and Spring Intersession," the school wrote in a memo Wednesday.
On... more »
November 6, 2013 11:23 AM
BATON ROUGE - The future matchup between the LSU and Oklahoma football teams will be re-scheduled. LSU and Oklahoma were scheduled to play a home and home series in 2018 and 2019 with the Tigers traveling to Norman, Oklahoma first and the Sooners coming to Tiger Stadium the following year.... more »
September 18, 2013 1:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's game against Furman on Oct. 26 in Tiger Stadium will be televised on TigerVision, the school's pay-per-view network.
Kickoff for the Homecoming contest between LSU and Furman is set for 6 p.m. For the first time, LSU will offer the TigerVision telecast in high-definition.
... more »
September 3, 2013 10:39 AM
UNDATED - By the end of the day, there will be a sole leader in the American League West. Oakland and Texas will break their first-place tie when the meet tonight as part of a full 15-game slate in the majors. The Athletics have won seven of eight, including last... more »
September 2, 2013 3:25 PM
GONZALES - The Ascension Festivals and Cultural Council announced Monday the event schedule for the upcoming 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival.
The event will be held from Friday, September 27 until Sunday, September 29 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.
Activities for this year's festival include... more »
August 22, 2013 1:33 PM
RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech has added Auburn to its 2014 non-conference football schedule. The game, which will be the 13th installment in the series, will be held on Sept. 27 at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. The two teams last played in the 2009 season opener. The last time... more »
August 21, 2013 10:25 AM
BATON ROUGE - Though this year's college football season has yet to begin, LSU fans today got a look at who the Tigers will face next year.
The Southeastern Conference released their 2014 league schedule today, and there are some changes in store for LSU.
The Tigers replace... more »
July 16, 2013 3:01 PM
HOOVER, Al. - Florida head coach Will Muschamp told reporters at SEC Media Days Tuesday he was flat-out "tired of talking about scheduling," but the questions won't go away.
Especially when LSU's cross-divisional opponent is one of the perennial powers in the SEC East - Florida.
SEC Commissioner... more »
July 16, 2013 1:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's home opener for the 2013 season against UAB will kick off at 6 p.m. CT on Sept. 7, and be televised on ESPNU.
The SEC announced the time Tuesday as part of the league's release of the early season TV schedule.
LSU's game against... more »
July 11, 2013 10:36 AM
UNDATED - There are five day games being played in big league baseball this afternoon. Tampa is out for its seventh straight win and the Rays have just the man for the job on the mound in Matt Moore. He enters the contest against Minnesota with a record of 12-3.... more »
July 10, 2013 10:34 AM
UNDATED - There are three afternoon games being contested in Major League Baseball. All three games feature National League clubs as the Braves face the Marlins in Miami, Milwaukee is home to the Reds and the Mets play the Giants in San Francisco. The hottest team in baseball right now... more »
July 5, 2013 3:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - New regulations are putting the brakes on the amount of hours a trucker can drive each week.
The restrictions went into effect Monday, reducing the time a trucker could drive from 82 hours a week to 70. Another requirement is that drivers have to take a... more »
July 5, 2013 10:26 AM
UNDATED - A weekend showdown between the top two teams in the AL Central gets underway tonight in Cleveland where the Tigers are visiting. Detroit has won three in a row to help take a game-and-a-half lead over the Indians. Justin Masterson gets the nod for the home team, trying... more »
July 1, 2013 10:21 AM
UNDATED - A couple of major league baseball streaks are put on hold today with a limited schedule in the bigs. Pittsburgh gets the day off to savor its nine-game winning streak, while Colorado's Michael Cuddyer puts his 27-game hitting streak on hold because the Rockies are idle. That clears... more »
May 28, 2013 4:07 PM
DESTIN, Fl. - Alabama coach Nick Saban has a strong - and seemingly solitary - stance on the Southeastern Conference potentially moving to a nine-game league schedule. Saban says he would like to see the SEC expand from eight to nine games, an opinion that surely will draw debate and... more »
April 18, 2013 9:01 PM
METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints will open the NFL regular season at home against Atlanta, and their schedule includes four night games. The schedule, released by the league on Thursday night, features a Monday night home game against Miami on Sept. 30 and a Sunday night home game against... more »
April 5, 2013 4:17 PM
BATON ROUGE- A leader of the panel recently appointed in response to the Bayou Corne area sinkhole says the group will follow a "very aggressive" schedule to make recommendations on when evacuated residents can return to their homes.
Gary Hecox stressed the need for quick work at the 13-member... more »
April 4, 2013 4:46 PM
METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints' 2013 preseason schedule is comprised of four AFC opponents, including a nationally televised game at Houston. New Orleans' preseason schedule, which was released Thursday, begins with a pair of home game against Kansas City and Oakland, followed by road games against the Texans and... more »
March 29, 2013 10:25 AM
UNDATED - The New Orleans Hornets are the lucky team to face the Miami Heat after the Heat suffered their first loss after that 27-game winning streak. Tonight in the Crescent City the Hornets are playing host to the Heat, who were beaten by the Bulls in Chicago two nights... more »
March 27, 2013 10:48 AM
LAFAYETTE - Officials at ULL have released the Ragin Cajuns' football schedules through 2016.
The team is set to face off against the Southern Jaguars this August in their season opener at home.
The Cajuns also secured home-and-home series against Boise State and Louisiana Tech. Athletic director Scott... more »
March 21, 2013 10:32 AM
UNDATED - There are 16 second round games on the first full day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament with the action getting started with the Midwest Regional at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Third seed Michigan State and 14th-seeded Valparaiso have the first tip off. Not long afterwards, sixth-seeded... more »
February 11, 2013 10:48 AM
UNDATED - The top team in action in men's college basketball in the AP Top 25 is No. 5 Kansas. The Jayhawks are at home to play No. 13 Kansas State.
The Jayhawks have lost three in a row and are in danger of their longest losing streak in... more »
February 7, 2013 10:43 AM
UNDATED - Indiana, the top team in The Associated Press poll, is on the road tonight in Champaign for a game with Illinois.
The Hoosiers, who are 20-2, staked claim to the No. 1 ranking with an 81-73 win over then No. 1 Michigan on Saturday. The only other... more »
January 24, 2013 2:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - Here's a list of Mardi Gras parades and their routes in Baton Rouge and the surrounding area.
Click on the links for each parade's website with more information, including maps of the parade routes.
Feb. 8, 7 p.m. - Krewe of Southdowns "Time Machine" Starts... more »
January 24, 2013 10:38 AM
UNDATED - There are only three games being played tonight in the NBA. The Pacific Division leading Clippers take their 32-11 record to Phoenix to face the Suns while Atlantic Division leader New York is in Boston to play the Celtics. In the final game, Orlando is home to Toronto.... more »
January 14, 2013 10:48 AM
UNDATED - The Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes are among the NHL teams to have their first practices today. Many teams went back to work yesterday after the 113-day NHL lockout officially ended. There's not much time to get ready for a 48-game sprint of a season -... more »
January 14, 2013 10:44 AM
UNDATED - One game is a rematch. The other might feel like one - at least to one of the teams. For the second straight year in the AFC, the New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. In the... more »
January 11, 2013 10:39 AM
UNDATED - There are 11 games on the schedule this evening in the NBA. In Memphis the top two teams in the Southwest Division are squaring off as the Grizzlies play host to the Spurs. San Antonio comes in with a 2 ½ game lead over the Grizzlies. The 20-14... more »
January 3, 2013 10:38 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. - College football's never-ending bowl schedule continues tonight with the Fiesta Bowl. It features two teams that were in the national championship discussion before each suffered a late-season loss. Fifth-ranked Oregon meets No. 7 Kansas State in a meeting of 11-1 clubs. The Wildcats and Ducks are both... more »
December 19, 2012 10:40 AM
UNDATED - Duke is in action tonight for the first time since climbing to the top of the Associated Press men's basketball poll. The Blue Devils carry a season-opening nine-game winning streak into their game against visiting Cornell. No. 11 Cincinnati takes on Xavier for the first time since their... more »
December 10, 2012 10:28 AM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - There's a good matchup of AFC teams this evening in the Monday Night game.
Visiting Houston tops the South Division with 11 wins and 1 defeat while New England leads the East with 9 wins and 3 setbacks. The Patriots have wrapped up their division while... more »
November 23, 2012 10:48 AM
UNDATED - It's back to basketball after the NBA took a day off yesterday to celebrate Thanksgiving. Play resumes tonight with 12 games on the schedule including the two teams with the best record in the league. The Knicks visit Houston, while Memphis hosts the Lakers. New York and the... more »
November 13, 2012 3:41 PM
PLAQUEMINE- Residents in Iberville Parish aren't happy with a stench that hangs in the air. The Parish recently switched to a new trash schedule a couple of months ago to accommodate a tight budget.
Right now, residents only receive trash pickup once a week. Morticia Pierce is concerned for... more »
November 6, 2012 10:44 AM
UNDATED - The NBA schedule on election night consists of just three games.
In Chicago, the Bulls are playing host to Orlando. The visiting Magic may not have Dwight Howard any longer but they are going for their first 3-0 start to a season in three years. The Magic... more »
November 5, 2012 12:03 PM
UNDATED - Today's campaign schedules show where President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney believe the race for the White House will be decided. On the eve of Election Day, Romney is hitting Florida, Virginia and New Hampshire, while Obama is targeting Wisconsin and Iowa. And both men plan to be... more »
October 30, 2012 4:20 PM
NEW YORK - With much of the Northeast immersed in the recovery from superstorm Sandy's devastating blow, the NFL and NBA plan to carry on with their schedules.
The New York City Marathon is still hoping that the course will be clear by Sunday and runners will be able... more »
October 18, 2012 2:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU will play seven home games next year, and play host to Auburn, Florida, Texas A&M and Arkansas in Tiger Stadium according to the 2013 SEC football schedule, which was released today.
The 2013 LSU schedule includes eight conference games, four at home and four away,... more »
October 1, 2012 3:49 PM
MAUREPAS - Livingston Parish leaders said a Disaster Recovery Center in Maurepas which was scheduled to close today will instead stay open through Wednesday.
The center is located at the American Legion Hall on Highway 22, and is open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. to help people in... more »
August 24, 2012 10:54 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - The streaking Giants will be gunning for a fourth straight victory tonight when they host the wild card-leading Braves.
San Francisco has opened up a three-game lead over second-place Los Angeles in the NL West. The Dodgers are 1 1-2 games behind St. Louis in the... more »
June 20, 2012 10:38 AM
WATSON - School administrators and contractors in Livingston Parish are meeting to set a tenative date for the opening of Live Oak High School.
Work was stalled when thieves got away with about $100,000 worth of copper from the construction site. The school was scheduled to be open in... more »
June 6, 2012 2:59 AM
BATON ROUGE - The practice schedule for the upcoming Baton Rouge Super Regional has been set and fans are encouraged to come out and watch their teams gear up for an early start for the post-season tournament.
Both practice sessions are open to the public with the Tigers working... more »
May 30, 2012 4:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - The state Department of Education released their schedule today explaining how Louisiana's new voucher program would be implemented over the summer.
The LDOE already released a list of more than 120 schools in 33 parishes which were approved to participate in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.
... more »
May 14, 2012 10:42 PM
BATON ROUGE- Catholic school students may have to get up earlier to catch the bus.
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board President Barbara Freiberg tells News 2 the Diocese of Baton Rouge is requesting the change to help the East Baton Rouge School System save money. The district was... more »
December 28, 2011 10:30 PM
BATON ROUGE-- LSU fans are optimistic about next year's schedule. It includes eight home games, two more than this season. Only four games are on the road, but all away games are SEC play.
Auburn, Florida, Texas A&M and Auburn are all match-ups away from Death Valley.
"You... more »
December 28, 2011 10:03 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has unveiled its 2012 football schedule with its two newest members Missouri and Texas A&M opening play Sept. 8, and Alabama will visit LSU in a rematch of the Bowl Championship Series national championship Nov. 3. Missouri will play the 2012 season in the... more »
December 5, 2011 2:52 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Residents in Denham Springs can expect to see changes in their trash and recycling collection schedules.
Beginning today, residents living west of Range Ave. will have garbage collection on Monday and Thursday.
Trash service for oversized items will only be collected on Mondays.
August 15, 2011 5:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- Students gearing up for classes at Southern University can register and pay for classes online rather than waiting in line.
The school is now using an online system known as Banner. It's the first semester students have not been required to register in-person.
"Pretty much you... more »
March 10, 2011 11:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - A controversial $45 million syrup mill built by the state is facing new problems, a state official said Wednesday.
The company buying the Lacassine syrup mill is more than three months late in making a $100,000 interest payment to the state.
State Agriculture Commissioner Mike... more »
August 10, 2010 4:54 PM
The New Orleans Hornets announced their 2010-2011 regular season schedule this afternoon, with some marquees matchups on the agenda. The team opens its season at home on October 27th against Brandon Jennings and the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Hornets first road game comes on three days later on Saturday, Oct.... more »
July 8, 2010 10:53 AM
A relief well being drilled into the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico to stop the oil leak could be ahead of its mid-August deadline, but Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen says that's only if conditions are ideal.
The relief well is expected to penetrate the Deepwater Horizon pipe... more »
May 28, 2010 5:11 AM
Signs describing the cost and scheduled completion date of highway construction will be done away with after Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill into law. The change was a cost-cutting move for the state transportation department, because the signs cost about $500 apiece. State transportation officials say information about highway... more »
February 16, 2010 5:27 AM
Baton Rouge Running of the Beauregard Bull, Noon - Old Governor's Mansion New Roads Community Center Carnival Parade, 11 a.m. The New Roads Lions Carnival Parade, 1:30pm Orleans Zulu - uptown, 8:15 a.m. Rex - uptown, 10 a.m. Elks orleans - uptown - after Rex Crescent City - uptown -... more »