Louisiana, also known as the 'Bayou State', is the 25th most populated state in America. The southern state is bordered by Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico. Unlike other states, Louisiana law is based on 'Napoleonic Code' and is one of the only states in the nation with Parishes instead of Counties (Alaska uses 'boroughs' instead of counties). Louisiana is one of the most diverse states in America featuring a multicultural blend of traditions from French, Haitian, Spanish, French Canadian, African and Native American cultures. In fact, that's cultural blend is where a lot of state's voodoo, Mardi Gras and Cajun traditions originated.
Flora-Bama Beaches Send Warning Ahead of Louisiana Spring Break
Several Gulf Coast communities have issued an ominous warning ahead of spring break at many Louisiana colleges and universities.
Louisiana Residents Reminded to Report Income From Illegal Activities
With each new year comes "Tax Time" and the IRS has a reminder for all of us reporting our income in Louisiana.
Louisiana’s Longest Highway Stretches Over 430 Miles
Louisiana has some very long roadways and/or highways, that go through many small towns or villages.
FTC Sues to Stop Grocery Deal That Could Impact Louisiana, Texas
The grocery store giants have already said that consumers in Louisiana and Texas, among other communities, can expect lower prices in the wake of the merger.
New Breed of Feral Super Pigs Could Be Devastating for Louisiana
A new breed of "Super Pig" making it's way closer to the U.S. could have devastating consequences if they wind up in Louisiana.
Colder Weather, Storms Coming Back to Louisiana Later This Week
Louisiana residents are preparing for March to come in like a lion later this week as storms and colder weather return to the forecast.
Cruise Line That Served Louisiana Ports Ceases Operations
Many Louisiana residents are seeking a refund since the cruise line announced it was ceasing operations. Here's how to get your money back.
5 Louisiana Waterfalls That Are Less Than a Day's Drive Away
If you're looking for a day trip getaway that includes a walk in the woods and the relaxing sound of falling water Louisiana has some great destinations.