Paying two CEOs at once? Baton Rouge leaders question CATS’ handling of taxpayer money. | News

Paying two CEOs at once?  Baton Rouge leaders question CATS’ handling of taxpayer money.  |  News

A number of Baton Rouge leaders are questioning how the board overseeing Baton Rouge public transit is managing taxpayer money after it almost approved paying two different people CEO-level salaries at the same time. The Capital Area Transit System’s Board of Commissioners had planned to approve a new contract for CEO Dwana Williams on Tuesday, … Read more

Quarter cottage was a studio for John James Audubon as he illustrated his famous ‘Birds of America’ | Entertainment/Life

Quarter cottage was a studio for John James Audubon as he illustrated his famous ‘Birds of America’ |  Entertainment/Life

Stepping off the boat in New Orleans around 8 am on Jan. 7, 1821, the young artist was in an understandably foul mood. He had been traveling for some time, “Confined to the Smoky inside of a Dark flat bottomed boat,” he wrote in his journal. Until he could find more permanent accommodations, he was … Read more