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Updated date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:57

The Great Big StoryBATON ROUGE – In a shocking management shakeup, company founder Deonaedris Williams was abruptly ousted in June as chairman and chief executive of Dee’s Fix-it-Shop.“While Mr. Williams’ departure was unexpected by many of our shareholders and customers, we believe our decision is in the best interest of the company’s long-term strategic and financial goals,” the...

Updated date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:56

The Great Big Story
BATON ROUGE – Calling it “quite simply a coup,” LSU Chancellor Sean O’Keefe announced last month the university ended its long-running search for a new system president by hiring the Rancor to succeed William Jenkins.
“While the university family was blessed to have President Jenkins, we’re overjoyed to replace him with someone of such impeccable character,” O’...

Updated date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:55

The Great Big StoryHEAVEN – Telling Louisiana voters His answer “should be obvious by now,” God formally asked the state in September to quit praying for political reform.“If it hasn’t occurred to you yet, I Am a serious Omnipotent Being,” the Almighty said in a release. “Victims of tsunamis and earthquakes, kids with incurable diseases – those are the people who really need My help.”Besides,...

Updated date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:54

TUSCALOOSA, AL – Despite Les Miles’ comments to the contrary, LSU might still be courting Alabama’s Nick Saban for a return to Tiger football.Sources in Tuscaloosa, AL, said in early December that Olde English I, the Jim & Lu Grocery private Learjet, was spotted on the runway at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport. Corporate officials were seen later that day meeting with Saban’s agent, Jimmy...

Updated date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:53

BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Business Report publisher Rolfe McCollister was named in December as the successor to TV gadget pitchman Billy Mays.Mays, who already has announced he will retire within the next five years, said McCollister was “the logical choice” as his replacement.
“Based on Rolfe’s incredible ability to sell his city on absolutely anything, he’ll have no problem with...

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