On the lookout: Tin Roof Brewing Company is offering a $500 gift card to anyone who can provide information about a burglary that occurred at the business Sunday, Jan. 6, WAFB-TV reports. According to a post on the brewery’s Facebook page, a group of about six people came onto their property around 10:45 p.m. and stole a tent, two tables, four benches, and a rented inflatable bouncy castle the brewery uses each month for its Family Night. Read the full story.
Movie night: Netflix has bought the rights to a movie set in a century-old southwest Louisiana landmark called the Gothic Hanging Jail, even though it was filmed on the other side of the state. Charlie Shotwell plays the title role in “Eli,” about a boy being treated for a rare disease at a clinic in a haunted prison. It will be on the streaming service sometime this year, but no date has yet been set. Read the full story.
Price check: U.S. wholesale prices fell last month, dragged down by a steep drop in gas costs, suggesting that inflation will remain tame in the coming months. The Labor Department said this morning that the producer price index—which tracks cost changes before they reach the consumer—fell 0.2% in December from the previous month. The drop follows a small 0.1% increase in November. Wholesale prices rose 2.5% in December from a year earlier, the same 12-month increase as in November. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core prices increased 2.7%. Read the full story.