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  • Plea deal in case linked to 2013 parade violence

    August 23, 2014 2:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Court papers show that a man charged as a member of the street gang authorities have linked to a shooting spree at a 2013 Mother's Day parade in New Orleans has made a deal with prosecutors. Documents filed Thursday say 25-year-old Richmond Smith admitted to selling... more »
  • Report on 2013 crash finds pilot had taken drugs

    June 22, 2014 10:13 PM

    OAK RIDGE, La. (AP) - Federal authorities have released a report on the July 2013 plane crash near Oak Ridge that killed the pilot and instructor on board. KNOE-TV reports that the National Transportation Safety Board finds drugs may have played a role in the fatal plane crash. An A... more »
  • New Orleans airport busy in 2013

    March 13, 2014 9:39 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - The number of passengers traveling through Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row, with more than 9.2 million passengers using the airport. The airport says the number of passengers represents a 7.1 percent increase from 2012 and... more »
  • $18,000 in La Operation Game Thief rewards in 2013

    March 3, 2014 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say Louisiana paid $18,000 last year to tipsters who helped arrest 68 people accused of killing protected animals, poaching and other wildlife violations. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman Adam Einck says Louisiana Operation Game Thief reviewed 47 cases and gave rewards in... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: 2013 Acadiana in Review Play Video

    December 31, 2013 7:39 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda is live at Bailey's with special guest Ema Haq, Steve Peloquin and Danny Broussard.
  • "Spirit of Acadiana" Tinsel and Treasure 2013

    September 26, 2013 7:42 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" the 20th Annual Holiday Shopping Market is in full swing! Tinsel and Treasures hosted by the Junior League of Lafayette appreciates the patronage over the years. Over $3.5 million have been raised and put into the community. Tinsel and Treasures Hours ... more »
  • 2013 Scott Household Hazardous Collection Day

    September 4, 2013 7:32 AM

    The City of Scott is hosting its annual household chemical day on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The collection site will be at the City Maintanance Building (118 Lions Club Road in Scott, LA) from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. In able to drop off chemicals the public must be residents... more »
  • St. Joesph Dine for the Diner 2013

    April 18, 2013 6:22 AM

    On April 18, 2013 the community is encouraged to eat out to end hunger by dining at the participating restaurants. Dine for the Diner participating restaurants have agreed to donate 10% of their sales on April 18th to St. Joseph Diner. For the first time ever Dine for the... more »
  • Canstruction Lafayette 2013

    April 8, 2013 7:26 AM

    Second Harvest Food Bank Acadiana partnered with Festival International for "Canstruction Lafayette 2013" to help bring an end to hunger in the community. This event includes art structures made entirely of cans in honor of the theme "Turning 30 is All Fun and Games". The "canstructions" will be on display... more »
  • 2013 Scott Boudin Festival

    March 25, 2013 5:01 AM

    The Scott Boudin Festival Association,Inc and the City of Scott will present the Inaugural Scott Boudin Festival at Scott City Hall Monday, March 25, 2013 at 4 p.m. This ceremony will take place at 125 Lions Club Road in the city of Scott. The Scott Boudin Festival will take... more »
  • LEF's 2013 Vintage Vegas ReProm!

    March 21, 2013 7:21 AM

    The Lafayette Education Foundation presents its Annual ReProm! The 2013 theme is Vintage Vegas ReProm. THis event is taking place at the Hilton Ballroom Saturday,March 23, 2013. The party starts at 8 p.m. and will end at 12 a.m. This annual fundraiser will benefit LEF's grant programs in Lafayette Parish... more »
  • INNOV8 Awards 2013

    March 13, 2013 7:53 AM

    INNOV8 takes place April 19-26, 2013. INNOV8, an eight-day festival of innovation and creativity hosted by the community of Lafayette and the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, is coming up in April. During the festival, the INNOV8 Awards are given to recognize the top innovations of the year in Acadiana,... more »
  • 2013 Scott Boudin Festival pageant and Festival

    March 12, 2013 6:50 AM

    The City of Scott and the Boudin Festival Association presents the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant and Festival. Pageant registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Scott Events Center. The pageant takes place at 100 Lions Club road in Scott, Louisiana. The pageant is open to... more »
  • LANtec of Louisiana's 2013 Computer Training Scholarship

    January 31, 2013 8:47 AM

    LANtec of Louisiana is now accepting applications for the LANtec of Louisiana computer training scholarship to deserving Louisiana student. The application deadline is February 28, 2013; applicants must be between the ages of 18 - 25, and a resident of one of the following parishes: Acadia, Ascension, East and West... more »
  • Lafayette Police to Hold Checkpoint Saturday, January 19, 2013

    January 17, 2013 3:03 PM

    Lafayette police will conduct an OWI checkpoint Saturday night, January 19, 2013 from 9:00 P. M. until 3:00 A. M. Officers will be looking for drivers operating under the influence of alcohol and other dangerous substances. Drivers found under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be arrested.
  • World looks to 2013 after violence, economic woes

    January 1, 2013 8:13 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - As the world rang in 2013 with spectacular fireworks displays and showers of confetti, the specter of economic uncertainty and searing violence dimmed some festivities and weighed on the minds of revelers hoping for a better year. "With all the sadness in the country, we're looking... more »
  • 3,800 British troops leave Afghanistan by 2013

    December 19, 2012 7:51 AM

    LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that some 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013. Some 5,000 will remain into 2014, Cameron told lawmakers. The announcement comes after a lengthy video call Tuesday between Cameron and U.S. President Barack Obama. There... more »
  • Calcasieu Board Says No to Charter Transportation

    July 11, 2012 10:29 AM

    The Calcasieu Parish School Board has denied a request to provide transportation to two charter schools for the 2012-2013 school year. The Lake Charles Charter Academy Foundation has requested a partnership involving Lake Charles Charter Academy, Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy, and the district regarding transportation. The foundation says the law... more »
  • West Monroe sets budget for fiscal year 2013

    June 13, 2012 9:38 AM

    WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - West Monroe aldermen have approved an $18.1 million 2013 spending plan. The News-Star reports total general fund revenue projected during the 2013 fiscal year is $18.5 million. When the 2013 fiscal year ends, the city expects to have a $6.7 million general fund balance thanks... more »
  • Library renewal tax considered for 2013

    March 19, 2012 8:33 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A renewal of a 2-mill property tax dedicated to library operations and maintenance in Lafayette will likely appear on a ballot this fall or spring 2013. Sona Dombourian, libraries director, tells The Advocate the Library Board of Control discussed the renewal of the millage at its... more »
  • Croatia to become European Union member in 2013

    June 24, 2011 10:41 AM

    BRUSSELS (AP) - Croatia will become a European Union member in two years, officials said Friday, making it the first new country to join the bloc since 2007 and offering hope to other nations from the former Yugoslavia seeking to join. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso called the decision... more »

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