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  • DA: No criminal act by Terrebonne sheriff

    May 30, 2012 10:25 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish district attorney says Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois did not commit a criminal act when he called a deputy and urged him to not arrest a Texas man pulled over for drunk driving. District Attorney Joe Waitz Jr. said he doesn't think Bourgeois' call to... more »
  • Ouachita Band Director Accused of Sex Act on Teen

    April 24, 2011 1:48 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Authorities say Ouachita Parish High School band director Jon G. Lindsey has been charged with obscenity after being accused of performing a sex act on a 17-year-old boy in a car at a service station. Police reports reviewed by the News-Star said Lindsey denied performing oral... more »
  • Free ACT Prep Course in Crowley

    February 6, 2011 12:06 PM

    More than 60 students from across Acadiana hit the books Saturday all to get tips on how to raise their A.C.T. scores. KATC'S Chris Welty was in Crowley for the practice test. Reading, math, and problem solving...a Saturday morning review compliments of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office. "I... more »
  • Holden Man Accused of 101 Indecent Acts

    November 30, 2010 9:01 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies say a 44-year-old Holden man has been arrested on more than 100 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, and more could be forthcoming. Deputy Perry Rushing says that Franklin Dale Church was arrested Friday and booked with 101 counts of indecent... more »
  • Free ACT Prep Course in Acadia Parish

    November 10, 2010 1:19 PM

    The Sheriff Office's B.A.S.E. Mentoring Program will offer a Free ACT Prep Course to all interested high school students on Saturday, December 4, 2010. The class will be held at the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office located at 1037 Capitol Avenue, Crowley from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Students are asked... more »
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act

    October 14, 2010 2:35 PM

    KATC is at the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA)today. The event, "A Renewed Call to Action" is being held at southwestern Louisiana at the Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge. In its 20 year tenure, CWPPRA has approved 148 projects benefiting... more »
  • Paycheck Fairness Act

    July 20, 2010 12:16 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, which he calls a common sense bill to ensure that women get as well as men for equal work. The legislation would make it easier for women to sue employers who pay them less... more »
  • Federal grant to help LTC

    February 16, 2010 8:00 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A $4.8 million federal Recovery Act grant is expected to help area Louisiana Technical College campuses increase the local work force. The grant award totals nearly $4.9 million and will affect more than 700 students across the LTC Greater Acadiana region's campuses in the seven-parish area.... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received new equipment

    December 23, 2009 3:34 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced today Department Investigators have new equipment to use in their fight against crime in St. Landry Parish. Under a grant from the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the department has purchased over $12,000 dollars in specialized forensic... more »
  • Wastewater improvement projects in Louisiana

    December 23, 2009 11:12 AM

    Reinvestment Act stimulus funds for wastewater improvement projects in Louisiana. The following municipalities will receive the funds: · Crowley, Acadia Parish $1,000,000 · Hall Summit, Red River Parish $134,300 · Jackson, East Feliciana Parish $525,232 · Jeanerette, Iberia Parish $250,000 ·... more »
  • DNR awarded $4.2 million for Energy Star Rebate Program

    December 3, 2009 3:03 PM

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Louisiana's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded $4.2 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support energy efficiency and alternative energy efforts in Louisiana homes through the Energy Star Rebate program. In awarding the funding, DOE... more »
  • FREE ACT precourse offered

    November 16, 2009 3:14 PM

    The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office BASE Mentoring Program is offering a FREE ACT Prep Course on Saturday, December 5, 2009. The class will begin at 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at that Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Training Center located at 1037 Capitol Avenue, Crowley LA. Students are asked to bring... more »
  • Brown Pelican removed from endangered species list

    November 11, 2009 3:40 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Tom Strickland and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Sam Hamilton today announced that the brown pelican, a species once decimated by the pesticide DDT, has recovered and is being removed from the... more »
  • Vermilion Catholic Closed, ACT testing to resume

    October 22, 2009 8:15 PM

    October 23, 2009---9am School Officials at Vermilion Catholic would like to remind those students who will be taking the ACT , to report to Mt. Carmel Elementary as previously scheduled. Assistance will be provided that day should anyone have any questions and/or concerns. Since the school is undergoing... more »

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