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  • 6 Years After Katrina, Lower 9th Ward Still Bleak

    August 28, 2011 12:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - In New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, the grasses grow taller than people and street after street is scarred by empty decaying houses, the lives that once played out inside their walls hardly imaginable now. St. Claude Avenue, the once moderately busy commercial thoroughfare, looks like the... more »
  • Louisiana secession anniversary largely ignored

    January 21, 2011 8:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Come Wednesday it will be exactly 150 years since Louisiana seceded from the United States in the days leading up to the Civil War, but don't look for any official state events to commemorate the historic decision. Re-enactments, staged by the Sons of Confederate Veterans a... more »
  • Pearl Harbor Attacks Remembered

    December 7, 2010 7:35 PM

    69 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, survivors joined together today to remember those who died. There are fewer and fewer people who experienced the horrors of the Pearl Harbor attacks. At its peak, the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association had 28,000 members. Now there are less than 3,000.... 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 »
  • Katrina Victims Homes Destroyed by Fire on 5th Anniversary

    August 30, 2010 11:58 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Some displaced Katrina victims from New Orleans lost their homes again in an apartment complex fire in Austin on the fifth anniversary of the hurricane. Authorities say at least half a dozen people were injured during the blaze Sunday. The cause of the fire, which damaged... more »
  • Obama Set to Commemorate Katrina Anniversary

    August 29, 2010 12:43 PM

    VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama is aiming to underscore his commitment to a region weary of calamity as he travels to New Orleans on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Obama ends his Martha's Vineyard vacation Sunday and heads to the Gulf, five years to the day... more »
  • Last Victim of Jeff Davis 8 Vanished One Year Ago

    August 16, 2010 4:37 PM

    It has been one year since Necole Guillory was last seen. The 26 year old Jennings woman's body was discovered a few days later off I-10 near Egan in Acadia Parish. A grass cutting crew found her body just fifty feet off the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 on August... more »
  • Obama To Travel to NOLA for 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    August 13, 2010 12:18 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans on Aug. 29. The White House says Obama will speak at Xavier University. Other administration officials who have worked on Katrina recovery efforts will also be in the region to mark the anniversary.... more »
  • Woman's Foundation, Inc. is Celebrating its 30th Anniversary

    July 22, 2010 5:20 PM

    Woman's Foundation, Inc. is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. The Foundation is a local non-profit organization, whose mission statement is "to promote the total well-being of women and their families". In their 30 years they have served 450,000 people throughout Acadiana. The Woman's Foundation, Inc. has contributed to the... more »
  • Elvis on Tour: 75th Anniversary Celebration

    July 1, 2010 4:19 PM

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Elvis Presley is returning to the big screen again in the remastered film "Elvis on Tour: 75th Anniversary Celebration," which will be shown July 29 at more than 460 movie theaters around the country. The movie will feature remastered footage of concert performances and interviews from... more »
  • 20th anniversary of the mob classic "Goodfellas"

    June 1, 2010 12:18 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Spike TV is bringing together Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the mob classic "Goodfellas." The two stars will be at Spike's fourth annual "Guy's Choice" awards, to be televised June 20. Event producer Casey Patterson says "Goodfellas" is considered... more »

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