City Councilman A. J. Bernard (Youngsville's Emergency Coordinator) met with Mayor Wilson Viator and Youngsville city staff this morning to review the status and predictions surrounding Tropical Storm Bonnie. All indications are that this storm might turn out to be a significant rain event for the City of Youngsville. Just... more »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It could soon cost California shoppers at the checkout aisle if they forget to bring their own bags to the grocery store. Legislation passed Wednesday by the California Assembly would prohibit grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and convenience stores from giving out plastic bags. It would... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - For decades the standard question at U.S. grocery store check-out counters has been "Paper or Plastic?" But since January, consumers in the U.S. capital have faced a different question: "Will you pay 5 cents for a bag?" Europeans have long accepted the idea of providing their own... more »
Seven cars were broken into during the Saturday night showing of the Nutcracker at the Heymann Center. Each car's passenger side window was smashed in and valuables taken out of the vehicles.
Theresa Rohloff and her daughter Jennifer are some of the victims. Jennifer's bag containing her dance supplies... more »
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police in Nebraska report a couple of couples have a secret -- a Victoria's Secret. Officers are looking for two couples suspected of stealing 126 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Omaha's Westroads Mall. The missing underthings are worth nearly 6,000 bucks. The stolen bras... more »
Opelousas General Health System recently held a Pink Bag Luncheon and Fashion Show in conjunction with the "Paint the Town Pink" campaign, which is supported by a grant from the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The event was held at Indian Hills Country Club. Breast Cancer... more »
Changes are coming to a Lafayette hospital after two bodies were mixed up at the morgue.
Lafayette General Medical Center says they'll now have two representatives on hand to double check every corpse leaving their facility. Those representatives will make sure the correct body is taken when the funeral... more »