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  • Coroner: Body found in bayou is homicide victim

    November 19, 2013 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's detectives returned to the bayou on Monday after an autopsy determined a woman whose body was pulled from the waters over the weekend died of blunt-force injuries to her head, neck and chest. The Advocate reports Dr. Beau Clark, the... more »
  • Bayou Corne Sinkhole Raises Concerns at Lake Peigneur

    October 8, 2012 8:01 PM

    A sinkhole in Assumption Parish is raising concerns in Acadiana. Crews are digging wells near a four-acre sinkhole beneath Bayou Corne. The wells are being sued to vent and investigate natural gas trapped below the salt brining facility. Louisiana Senator Fred Mills said in light of this incident, he... more »
  • Mudbugs on the Bayou

    May 7, 2012 8:29 AM

    Mudbugs on the Bayou is a fundraiser held by Games Uniting Mind and Body. Games Uniting Mind and Body is an organization that provides equipment, training and competitions for school aged youths who have disabilities such as Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, amputations or visual impairments. This event will... more »
  • Bacteria Levels High in Parts of Bayou Terrebonne

    September 9, 2011 8:42 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - An environmental group says a stretch of Bayou Terrebonne between Thibodaux and downtown Houma has extremely high levels of fecal bacteria. Jennifer Roberts, program director of the Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council, says that at some sites the fecal coliform levels were more than... more »
  • Crowley Oil Spill Update

    June 18, 2011 11:11 PM

    An update on that oil spill in Crowley we told you about last month. According to the Department of Environmental Quality, some eight thousand gallons of oil have been picked up since a leak at an oil storage tank. The D.E.Q also reports that there are no longer... more »
  • Cleanup Begins on Crowley Oil Spill

    May 30, 2011 8:26 PM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are cleaning up an oil spill in Crowley. The oil started spilling Saturday from a storage tank near the intersection of West Mill Street and South Western Avenue. Oil has already made its way through drainage canals and into Bayou Blanc. Contractors were hired... more »
  • Oil Spill Seeping into Crowley Waterways 10PM

    May 30, 2011 12:02 AM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are working to clean up an oil spill in Crowley. The oil began spilling Saturday from an oil storage tank near the intersection of West Mill Street and South Western Avenue, and that oil has made it's way into nearby Bayou Blanc. "We are... more »
  • Oil Spill Seeping into Crowley Waterways

    May 29, 2011 7:03 PM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are working to cleanup an oil spill in Crowley. The oil began spilling yesterday from an oil storage tank near the intersection of Standard Mill Road and Highway 13. That oil has made it's way through drainage canals and into nearby Bayou Blanc. Area... more »
  • Second Annual Bayou Country Superfest Kicks Off

    May 28, 2011 11:54 PM

    In Baton Rouge this weekend, it is one big party over at Tiger Stadium. The Bayou Country Superfest kicked off Saturday and KATC'S Chris Welty was there and met up with some die hard country fans. "Good music and let the good times roll cher," said Dylan Ainsworth... more »
  • Crews Repairing Bayou Chene Project

    May 19, 2011 11:13 PM

    The Bayou Chene Project in St. Mary Parish was built to prevent back water flooding, but now there are complications. "Bayou Chene is the biggest project we've got going on right now," said St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin. Last weekend crews sank a 20,000 ton barge in... more »
  • Long-Feared Flood Rolls Toward La. Bayou Country

    May 19, 2011 6:02 AM

    AMELIA, La. (AP) - The oil-and-seafood hub of Morgan City, La., has been hit by one disaster after another, from hurricanes to the BP oil spill. The latest trouble involves a deluge of water that was diverted from the Mississippi River and is headed toward the town of about 12,000... more »
  • Cinema on the Bayou Festival Kicks Off

    January 26, 2011 11:39 PM

    The 6th Annual Cinema on the Bayou Festival kicked off Wednesday night at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. The film festival celebrates movies, filmmakers and the entertainment industry in south Louisiana, and it's also a boost to Acadiana's economy. "We have arrived, and film has arrived to Lafayette... more »
  • KATC is giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the Bayou Country SuperFest This Weekend

    November 3, 2010 2:58 PM

    All week during our 10:00 newscast, one lucky viewer will win a pair of tickets to Bayou Country Superfest this weekend. Register online, then watch each weeknight at 10:00 to see if you're a winner! Click HERE for the registration form and rules.The second annual Bayou Country Superfest in... more »
  • Bayou Bandit Suspect Indicted

    October 4, 2010 6:26 PM

    Press Release: United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced the indictment and arrest of Douglas Edward Ford, 46, of San Antonio, Texas, on federal charges involving bank robbery and attempted bank robbery. Ford appeared in federal court today before Magistrate Judge C. Michael Hill. On September 24, 2010, a four-count... more »
  • 10th Annual Bayou Vermilion Festival Set For October 3rd

    September 29, 2010 9:52 AM

    The Bayou Vermilion Festival will be this Sunday October 3rd from 10am - 6pm. There will be Cajun and Zydeco bands, festival food, water activities, children's crafts, wooden boats and antique car displays. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for members and students (6-18); and childern 5 and under get... more »
  • Police catch Wal-Mart hit and run suspect, victim talks

    September 22, 2010 6:48 PM

    Police make an arrest in a brutal hit and run in Bayou Vista. It was all caught on tape. Thibodaux police arrested 22-year-old Jacob Landry on a warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office. Landry is accused of striking two women while driving a car in a Wal-Mart parking... more »
  • Wal Mart Hit and Run Arrest

    September 22, 2010 10:23 AM

    A Wal Mart hit and run suspect has been arrested in Thibodaux. Jacob J. Landry, 22, was arrested by Thibodaux Police Department on a warrant for St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office for Hit and Run, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Reckless Operation with an Accident. The arrest stems... more »
  • Chopping-down the drainage problems

    September 17, 2010 7:57 PM

    They're invading the bayous. "They'll come out at night to feed, to eat," Tony Vidrine says. They reroute the rivers. "They'll flood crops." And- in Louisiana alone, they've caused millions of dollars in damage. "The water can't drain." Vidrine says, "it'll just back up the water." It sounds like a... more »
  • Car Used in Wal Mart Hit and Run Recovered

    September 15, 2010 4:58 PM

    The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office tells KATC that the car involved in a hit and run in Bayou Vista that left an elderly woman hospitalized, has been recovered in Raceland. The black 1997 Nissan Maxima with Louisiana tag SAD 028 hit 60 year old Palma Dehart in a Wal... more »
  • Oil beneath the surface? Thousands of boats in Gulf

    August 26, 2010 7:00 PM

    More than a thousand Vessels of Opportunity are still scanning the Gulf of Mexico for traces of oil, but where are crews looking? Four months after BP's oil disaster, there are no signs of crude from the air. "We saw no large concentrations of oil," said Lt. Regina Caffrey... more »
  • East Bayou Parkway Fire Determined Arson

    August 26, 2010 1:06 PM

    Lafayette Fire Department fire investigators have determined that the fire at 400 East Bayou Parkway on August 11th was arson. Lafayette Fire Department fire investigators have determined that the fire at 400 East Bayou Parkway on August 11th was arson. The fire, reported at 4:06 a.m., ravaged the 6,000... more »
  • Reward Offered for Serial Bank Robber

    August 20, 2010 2:15 PM

    David W. Welker, Special Agent in Charge of the New Orleans Division of the FBI announced a reward of up to $20,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a serial bank robber dubbed the "Bayou Bandit". The FBI and local... more »
  • Body Found in Bayou Courtableau

    August 15, 2010 3:47 PM

    WASHINGTON, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says one of a dozen people getting a barge ride as part of a new festival pointed out a body in Bayou Courtableau. The Daily World reports that an autopsy will be performed to learn what caused the death of... more »
  • Coast Guard is Investigating an Oil Spill in Locust Bayou

    July 29, 2010 6:43 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard is investigating an oil spill in Locust Bayou. It says about 2,400 gallons of light crude oil spilled from an above-ground storage facility owned by Energy 21, and about 500 gallons got into the water. The spill was reported Thursday near Point... more »
  • East Bayou Baptist Church Campers In Houston

    July 2, 2010 7:24 PM

    East Bayou Baptist Church Campers that attended 360 camp were on the way home and are currently stuck on I-10 in Houston due to flooding. Parents should check www.twitter.com/eastbayouSM for updates on arrival times.
  • Free Concert: Lost Bayou Ramblers In Venice Tonight

    June 24, 2010 1:24 PM

    Tonight, June 24, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Venice Marina in Plaquemines Parish the winners of this year's Big Easy Award for Best Cajun Band, the Grammy award nominated Lost Bayou Ramblers weave the message of coastal restoration throughout their energetic music. National Wildlife Federation will be gathering stories... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest Drew More Than 85,000 People

    June 3, 2010 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bayou Country Superfest organizers, sponsors and supporters have deemed the star-studded music festival a success, saying it drew more than 85,000 people to LSU's Tiger Stadium over the Memorial Day weekend. Superfest producer Quint Davis says the event will return next year, again over the... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest: Memorial Day Weekend

    May 24, 2010 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bayou Country Superfest organizers expect at least 80,000 people from across the United States and Europe to file into LSU Tiger Stadium Memorial Day weekend. Superfest producer-director Quint Davis tells The Advocate that the number of ticket holders far exceeds his initial projections for the... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest

    May 24, 2010 7:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bayou Country Superfest organizers expect at least 80,000 people from across the United States and Europe to file into LSU Tiger Stadium Memorial Day weekend. Superfest producer-director Quint Davis tells The Advocate that the number of ticket holders far exceeds his initial projections for the... more »
  • Clean-up of Bayou Teche Planned

    May 4, 2010 6:29 PM

    Please join Cajuns for Bayou Teche, St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission, St. Landry Parish Government, St. Landry Parish Sheriff, St. Landry Parish Solid Waste, the City of Port Barre, Port Barre Lions Club, Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries and Acadiana RC&D in a cooperative effort to clean up... more »
  • Winning Numbers Go Unclaimed

    January 14, 2010 7:24 PM

    Winning money at the Bayou Vista Truck Stop is nothing new. Connected to the truck stop, the Cash Magic Casino. But it was next door in the convenience store where an early morning visitor brought some good news. "About eight o'clock this morning a lottery rep came... more »
  • St. Mary Parish teens arrested for drug possession

    November 19, 2009 9:21 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Zachary Dupre age 18 of Canal St. Jeanerette, La and Jaimie Minor... more »
  • Bayou Tigre Repairs

    October 30, 2009 9:13 AM

    The referenced Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development project to repair the bridge located at Bayou Tigre on La 330 has been awarded to Boland Marine & Mafg. Co., Inc. at a low bid cost of $432,900.00. The contractor has been issued a conditional work order start date of November... more »
  • Champagne scheduled to be sentenced

    October 20, 2009 8:56 AM

    The Breaux Bridge man who was convicted of video voyeurism, will learn his fate today (Tuesday, October 20th). 44-year-old Duane Champagne is scheduled to be sentenced. Champagne admitted to taking pictures of young bikini-clad girls at Blue Bayou Water Park in Baton Rouge. He faces up to two years in... more »

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