On March 25, 2012, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office learned that a male victim, age 19, was shot in the arm. According to detectives, the victim did not disclose many details in the incident. The information given was that the victim had attended a "Block Party" in the... more »
Wednesday night, the Lafayette Parish School Board voted to end block scheduling at high schools in the parish.
That scheduling format has been in place in Lafayette high schools since 2004, allowing students to take 4 classes each day, every other day. That allowed them the opportunity to take... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday she will block a Senate vote to confirm the nominee to a key White House economic office to protest the six-month moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling in the Gulf. Landrieu, a Democrat, said she will object to a vote... more »
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 »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is blocking all new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, a day after regulators approved a new permit for drilling in shallow water. An e-mail Thursday from the Gulf Coast office of the Minerals Management Service says that "until further notice" no new... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is getting $5 million from the block grant aid given to Louisiana by oil giant BP for response to the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC gave Louisiana a $25 million grant for cleanup and response efforts. Gov.... more »
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Globs of sticky brownish ooze soil miles of sensitive shoreline and marsh from Alabama to Louisiana. Pelican rookeries are awash in oil. Oyster beds and shrimp nurseries face certain death. All the while, long, slender barriers intended to protect the shoreline float twisted, tangled or... more »
The 800 block of Brodadmoor blvd. between Dover Drive and Renwood Circle is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, May 18, 2010 through May 21, 2010 from 9am to 3pm daily. The contractor will be performing roadway curbing replacement. Detour routes will be made available.