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  • La. shrimpers call for strike over low prices

    September 6, 2014 3:29 PM

    BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) - Some Louisiana shrimpers say they're going on strike over low prices. Meeting Friday in Belle Chasse, members of the Louisiana Shrimp Association met to discuss a drop in prices paid by processors for their catch in recent weeks. "Opening day of the May season we... more »
  • Students call for strike at Louisiana College

    March 22, 2014 3:28 PM

    PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - Fliers posted around the campus of Louisiana College are calling for a student strike Monday. The move comes after months of controversy and legal disputes surrounding the leadership of college President Joe Aguillard (AG-will-ahrd). The Town Talk reports that Aguillard took student questions at a meeting... more »
  • Domestic Disturbance Call Turns Up a Smith & Wesson .40 caliber

    February 24, 2014 6:44 AM

    Sunday, February 23, 2014 the Opelousas Police Department responded to a domestic abuse call just before 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived at the home located in the 800 block of North Market Street, Raymond Aguillard and a female resident were involved in a domestic dispute. During the investigation officers also... more »
  • 3 DC Council members call on Mayor Gray to resign

    July 12, 2012 5:59 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Wednesday that he still believes he's the best person to lead the city despite revelations that he was elected with the help of a $650,000 in illicit funds, and he said he has no plans to resign. Three members of... more »
  • Obama to Call for Attack on Long-Term Deficits

    April 13, 2011 12:28 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama outlines his plan to reduce federal deficits later today, he's risking anger from liberals along with scorn from Republicans. He's been briefing congressional leaders today on his plan, which will include increased taxes while targeting some politically-sensitive health care programs. The White House... more »
  • Alleva: Miles to Have Sole Call on LSU Changes

    November 30, 2010 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Whether there will be any changes to the LSU football coaching staff after this season will be totally up to Les Miles. Athletic Director Joe Alleva emphasized that on Monday. After an hour-long meeting with the sixth-year coach, Alleva said he and Miles did not... more »
  • New Scam Involves Call For Bail Money

    October 17, 2010 7:48 PM

    Lafayette Police have received at least three complaints from citizens receiving phone calls believed to be scams. The scam artists are contacting the victims and advising that a relative has been incarcerated and money is needed for bail. In one instance the victim was advised... more »
  • Police Call Levee Death 'Senseless"

    October 5, 2010 9:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A group firing their guns into the air on the Mississippi River levee resulted in two people getting shot, and one dying. Another group thought they were being shot at, pulled their guns and fired back. Police spokesman L'Jean McKneely says Darius Augustus, 17, a... more »
  • Controller Distracted by Phone Call Was Cause of Midair Collision Over Hudson River Last Year

    September 14, 2010 3:57 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Errors by an air traffic controller distracted by a personal phone call set the stage for a midair collision last year over the Hudson River between a tour helicopter and a small plane that claimed nine lives, a federal safety panel said Tuesday. While the National Transportation... more »
  • LPSS Bus Call Center

    August 13, 2010 5:10 PM

    Lafayette Parish School System has a call center for bus stops: 521.RIDE will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday 8-14-10. Parents who need help with bus transportation can call during those hours for assistance. They also can go to our website to look up stops: more »
  • 'Free Cocktails?' A Dying Call at Casinos

    June 14, 2010 8:32 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The quintessential Las Vegas or Atlantic City casino experience comes with card dealers in ties, feather-festooned showgirls and the most coveted amenity: the free drink. Yet as casino gambling has migrated from America's storied gambling towns to middle America, the complimentary cocktail hasn't always survived the... more »
  • Open Casting Call for Thriller Film "Swamp Shark"

    June 1, 2010 7:11 PM

    Seeking EXTRAS for thriller film "Swamp Shark" Starring: Kristy Swanson & Robert Davi Produced by Active Entertainment Wednesday June 2nd Noon-6 P.M. Activity Entertainment Studios 209 Garfield St. Lafayette, LA 70501 Applicants should bring a RECENT, nonreturnable photo of themselves. If you are unable to provide a photo,... more »
  • Anti-Government Group Call To Remove Governors

    April 2, 2010 11:55 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is warning police across the country that an anti-government group's call to remove governors from office could provoke violence. The group called the Guardians of the free Republics wants to "restore America" by peacefully dismantling parts of the government, according to its Web site. Investigators... more »
  • 2010 Census

    January 22, 2010 9:18 AM

    The Census Bureau is looking for people to hire to help with the 2010 census. This year's census day is April 1, 2010. To apply for employment applicants should call 866-861-2010.
  • Double casting call at The Opelousas Little Theatre

    December 3, 2009 3:20 PM

    A rare envent! A casting call for two shows. Opelousas Little Theatre will be casting for it's next two productions at the same time. The two shows are "Showcase 2010" and "Jekyll and Hyde, the musical." "Showcase 2010" is our annual talent/variety show. Not only is it a chance for... more »
  • Lee Avenue Parking Lot Robbery

    November 27, 2009 11:07 AM

    Suspect Arrested in Parking Lot Robbery On November 26, 2009, at approximately midnight, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Lee Avenue regarding a robbery that occurred in a parking lot. The victim advised officers he was getting out of his vehicle when he... more »
  • Veteran's Day Cut-a-Thon

    November 9, 2009 4:01 PM

    Veterans Day Cut-a-Thon: Sport Clips Haircuts will host a Cut-a-Thon Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, during which $1 per haircut service, as well as collected donations, will be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Operation Uplink program for soldiers to call home this holiday season. We have w... more »

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