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  • Musicians to honor Treme Brass Band singer

    July 12, 2012 6:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Many of New Orleans' best known musicians are planning to gather for a musical tribute to Lionel Batiste, the 81-year-old vocalist and bass drummer with the Treme Brass Band who died last Sunday. Kermit Ruffins, Deacon John, Michael Ward and Rockin' Dopsie are among the musicians... more »
  • Loyola to honor former voice teacher Tortorich

    May 16, 2012 5:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Alumni Association at Loyola University New Orleans will honor former voice and French diction teacher, Mary Tortorich, at a reunion celebration next month. The June 9 celebration will begin with an afternoon Mass and continue featuring singing by several of her former students. Later, there... more »
  • La Firefighters Gather to Honor Fallen Firefighters

    March 1, 2012 10:19 AM

    State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning and Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, in partnership with the Walk of Honor Foundation, announced today that the 2012 Louisiana Fallen Firefighter Memorial will be held on Saturday, March 10. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and last 90 minutes.... more »
  • Nicholls' Folse Institute wins regional honor

    January 27, 2012 9:53 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University is preparing for a shot at a national title after a top student won a regional competition for the fifth year in a row. Paul Terrebonne, a senior culinary major from Larose, won top honors this week... more »
  • World War II Vets Visit D.C. Part 3: A Marine's Personal Journey

    May 30, 2011 7:39 PM

    Every year fewer and fewer World War Two veterans celebrate Memorial Day. For one Acadiana Marine, this was his last chance to pay his respects to a memorial in Washington D.C. that is very personal to him. This Memorial Day weekend was bittersweet for World War Two veteran Earl... more »
  • World War II Vets Visit D.C. Part 2: Tribute at the Memorial

    May 30, 2011 7:15 PM

    For this Memorial Day, 79 World War Two veterans got the chance of a lifetime to visit our nation's capitol and the memorials there as part of Louisiana Honor Air's final flight. As they emerged from the plane in Washington D.C. it was a hero's welcome for some of... more »
  • Obamas Honor America's Veterans on Memorial Day

    May 30, 2011 7:59 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will spend Memorial Day paying tribute to the military. The Obamas will visit Arlington National Cemetery where the president will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Following the ceremony, the president will participate in... more »
  • Jindals Honor Couple Married More Than 80 Years

    February 15, 2011 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The governor and his wife spent Valentine's Day honoring a couple they say is the longest married in the state. Ralph and Dorothy Richards, of Slidell, have been married for nearly 81 years, since Feb. 28, 1930. Gov. Bobby Jindal and first lady Supriya Jindal... more »
  • Rig owner refuses to honor oil spill subpoenas

    December 29, 2010 8:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The owner of the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico is refusing to honor subpoenas from a federal board that has challenged the company's involvement in monitoring the testing of a key piece of equipment that failed to stop the oil spill disaster. Transocean... more »
  • Wall of Honor Unveiled

    October 31, 2010 12:02 AM

    A special unveiling took place Saturday in Vermilion Parish. The Abbeville Fire Department honored over 50-firefighters with a new monument. Some of the honorees and their families joined the community for a celebration and ceremony at the Knights of Columbus Hall, next door to the fire station. The... more »
  • Obama to Award Medal of Honor

    September 21, 2010 8:26 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An airman killed in Laos in 1968 will be honored Tuesday with the nation's highest military award for valor. President Barack Obama was to award the Medal of Honor to Chief Master Sgt. Richard Etchberger, whose sons planned to attend the White House ceremony. Etchberger, a native... more »
  • Prince is getting a lifetime achievement honor

    June 15, 2010 1:10 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - This month's BET Awards will be a royal affair: Prince is getting a lifetime achievement honor. The 52-year-old joins the likes of James Brown, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and Al Green in being honored by the BET Awards, which will celebrate its 10th year in Los... more »
  • Service To Honor 11 Lost Crew Members of Deepwater Horizon

    May 24, 2010 6:36 PM

    Transocean on May 25 will hold a memorial service to honor the 11 lost crew members of the Deepwater Horizon. The service will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex in Jackson, Mississippi starting at 1 p.m. CDT. The event will be a time of remembrance and honor, bringing... more »
  • Lafayette Volunteer Gets National Award

    February 11, 2010 1:58 PM

    Only one high school student in each state is chosen for a nationwide program that recognizes outstanding volunteerism. This year Louisiana's representative is from Lafayette. Thursday morning Teurlings Catholic High School surprised one of their own, Corey Zenon, who devotes his free time to helping those most in... more »
  • Courtesy Motors Honored

    October 23, 2009 10:10 AM

    Congratulations to Courtesy Motors of Lafayette, they have been recognized by Motor Trend. The company is being honored for it's program that helps used car owners by providing a 7-point inspection. The program is to help assure drivers they are getting a quality vehicle.
  • Sugarland Elementary Awarded

    October 22, 2009 2:20 PM

    Sugarland Elementary in New Iberia has bragging rights as they are the recipient of the 2009 National Title I Distinguished School Program award. The school has received this honor based on Exceptional student performance for two or more consecutive years and closing the achievement gap between student groups. Sugarland will... more »

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