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  • Broadcasters honored for excellence

    July 12, 2014 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Radio and television journalists from throughout Louisiana were cited for excellence during the annual awards presentation of the Louisiana Associated Press Broadcasters. The ceremonies took place Saturday at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on the campus of Louisiana State University. Winners in the... more »
  • New Orleans honored for murder reduction program

    June 22, 2014 10:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Conference of Mayors has named New Orleans one of the nation's most livable cities, honoring Mayor Mitch Landrieu's NOLA for Life program, launched in 2012 with the aim of reducing murders in the city. Landrieu accepted the award Saturday at the conference's meeting in... more »
  • Civil rights leader to be honored at La. Capitol

    November 21, 2013 6:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The body of civil rights leader Rev. T.J. Jemison will lie in repose at the Louisiana Capitol for visitation Friday. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor of Mount Zion First Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, died last week at the age of 95. A civil rights... more »
  • West Monroe honored for Sparta preservation effort

    July 22, 2013 8:20 AM

    WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - The city of West Monroe has won recognition for its efforts to reduce water usage from the Sparta aquifer, a major source of drinking water for municipalities and water systems west of the Ouachita River. At the Louisiana Rural Water Association's annual awards luncheon this... more »
  • Acadians Richard Zuschlag Honored at Louisiana Legends Gala

    May 14, 2012 10:08 AM

    On May 10, 2012, the 22nd annual Louisiana Legends Gala was held in Baton Rouge, La. Acadian Co-founder and CEO, Richard Zuschlag, was honored along with Dr. James Andrews, world-renowned orthopedic surgeon; Mickey Gilley, six-time Academy of Country Music Award winner; Gayle Hatch, US Olympic Weightlifting coach; and Ambassador Linda... more »
  • Abbeville Police Honored for Heroic Rescue

    January 3, 2012 11:30 PM

    In Abbeville, a daring rescue by police officers on Christmas Eve was recognized by the Mayor and Council Members. Less than two weeks ago, a home on Charity Street caught fire. Abbeville Senior Patrol Officer Joshua J. Hebert said when they arrived on scene the back of the house... more »
  • Pearl Harbor Survivor from Acadiana Honored in New Orleans

    December 7, 2011 7:27 PM

    Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and veterans gathered in New Orleans at the National World War II Museum to honor the few remaining survivors of that attack. KATC followed one of those survivors who traveled from Acadiana for a special Pearl Harbor ceremony. ... more »
  • Workers to Be Honored for Rescues After Rig Blast

    April 15, 2011 6:01 AM

    BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) - Crew members of a supply vessel that was tethered to the Deepwater Horizon when the rig exploded last year are set to be honored at a Coast Guard awards ceremony for helping rescue blast survivors. About a dozen crew members from the Damon B. Bankston... more »
  • Acadian ambulance employees were honored by the National Guard

    December 10, 2010 7:10 AM

    Acadian ambulance employees were honored by the National Guard. The patriot award is given to employers who support the National Guard and especially their employees who serve in the guard. Five Acadian employee's nominated their supervisors
  • Cuban cardinal honored by American Catholics

    August 3, 2010 9:50 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega has been honored by American Catholics for mediating the communist island's release of dozens of political prisoners. Ortega, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Havana, accepted the highest prize presented by the Knights of Columbus at their annual convention in Washington. The Catholic men's... more »
  • Paul McCartney Honored

    June 1, 2010 11:04 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - When it comes to popular music, it doesn't get much bigger than the tunes Paul McCartney has written and sung over the past five decades with the Beatles and on his own. McCartney, who has been knighted by the queen of England, is being honored with Washington's... more »
  • Community Leaders Recognized at League of Women Voters Soiree

    November 16, 2009 9:11 AM

    Seven community leaders were honored at the 2nd Annual Just Desserts Awards Soiree, an event of the League of Women Voters of Lafayette held November 12. Honorees are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, excellence in performance, and leadership through motivating others, in keeping with the missions and policy commitments of... more »

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