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  • Motorcyclist collides with horse, both killed

    December 28, 2012 4:12 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Greenwood man is dead after his motorcycle struck a horse in Caddo Parish. The Sheriff's Office says the accident happened about 6 a.m. Thursday in the 7600 block of Jefferson Paige Road, near Alma Road. Deputies say 53-year-old Mathew Hale was westbound on a 2012... more »
  • LCG: Public Vote on Traffic Cameras Shot Down, UL Horse Farm Sale Gets Green Light

    June 19, 2012 11:54 PM

    At Lafayette Consolidated Government's meeting Tuesday night, a public vote on Lafayette's traffic cameras hits a brick wall, while the purchase of UL's horse farm got the green light. Even though both outcomes were no surprise, the votes were still historic ones. You could call it a last effort... more »
  • Feds: Horse racing operation tied to drug cartel

    June 13, 2012 9:31 AM

    RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) - In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of cash to buy the horses. On Tuesday, authorities raided those stables and... more »
  • Council Fires Dog Catcher, Passes Horse Introductory Ordinance

    May 8, 2012 11:23 PM

    A controversial case for the Opelousas City Council was closed Tuesday, with another hot topic being opened. Council members had to decide the fate of small animal warden, or dog-catcher, Donald Tyler. "Mr. Tyler was offered two chances, and on both of the chances he failed," said Alderman... more »
  • Drought brings outbreak of horse disease

    April 17, 2012 9:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Agriculture officials in Arkansas and Louisiana have warned veterinarians to watch for signs of a potentially fatal horse disease if there's another drought this year. The disease is often called pigeon fever because basketball-sized abscesses in the chest and abdomen can give horses a pigeon-breasted... more »
  • Crash Involving Horse Leaves One Man Dead

    January 1, 2011 1:04 PM

    From State Police: Early this morning, Louisiana State Police Troop D investigated a single vehicle crash involving a horse on I-10 Westbound at milepost 53. A Pasadena, California man dies as a result of the crash. According to investigating troopers, on January 1, 2011, at 12:23 a.m., a 2001 Mazda... more »
  • Horse Racing Law Suit

    September 10, 2010 1:40 PM

    More than a dozen trainers and horse owners at Evangeline Downs are suing the Louisiana Racing Commision. Don Stemmans has owned thousands of racing horses since the 1960s. He said, "I've never seen a racing commission, ever like this, do anything like this." Stemmans is one of many... more »
  • Man on Horse Hit by Car

    August 30, 2010 12:28 PM

    CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA)- A man escaped severe injuries after the horse he was riding was hit by an on-coming car. According to Caddo Parish Sheriffs, the car was traveling on Highway 169 and was coming to the intersection of Highway 71, and the driver didn't see people riding their... more »
  • St. Martin Sets Up Rescued Horse Pasture

    August 28, 2010 3:15 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - So many horses are being set loose in St. Martin Parish that the parish is setting up a shelter for horses and other rescued livestock. Rescued horses are currently boarded on private land around the parish, and the shelter under way will save money, Parish... more »
  • Durel Proposes Buying Horse Farm Property

    July 29, 2010 7:50 PM

    Press Release: The Lafayette City-Parish Council will consider a proposal to purchase about 100 acres on Johnston Street from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for ultimate use as a public park. City-Parish President Joey Durel offered the plan during a special joint meeting of the Council and Lafayette Public... more »
  • Lafayette Police Horse Dies

    July 20, 2010 11:11 AM

    It is with regret that we announce the death of Mounted Unit Horse "Charlie". Charlie had recently undergone surgery at LSU Veterinarian Clinic to address stomach issues. He was back at Cherokee Ranch recovering when he suffered a kink in his small intestines. Charlie was in much pain and discomfort.... more »
  • Rabies Confirmed in South West Louisiana Horse

    July 1, 2010 9:10 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says a Jefferson Davis Parish horse has been confirmed to have rabies. The horse, a 6-year-old thoroughbred mare from the Jennings area, was taken to LSU's veterinary school in Baton Rouge on June 27 after exhibiting abnormal facial twitching symptoms. Strain said... more »
  • New Iberia: Historic Horse

    June 17, 2010 9:28 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Known by horse enthusiasts for its distinctive speckled markings and rich history, the Appaloosa is seen as more than just a horse of a different color. The Louisiana State Appaloosa Club came the SugArena on New Iberia to celebrate the horse breed on a recent... more »
  • Local Farmers Prep Livestock for Cold

    January 5, 2010 1:59 PM

    Acadiana is home to almost as many cattle and horses as people, so local farmers are working hard to protect these animals-- a big source of revenue-- from the cold. For months they have been preparing the livestock for winter through proper feeding and care. "The most important... more »
  • Off-track Betting Construction Moves Forward

    November 9, 2009 6:38 PM

    The project to convert an old Walmart in St. Martinville into an off-track betting site is moving forward. Last week we reported Evangeline Downs asked the city to hold off on the project until March 2010, but the company has since had a change of heart and the contract... more »
  • Secretariat Casting Rescheduled

    October 30, 2009 2:22 PM

    Casting for 70's extras for the film Secretariat has been rescheduled. The promo day will now take place on Monday, November 2 instead of Sunday, November 1. Questions or concerns can be emailed to
  • La. horse owners put on alert for equine disease

    October 27, 2009 2:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Horse owners, beware. Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain says a tick-borne disease has shown up in Texas and that horse owners in Louisiana should be on the alert. The disease is called equine piroplasmosis, or EP for short. It's a tick-borne disease caused by microscopic... more »
  • Roads Limited due to Secretariat Filming

    October 12, 2009 11:27 AM

    Tony Tramel announced today (October 12)the following streets will be closed on October 12, 2009 from 4am until 11pm. St. Landry St. between Coliseum Rd. and Dean St. Johnston St. between Cajundome Blvd. and Coliseum Rd.(4min. intermittent traffic control) Cajundome Blvd. from Johnston St. 500 yards north... more »

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