NEW YORK (AP) - Radio talk show host Anthony Cumia is offering no apologies for what satellite radio company SiriusXM called a hate-filled Twitter rant that got him fired. The former co-host of the "Opie & Anthony" show was let go July 3 after tweeting his outrage at a woman... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Entrepreneurs, policymakers and academics will discuss policies, business trends and strategies June 19-21 at the EDA University Center for Economic Development's conference on the Baton Rouge campus of Southern University. The Advocate reports the conference theme is "Advancing Entrepreneurship and Innovation." The registration deadline is... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The host of a program on the History Channel is planning on having a bash to celebrate what some call the Maya apocalypse. Giorgio Tsoukalos (SOO-kuh-lohs) is the host of the History Channel's "Ancient Aliens" program. He is one of the leading proponents of the theory... more »
ABBEVILLE - Get the information you need to feel great and live healthier Wednesday, April 17th at the FREE Health Fair sponsored by the LSU AgCenter, Vermilion Volunteers for Family and Community and the Vermilion Parish Library. The Health Fair will be held at the Abbeville Library, 405 E. St.... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - NPR and its public radio stations around the country got an earful from listeners and angry citizens in the middle of pledge season Friday over its firing of commentator Juan Williams, receiving thousands of complaints and scattered threats to withhold donations. Still, a number of major stations... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The murder conviction of former New Orleans radio and television personality Vince Marinello has been upheld by a state appeals court. The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal in Lake Charles released the decision Wednesday morning. The 73-year-old Marinello was convicted in 2008 of second-degree murder for... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is hosting a "million moderate march" in Washington - for people who think shouting is annoying - but faux political nemesis Stephen Colbert will be nearby to keep fear alive against those "dark, optimistic forces." Colbert, host of Comedy Central's "The... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama welcomes the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints to the White House on Monday. The Saints will hold a football clinic with Washington-area children before the event with Obama. After their White House meeting, the Saints players will visit wounded troops and their families... more »
The Lafayette High School Choir is hosting "Buggin' Out With the Beatles", a summer camp for students in kindergarden through sixth grade.
Campers will learn and take part in many activities ranging from music, art, dance, and fun games.
The camp will be held at Lafayette High School... more »
Missy Grimmett, 2010 Chairman of the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce, has announced that Tom Voinche, KATC TV 3 morning personality, will serve as this year's Master of Ceremonies for the Annual Chamber Banquet & Awards Program. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 4, 2010 at the new EvangelineDownsEventCenter... more »