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  • Ascension considers getting into utility business

    May 20, 2013 10:16 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish government officials, already trying to pull together the early pieces of a parish-wide sewer system, also have been investigating the possibility of getting into the natural gas and water business. The Advocate reports Parish President Tommy Martinez has been meeting with an economic development... more »
  • 50,000 bass to be released into Lacassine Pool

    April 20, 2012 9:29 AM

    LACASSINE, La. (AP) - Next week 50,000 largemouth bass fingerlings will be released into the Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Louisiana to improve fishing. The release will take place on Aug. 26 at the Lacassine Pool, a 16,000-acre area of freshwater marsh. Richard Meyers, the refuge manager, says the... more »
  • Terrebonne looks into natural gas-powered vehicles

    January 11, 2012 10:50 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish Council has voted to pay for a $19,000 study to examine the feasibility of converting some or all of the parish's more than 400 vehicles from gasoline and diesel to compressed natural gas. The study will be done by Baton Rouge-based rofessional Engineering... more »
  • LHS Musical Canceled Friday

    February 3, 2011 10:52 PM

    Due to the inclement weather, the Lafayette High School production of "Into the Woods" is cancelled Friday night as well. Producer and Vocal Director Holly Grefe-Andrus says the Broadway musical will go on as scheduled Saturday night. An extra performance of the musical will be performed Monday February 7... more »
  • LHS Cancels Thursday Night Musical Performance

    February 2, 2011 8:46 PM

    Lafayette High School's Thursday night performance of the musical "Into the Woods" is cancelled due to the school closure. "Into the Woods" Director and Vocal Director, Holly Grefe-Andrus says the Friday and Saturday night shows are expected to go on as scheduled at this time. For more information... more »
  • LHS Takes You "Into the Woods"

    January 31, 2011 12:15 AM

    Lafayette High School is preparing to showcase it's newest musical..."Into the Woods." KATC'S Chris Welty has a preview from the final rehearsal before the curtain opens this week. For forty years Lafayette High School has brought Broadway to Lafayette. The tradition started back in 1972 with the musical "Li'l... more »
  • Manhunt for Paul Collins Junior now into its 19th Hour

    October 20, 2010 6:26 AM

    The manhunt for Paul Collins Junior is now in its 19th hour (started at 10:30am Tuesday). Collins is an accused murderer who escaped from prison yesterday. St. Martin Parish deputies say Collins jumped off the roof of the jail and got away. Deputies say correctional officers were escorting inmates... more »
  • Hurricane Paula Strengthens into a Category 2

    October 12, 2010 2:23 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Paula has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top sustained winds of 100 miles per hour (160 kph) off the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tuesday that Paula was moving north-northwest at near 10 mph (17 kph). ... more »
  • Facebook Founder Pouring $100 Million into Newark's School System

    September 23, 2010 4:47 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is about to make a lot of new friends: The 26-year-old tycoon is pouring $100 million of his staggering fortune into Newark's blighted school system after hitting it off with the mayor of the poverty-stricken city. The donation - which is being... more »
  • Crews Started Pumping Cement into Blown-Out Well

    September 17, 2010 3:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Crews started pumping cement Friday deep under the seafloor to permanently plug BP's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. A BP spokesman said there no longer was a need to use mud in tandem with the cement because pressure from the well wasn't an issue.... more »
  • Figuring Out What Makes Tropical Storms Form Into Hurricanes

    September 2, 2010 12:58 PM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - NASA scientists are flying into Hurricane Earl to gather data about what makes some tropical storms intensify while others fizzle. The flight is part of a six-week NASA research mission to collect information that could help forecasters accurately predict how strong a hurricane will be.... more »
  • Hopes of Bringing Whooping Cranes Back Into South LA

    August 19, 2010 3:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hopes to bring whooping cranes back into south Louisiana, establishing a flock that lives and breeds on state-owned land in Vermilion Parish. Whoopers are the world's most endangered crane, with just under 400 birds in the wild and fewer than... more »
  • BP finishes pumping cement into blown-out well

    August 5, 2010 9:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP finished pumping fresh cement into its blown-out oil well Thursday as it aimed to seal for good the ruptured pipe that for months spewed crude into the Gulf of Mexico in one of the world's worst spills. A day before, crews forced a slow torrent... more »
  • The First Brown Pelicans Released into LA Coastal Habitat

    August 5, 2010 6:33 PM

    State and federal biologists today released the first brown pelicans back into Louisiana coastal habitat since rescue and rehabilitation operations began following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The 15 pelicans were transported from the Bird Rehabilitation Center in Hammond and carefully off loaded on to Rabbit Island by... more »
  • Abbeville Country Club broken into

    August 3, 2010 4:33 PM

    by Chris Rosa Just over $3,000 was taken from the Abbeville Country late Sunday or early Monday morning. The Abbeville Country Club was broken into late Sunday night or early Monday morning and just over $3,000 was stolen. The person or people entered the club through the back... more »
  • Investigation Into How Obama Administration Came Up With Recommendation For Moratorium

    July 26, 2010 1:18 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Interior Department's inspector general is conducting an investigation into how the Obama administration came up with its recommendation for a six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf. Acting Inspector General Mary Kendall sent a letter to two of the seven congressmen who requested the... more »
  • Filing Extension of Unemployment Benefits Goes Into Effect

    July 23, 2010 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Letters will be going out beginning Monday to more than 15,000 Louisianians who may be eligible for extended unemployment benefits and are not now getting them, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) said today. The letters will give eligible claimants instructions on when and how to file.... more »
  • Hearing Into the Deepwater Horizon Disaster Has Resumed

    July 19, 2010 12:52 PM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - A federal hearing into the Deepwater Horizon disaster has resumed in New Orleans with complaints coming from attorneys for two rig workers who are possible targets of the investigation. Attorneys for the two rig workers said Monday that their clients weren't named as "parties in interest,"... more »
  • New Bill Will Divide Offshore Regulators Agency Into 3 Parts

    July 15, 2010 11:30 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A House panel has approved legislation that would overhaul the government agency responsible for regulating offshore drilling. The bill would divide the agency into three parts: one for leasing and permitting; another for inspections and investigations; and a third to collect revenue. It also seeks to clamp... more »
  • Orpheum Theater Transformed Into New Music Venue

    July 13, 2010 12:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The shuttered, debt-ridden Orpheum Theater has a new owner who says he is in the early stages of planning to transform the 1921 beaux-arts-style vaudeville house into a music venue to showcase local talent and host big-name, touring performers. Businessman Andrew Reid said Monday that he... more »
  • 2,000 Gallons Of Sewage Per Minute Into Champion Lake

    July 13, 2010 10:59 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport officials say repair crews are at work at a broken sewage main that is letting 2,000 gallons of sewage per minute into Champion Lake. The Times reports that a city crew found the leak Tuesday morning - apparently, three days after it started. A city... more »
  • Jindal Agreed To Let Lawmakers Tap Into Artificial Reef Fund

    July 1, 2010 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Over an objection from one of his cabinet secretaries, Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed to let lawmakers tap into an artificial reef fund to pay for their pet projects. Jindal signed the legislation Wednesday, despite complaints from Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham, who questioned... more »
  • Alex, First Named Atlantic Storm, Moves into Gulf

    June 27, 2010 6:54 PM

    BELIZE CITY (AP) - Tropical Storm Alex moved into the Gulf of Mexico Sunday after weakening to a depression as it swirled across Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, dumping rains that left at least four people dead across the region. Alex is expected to regain strength in the coming days... more »
  • Crews Drill Deep into Gulf of Mexico to Halt Leak

    June 20, 2010 6:49 PM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Drilling crews are grinding ever deeper to build the relief wells that are the best hope of stopping the massive oil leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The crew of Transocean Ltd.'s Development Driller II finished pouring cement Sunday morning... more »
  • Car Hits Apartment, Burst Into Flames

    June 12, 2010 11:49 AM

    Around 2:30 Saturday morning a car traveling in the 1000 block of Kaliste Saloom Road veered off and hit an apartment. Chief Leonard Blackwell with the Lafayette Fire Department says the car's gas tank ruptured causing it and the apartment to go up in flames. Three people were inside the... more »
  • Bears Lumbering Back Into East Texas

    June 11, 2010 1:56 PM

    CLARKSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Before hunting season began, Don "Dink" Benton set up a motion sensor camera on his east Texas ranch to learn what kind of deer roamed his land along the Oklahoma border. What he saw as he went through the pictures was a shock: a black bear... more »
  • A Dive Into The Oil

    June 9, 2010 2:32 PM

    IN THE MURKY DEPTHS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - I jump off the boat into the thickest, reddest patch of oil I've ever seen. I open my eyes and realize my mask is already smeared. I can't see anything and we're just five seconds into the dive. Dropping... more »
  • Harrison County, Miss. Opposed To BP Dumping Debris Into Their Landfill

    June 8, 2010 2:07 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County supervisors are opposed to BP dumping debris from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill into a local landfill. The Sun Herald reports that the unified command has told local officials that its preliminary plan called for putting debris into the Pecan Grove landfill. Supervisor... more »
  • 1 Step Up, 1 Step Back: Spill May Linger Into Fall

    June 6, 2010 11:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A containment cap was capturing more and more of the crude pouring from a damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but that bit of hope was tempered Sunday by a sharp dose of pragmatism as the federal government's point man warned the crisis could... more »
  • Gooey Tar Balls Crashed Into The White Sands Of Florida

    June 4, 2010 11:10 AM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Waves of gooey tar balls crashed into the white sands of the Florida Panhandle on Friday as BP engineers adjusted a sophisticated cap over the Gulf oil gusher, trying to collect the crude. Even though the inverted funnel-like device was set over the leak late... more »
  • Senate Backs Bills to Tap Into Trust Funds

    June 2, 2010 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Senate backed a package of proposals Wednesday that would make it easier to tap into the state's protected funds, after the Senate president argued the measures were needed to avoid another round of deep cuts to public colleges and health care services. The... more »
  • Senate Passes Proposal -Tapping Into Protected Funds Easier

    June 2, 2010 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A package of proposals that would make it easier to tap into protected funds, to ease budget cuts, has won passage from the Louisiana Senate. Senate President Joel Chaisson pitched the measures as giving lawmakers and the governor more flexibility to deal with steep budget... more »
  • Donate Your Old Trash Cans To Turn Them Into "Artistic" Recycling Bins

    June 1, 2010 6:35 PM

    Donate your old trash cans to turn them into "artistic" recycling bins. The goal is to promote recycling of aluminum cans to the youth and raising awareness of environmental issues. All monies collected through recycling process goes to coastal cleanups. This recycling program promises to reduce waste in our... more »
  • Criminal & Civil Investigations Into The Deepwater Horizon

    June 1, 2010 4:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says federal authorities have opened criminal and civil investigations into the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. Holder would not specify Tuesday which companies or individuals might be the targets of the probe. He says federal clean air and pollution laws give... more »
  • Two Men Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

    May 23, 2010 11:46 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Two men who often felt like outsiders in Nashville, even as they took country music to new heights, were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. Ferlin Husky and Billy Sherrill were responsible for dozens of No. 1 hits and helped bring the... more »
  • Oil Creeps Deeper Into Delicate Marshes

    May 21, 2010 12:06 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Thick, sticky oil crept deeper into delicate marshes of the Mississippi Delta, an arrival dreaded for a month since the crude started spewing into the Gulf, as anger and frustration mounted over efforts to plug the gusher from a blown-out well and contain the spill.... more »
  • Possible Criminal & Civil Investigation Into Oil Spill

    May 17, 2010 4:24 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - California Sen. Barbara Boxer and other Democrats on the Senate environment committee are calling for the Department of Justice to open a criminal and civil investigation into the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Boxer, who chairs the environment panel, said that operators of the Deepwater... more »
  • Investigation Into Oil Spill Reveals Safety Device Had A Leak

    May 12, 2010 11:18 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Henry Waxman says that his committee's investigation into the Gulf oil spill reveals that a key safety device, the blowout preventer, had a leak in a crucial hydraulic system. The California Democrat said in a hearing Wednesday that the investigation also discovered that the well had... more »
  • Robot Shot Chemical Dispersant Into Oil Leak

    May 10, 2010 1:12 PM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A remote-controlled submarine shot a chemical dispersant into the maw of a massive undersea oil leak Monday, further evidence that authorities expect the gusher to keep erupting into the Gulf of Mexico for weeks or more. Crews using the deep-sea robot attempted to... more »
  • Congressional Investigation Into Oil Rig Explosion

    April 27, 2010 5:15 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers have asked the owner and operator of the oil rig that exploded last week in the Gulf of Mexico for documents as part of a congressional investigation into the accident. The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman of California, and... more »
  • Oil Platform Sank Into The Gulf of Mexico

    April 22, 2010 2:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An oil platform that burned for more than day after a massive explosion sank into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Crews searched by air and water for 11 workers still missing from the Deepwater Horizon, though one relative said family... more »
  • Cockpit Voice Recorder Gives Insight Into Helicopter Crash

    January 7, 2010 4:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A cockpit voice recorder captured the sound of a bang and a loud air noise about 17 seconds before a helicopter crashed into a marshy area of southeast Louisiana last year, killing eight people. A transcript released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board says one... more »

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