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  • LSU explores using sugar to make plastics

    April 5, 2014 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU AgCenter researchers are studying how to make plastics from a byproduct of sugar and say the development could give sugar cane farmers a stake in the plastics industry and reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing plastics. Derek Dorman, an LSU AgCenter polymer scientist at... more »
  • Rapides students must make up another ice day

    March 7, 2014 7:40 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish public schools students can expect 20 extra minutes of class time for a few more weeks this spring, thanks to another ice day. The Town Talk reports the district will add 20 minutes to the school day from April 9 through May 13. The... more »
  • Lafayette chamber to make education a priority

    January 30, 2014 8:52 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has created a substantial list of goals for 2014 aimed at improving the community and sustaining a thriving atmosphere for businesses. Public education is near the top. Chamber Chief Executive Officer Jason El Koubi tells The Advertiser the chamber, its... more »
  • Facebook to make it easier to become organ donor

    May 1, 2012 9:56 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook wants to help you share your organs. Users in the United States and the U.K. can enroll as organ donors via links to official registries on the world's biggest social networking site, said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The links should make it easier for people... more »
  • Lafayette Students Make Up Credits with eCampus

    December 27, 2010 11:19 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A GED wouldn't have been enough for Jude Eschete - he was determined to get a high-school diploma. Two days before his class graduated from Carencro High School last year, he learned that he wouldn't be getting a diploma because he was two points short of... more »
  • Louisiana Candidates Make Final Pitches to Voters

    November 1, 2010 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The debates are done. The campaign ads are in constant rotation. Now, candidates are making final swings around Louisiana to persuade people to show up to the polls Tuesday, in an election where the optimistic voter turnout expectation is only 35 percent. At the top... more »
  • West Africa children still exploited to make chocolate

    October 8, 2010 10:05 PM

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - West Africa's cocoa industry is still trafficking children and using forced child labor despite nearly a decade of efforts to eliminate the practices, according to an independent audit published by Tulane University. A U.S.-sponsored solution called the Harkin-Engel Protocol was signed in 2001 by cocoa... more »
  • Chinese dinosaur fossils to make US debut in Ohio

    August 26, 2010 10:05 PM

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Dinosaur fossils, including a rib more than 9 feet long from a species of the long-necked titanosaur family, are making their North American debut Friday at a Cincinnati museum. Four of the fossils are among Alaska state rn that were found from 2005 to 2007 in China's... more »
  • Expansion to Make Coast Major Meeting Competitor

    August 16, 2010 8:51 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - A $118 million expansion and renovation of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center will bring Mississippi into the competitive fray for most of the biggest meetings in the United States, the center's executive director says. State officials, including Gov. Haley Barbour and U.S. Sen. Thad... more »
  • CEO of BP Will Make His First Appearance On Capitol Hill

    June 8, 2010 1:33 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Tony Hayward, the embattled CEO of BP, will make his first appearance on Capitol Hill since the catastrophic Gulf oil spill when he testifies before a congressional committee next week. Hayward is scheduled to appear at a House Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations subcommittee hearing June... more »
  • St. Martinville Police Make Arrest in Bomb Threat

    April 7, 2010 7:16 PM

    The St. Martinville Police Department received an assignment to respond to a State office in the St. Martinville City limits in regards to a bomb threat. Upon officers' arrival, all office personnel were evacuated as officers canvassed the facility searching for any suspicious packages. Concluding the search, no suspicious... more »
  • Lafayette Marshals Make Arrest After Drug Transaction

    March 16, 2010 5:02 PM

    Lafayette City Marshal deputies observed an alleged narcotics transaction in progress in the 100 block of East Clinton. Due to the number of people in the area, deputies request assistance from the Lafayette police department. One of the marshal deputies began patting down one KEVIN J. PETERS who... more »
  • Iberia Parish Deputies Make Arrest In Home Burglary Case

    March 16, 2010 1:37 PM

    On March 15, 2010 at approximately 07:00 p.m. Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Jake Trahan age 24, for burglary of a residence on the 700 Block of Creighton Drive New Iberia. The burglary initially took place on March 12th 2010; however Detectives were able to locate the... more »
  • Lafayette Police Make Arrest After Nightclub Stabbing

    March 8, 2010 3:18 PM

    On March 7, 2010, at approximately 11:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a night club in the 500 block of North Pierce Street regarding a stabbing. According to the victim, the suspect was creating a disturbance inside of the building when she was asked to leave... more »
  • Narcotics Detectives With The MCPD Make Drug Arrests

    March 3, 2010 11:50 AM

    The following three individuals were arrested 03/02/10 at 9:10pm at 723 Louisiana St. in Morgan City. Mathew Joseph, 60yoa, Louisiana St. MC Charges: 1.) Poss. Of Drug paraphernalia, 2.) Poss. Of Crack cocaine, 3.) Poss. Of Marijuana 4.) Keeping a disorderly place 5.) Warrant: District Court-Failure To Appear for Poss.... more »
  • Eunice Police Make Arrest For Counterfeit Bills

    March 2, 2010 9:20 AM

    Eunice Police Department has arrested a subject for trying to pass six, twenty dollar counterfeit bills at a Eunice store. Officers with the Eunice Police Department received the call at 6:29 pm that a subject was in the store wanting the exchange the counterfeit money for a One hundred... more »
  • Louisiana DEQ To Make Decision On St. Mary Salt Dome

    February 1, 2010 6:45 PM

    In St. Mary Parish, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will host a public hearing next month on a proposal to store natural gas in the Cote Blanche salt dome. Henry Gas Storage is moving through the permit process necessary to construct four caverns in the dome. Each cavern could... more »
  • Local Doctors Need Help To Open Haitian Hospital After Earthquake

    January 19, 2010 6:26 PM

    As she sees the need for medical attention in her native country, Dr. Nicole Michael's frustration grows. She, her husband Dr. Arsh Michael and sixteen other doctors have the supplies they need and a hospital where they can help heal the wounded. It's located in a small village just... more »
  • Lafayette Police Make Arrest In Beaver Park Shooting Death

    January 11, 2010 12:48 PM

    Detectives arrested 42 year old Jose Segura charging him with First Degree Murder. Segura is accused of fatally shooting 22 year-old Allen Aucoin Junior. Lafayette Police say around 3:30 Sunday afternoon a woman playing tennis at Beaver Park walked into the women's bathroom and found Aucoin shot to death. Aucoin... more »
  • Crowley Police Investigate Burglary; Make New Arrest

    January 8, 2010 4:34 PM

    Fighting to clear open burglary investigations, Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson reports that another suspect has been arrested and that there should be additional arrest to follow. "Our officers have been working hard to identify suspects involved in the recent rash of burglaries and make prosecutable cases against... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Make Arrest After Shrimp Theft

    December 21, 2009 6:50 PM

    A woman is under arrest in St. Mary parish for trying to steal shrimp from a Bayou Vista Walmart. Jasmine Washington is accused of stuffing the merchandise into her purse. Deputies say she gave them a false name when they arrested her.
  • Lafayette Police Make An Arrest In Hit-And-Run

    December 18, 2009 3:56 PM

    Lafayette police have arrested a woman whom they believe struck and killed a man last month on West Congress Street. Sherry Ann Smith, 36, of Lafayette, has been charged with felony hit-and-run. Police believe she was driving a white Pontiac G-6 on Nov. 29 when she struck 51-year-old Michael... more »

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