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  • California officer hurt in Missouri shooting march

    August 16, 2014 9:15 PM

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - An officer was briefly hospitalized after being assaulted during a mostly peaceful protest in Northern California over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri, authorities said Saturday. Officers demonstrated "a high level of restraint" during Friday's protest, said Sean Whent, chief of... more »
  • Thousands march in protest over Hong Kong's leader

    January 1, 2013 9:48 AM

    HONG KONG (AP) - Thousands of people marched in Hong Kong on the first day of 2013 to call for the city's Beijing-backed leader to step down over allegations he was untruthful about illegal renovations at his mansion. Police say 17,000 people gathered at the start of the march Tuesday.... more »
  • Stop the Violence March Planned in Abbeville on Saturday

    December 28, 2012 7:35 PM

    Citizens in Abbeville say they want to take back their community after what they're calling "senseless violence." It has been a violent year in the City of Abbeville, 8 murders, still several unsolved. "It could be anyone at anytime that lose their life over nothing." Lawrence Levy is... more »
  • Argentines prepare for huge anti-government march

    November 8, 2012 3:39 AM

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Thousands of people are using social networks to mobilize a huge march Thursday night against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, organizing what they hope will be the country's biggest anti-government protest in more than a decade. Angered by rising inflation, violent crime and high-profile corruption,... more »
  • Ouachita sales taxes collections up in March

    May 14, 2012 10:45 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Consumer spending picked up steam in Ouachita Parish to close out the first quarter in March. The News-Star reports combined collections for all Ouachita Parish jurisdictions were up 7.8 percent in March compared to the same month in 2011. Bob Eisenstadt, director of the University of... more »
  • Lafayette airport posts strong numbers in March

    April 24, 2012 10:10 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette Regional Airport had the second-best March on record in terms of passenger activity. Last month, 18,763 passengers boarded planes at the airport. The Advertiser reports another 18,815 passengers de-planed, which was also the second-highest number on record for the month. Lafayette Airport Commission Chairman Paul... more »
  • Thunderstorm march across Louisiana

    April 4, 2012 9:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Storms that brought tornadoes to Texas are moving across Louisiana bringing heavy rain and strong gusty winds. The National Weather Service reports high winds and downed trees and power lines across the northern part of Louisiana late Tuesday and early Wednesday. Golf ball size hail was... more »
  • Erath March Library Activities

    March 8, 2012 9:12 AM

    Erath Library Activities ABBEVILLE - The Erath Branch of the Vermilion Parish Library has a month of activities planned! For more information call 337-937-5628 . Thursday, March 8, 2012 4:00 pm Johnny Appleseed Day Thursday, March 15, 2012 4:00 pm St. Patrick's Day Craft Thursday, March... more »
  • South Region March for Life

    January 10, 2012 9:23 AM

    South Region March for Life hosted by Iberia Right to Life will be held in New Iberia on January 17, 2012 at 5:30 pm. A Silent Eucharistic Procession will be held from Grotto on Main Street to St. Peter's Church. There will be a Mass for Life at the... more »
  • A pro-pot march happening today

    March 2, 2011 6:18 AM

    A movement to legalize marijuana in Louisiana is gaining momentum on-line, and now a "pro-pot" march is in the works. It will take place today at 3:00pm starting at Girard park and ending the Parish Courthouse.
  • Should Marijuana be Legal in Louisiana?

    February 15, 2011 11:36 PM

    The debate over the decriminalization of marijuana is about to heat up. A grassroots organization, called "Legalize Louisiana" has organized a pro-pot march in Lafayette for next month. "The aim is that we will have safe and free access for cannabis for any medical patient or recreational user who... more »
  • March against sexual violence set in New Orleans

    October 26, 2010 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans residents will join faculty, staff and students for an annual march designed to draw attention to the problem of sexual violence. According to a Loyola news release, Wednesday evening's event will begins on the Loyola main campus and conclude at a chapel on Tulane's... more »
  • March of Dimes - Signature Chef Phantom Gala

    October 11, 2010 8:02 AM

    March of Dimes is having their Signature Chef Phantom Gala at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 6:30pm. This Fundraiser for the March of Dimes will include entertainment, silent and live auction and sampling of signature chefs dishes. For more information call, 337-233-8476 or... more »
  • Lafayette Police Arrest Report: March 12, 2010

    March 12, 2010 11:37 AM

    Name: Bourque, Shaun Charge: Schedule Ii Arresting Agency: Penalties Address: 100 Blk Orchid DRV Opelousas, La Name: Bowers, Logan Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 400 Blk Planters ROA Lafayette, La Name: Broussard, Maxwell Charge: Bank Fraud Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address:... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: March 11, 2010

    March 11, 2010 11:14 AM

  • St. Landry Parish Arrest Report: March 8, 2010

    March 8, 2010 11:07 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for March 8, 2010. Timothy Lawrence Curette, age 22, 6266 Hwy. 71, Palmetto, La. Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under Suspension, Flight from an Officer, Possession of Marijuana, Speeding, Careless Operation. Wayne Anthony Green, age 30, 314... more »
  • Lafayette Town Hall: City Parish Charter Vote

    February 22, 2010 9:52 AM

    Tonight, February 22, 2010, City Parish Councilman Keith Patin is hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss the upcoming vote on the possible repeal of the Lafayette Consolidated Government charter. Attendance is encouraged as the council is scheduled to vote on March 9, 2010. Patin has invited Bruce Conque with... more »
  • Vermilion Parish police jury blocks delay in tax election

    February 18, 2010 7:27 AM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Vermilion Parish Police Jury has voted to block an attempt by Juror Mark Poche to delay a special March election that calls for a 5.7 mill tax for coastal storm protection. Potential revenue from the tax, if passed, is expected to be used as leverage... more »
  • Laconia "Muggy" Brown memorial march

    January 3, 2010 11:22 PM

    Tonight in Jennings the family of Laconia "Muggy" Brown gathered to plan a second memorial march. Brown was the fifth of eight Jennings women killed and dumped since 2005. The 23-year old's body was found in May of 2008. She leaves behind a four year old son and a... more »
  • 2 men plead guilty in drive-thru killing

    December 1, 2009 8:59 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles as accessories in the 2008 shooting death of a Burger King manager. Meanwhile, the trial of the accused shooter was reset Monday for March 29. Trent Isiah Mitchel and Davientray Lee Breaux pleaded guilty on Monday to accessory... more »
  • Prematurity Awareness Day

    November 17, 2009 10:41 AM

    Premature birth defects affects 1 in 8 babies born in Louisiana and is the leading cause of infant death in our state. In light of this issue a "mom and Baby" mobile van will be in various locations in the Lafayette area administering FREE pregnancy test, FREE blood pressure screening,... more »
  • Komen Acadiana

    October 29, 2009 11:14 AM

    October is Breast Cancer awareness month and the Susan G Komen foundation is committed to a world without breast cancer. In Louisiana, one in eight women will be diagnosed with some type of cancer, also, Louisiana is number one in breast cancer mortality. This year, Komen Acadiana will hold its... more »
  • UL students plan to attend march for equality in Washington, D.C. this weekend

    October 7, 2009 2:47 PM

    Lafayette students, including the founder of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Acadiana, will be traveling to Washington, DC this weekend to participate in an equality march. About 100,000 people are expected to attend the march on the National Mall, focusing attention on the need for... more »

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