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  • Seoul: North Korea fires more short-range missiles

    June 28, 2014 9:25 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said, an apparent test fire that comes just days after the country tested what it called new precision-guided missiles. The Defense Ministry official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing... more »
  • Police Bust Virginia Sexting Ring Involving More Than 100 Teens

    April 5, 2014 11:43 PM

    Deputies are conducting a major investigation into a teenage "sexting" scandal in Virginia involving more than 100 teens and more than 1,000 photos of underage girls posted to a social media account. The investigation, involving both middle and high schoolers across six counties, began when a mother reported suspicious... more »
  • Golf course finds more holes than 18

    April 29, 2013 8:35 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - Golfers at Beaver Creek Golf Course in Zachary are dealing with more holes than the 18 they are playing. Officials say at least 10 sinkholes have appeared on the course over the last several months. Some of the holes are small, just a foot or so... more »
  • Corps agrees to send more water to Atchafalaya

    April 17, 2013 9:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted a request to send more water from the Mississippi River into the Atchafalaya Basin. The governor's office tells The Advocate the move is aimed at improving water quality in the swamp. The Atchafalaya River... more »
  • Survey: Small biz owners growing more pessimistic

    October 9, 2012 9:49 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Small business owners are growing more pessimistic. A survey taken by the National Federation of Independent Business during September shows that owners became more pessimistic as employment and sales remained weak. The NFIB's index of owner optimism has fallen 0.1 point to 92.8. The survey does... more »
  • Company wants more land for Allen Parish Refinery

    July 3, 2012 8:34 AM

    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - A company needs more land to develop plans for a proposed $100 million refinery at the former Arizona Chemical site in Louisiana. The American Press reports Virtual Engineering Operations President J. Craig Harrington asked the Allen Parish Police Jury on Monday to consider leasing 150 acres... more »
  • School gets 315 state vouchers, needs more room

    May 29, 2012 6:04 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - A church-affiliated school in north Louisiana has been approved to accept 315 students as part of the state's scholarship program, but the school doesn't currently have the facilities or teachers to accommodate that many students. New Living Word School in Ruston had 122 students last year.... more »
  • More pretrial issues in 12-year-old's death

    April 26, 2012 10:06 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - Unresolved pretrial issues could mean more delays in the case of Brian Horn, charged with first-degree murder in the 2010 death of a 12-year-old boy from DeSoto Parish. At a hearing Wednesday, Judge Robert Burgess granted defense and prosecution attorneys new deadlines for briefs concerning a... more »
  • Lawmakers seek more education about refund cards

    April 11, 2012 6:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - JPMorgan Chase officials said Tuesday that they will do more to educate Louisiana residents receiving tax refunds on debit cards about how they can avoid fees for accessing their money. Louisiana's revenue department has replaced refund checks with pre-paid Chase Visa cards for taxpayers who... more »
  • Romney makes effort to show more personal side

    March 28, 2012 6:43 AM

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Mitt Romney rarely wears suits anymore and sometimes his perfectly combed hair isn't so perfect. He shows up at NASCAR events and tweets pictures of himself eating Subway sandwiches. His wife, Ann, is a staple on the campaign trail and she gushes in a new online... more »
  • Louisiana matters more this time as primary nears

    March 23, 2012 6:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Twenty delegates are up for grabs in Saturday's Republican presidential preference primary, but state party chairman Roger Villere says something else is also at stake: "Perception of momentum." With Mitt Romney not yet able to lay claim to the GOP nomination, Newt Gingrich and Rick... more »
  • More to education bills than vouchers, tenure

    March 22, 2012 6:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Vouchers, charters and tenure are the buzz words in legislation coming up for debate in the House on Thursday but the details in the complicated bills are more far-reaching than the often-brief descriptions in news stories might indicate. If passed, they would continue an erosion... more »
  • More Rain Threatens Flood Victims

    March 19, 2012 11:11 PM

    One week after heavy rains and flooding, parts of Acadiana are still experiencing high water. Now, a new threat of severe storms and several inches of rain could mean even more flooding for some residents. "I'm worried, been worried, it's already flooded over here and it already smells and... more »
  • More People Applied for Unemployment Benefits

    April 28, 2011 8:59 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - More people sought unemployment benefits last week, the second rise in three weeks, a sign the job market's recovery is slow and uneven. Applications for unemployment benefits jumped 25,000 to a seasonally adjusted 429,000 for the week ending April 23, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the... more »
  • NATO leader: Libya needs more than military action

    April 11, 2011 9:50 AM

    BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO's secretary general says military action alone won't solve the crisis in Libya. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday, however, that any cease-fire in the north African county must be credible and verifiable. Leaders from the African Union have been in Libya trying to negotiate a cease-fire between... more »
  • Census Estimates Show More Blacks Moving to South

    February 16, 2011 7:20 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - American blacks who a century ago began leaving the South to escape segregation and racism are returning, lured by better jobs and quality of life and perhaps by something more intangible - a sense of home. The Southern U.S. region - primarily metropolitan areas such as Atlanta,... more »
  • Jindals Honor Couple Married More Than 80 Years

    February 15, 2011 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The governor and his wife spent Valentine's Day honoring a couple they say is the longest married in the state. Ralph and Dorothy Richards, of Slidell, have been married for nearly 81 years, since Feb. 28, 1930. Gov. Bobby Jindal and first lady Supriya Jindal... more »
  • Inmate Gets More Time for Prison Assault

    January 7, 2011 6:14 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A prison inmate convicted of assaulting two correctional officers has been sentenced to an additional 95 months in prison. U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi also on Thursday ordered 34-year-old Howard Harris to serve three years of supervised released following his prison term. Harris, an inmate... more »
  • More People Applied for Jobless Benefits Last Week

    December 2, 2010 9:07 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the broader trend in layoffs points to a slowly healing job market. The Labor Department says new claims for unemployment aid rose last week by a seasonally adjusted 26,000 to 436,000. The previous week's claims were revised up... more »
  • St. Bernard Port to get more Rebuilding Money

    November 11, 2010 6:59 AM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - The St. Bernard Parish port is getting more money to rebuild from Hurricane Katrina. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving the St. Bernard Parish Port Harbor and Terminal District about $1.9 million to repair office spaces in a warehouse. FEMA has given the port $12.4... more »
  • One More Time, but with Fewer Candidates

    October 28, 2010 7:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A night after six Senate candidates took part in a debate on one New Orleans television station, another station airs the second and last major candidate debate with the two best known candidates. Republican incumbent David Vitter and his Democratic challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, are to... more »
  • Indonesia Tsunami Kills 113; Scores More Missing

    October 26, 2010 10:35 AM

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A tsunami that pounded several islands in western Indonesia killed at least 113 people and scores more are missing. A 7.7-magnitude earthquake triggered the 10-foot (three-meter) wave that washed hundreds of homes into the sea late Monday. Rescuers were having a hard time reaching the Mentawai... more »
  • UNO wins Navy contracts worth more than $800K

    October 14, 2010 11:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The University of New Orleans Department of Computer Science has been awarded three new research and development contracts worth more than $800,000 from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center New Orleans. The three contracts are for one year. The SPAWAR Systems Center is... more »
  • More Controversy Over Woman Set to be Stoned

    October 11, 2010 11:59 AM

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian authorities have arrested two foreigners as they were interviewing the son of a woman who could face death by stoning on an adultery conviction, the state news agency reported Monday. Judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi said the two had entered the country on tourist... more »
  • Churches Using Background Checks to Protect Children

    October 6, 2010 3:06 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More churches and religious groups are doing regular background checks with hopes of preventing abuse of children. Children's advocates say not all background checks are equal, and warn religious groups they must be especially vigilant because their trusting communities are often targets for abusers. Insurance... more »
  • More Stories Of Bullying At Youngsville Middle

    September 27, 2010 11:51 PM

    Tonight, more stories of bullying at Youngsville Middle and claims the principal is not taking the situation seriously. Chrysta Brousard saw the story of Joseph St. Julien on katc-- and she called the newsroom. She says her 7th grade son was bullied in the lockeroom, just like Joseph, and she... more »
  • UL Parents' Night Tonight

    September 22, 2010 11:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Prospective college students and their parents can learn more about the college-selection and admissions processes during Parents' Night on Sept. 22 at UL Lafayette. The event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. The event, hosted by the Office of Enrollment Services, will provide prospective college... more »
  • Al-Qaida Threat More Complex

    September 22, 2010 11:08 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Three top Obama administration officials in the fight against terror said Wednesday that the al-Qaida threat to the United States has grown more complex in the past year and underscores the challenges of pinpointing and blocking terrorist plots. In remarks to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental... more »
  • Traffic Deaths Plummeted Across US to Lowest Levels in More Than Half A Century

    September 9, 2010 12:29 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half century, spurred by technology, more safety-conscious drivers and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws. The Transportation Department said Thursday that traffic deaths fell 9.7 percent in 2009 to 33,808, the... more »
  • More Time To Buy Saints Ring

    September 9, 2010 11:31 AM

    New Orleans - You have more time to get in on a chance to win one of those Saints Super Bowl rings. The team announced Wednesday it is extending its ring raffle until September 20. The raffle was scheduled to end Thursday morning. The Saints also announced a... more »
  • More Federal Waters in Gulf Open to Fishing

    September 3, 2010 3:56 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - More federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle are open to commercial and recreational fishing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that the 3,114-square mile area had a low risk for future exposure to oil. Tuna, swordfish, mahi mahi and other... more »
  • 5 More U.S. Troops Killed Afghanistan

    August 31, 2010 11:58 AM

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Roadside bombs and insurgent fire have claimed the lives of five more U.S. troops in Afghanistan today. NATO says four troops were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan, while a fifth died in a battle with insurgents in the country's south. In all, 19... more »
  • 1 More Name on MS Roll of Katrina's Casualties

    August 28, 2010 3:47 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The names of 170 victims of Hurricane Katrina in south Mississippi were sandblasted on a memorial in preparation for ceremonies Sunday marking the storm's five-year anniversary. It would have been 169 if not for a chance encounter. Dennis Cowart, who designed the memorial, was tasked with... more »
  • State-Owned Fleet Cut By More Than 1,000 Vehicle

    August 24, 2010 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has cut the state-owned vehicle fleet by more than 1,000 cars, trucks and vans over the last year. The administration says that's the lowest level since the 2003-04 fiscal year - but it's still short of an administration goal to trim... more »
  • More LA Waters Opened to Commercial Crabbing

    August 22, 2010 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has reopened some state waters east of the Mississippi River's Southwest Pass to commercial crabbing. The areas had been closed because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Areas reopened on Friday to sport fishing remain closed to commercial... more »
  • State wants more disaster loans forgiven by feds

    August 19, 2010 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - One in five of the sheriffs, school boards, parish councils and other storm-ravaged local government agencies who borrowed federal funds after hurricanes Katrina and Rita won't have to repay a dime of the loans. Those 11 agencies - in New Orleans and surrounding St. Bernard... more »
  • Vitter Reports More Than $5M Cash on Hand

    August 16, 2010 8:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter reports having nearly $5.4 million in his campaign coffers in advance of this month's primary election. The Republican is seeking a second term in office. His campaign released its latest round of finance reports Monday, detailing activity from July 1 to... more »
  • State Workers Charged With Theft of More than $50,000 in Food Stamp Benefits

    August 11, 2010 11:18 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A sixth defendant has pleaded guilty in the federal government's ongoing investigation into disaster food stamp fraud. Dorothy Reedom, who had worked for the Department of Social Services' Office of Family Support in St. Mary Parish, pleaded guilty Monday to theft of public money, property or... more »
  • Sandra Bullock Wants More Info. About Gulf Coast Restoration Video

    July 30, 2010 12:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A spokeswoman for Sandra Bullock says the actress wants her parts of a video promoting Gulf Coast restoration removed until she learns whether oil companies influenced it. The statement Thursday came after the website DeSmogBlog called the campaign an industry push to get support for drilling... more »
  • Local Governments: We Want More Say in Oil Cleanup

    July 29, 2010 9:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The presidents of seven coastal parishes and other local officials say the Coast Guard and BP have banded together and ignored them, and they want a change. Even though the well is capped, there's still a great need to protect wildlife, waters and fisheries, restore the... more »
  • Gulf Coast Tourism Needs More Advertising Money From BP

    July 26, 2010 5:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says the Gulf Coast tourism business needs more advertising money from BP PLC to bring back visitors staying away because of the oil spill. He told the U.S. Tourism and Travel Advisory Board in New Orleans that a tourism recovery will... more »
  • Suit Filed Seeking More Details on Dispersants

    July 14, 2010 8:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP's use of chemicals to disperse the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is coming under renewed scrutiny, as environmentalists head to court to seek more information about potential health hazards and a Senate panel plans a Thursday hearing on the issue. The company has used at... more »
  • Stephensville Woman Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling More Than $100,000

    July 13, 2010 6:38 PM

    On July 13, 2010, a former employee with the St. Martin Parish Water & Sewer District in Stephensville was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center for allegedly embezzling more than $100,000.00. Barbara Topham Vicknair, 60, of Morgan City was charged with 383 counts of Monetary Instrument Abuse,... more »
  • More Bad News In The Efforts To Clean Up Oil

    July 8, 2010 12:16 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The climate phenomenon known as La Nina appears to be developing, threatening more bad news in the efforts to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. When a La Nina occurs there tend to be more hurricanes than normal in the Atlantic and Caribbean... more »
  • Cleanup For The Spill Has Been Landlocked For More Than A Week

    July 5, 2010 4:27 PM

    PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) - Across a wide stretch of the Gulf of Mexico, the cleanup of the region's worst-ever oil spill has been essentially landlocked for more than a week, leaving skimmers stuck close to shore. Last week, the faraway Hurricane Alex idled the skimming fleet off Alabama, Florida... more »
  • More Testing Needed for Giant Gulf Oil Skimmer

    July 5, 2010 10:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Choppy seas have temporarily foiled attempts to see if a giant oil skimmer can be a silver bullet for cleanup efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. Bob Grantham, spokesman for Taiwanese shipping firm TMT, says the company's vessel, dubbed "A Whale," will need further testing off... more »
  • US to Take More Control of Spill Response Website

    July 4, 2010 3:07 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - The US government is expected to take over control of the central information website on the Gulf oil spill response that has been run jointly by various agencies and BP for the 2½ months since the rig explosion. The Department of Homeland Security wants a one-stop shop... more »
  • Government Program Wasted More Than $100 Million Of Taxpayer Dollars

    July 1, 2010 12:53 PM

    MIAMI - A government program that's supposed to help impoverished families heat and cool their homes wasted more than $100 million of taxpayer dollars paying the electric bills of thousands of applicants who were dead, in prison or living in million-dollar mansions. The Department of Health and Human Services spent... more »
  • More Than 70 Pelicans to be Released in Georgia

    June 28, 2010 8:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says about 72 pelicans cleaned up from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will be released on Tuesday in Georgia. It says they'll be flown from New Orleans International Airport to Brunswick Golden Isles Airport. From there, a caravan will... more »
  • More Evidence of Gulf Oil Spill Washes Ashore

    June 25, 2010 9:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More dirty evidence of the massive oil spill washed ashore along the Gulf Coast for residents who don't need any more reminders of their frustration over failed efforts to stop the crude gushing from a blown-out undersea well. In Florida, officials on Thursday closed a quarter-mile... more »
  • Jindal Vetoed Bill That Would Have Made Economic Development Disclose More Info.

    June 24, 2010 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has rejected a bill aimed at getting more information about the numbers of jobs and types of businesses being recruited by the state's economic development office. Jindal vetoed the measure by Chalmette Rep. Nita Hutter on Wednesday, at the urging of his... more »
  • More of BP's Money to Help AG With Spill Lawsuit

    June 23, 2010 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Another slice of Louisiana's $25 million aid grant from BP will be used to help Attorney General Buddy Caldwell with his oil spill litigation. BP PLC gave Louisiana $25 million for cleanup and response efforts. Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he'll carve out another $5... more »
  • Prison inmates wrongly received $9 million in tax credits

    June 23, 2010 11:52 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 1,300 prison inmates wrongly received more than $9 million in tax credits for homebuyers despite being locked up when they claimed they bought a home, a government investigator reported Wednesday. The investigator said 241 of the inmates were serving life sentences. In all, more than 14,100... more »
  • More than 600,000 orders for iPhone 4s

    June 16, 2010 12:25 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Inc. said Wednesday that it and its phone company partners took orders for more than 600,000 iPhone 4s in one day, the highest number it's ever seen, despite widespread problems getting orders through overwhelmed computer systems. The crush of orders sets the scene for long... more »
  • Palin More Pragmatic Than Friends & Foes Expect

    June 13, 2010 5:13 PM

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Sarah Palin the political pragmatist? Go figure. With a few surprising endorsements in recent Republican primaries, the self-styled rogue of GOP politics has reaped an angry response from some of her own supporters and a fresh round of speculation about her own presidential ambitions in 2012.... more »
  • Deputy Booked With More Than 500 Charges

    June 13, 2010 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An Assumption Parish sheriff's deputy was booked Saturday on hundreds of counts of evidence tampering, weapons violations and drug offenses. State Police said Louis Lambert, 47, was arrested Friday afternoon. He was booked at the Assumption Parish Jail. The arrest capped a three-month investigation into... more »
  • New Oil Numbers May Mean More Environmental Damage

    June 11, 2010 1:52 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - New numbers showing the amount of oil gushing from a well in the Gulf of Mexico may be double as much as previously thought means the crude is likely to travel farther away, threatening more birds, fish and other wildlife that call the fragile waters their home,... more »
  • More Than $180,000 Raised for Hospice

    June 6, 2010 11:37 PM

    It was a successful tel-event at the KATC studios and the Mall of Acadiana Sunday, raising well over $180,000 for Hospice of Acadiana. For five hours the hospice telethon aired on TV-3. Thirty-two prizes were given away throughout the event, including a football autographed by saint's quarterback, Drew Brees,... more »
  • More Than $48 Million in Claims Paid

    June 6, 2010 2:40 PM

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An official for BP PLC says the oil giant has paid 18,000 claims along the Gulf Coast totaling more than $48 million. Darryl Willis is the BP vice president overseeing the claims process. He said Sunday in Florida's Escambia County that the company has received 37,000... more »
  • More Gulf Waters Closed to Fishing

    June 5, 2010 10:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Fishing has been banned in more waters off Florida because of the creeping oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will close an additional 565 square miles to fishermen near Panama City, Fla., starting Saturday evening. NOAA spokesman Kim Amendola... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest Drew More Than 85,000 People

    June 3, 2010 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bayou Country Superfest organizers, sponsors and supporters have deemed the star-studded music festival a success, saying it drew more than 85,000 people to LSU's Tiger Stadium over the Memorial Day weekend. Superfest producer Quint Davis says the event will return next year, again over the... more »
  • More Turtles Found Oiled

    June 2, 2010 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State biologists and wildlife enforcement agents have rescued four oiled Kemp's Ridley sea turtles off the coast of Grand Isle. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents retrieved the turtles Tuesday. Officials say the turtles were taken to the fisheries research lab in... more »
  • BP Needs More Proof To Support Claims That Oil Plumes Are Underwater In Gulf

    June 1, 2010 1:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS, (AP) - A spokesman for BP PLC says the company needs more proof to support claims by scientists that huge plumes of oil are suspended underwater in the Gulf of Mexico. CEO Tony Hayward said Sunday there was "no evidence" of the plumes and that all the oil... more »
  • BP lost billions more in market value

    June 1, 2010 11:34 AM

    PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - BP lost billions more in market value Tuesday when shares fell steeply in the first trading day since the company failed to plug the worst oil spill in U.S. history, as investors realized the best chance to stop the leak was months away and there... more »
  • More Than $10 Million in Earmarks Added to Budget Bill

    May 30, 2010 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As they cut colleges and charity hospitals, budget-crafters in the House slipped in dollars for local festivals, cattle fences, playgrounds, museums, town fire stations and pages of pet projects in their districts back home. More than $10 million in legislative earmarks were quietly added to... more »
  • White House Asking BP to Disclose More Information

    May 20, 2010 3:13 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is asking BP PLC to publicly disclose more information about the Gulf oil spill including measurements of the size of the leak 5,000 feet under the sea and air quality. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Thursday that the White House is writing... more »
  • BP Siphoning More Than a Fifth of the Oil Spewing

    May 17, 2010 11:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP said Monday it was siphoning more than a fifth of the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, but worries escalated about the ooze reaching a major ocean current that could carry it through the Florida Keys and up the East Coast. BP PLC chief... more »
  • DHH Closes 2 More Oyster Harvesting Areas

    May 12, 2010 9:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - More oyster harvesting areas are closing in Louisiana. State health officials say they've closed oyster beds in areas 8 and 9 as a precautionary response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The closures, effective at sundown Tuesday, are west of the Mississippi River in... more »
  • House Debate: More Info. On Jobs Created By Economic Development

    April 19, 2010 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bills aimed at getting more information about the types and numbers of jobs created by the state's economic development dollars are heading to the full House for debate. The House Commerce Committee quickly approved a package of proposals that requires more detailed reporting about the... more »
  • Audrey Menard appointed as STM's new principal

    February 18, 2010 12:30 PM

    Lafayette, Louisiana - February 18, 2010 - The Board of Pastors for St. Thomas More Catholic High School has named Audrey C. Menard as the new Principal of the school effective July 1. Rev. Louis J. Richard, Chancellor of St. Thomas More Catholic High School in Lafayette and Pastor... more »
  • More Burglary Charges For Crowley Men

    December 22, 2009 9:10 AM

    Additional charges have been filed on 2 Crowley men in connection with a rash of vehicle and residential burglaries. Crowley Chief of Police K.P. Gibson stated, " Our investigators are continuing their investigation into the string of burglaries which led to the arrest of Brock Simon and Dustin Ashworth last... more »

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