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  • Backhoe stuck in mud leads to employee arrest

    March 7, 2012 10:43 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A 39-year-old West Monroe man has been arrested after allegedly using his employer's backhoe without permission and getting it stuck in the mud. The News-Star reports Jason Edward Banks is accused of unauthorized use of a moveable and damage to property. The police report stated Banks... more »
  • Dirty Dancing at Festivals Acadiens et Creoles

    October 9, 2010 9:54 PM

    Acadiana was not short on sunshine, music or food on Saturday. Which was good for the second day of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Girard Park. It's the 38th year for the celebration- keeping cajun and creole culture alive in Acadiana. However, the dry weather gives a new name to... more »
  • BP Plans To Use Relief Well To Shove Mud And Then Cement

    August 6, 2010 11:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP is confirming that it plans to use a relief well to shove mud and then cement into the underground reservoir feeding the blown-out Gulf of Mexico well. Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles said Friday that crews still "plan to move forward with the bottom kill"... more »
  • Spill Chief Considering Whether To Pump Mud And Cement Through Well Cap

    July 20, 2010 5:28 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government's spill chief is considering whether to pump heavy mud and cement through BP's experimental well cap that's keeping oil from the Gulf of Mexico. Retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says Tuesday that the procedure would make it easier to complete the permanent... more »
  • 48 Hours Before Clear if Mud Stops Oil Leak

    May 28, 2010 7:20 AM

    ROBERT, La. (AP) - The chief executive of BP PLC says it will be about 48 hours before they know if pumping heavy mud into a blown-out well is successful in stopping the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. CEO Tony Hayward said that his confidence level in the well-plugging... more »
  • BP Temporarily Suspended Pumping Mud To Assess Affects

    May 27, 2010 5:54 PM

    ROBERT, La. (AP) - BP suspended its attempt to choke off the gusher at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday so crews could monitor their work and bring in more drilling mud, but the company said everything was going as planned and the effort was expected to... more »
  • Cold could mean slow crawfish farm harvest

    February 22, 2010 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Earlier this year, Crawfish farmers expected heavy rains to bring a bountiful harvest, but that was before periods of subfreezing temperatures pushed the mud bugs back into their holes. Now producers wonder if early projections of a strong crop will pan out. And some restaurant... more »

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