THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University will offer 24 scholarships this fall exclusively to students who are the first in their family to attend college. The scholarships will range from $500 to $1,250 for qualifying students. The Daily Comet reports that money for Nicholls' First-Generation Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Program... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An Ohio lender has not foreclosed on a Baton Rouge development, even though a federal judge authorized such action in August. The Advocate reports that an important question remains unresolved: whether the developer must provide chilled water at affordable rates for air conditioning at the... more »
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Members of New York's congressional delegation are inviting military officials to tour the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in hopes of securing its future against looming defense cuts. U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirstin Gillibrand, along with Reps. Kathy Hochul, Brian Higgins and Louise Slaughter,... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, as it struggles to stay relevant to consumers flocking to Apple Inc.'s iTunes a la carte store and Netflix Inc.'s all-you-can-eat subscription plan. Amazon has approached several... more »
Remington College-Lafayette Campus will offer complimentary back-to-school haircuts for children this summer. The popular Cuts for Kids event will begin on Monday, July 26 and run for two weeks. Parents can bring in children ages 17 and under for a complimentary haircut provided by instructors and students in the Remington... more »
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Special Olympics summer games will be held Saturday and Sunday at Southeastern Louisiana University, with opening ceremonies Friday. More than 700 athletes will participate. As part of the program, athletes can get free vision, physical therapy and dental screenings on Saturday. Vision and physical therapy... more »
The Lafayette Office of Public Health is offering the 2009 H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccine to all Lafayette Parish residents at no cost.
The event will take place on January 22, 2009 from 8:30- 4PM.
Lafayette parish health unit 220 W. Willow street, Building A
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Opelousas General Health System is offering free Mammograms to women who qualify. This service is being sponsored through a $30,000 grant from the Acadiana Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. To qualify for a free mammogram, women must meet 3 of the following requirements: be between the... more »