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  • 'Ancient Aliens' host throws Mayan apocalypse party

    December 20, 2012 6:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The host of a program on the History Channel is planning on having a bash to celebrate what some call the Maya apocalypse. Giorgio Tsoukalos (SOO-kuh-lohs) is the host of the History Channel's "Ancient Aliens" program. He is one of the leading proponents of the theory... more »
  • China's party paper falls for Onion joke about Kim

    November 27, 2012 7:17 AM

    BEIJING (AP) - The online version of China's Communist Party newspaper has treated seriously a satirical report by The Onion's naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un as the "Sexiest Man Alive," running a 55-page photo spread of the round-faced leader. The People's Daily's ran it with the headline "North Korea's... more »
  • Cops: Teens got lap dances at party for NY boy, 16

    November 15, 2012 11:03 AM

    SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities are investigating reports that exotic dancers performed lap dances on teenagers at a boy's surprise 16th birthday party in an upstate New York village. South Glens Falls Police Chief Kevin Judd says photos on social networking sites were given to his department by... more »
  • From Trick-Or-Treaters to Party-Goers: Celebrating Halloween 2012

    October 31, 2012 11:24 PM

    There's something in the air Halloween night in Acadiana, whether you're young or old, people were out celebrating the night. River Ranch in Lafayette was the place to be for trick-or-treaters. From spooky to sparkly, it's all about two things for kids on Halloween: the costume and candy. When... more »
  • Undecided Voters Weigh In on Debate at UL Watch Party

    October 23, 2012 12:06 AM

    With just two weeks to go before election day, most polls show a dead heat between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. And with that, undecided voters could have a big impact on this election. But there's not much time to make up their minds. A few undecided... more »
  • Greek Voters Support Bailout Party

    June 17, 2012 5:23 PM

    Greek voters may have staved off economic turmoil in the eurozone. Official projections show the conservative New Democracy party winning more votes than anti-bailout radical leftists. While no party will have enough seats to form a government alone, the leading New Democracy party has already proposed forming a pro-euro coalition... more »
  • Young Man Shot at Block Party

    March 26, 2012 10:29 AM

    On March 25, 2012, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office learned that a male victim, age 19, was shot in the arm. According to detectives, the victim did not disclose many details in the incident. The information given was that the victim had attended a "Block Party" in the... more »
  • Luck of the Irish Party

    March 8, 2012 9:16 AM

    ABBEVILLE - Looking for a little St. Patrick's Day Luck? Try looking at the Gueydan Branch Library. On Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 3:30 pm they will have a "Luck of the Irish" St. Patrick's Day Party. For more information call Angie Touchet at 337-536-6781. Contact: Sue Trahan ... more »
  • Game Day Means Big Bucks for Acadiana

    January 8, 2012 11:58 AM

    If you're not in New Orleans for the big game, what's a better way to be a part of it, than to be here at home with good food, drinks, and family. Game day in Acadiana means big bucks for local groceries and bars, take Rouses Supermarket, in Lafayette.... more »
  • New Year's Eve Party for Kids

    December 30, 2010 4:26 PM

    At the stroke of twelve (noon that is) on New Year's Eve, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 at 12:00 noon there is only one place in Louisiana where a family can dance in a confetti blizzard; use a mallet and ring the bell on a kid-sized high-striker; create a work of... more »
  • Former Presidential Candidate talks Moratorium, jobs

    October 19, 2010 6:19 PM

    The aftermath of an offshore drilling moratorium is a growing concern in southern Louisiana. Many are asking what rules and regulations we're going to be left with. According to some oil and gas advocates, those haven't been set in stone yet. Former GOP Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee spoke to some... more »
  • Newt Gingrich Branding GOP as "Party For Paychecks"

    October 6, 2010 6:12 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is advising Republican candidates to frame the choice for voters between Democrats as "the party of food stamps" while selling the GOP as "the party for paychecks." With a month before the election, Gingrich brought his branding effort to Minnesota on... more »
  • Tea party Politics Swaying Louisiana Elections

    September 27, 2010 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The tea party political debate sweeping through campaigns across the nation has also emerged in Louisiana, but how much impact the movement will have in this fall's elections is an open question. The October and November elections will be the first major tests of the... more »
  • Light Turnout Expected in Party Primaries

    August 28, 2010 4:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the cS Iaigns were heated but voter interest appeared light for congressional party primaries in Louisiana. Saturday's only statewide races were for the Senate. Incumbent David Vitter was considered the front-runner in the Republican primary; his likely challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, was the leader... more »
  • Libertarians Set to Hold 1st Party Primary in LA

    August 18, 2010 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Libertarians are making history next week in Louisiana, holding their first primary election in the state after two candidates aligned with the party signed up for the Senate race. Anthony "Tony G" Gentile, an oil refinery supervisor from the New Orleans suburb of Mandeville, will... more »
  • New Executive Director Of The Louisiana Democratic Party

    July 12, 2010 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Renee Lapeyrolerie (lap-uh-ROLL-er-REE) has been named executive director of the Louisiana Democratic Party. She'll manage day-to-day party operations. Lapeyrolerie served as political director for U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign. She also worked on the 2003 campaign of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco and Mitch Landrieu's... more »
  • Tea Party Shaping Republican Party, Fall Faceoffs

    June 11, 2010 4:52 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The tea party movement shows some growing pains, but it still wields remarkable powers to shape the Republican Party and set up a fall election with unconventional candidates and stark choices for voters. In two high-profile primary elections Tuesday, establishment GOP candidates were stunned by come-from-behind winners... more »
  • Tea Party Planned in Lafayette

    April 15, 2010 12:16 PM

    Tea party activists are marking tax day in the capital city they love to hate. Wearing T-shirts with the date "April 15" and carrying signs that read "Don't Tread on Me," the protesters are rallying in Washington's Freedom Plaza. Slogans include "We Want Regime Change," "Down with the... more »
  • New Black Panther Party Scheduled to Protest Later Date

    April 8, 2010 11:39 AM

    Members of the new black panther party say they will not protest outside American Legion Hospital in Jennings . Activists say a black man was fired after he was accused of sexually harassing a white female. Now, they say they will protest the Jennings company who fired that... more »
  • Blanco in New Leadership Role

    March 16, 2010 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco has joined the leadership ranks of the Louisiana Democratic Party. Blanco was named to the party's executive committee by Party Chairman Buddy Leach. As part of the executive committee, Blanco will help make decisions on the... more »
  • Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Party Scheduled For Feb 5th

    January 22, 2010 5:05 PM

    The Krewe of Carnivale en Rio is taking its Mardi Gras celebration to the next level. The krewe's parade "Rio Parada" is set for February 6th. The night before, Rio will party in Lafayette's Parc Sans Souci which is free and open to the public. The downtown party... more »
  • Nik-L Beer performs at Downtown Alive!

    November 23, 2009 1:01 PM

    Lafayette, La.- Downtown Alive! (DTA!) has rescheduled Nik-L Beer, one of Acadiana's favorite party bands, on December 4, 2009 in Parc Sans Souci. For more than 30 years, Nik-L Beer has been delighting audiences across Louisiana. Drawing on diverse musical experiences, this 8 piece band will belt out Golden... more »
  • 3 Minute Movie Event

    November 12, 2009 11:33 AM

    3 Minute Movie Event A special challenge is being issued to all writers, actors, videographers, storytellers and other creative - adventurous types who want to have a great time in a fun and exciting new way. Acadiana Open Channel is hosting a 3 Minute Movie Challenge. The idea... more »
  • Ragin' Cajun's get cooking for Homecoming

    October 19, 2009 8:08 AM

    The Alumni Association hosts the 2009 homecoming kickoff party today (October 19). Everyone is invited to the Alumni Center at 5pm to enjoy free food, drinks, music and to support the Cajuns. UL takes on Florida Atlantic this Saturday (October 24) for homecoming 2009. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.... more »
  • Opelousas Child Drowns Over Weekend

    September 21, 2009 9:07 AM

    VINTON, La. (AP) - Authorities say 12-year-old boy from Opelousas apparently drowned in Vinton over the weekend. Witnesses told Vinton police that Joseph Staton disappeared from a party Saturday and was found floating in swimming pool. Staton was pronounced dead at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office lead... more »

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