One of the state's oldest festivals is underway in Morgan City.
The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival kicked off last night and will continue through the Labor Day weekend.
For the first time in years, festival goers only have to worry about overeating and getting a sunburn. The last... more »
A group of UL engineering students are off to Italy to accept an international award for the second time.
The UL Student Chapter of the Society for Petroleum Engineers won the 2010 Outstanding Student Chapter in North America.
They also won the award in 2008.
Two dozen... more »
It's the 75th year for Morgan City's Shrimp and Petroleum Festival but it's been a tough year for both industries. The crisis in the Gulf spurred a rough shrimping season and a drilling moratorium but the cash is flowing at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and BP is one of... more »
Morgan City, LA - August 30, 2010- Louisiana's oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate its Diamond Jubilee, 75 years of tradition and family fun, this upcoming Labor Day Weekend. The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival will be held September 2 - 6, 2010 in Morgan City, only 90... more »
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Directed Patrol Unit responded to a report of a suspect driving a silver Cadillac attempting to steal fuel from fuel storage tanks at the Squirrel Run maintenance department. No suspect was locatedat that time. However, the Directed Patrol Unit returned later in the night... more »
The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is coming-up Labor Day weekend. Among the new attractions, organizers are trying to construct the world's largest poboy- but that may be overshadowed by a visit from President Obama. It's all speculation at this time- Lt. Governor Scott Angelle extended the invite to his coworker... more »