NEW YORK - New Orleans Saints start the third and final day of the 2014 NFL draft by bolstering the defense. With the 126th pick in the 4th round, the Saints selected linebacker Khairi Fortt from the University of California at Berkeley.
Fortt was one of 12 finalists for... more »
The Public Works Department of the City of New Iberia will conduct a City wide cleanup beginning on February 27th. All yard and light construction waste, household furniture and car tires (rims removed) not picked up by Gordon's Disposal on their regular pick up day will be collected by Public... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice for budget director won Senate confirmation Thursday after a senator ended her protest over the administration's moratorium on deep-water oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The Senate confirmed by voice vote Jacob Lew as director of the Office of Management... more »
Federal officials are turning to psychology in a new approach to get kids to choose healthier foods in the school lunch line.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $2 million to food behavior scientists to use marketing tricks to encourage kids to pick fruits and veggies over cookies... more »
There will be no garbage or recycling collection on Christmas day. Regular friday customers in the city of Lafayette and unincorporated areas of Lafayette parish will receive service the Saturday following Christmas.
Allied Waste will also pick up excess garbage and large boxes outside of the automated garbage cart... more »
IBERIA PARISH GOVERNMENT PUBLIC NOTICE
Dates Location : January 26 -District 7 January 27 - February 2 District 8 February 3 - 9 District 9 February 10- District 6 February 11 - 17 District 11 February 18 - 22 District 12 February 23 -... more »
Troop I Press Release:
Rayne- Last night, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a crash that claimed the lives of two people on Interstate 10 west of Rayne.
Killed in the crash were fifty six year old Kenneth Hicks of Northport, AL and forty nine year... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation reports that nobody won the major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings Wednesday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $250,000 prize. The prize will rise to an estimated $275,000... more »