BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The winner of a $10,000 Powerball prize has until Feb. 27 to claim it or the money goes into the lottery's unclaimed prize fund, which is returned to players in the form of increased payouts on scratch-off games and player promotions. The Louisiana Lottery says... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State lottery officials say Bobby Reaux of New Orleans claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the July 6 drawing on behalf of BCT, a self-named group of co-workers from Macy's at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie. Reaux purchased the Quick Pick ticket that matched... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Check those Powerball tickets collecting dust in a drawer or pocket. Louisiana Lottery officials said Tuesday that no one has claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize won in the Nov. 17 drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Billy's Mini Mart Inc. on Highway 190 in... more »
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Chinese writer Mo Yan has been named the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. The Swedish Academy, which selects the winners of the prestigious award, in Thursday praised Mo's "hallucinatoric realism" saying it "merges folk tales, history and the contemporary." European authors had won four of... more »
Dianne Jefferson of Washington, La., has always been a Saints fan but never had the opportunity to watch them play in the Superdome. That is until she heads to the Dome Sept. 26 to watch the Saints play Atlanta as the 2010 Saints Prize Package winner from the first Saints... more »
For the last couple of weeks viewers have been sending KATC stories about the special mothers in their lives. Every one of them is touching and every mother deserves to be honored.
KATC's panel of judges sifted through the hundreds of entries and chose a grand prize winner.
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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 »
Another chance to win an early bird prize today (October 19) for this year's Home for the Holidays raffle. This project by the Acadian Home Builders Association and KATC TV3 benefits several local non-profit agencies. Our phone bank will be open from 4-to-7 this evening. If you call the help-line... more »