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  • Delta Regional Authority: $1M for grant applicants

    April 22, 2013 8:15 AM

    The Delta Regional Authority is sweetening the pot for cross-state applications for federal grants to strengthen training partnerships between community colleges and employers. Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Seth Harris said Friday that $474.5 million is available nationwide under the third round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career... more »
  • Regional library getting new computers

    April 4, 2012 9:57 AM

    CLINTON, La. (AP) - The Audubon Regional Library is installing new computers for public use at its branches in Greensburg, Jackson and Clinton. Library Director Mary Bennett Lindsey tells The Advocate computer usage at the libraries has increased each year since 2006 and the Louisiana Library Connection Database usage has... more »
  • Nicholls' Folse Institute wins regional honor

    January 27, 2012 9:53 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University is preparing for a shot at a national title after a top student won a regional competition for the fifth year in a row. Paul Terrebonne, a senior culinary major from Larose, won top honors this week... more »
  • Moving Day for Lourdes

    June 25, 2011 11:24 PM

    It was a big day for healthcare in Lafayette Saturday as the new Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center officially opened for business. The new hospital opened it's doors Saturday morning, after more than two years of construction. It is the largest, single construction project to date in Lafayette... more »
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club at South Regional Library Tonight

    October 12, 2010 1:12 PM

    Lafayette, LA- Beginning in October, the South Regional Library will be hosting a Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. The inaugural meeting will be held Tuesday, October 12th and will feature Douglas Adams' iconic Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.... more »
  • Airport gets Coyote Blues

    September 16, 2010 6:43 PM

    A night-time nuisance at the Acadiana Regional Airport has pilots howling for help. Officials now say they're willing to take all means necessary to keep problem pests off the runway. In the middle of the night, they come from the sugar cane fields. "At night time, we've reports within the... more »
  • Coyotes a Problem at Acadiana Regional Airport

    September 16, 2010 10:49 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A biologist says coyotes are a problem at Acadiana Regional Airport. Zachary Lissard told the Iberia Parish Airport Authority on Tuesday that coyotes are plentiful around the airport, and airplane lights can make them freeze on a runway. The Daily Iberian says he told the... more »
  • Mall's training request goes regional

    September 6, 2010 4:46 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - When Pecanland Mall officials asked for some after-hours training for security workers, they got a whole lot more. Eight area agencies sent their special weapons and tactics teams over. The training scenario had disgruntled workers holding hostages, said Capt. Hank Smith of the Metro Narcotics Unit,... more »
  • Acadiana Regional Awarded Funding For Safety Upgrades

    March 12, 2010 12:37 PM

    Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) announced today that the Acadiana Regional Airport in New Iberia, Louisiana, has been awarded an $85,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. This investment will help the airport conduct an assessment to determine how to reduce the hazards posed by birds and other wildlife to aircraft... more »
  • 2009 Proves To Be A Successful Year For Lafayette Regional

    January 19, 2010 11:17 AM

    December was another outstanding month in terms of the numbers of passengers flying in and out of Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT), helping to push the airport to one of its best years ever. Throughout the year, 419,734 passengers flew in and out of Lafayette Regional Airport, making it the fifth... more »
  • Airport cancellations

    December 4, 2009 12:20 PM

    Winter weather conditions are expected to affect the Houston area today and the Acadiana area later this evening. Officials expect the weather to have some impact on air traffic in both areas. Passengers planning to fly in or out of Lafayette Regional Airport today are urged to check directly with... more »
  • LRA Remains Strong in September

    October 23, 2009 11:41 AM

    September was a good month in terms of the numbers of passengers flying in and out of Lafayette Regional Airport (LRA). The number of enplanements, the number of passengers boarding flights, was the fifth best September on record. Deplanements, the number of passengers arriving at LRA, marked the fourth highest... more »
  • Lourdes Construction Update

    October 16, 2009 6:32 PM

    Huge cranes grace the skies of Lafayette showing signs of active construction on the city's newest medical center off Ambassador Caffery. It's a project you can now see almost anywhere in town. Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, the largest single construction project in the history of Lafayette... more »

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