TICKFAW, La. (AP) - Two markers commemorating U.S. forces that fought in the Vietnam War have been unveiled at a cemetery in Tickfaw. The Daily Star reports the Independence chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America organized the project and provided oversight during eight months of planning. The markers are... more »
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan are remembering their fallen comrades on this Memorial Day. They prayed and held flag-raising ceremonies at dawn today to recognize the more than 1,400 killed in combat since the nearly decade-old war began. Brig. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, who spoke at a... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The family of a young Jefferson Parish girl killed 18 months ago by stray gunfire plans to mark her birthday this weekend with a gathering at the mausoleum where she was laid to rest. Paige DeJean would have turned 9 on Saturday. The Times-Picayune reports that... more »
The Forget Me Not Walk to Remember will be this Saturday, October 9th, at Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville. The event is free. Registration is at 9am, with the Ceremony at 9:45am, followed by the Walk Around Pond at 10am. There is also a balloon release and fellowship. This is... more »
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - The casket lay in state for two days as mourners visited it one by one, or in small groups, depositing notes, cards and letters in which they poured out the memories, anger, grief and frustrations from Hurricane Katrina. On Saturday, New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond and... more »
Acadiana Film Industry Continues Expanding with Marquis Productions' "Fight or Flight"
The feature film "Fight or Flight," a co-production of Los Angeles based Remember Dreaming, LLC, Freefall Films, Inc and MKM, LLC is set to begin filming in Lafayette, LA on Dec 2, 2009.
Producers for the picture... more »