November 23, 2014 12:19 PM
The annual Christmas tree sale is underway!
The Lafayette Optimist Club is selling trees at 4607 Johnston Street. The lot is open from 1 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The community is encouraged to visit the... more »
June 22, 2014 2:13 PM
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The owner of a steel pipe mill in Bay St. Louis has filed for bankruptcy protection and seeks to sell the plant. PSL North America LLC, which began operations in 2008, made the Chapter 11 filing June 16 in Delaware. In court papers, it... more »
March 18, 2014 7:52 AM
The Friends of the Library will have a Spring book sale at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom. The sale begins on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 for "Friends" (members only). The sale continues Thursday, March 7 until Saturday, March 19, 2014 for members only. The general public will be able to... more »
November 27, 2012 11:48 PM
Wednesday could be a big day for the oil and gas industry in Louisiana, with more than 20 million acres up for sale in the Western Gulf of Mexico. The areas are open for oil and gas exploration and development and are being put up for sale by the US... more »
November 19, 2012 7:33 AM
The Lafayette Optimist Club will have its annual Christmas Tree sale. The sale starts on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Cajun Field. On Saturday November 24, it will take place at Blackham on account of the UL Ragin Cajuns football game. The sale last until Christmas, and they will be... more »
November 19, 2012 4:01 AM
DETROIT (AP) - Twinkie lovers, relax. The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy court. Hostess Brands Inc., baker of Wonder Bread as well as Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho's, will be in a New York bankruptcy courtroom today... more »
July 2, 2012 9:40 AM
Crowley, LA-The ASSIST Agency, Inc. is having fundraiser hamburger sale on Friday, July 13, 2012. The Hamburger deal includes a BBQ burger, chips, and a drink for only $5.
Orders of 5 or more hamburger deals can be delivered to your place of business.
Proceeds benefit the ASSIST... more »
May 6, 2012 12:11 PM
Lafayette's Northside High School has been in the news a lot lately. It's been the target of numerous reforms by the Lafayette Parish School Board and Saturday, students and alumni took a bite at bringing about positive change. One poboy at a time, this group is cooking to boost the... more »
April 10, 2012 7:49 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The House's budget committee is set to decide whether to support a Jindal administration plan to sell a central Louisiana prison to a private operator. A similar proposal was killed by the Appropriations Committee last year. But the panel has several new members who are... more »
March 29, 2012 10:37 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Denham Springs police have arrested the owner of a gold-buying store, accused of violating "secondhand dealer laws." Detective Zach Albritton said in a press release to The Advocate that 61-year-old Ahmad Asmar of Baton Rouge owns We Buy Gold in Denham Springs. Albritton said secondhand... more »
March 29, 2012 10:27 AM
LUTCHER, La. (AP) - The St. James Parish School Board decided to cut the sale price of the former Vacherie Primary School site by 20 percent after the appraised value failed to attract any bidders. The Advocate report the board also gave the school administration authority to reduce the price... more »
March 28, 2012 9:44 AM
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - A West Feliciana Parish Police Jury committee has voted to recommend that the jury sell the West Feliciana Parish Hospital a 14-acre tract of land at its fair market value for a proposed new hospital. The Advocate reports the move came after the panel heard... more »
January 26, 2012 10:06 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Department of Interior says it has set a June date for the next Gulf offshore oil and natural gas lease sale. The sale will include all available unleased areas in the Central Planning Area offshore Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The sale will take place in... more »
January 5, 2012 9:17 AM
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - The Hammond City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance prohibiting the sale of animals in outdoor areas within the city limits. The council adopted a companion resolution Tuesday calling on the Tangipahoa Parish Council to consider enacting an ordinance outlawing roadside selling of animals throughout the... more »
January 5, 2012 9:14 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is selling $21 million in limited tax revenue bonds to pay for its planned Public Safety Complex. The sheriff's office has said the complex will house at least 200 work-release inmates and 100 minimum security prisoners on a 29-acre site in... more »
October 15, 2011 10:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Nearly nine months after an agreement was reached to sell the closed Cowboy Town arena, the deal still has not been completed. Paul Maxwell, a local real estate broker handling the transaction, told The Town Talk (http://bit.ly/pAkypM) the sale is still in process. Maxwell - to... more »
October 5, 2011 12:31 PM
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - The St. Martin Parish Council has passed a resolution without opposition to sell bonds worth $7.34 million to repair roads and bridges across the parish. Bond attorney Scott Crawford said he believed the last resolution of support passed by the council in September would allow... more »
June 19, 2011 12:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - At the request of a group of theater boosters, a New Orleans judge has ordered the board of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre to temporarily halt steps to sell part of the theater building for use as a restaurant. The theater board had agreed to... more »
June 19, 2011 12:05 PM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is auctioning two female donkeys and a paint mare on Monday. It's taking sealed bids on the animals from 8 a.m. until noon at the North Market Street substation. Sgt. Doyle Smith says the owner released the two jennies and the... more »
March 13, 2011 10:57 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's March sale of petroleum rights to government-owned land and waterbottoms brought in $11.5 million as interest in oil and natural gas exploration continued a sharp shift to the southern parishes. Last week, the board awarded 32 leases covering more than 15 acres. Of those, 30... more »
February 20, 2011 1:22 PM
Thursday we told you about a four year old girl in Krotz Springs baking for a good cause...cupcakes for Saint Jude.
Saturday, Kaylie Willey held her bake sale with some help from her mom Valerie. Together, they baked about 40 dozen cupcakes, all of which sold out in about... more »
January 12, 2011 11:22 AM
Faith House is hosting a community wide garage sale to be held February 19, 2011 at Cajun Field from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Registration begins at 8:00 am. Simply load up your car with any items to sell, come to Cajun Field and rent one parking spot for $20.00... more »
December 1, 2010 6:44 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints fans on Wednesday can start getting state-issued license plates commemorating the NFL team's Super Bowl victory. Michelle Rayburn, a spokeswoman for the state Office of Motor Vehicles, told The Times-Picayune that 4,400 special license tags have been stamped out so far by... more »
November 23, 2010 8:52 AM
Lafayette Optimist Club Annual Christmas Tree Sale starts November 25th at Cajun Field.
The annual Christmas Tree sale starts on Thanksgiving Day and lasts until the trees are gone.
For more information call, 337-233-0614 or visit, www.lafayetteoptimistclub.com
November 16, 2010 10:15 AM
Lafayette, LA- Don't miss the opportunity to purchase beautiful poinsettia plants for your holiday decorating and enjoyment while supporting Hospice of Acadiana's Heart Prints Pediatric Program. Hospice Foundation of Acadiana is taking pre-orders now for pickup or delivery on November 22 and 23. These beautiful red poinsettias come with green... more »
September 16, 2010 6:47 PM
Over 60 properties will be up for grabs this weekend, and interested buyers will get to name their own price. The Louisiana Land Trust Auction is selling State owned land that was once used for the Road Home Program.
"It's properties that people just didn't see fit to repair.... more »
September 15, 2010 9:18 PM
St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz is sent looking for a new site for an administrative building. This comes after a heated discussion at an Opelousas city council meeting. A deal was in place for the Sheriff's office to buy an old Courvelle Toyota dealership between Main St. and Union... more »
February 23, 2010 7:54 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana woman has pleaded guilty to selling two children for a cockatoo and $175 in what her attorney called an attempt to do a good thing that went wrong. "It was a really clumsy attempt at an adoption proceeding," said Steve Sikich, attorney for Donna... more »
October 21, 2009 9:32 AM
A garage sale purchase in Shreveport may have uncovered a missing masterpiece. Teisha Mcneal paid two dollars for a painting she really liked. Once she got it home and took a closer look while hanging it, she says she noticed the name Picasso at the bottom, but no date. She... more »