July 27, 2014 12:49 PM
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Construction of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center's $62 million Wellness Center is on schedule despite delays caused by summer rains. Project manager Wilson Alvarez of Jackson, Mississippi-Johnson Construction tells The Daily Comet completion is expected in January 2016. Ground was broken in February for the 230,000-square-foot project... more »
February 6, 2014 9:35 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Boomtown Casino New Orleans says it's on schedule to open its $20 million expansion that includes a 150-room hotel and conference space in July. The company marked the project's halfway point this week. Harold C. Rowland, Boomtown's vice president and general manager, said the investment will... more »
December 26, 2012 8:59 AM
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Progress Point, a business park planned near Acadiana Regional Airport, is on schedule, with designs expected to be complete within the next 90 days. Mike Tarantino, president and CEO of the Iberia Industrial Development Foundation, tells The Advocate the park is a project of the... more »
December 12, 2012 8:10 AM
CENTRAL, La. (AP) - The Central School Board has approved a new salary schedule that places less emphasis on an employee's experience and education, and more on whether the job is in demand and how effective the employee is in doing that job. Superintendent Michael Faulk told the board Monday... more »
July 28, 2012 4:37 PM
All Times EDT Archery At Lord's Cricket Ground Women's Team 1/8 eliminations, 4 a.m. Women's Team quarterfinals, semifinals, bronze and gold medal matches, 10 a.m. Badminton At Wembley Arena Men's and Women's Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Prelims, 3:30 a.m. Men's and Women's Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Prelims, 7:30... more »
September 7, 2011 6:46 AM
Shots will be given from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
September 12, 2011 Youngsville City Hall 305 Iberia Street Youngsville, LA
September 16, 2011 LaBelle Maison 203 E. Second Street Broussard, LA 837-6552
September 19, 2011 St. Martin Council on Aging 391 Cannery Rd. Breaux Bridge, LA... more »
December 31, 2010 4:45 AM
Lafayette Transit System will suspend regular fixed route, para-transit and night owl bus service today after 12:30pm and Saturday, January 1, 2010 due to the holiday. Regular scheduled transit services will resume on Monday January 3th from 6:15am-10:30pm.
Passengers having questions regarding the above service may call LTS office... more »
December 24, 2010 6:35 AM
Lafayette transit system will suspend its regular fixed route, Paratransit and Night owl bus service tonight after 12:30 pm and tomorrow, December 25th due to holiday.
Regular scheduled transit services will resume Monday December 27th from 6:15 am to 11:30 pm.
November 25, 2010 9:58 AM
Six NFL teams are in action on Thanksgiving, with Detroit and Dallas as customary hosts. The Lions entertain New England for the first kickoff of the holiday. Detroit is 2-8 and residing in its usual spot in the NFC North basement. The 8-2 Patriots are tied with the Jets for... more »
November 12, 2010 6:15 PM
LAfestival is a combination of a music festival, a fundraiser and an awareness project. The Atchafalaya Basin Keeper is a non profit that watches over the environmental water quality of the Basin and single-handidly stopped the illegal logging of Cypress trees in the Basin. The goal of LAfestival is to... more »
September 27, 2010 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government agency in charge of offshore drilling will weigh in ahead of schedule on whether a ban on new deepwater wells should be lifted. The chief of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Michael Bromwich, told an investigative panel Monday that he is a month ahead... more »
August 3, 2010 7:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top drilling regulator says the Obama administration hopes to lift a freeze on deepwater drilling well before its scheduled Nov. 30 expiration date. Michael Bromwich, who is director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, said he and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar... more »
June 17, 2010 11:31 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A rig drilling a relief well meant to stanch a gushing flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico is ahead of schedule and could reach its target over the next three to four weeks. That's according to Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen. He said Thursday... more »
May 30, 2010 5:53 PM
Allied Waste will not run its residential garbage and yard waste routes tomorrow because of the Memorial Day Holiday. Customers will receive collection the next day, and Friday customers will get pick up on June 4th.
May 14, 2010 12:45 PM
LAFAYETTE - Outstanding students, former graduates and Louisiana politicians will all be speakers during UL Lafayette commencement ceremonies Saturday at the Cajundome and Cajundome Convention Center. Scheduled speakers and the complete schedule of ceremonies include: Cajundome • 9 a.m. College of General Studies. Stephen Gaubert, a graduate of UL Lafayette... more »
March 30, 2010 5:41 PM
Citizens in Lafayette can expect their regular garbage and recycling collection if their regular collection day is Friday. The entire week following Easter, citizens in the cities of Lafayette and Carencro, and those in unincorporated Lafayette Parish will have excess garbage from holiday celebrations collected if it is bagged and... more »
January 26, 2010 12:12 PM
The Krewe of Carnivale en Rio is expanding Mardi Gras Activities in Southwest Louisiana. Starting on Friday, February 5, 2010, the night before our Rio Parada on February 6, 2010, the Krewe in partnership with Stage Call Entertainment will "Party Downtown" in Lafayette's Parc Sans Souci. The celebration will kick... more »
December 22, 2009 11:50 AM
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 on... more »
December 6, 2009 4:05 PM
December 06, 2009 Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report
Name: Arceneaux, Sean Charge: Fugitive Arresting Agency: Scott Pd Address: 300 Blk State STR Lafayette, La
Name: Brown, Jon Charge: Fugitive Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 2000 Blk Happiness ST Lafayette, La
Name: Cardona, German... more »
November 25, 2009 2:54 PM
Buses with the Lafayette Transit System will not be operating Thursday for Thanksgiving. The Saturday bus schedule 6:15 am until 10:30 pm will be utilized on Friday and Saturday. Call the Lafayette Transit System at 291-8570 for details or CLICK HERE to view the website.