KINDER, La. (AP) - A job fair is set for Tuesday for the Coushatta Casino Resort, which says it needs employees for its new casino-hotel development in Kinder and other corporate positions. The Daily Advertiser reports the event will take place from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Northwest Community Center... more »
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is seeking nominations for Louisiana's next poet laureate.
Past poet laureates selected include Brenda Marie Osbey and Darrell Bourque, whose term ends in May.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A government watchdog group in Washington is seeking a Senate ethics committee investigation of Louisiana Sen. David Vitter. Complaints from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington center on Vitter's former aide, Brent Furer. Furer was arrested for an alleged knife attack on a girlfriend in... more »
Lafayette, LA -. Jose A. Ventura is wanted for Violating his Conditions of Parole. Ventura's Original Charge is for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, which occurred in Iberia Parish. Ventura pled guilty to the Cocaine Charges on 11/18/2003 and was eventually sentenced to 7 years Hard Labor. Ventura was... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP's use of chemicals to disperse the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is coming under renewed scrutiny, as environmentalists head to court to seek more information about potential health hazards and a Senate panel plans a Thursday hearing on the issue. The company has used at... more »
On June 18, 2010 at approximately 04:45 a.m. Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 500 Block of Henshaw Alley in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Deputies spoke to a male victim (Age 32) who sustained two gunshot wounds to his lower leg. The victim... more »