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  • La. cemeteries sinking, washing away

    January 3, 2013 8:51 AM

    LEEVILLE, La. (AP) - As a young adult, Kathleen Cheramie visited her grandmother's grave in a tree-lined cemetery where white concrete crosses dotted a plot of lush green grass just off Louisiana Highway 1. Now, the cemetery in Leeville is a skeleton of its former self. The few trees still... more »
  • Part of Lafayette Parish Sinking

    June 29, 2011 11:40 PM

    New numbers released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration suggest some parts of Lafayette Parish are sinking. But at what rate and what this means for residents is up for debate. Paul Miers, a civil engineer in Lafayette, said an area from the Mall of Acadiana through Scott... more »
  • South Korean navy ship sinking after boat collision

    November 10, 2010 11:17 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The military says a South Korean navy ship is sinking after colliding with a fishing boat off the south coast. The Joint Chiefs of Staff says the collision happened Wednesday night in the waters northwest of the country's southern resort island of Jeju. The JCS... more »
  • Sinking Oil Threatens Historic Gulf Shipwrecks

    July 4, 2010 3:44 PM

    TIMBALIER ISLANDS, La. (AP) - Not just flora and fauna are getting caked in oil. So is the Gulf of Mexico's barnacled history of pirates, sea battles and World War II shipwrecks. The Gulf is lined with wooden shipwrecks, American-Indian shell midden mounds, World War II casualties, pirate colonies, historic... more »
  • Coulee Creates Dangerous Conditions

    October 13, 2009 11:46 PM

    A coulee in Lafayette Parish is causing properties to shift even sink, creating dangerous conditions for some residents. The coulee in question is Coulee Bend. It runs along I-10 crossing Moss street, moving west past I-49 then north through Acadian Hills Country Club. Little by little, Dorothy Dutile is losing... more »

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