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  • Special K9's Return to Acadiana to Search for Mickey Shunick

    August 1, 2012 11:26 PM

    A team of specially trained K-9's are helping in the search for Mickey Shunick. But this isn't their first time in Acadiana, on their first visits the highly trained dogs scoured Whiskey Bay. Now they're back, combing areas in Acadia, St. Landry and Evangeline Parishes. "We've kind of drawn... more »
  • Special K-9's Help in Mickey Search, Final Volunteer Effort This Weekend

    June 8, 2012 8:19 PM

    At first there were concerns the body found in Bay St. Louis could have been Mickey Shunick. But the family ruled that out early Friday, saying Mickey does not have any of the body piercings found on that female body. "It's not my sister, so we need to keep... more »
  • 5 Day Special Shrimp Season May Not Be Worth It

    April 15, 2011 10:54 PM

    Commercial shrimpers in Acadiana are hoping for a pay day next week, thanks to a special five-day season. Shrimpers were out at the Delcambre public docks Friday preparing their boats, repairing nets and just getting ready to hopefully make a profit. But with just part of zone 2 opening... more »
  • Congressional Redistricting: What it Means for Acadiana

    April 14, 2011 12:02 AM

    With a few hours to spare in the special session, state lawmakers reached a compromise on congressional redistricting that would shrink the state's seven districts down to six. "It's probably not the best situation, but knowing that we were going down to the number six, the most important and... more »
  • Sheriff Guidroz: Dr. Rick Blackburn to Retire

    November 2, 2010 11:17 AM

    Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced today that Dr. Rick Blackburn, departmental Director of Grants, Research and Special Projects is retiring at the end of the month. Blackburn has been with the department for four and one half years. Sheriff Guidroz stated, "When I first took office in 2006, Blackburn was... more »
  • Friday Night Football Special- "FNF Flashback Night"

    October 22, 2010 6:58 AM

    Don't forget we'll have all the high school football action covered like always tonight with Friday Night Football. Tonight is a special edition. FNF flashback night, you don't won't to miss it! Several special guests are scheduled to appear on the show. Friday Night Football starts at 10:35pm
  • Special Mass for Families with Soldiers Serving in Iraq and Afghanistan

    August 12, 2010 11:53 AM

    Lending support to families with soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan is the goal of a special Mass set for Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Crowley. Prayer and recognition of those serving their country will be offered by Bishop Michael Jarrell who... more »
  • Special Edition Federal Duck Stamp Envelope

    July 27, 2010 3:32 PM

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today unveiled a special edition Federal Duck Stamp envelope, or cachet, that hunters, stamp collectors and other conservationists can purchase for $25 -- or $10 more than the cost of a regular Duck Stamp -- to help conservation efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.... more »
  • LA Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Calls Special Meeting

    July 14, 2010 11:46 AM

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING: The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has called a special meeting for 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010 to consider opening areas closed to all fishing due to the BP oil spill to recreational fishing only. The meeting will be held in the Louisiana Room at... more »
  • House Special Election Date Set

    July 2, 2010 6:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An October special election date has been set to fill a Caddo Parish-based seat in the Louisiana House. Rep. Wayne Waddell, a Republican, is resigning Aug. 1 to take a new job as director of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum in Shreveport. House Speaker Jim... more »
  • Senate Special Election Date Set

    June 14, 2010 8:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A special election to fill a New Orleans-based seat in the Louisiana Senate will be held in October. New Orleans Sen. Ann Duplessis, a Democrat, is leaving the position June 27 to take a new job in the administration of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.... more »
  • Special Council Meeting-Offshore Moratorium

    June 14, 2010 3:17 PM

    Tomorrow afternoon there will be a special council meeting at 5:15 pm to consider adoption of resolution requesting an end to offshore exploration moratorium at Lafayette Parish Council Auditorium. Present to support the resolution will be the Lafayette Parish Council; City-Parish President; LEDA President; LCVC President; Black Chamber leadership;... more »
  • Special Olympics Offer Free Sight, PT, Dental

    May 21, 2010 9:48 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Special Olympics summer games will be held Saturday and Sunday at Southeastern Louisiana University, with opening ceremonies Friday. More than 700 athletes will participate. As part of the program, athletes can get free vision, physical therapy and dental screenings on Saturday. Vision and physical therapy... more »
  • Another Shrimp Season

    May 6, 2010 4:57 PM

    The local shrimp industry has yet another glimmer of hope in this crude disaster. Wildlife and Fisheries Officials met in Baton Rouge Thursday morning to discuss what the next best step should be. The Commission actually moved the item up on their agenda, after the meeting room became filled... more »
  • Saintsations Special Guests for 256th

    May 5, 2010 2:27 PM

    The New Orleans Saints' cheerleading and dance team, the Saintsations, special guests of Operation Catch Fish, provided a little piece of home to the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), at Victory Base Complex, Iraq, April, 27. As Soldiers from Louisiana's Tiger Brigade... more »
  • Oil Spill Impact on Seafood

    April 29, 2010 8:42 PM

    State leaders opened a Special Shrimp Season late Wednesday night along parts of the coast. The idea is to allow shrimpers to harvest the profitable white shrimp before the oil spill has an effect. Local shrimpers tell KATC right now, they're just trying to save their harvest, while it's... more »
  • Special Shrimp Season Set in Some Louisiana Areas Because of Oil Spill

    April 29, 2010 1:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As the Coast Guard burns oil from a spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana opens a special shrimp season so trawlers can get to work before oil reaches the coast. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says parts of Breton and Chandeleur sounds known... more »
  • Bishop Michael Jarrell urges special collection for relief efforts in Haiti

    January 14, 2010 3:46 PM

    LAFAYETTE-Bishop Michael Jarrell of the Diocese of Lafayette, has issued a letter to all pastors, administrators and parish life coordinators of Catholic church parishes in the diocese urging a special collection this weekend or as soon as possible thereafter for relief efforts in Haiti following the devastation of the recent... more »
  • Isiah Lively Apprehended

    January 13, 2010 12:11 PM

    On January 13, 2009 Isiah Lively was apprehended in the city of Parks by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Special Response Team and Bureau of Investigations Unit. Other agencies who assisted in Lively's capture were the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Jeanerette City Police, Jeanerette Marshal's Office, and the Parks... more »
  • Cedric Watson To Film Special at Blue Moon Saloon

    December 28, 2009 12:50 PM

    Two time Grammy nominee, Cedric Watson will be featured on Music Voyager's television special "Road To A Grammy". It will air on PBS and Nat Geo Music & Adventure. Filming will take place at Blue Moon Saloon on Tuesday, December 29th. Music will start at 8PM.
  • Jefferson Davis coroner election set

    December 10, 2009 11:07 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury has called a special election for March 27 to fill the vacancy created by the death of Coroner Richard Dupont. The American Press reports Dupont, who had served as coroner since March 2000, died Sunday in a Lake Charles... more »
  • Third graders collect over 2-thousand dollars for Special Olympics

    November 5, 2009 2:23 PM

    The REC Class at Cathedral-Carmel School is thrilled to announce that CCS raised $2,538.00 for Acadiana Special Olympics! Congratulations to the Top Winning class Mrs. Nichols 3rd Grade! (photo - Mary Martina and Kyle Mosing (REC students) collect money raised from the 1st graders to benefit Acadiana... more »

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