OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A new website launched last month by the Opelousas Police Department to help the rightful owners to recover their stolen property is producing results. Police Chief Perry Gallow tells The Daily World he personally returned the first item, a weed eater, to Diane Pellerin this week.... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wears his decision to rescue General Motors and Chrysler three years ago as a badge of honor, a move to save jobs in an industry that helped create the backbone of the middle class more than a half-century ago. For Obama, the auto bailout... more »
Party for preservation, that was the goal Saturday night at Parc International for the first ever "LA-Festival." Music and dancing, the trademark of any festival in Acadiana, also a trait at the areas newest festival, LA Festival.
Sarah Moss says "If anybody knows anything about music, they would know... more »
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The unprecedented turtle rescue effort at NASA's Kennedy Space Center is winding down. A total of 278 sea turtle nests were trucked to the space center from the Gulf Coast from the end of June until mid-August. Wildlife officials organized the relocation because of fears... more »
Ladies as you clean out your closets a new non-profit organization in Lafayette needs your gently used clothing. Dress for success provides interview suits and professional attire to low-income women who are looking for jobs. The group is kicking off their Acadiana efforts with the little black dress soiree this... more »
DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler Group LLC said Friday that it will add nearly 900 jobs at a factory in suburban Detroit. Its decision is a show of optimism that consumers will embrace its redesigned midsize sedans. The company made the announcement at another Detroit-area plant just before President Barack Obama... more »