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  • Dangerous Heat in Cars

    July 15, 2010 7:34 PM

    It's that time of year when the temperatures are soaring. Those numbers are in the mid-to-high 90's and the heat index in reaching 110-degrees. The hot summer days are also a time when folks often participate in out-door activities. But, officials are warning of the dangers that may come along... more »
  • Child Safety in Hot Temperatures

    June 18, 2010 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With recent temperatures reaching into the 90's and a heat index above 100 degrees, the Louisiana Department of Social Services reminds parents and caregivers that leaving children unattended in a car can be deadly. Between 1989 and 2010, DSS reports that 16 children in Louisiana have... more »
  • Cold Temps Drive Up The Cost Of Crawfish

    March 3, 2010 11:53 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Continued winter chill has brought a slow start to the crawfish season. Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Association Director Stephen Minvielle says his 1,100 traps brought in 261 pounds last week and 258 the week before. That compares to 900 pounds a day at this time last... more »
  • Low Temperatures Could Mean High Prices For Crawfish

    January 12, 2010 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Colder-than-normal weather in January is hurting the crawfish harvest, and that's expected to increase prices for mudbugs. LSU AgCenter research Ray McClain says catch is related to water temperature. Once temperatures go below 60 degrees, crawfish become less active and are less likely to become... more »
  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Vermilion Parish Waterworks Dist. No. 1

    January 9, 2010 4:58 PM

    Vermilion Parish Waterworks District No. 1 is asking that customers connected to the water system conserve water in the next few days with the freezing temperatures. Customers are allowed to let the water run over night, but please make sure as little water as possible is running. This request is... more »

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