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  • New Orleans Film Fest starts Thursday

    October 11, 2012 7:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Film Festival opens Thursday with a red carpet showing of the Louisiana-shot thriller "The Paperboy." The film, which stars Nicole Kidman and Matthew McConnaughey, premiered earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival but is being celebrated in New Orleans because it was... more »
  • Fire at abandoned New Orleans hotel closes I-10

    July 6, 2012 7:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A fire on the top levels of an abandoned New Orleans hotel sent smoke blowing across Interstate 10. Police shut down the highway in both directions Thursday night as about 50 firefighters battled the fire at the old hotel, which has been slated for demolition. The... more »
  • Second weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off Thursday

    May 3, 2012 10:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After missing last year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival because she was roughly eight months pregnant, singer-songwriter Theresa Andersson is thrilled to be back this year - and just in time to perform songs from her new album, "Street Parade." The Swedish-born multi-instrumentalist has two... more »
  • Truck stop tiger hearings Thursday, Monday

    May 3, 2012 6:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An animal rights group says a state district judge has scheduled a hearing Thursday on its lawsuit demanding that he order the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to remove an 11-year-old tiger from a truck stop in Grosse Tete. The Animal Legal Defense Fund... more »
  • West Grant Street Closure on Thursday

    April 23, 2012 9:44 AM

    There will be a road closure on Thursday, April 26th 2012, at 113 West Grant Street. The road will be unavailable from1:00pm Thursday until 2:00 am on Friday, April 27th,2012. The PIA will have a crawfish boil causing the closure. No detour routes have been posted.
  • 26th Iowa Rabbit Festival starts Thursday

    March 13, 2012 10:42 AM

    IOWA, La. (AP) - It's Rabbit Festival week in Iowa (EYE-oh-way). The festival runs from Thursday through Saturday to raise money for scholarships, school clubs, boy scouts, athletics and other organizations. The Iowa Rabbit Festival started 26 years ago to promote a rabbit processing plant. The plant is long gone,... more »
  • Job fair Thursday in Alex for returned soldiers

    January 23, 2012 10:58 AM

    FORT POLK, La. (AP) - Fort Polk is holding a job fair this week for soldiers who are or will be moving from military to civilian life - and their spouses. It's 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the England Airpark Army Processing Facility in Alexandria. Deborah Randolph, president... more »
  • Final superintendent forum set Thursday

    September 21, 2011 9:36 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The final of six organized forums for public discussion on the Lafayette Parish school superintendent search will be held Thursday at Comeaux High School. The Advocate reports the small group discussions on superintendent qualities and priorities will be used by the School Board to develop interview... more »
  • La. lawmakers wrap up their work Thursday

    June 23, 2011 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The two-month regular legislative session is drawing to a close Thursday. Lawmakers planned to complete next year's state construction budget and decide whether to renew a 4-cent state cigarette tax before wrapping up their work by 6 p.m. The session is marked by defeat of... more »
  • Jazz Fest's Thursday opening has local flair

    May 5, 2011 5:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The second - and final - weekend of this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival opens with a day traditionally set aside for local talent. Louisiana music fans can get listen and dance to mostly Louisiana-based performers, including Lucinda Williams, Amanda Shaw, Delfeayo Marsalis, Charmaine... more »
  • Here is the Louisiana sports schedule for Thursday, April 7, 2011:

    April 7, 2011 6:10 AM

    Here is the Louisiana sports schedule for Thursday, April 7, 2011: MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Pacific Coast League Tucson at Colorado Springs, 7:05 p.m. Omaha at Albuquerque, 7:35 p.m. Reno at Salt Lake, 7:35 p.m. Oklahoma City at Memphis, 7:05 p.m. New Orleans at Nashville, 7:05 p.m. Iowa at Round... more »
  • Veterans Day is Thursday

    November 8, 2010 10:41 AM

    Thursday is Veterans Day and this week several events will be held to honor those who have served our Country. To commemorate veterans' week, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette, will present: "Business and Beyond: Opportunities for Veterans." It will held Tuesday at 11am at the... more »
  • Thursday is the Deadline for last Louisiana Casino License

    September 23, 2010 10:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Thursday is the deadline for applications for Louisiana's 15th and final riverboat casino license allowed by law. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board put the license up for applicants after it was returned to the state in April by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. Pinnacle had planned to use... more »
  • Oil Rig Hearing in Recess Until Thursday

    July 20, 2010 8:31 PM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Wednesday's hearing into the cause of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster has been canceled because all four scheduled witnesses have declined to appear, a Coast Guard spokesman said. David Adler, lawyer for Transocean Ltd. subsea superintendent Bill Stringfellow and Transocean subsea supervisor Mark Hay, said... more »
  • I-10 At Mile Marker 92 Westbound Reduced To One Lane Thursday

    July 13, 2010 12:38 PM

    I-10 will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at the LA 95 Interchange, mile marker 92, to install foundations for light poles in the median for the LA 95 Interchange Lighting Project at this location. Work will be 7:00 am until 7:00... more »
  • Giant Oil Skimmer Faces Thursday Deadline To Show Progress

    July 12, 2010 4:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A giant Taiwanese oil skimmer faces a Thursday deadline to show progress in its efforts to help clean up the massive spill. Frank Maisano, a spokesman for the shipping company that owns the "A Whale" skimmer, says rough seas have hampered its ability to suck up... more »
  • BP Shares Sunk Thursday

    June 10, 2010 12:07 PM

    LONDON (AP) - BP shares sunk Thursday in London as U.S. politicians pressed the British oil company to halt its dividend payments and fork out greater compensation for American workers and companies devastated by the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. But markets were also beginning to heed warnings from... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Bomb Threat

    January 8, 2010 2:54 PM

    On Thursday January 7, 2010 at approximately 3:20pm the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office received a call through 911 stating there was a bomb in the Lafayette Parish Courthouse. Sheriff's deputies had the courthouse evacuated and searched for any type of explosives. An investigation began and evidence led detectives to... more »
  • Free H1N1 shots

    December 11, 2009 12:11 PM

    Church point H1N1 vaccine to be given to residents free. From 3 to 6 pm on thursday december 17th. Church point community center at south city park.
  • Missing Mother in St. Martin Parish: UPDATE

    November 9, 2009 8:57 AM

    11:04AM; Monday, November 9, 2009: According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, missing mother, Racheal Mechelle Peeks has been safely located in the New Orleans area. That is all the information that has been given at this time. KATC will update this story should any extended information be... more »
  • Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office - BASE Mentoring Program

    November 2, 2009 1:38 PM

    November 2, 2009-The Acadia BASE Mentoring Program, sponsored by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office will be hosting a fundraising event on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Chef Roy's Restaurant in Rayne. Tickets to the event can be purchased for $100.00 per couple. The event will include: -Social hour from... more »
  • Road Closed: Opelousas, detours given

    November 2, 2009 11:00 AM

    Beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2009 , LA 3043 will be closed ½ mile north of its South Junction with LA 104 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, for railroad repairs. Work will begin at 8:00 a.m. and is expected to last until 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. The detour will consist of... more »
  • I-49 Site Proposed for Juvenile Offender Facility

    September 30, 2009 6:45 PM

    Thursday, the St. Landry Parish Council will decide if the state can build a facility for youth offenders in the parish. Some residents who live near available parish property have been saying not in my backyard. Many residents off the airport highway have even started a petition to keep the... more »
  • Crowley Country Showdown

    September 24, 2009 9:49 AM

    Saturday, September 26, 2009 6:00PM - 8:00PM Rice Theatre, Crowley, La www.crowley-la.com 337-783-0824 Visit the Rice Theatre for a night of country music featuring Pee Wee White Wing, Charlene Howard, Mac Johnson and more. Proceeds benefit Kris Kringle for Kids. Tickets are $12 and $6 for... more »
  • March of Dimes: Signature Chef's Phantom GALA

    September 23, 2009 12:29 PM

    Thursday, October 29, 2009 7:00pm The Petroleum Club The March of Dimes will be hosting the Signature Chef's Phantom GALA. This benifit will feature a signature dish from 14 chef's from around Acadiana. Tickets are needed to attend and new sponsers are welcomed; call 233-8476 or... more »
  • Professional Arts Pharmacy Robbery

    September 21, 2009 1:52 PM

    Lafayette Police are searching for the suspect(s) in a robbery at the Professional Arts Pharmacy on Gilbeau Road. It happened Thursday morning (September 17). The suspects were in a light-colored Chevrolet Malibu with dark- tinted windows. If you have information that could help investigators, call 232-TIPS.

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