August 31, 2014 12:31 PM
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury has chosen a Texas contracting company to conduct False River dredging projects and drawdown of the river will begin on Tuesday. WBRZ-TV reports the police jury will oversee the drawdown which will take place over a three-week period with... more »
November 19, 2013 9:46 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers are getting an update on efforts to dispose of 18 million pounds of military propellant that authorities said had been improperly stored at Camp Minden. The state Military Department had planned to use federal money to hire an outside contractor to remove the explosive... more »
July 2, 2012 8:19 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council will consider final approval Tuesday of a deal to buy the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's horse farm property to convert it into a public park.
The Advertiser reports the council granted preliminary approval June 19. As part of the purchase,... more »
March 13, 2012 10:40 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State senators are getting their first in-depth look at the governor's budget proposal for closing an $895 million shortfall next year. Gov. Bobby Jindal's 2012-13 spending plans involve the hiring of private companies to handle more state services, the layoff of up to 2,700 state... more »
January 17, 2012 10:58 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After months of behind-the-scenes meetings, Gov. Bobby Jindal is unveiling his education proposals for the upcoming regular session, the centerpiece of his legislative agenda this year. Jindal has repeatedly said he wants to give more choice to children in failing schools. He is expected to... more »
April 5, 2011 6:33 AM
COLLEGE BASEBALL LSU-Shreveport at LSU-Alexandria, 4 p.m. (DH) Southern at Nicholls State, 6 p.m. McNeese State at Grambling State, 6 p.m. South Alabama at Southeastern Louisiana, 6 p.m. Northwestern State at Louisiana Tech, 6 p.m. LSU at Tulane, 6:30 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette at Rice, 6:30 p.m.
February 17, 2011 8:13 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal jury will resume deliberating Tuesday in the trial for a former Louisiana lawmaker charged in a plot to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money earmarked for charitable and educational programs. Jurors deliberated for more than nine hours Wednesday and Thursday without... more »
October 12, 2010 12:28 PM
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The first of 33 trapped miners is expected to be lifted to the surface late Tuesday after miraculously surviving more than two months below ground, Chile's Mining Minister Laurence Golborne. The minister announced the planned rescue at a news conference near the mine site,... more »
August 30, 2010 9:37 PM
HAMSHIRE, Texas (AP) - A stretch of Interstate 10 in southeast Texas will be closed until at least Wednesday after a wreck caused a tanker truck to spill a hazardous chemical and left the driver hurt. Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange (TEE'-luh manj) on Monday said I-10... more »
August 10, 2010 12:20 PM
Oil prices fell Tuesday on more signs of slowing U.S. and global economies, and the Federal Reserve debated the best ways to energize the recovery. Benchmark crude fell $1.24 to $80.24 a barrel in midday trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. At the pump, the national average for a... more »
June 29, 2010 8:12 PM
As of Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at least 4,409 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes nine military civilians killed in action. At least 3,488 military personnel died as a result... more »
June 1, 2010 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to hold his first meeting with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Obama was to meet Tuesday with Bob Graham, a former Florida governor and U.S. senator, and William K. Reilly, a former... more »
April 20, 2010 4:51 PM
LONDON (AP) - Britain's government said U.K. airports - including London's Heathrow Airport - would reopen Tuesday, as European terminals lurched back to life while the danger from Iceland's volcanic ash plume eased. Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis said all British airports would reopen at 2100GMT (1700EST), allowing passenger services into... more »
March 10, 2010 4:41 PM
Tuesday, Louisiana State Police Troop I Trooper James Lazard was honored by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for his efforts in removing impaired drivers from the roadways of Acadiana.
For the second year in a row, Trooper Lazard arrested more impaired drivers than any other law enforcement officer... more »
December 16, 2009 9:38 AM
PARKERSBURG, W. VA. - On Tuesday, December 15, 2009, President Obama hosted Simonton Windows® President Mark Savan and a small group of business leaders at the White House to discuss home energy efficiency issues and plans for the future. Held in the President's Private Dining Room, the intimate group of... more »
November 18, 2009 7:47 AM
Congratulations to CJ Dupre of Carencro!
CJ is the winner of KATC's $300 Show me the Money Giveaway for Tuesday, November 17, 2009.
The contest ends soon so hurry and register for your chance to win.
November 6, 2009 12:09 PM
La 104 approximately 6.4 miles east of La 13 in Evangeline Parish scheduled to be closed Monday, November 9, 2009, and Tuesday, November 10, 2009, has been cancelled.
Bill Fontenot, Jr. District Engineer Administrator
October 26, 2009 10:40 AM
La 743, approximately 1.2 miles south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Tuesday, October 27, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. Louisiana DOTD regrets any inconvenience this necessary work may cause and appreciates your patience.... more »
October 5, 2009 1:32 PM
Water service in Pecan Island will be shut down tomorrow (Tuesday, October 6) from 8:00 am --- for the rest of the day. Customers should boil water or drink bottled water until further notice. Work is being done to elevate pumps to prevent future damage due to flooding from hurricanes.
September 29, 2009 7:30 AM
It's all about Eggs 'n Issues today, the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce will host the breakfast and discussion this morning (Tuesday, September 29) from 7 to 9 at the Petroleum Club. The Chamber will also be honoring the Independent's Women Who Mean Business honorees at this event.
September 24, 2009 8:35 AM
NP Moss middle and Carencro high school students are eligible for some free tutoring. The supplemental education is part of the No Child Left Behind law. Parents should contact the school board for more information. Applications are due next Tuesday (September 29th).