AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - State media says Turkey's Parliament has approved a bill authorizing the military to conduct cross-border operations in Syria after a deadly shelling from the Syrian territory killed five civilians. The Anadolu Agency says legislators on Thursday voted in favor of the bill that gives the government... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU AgCenter poultry specialist Theresia Lavergne says turkey gnats have begun swarming, so poultry should be kept in barns or sheds during the day. She says the tiny black flies are likely to be a problem until early May. Lavergne says they can disturb poultry,... more »
An Avoyelles Parish girl abducted by her biological father is safe this morning.
Three-year-old Riley Renee Gautreaux and her father, Corey Gautreaux, were discovered in the Turkey Creek area this morning.
Friday afternoon, Corey Gautreaux allegedly abducted Riley by force from a residence in Bunkie around 3 o'clock... more »
The Bailey's 17th Annual Thanksgiving Lunch took place Thursday.
This Lafayette restaurant serves about 800 people in Acadiana during the event. Restaurant owner Ema Haq started it to help those who cannot afford a Thanksgiving meal, or have no other place to go because they have no family or... more »
Thanksgiving is a day to eat, but if you are trying to watch your weight or manage health issues, it can be a struggle.
Turkey, a main part of Thanksgiving, is healthy because of its high amount of protein and low amount of fat. However, the method by which... more »
Vermilion Parish School System Begins H1N1 Flu Vaccinations After Thanksgiving Break:
(Abbeville, LA) Randy Schexnayder, Superintendent of Schools for Vermilion Parish announced that H1N1 vaccinations for students will begin when students return from Thanksgiving vacation. "Everyone needs annual flu protection because the influenza virus changes from year to year"... more »
Some stuff about stuffing: 1)stuff just before roasting 2) be sure internal temp. of meat reaches 180 degress F and center of stuffing reaches 165 degrees before removing from the oven 3) never cook stuffed poultry in the microwave oven 4) refrigerate leftover poultry and stuffing separately. S-L-O-W...D-O-W-N many of... more »