March 5, 2014 5:43 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisianians should register by Wednesday to vote in the April 5 municipal primary election. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 84 percent of eligible Louisianians are registered. The Advertiser reports the April election will be held in 42 parishes. Individuals can register to vote online... more »
August 21, 2013 5:59 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - For anyone eyeing the 5th District congressional seat, decision time is here. The registration period for candidates ends Wednesday, so only a few hours remain for interested contenders to pay their qualifying fee and file the paperwork to be on the Oct. 19 ballot. The... more »
April 23, 2012 10:30 AM
Night work will begin on I-10 from exit 121, near Butte LaRose, and exit 127 Whiskey bay. There will be overhead sign construction on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 through Friday, April 27, 2012. One lane will be closed on both the eastbound and westbound side of the highway. Construction will... more »
February 23, 2012 10:28 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $775,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $825,000... more »
May 11, 2011 10:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy and the deficit are on President Barack Obama's agenda Wednesday. The president and the Senate Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss their legislative plans, including how to approach the deficit. Earlier in the day, Obama will participate in a CBS News town hall meeting on... more »
November 9, 2010 11:29 PM
On Wednesday U-L Lafayette students will board buses at Cajun Field to head to a rally in Baton Rouge-- protesting state budget cuts to education. As far as U-L is concerned, administrators are looking at a 20 percent reduction. Academic programs and jobs are at stake. In previous cuts, U-L... more »
October 25, 2010 10:51 AM
FREE Mammograms will be offered this Wednesday in Lafayette.
The screenings will take place at "Saint Bernadette" clinic from 5pm to 8pm. There are some requirements. to find out more, contact the Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program by phone 235-7898 or online at www.laonc.com
October 6, 2010 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -Oil prices rose Wednesday as the dollar continued to weaken and stocks held their ground after Tuesday's big rally. Benchmark crude rose $1.07 to $83.89 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It gained $1.35 to settle at $82.82 on Tuesday.
Gasoline pump prices climbed... more »
September 29, 2010 3:42 PM
Oil prices rose Wednesday after the government reported inventories fell last week, though supplies remained well above the five-year average. Benchmark crude for November delivery gained $1.20 to settle at $77.86 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Meanwhile, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline didn't... more »
July 27, 2010 5:21 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana residents who want to vote in the Aug. 28 congressional primaries have until Wednesday to register or to change their political party affiliations in advance of the election. The Secretary of State's Office says Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. is the voter registration deadline, to... more »
June 2, 2010 11:35 AM
SCHRIEVER, La. (AP) - Louisiana officials could have approval Wednesday on a proposal to build sand berms to protect barrier islands from oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said a meeting with officials Tuesday in New Orleans focused on two questions posed by President... more »
May 24, 2010 1:19 PM
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon wants to remind residents that deputies will conduct a Safety Checkpoint on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at an undisclosed location in Acadia Parish. Melancon stated that deputies will be checking for seat belt and child restraint compliance.
March 12, 2010 3:46 PM
I-10 will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, and in the westbound direction on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the LA 1111 Interchange, mile marker 82, to install electrical conduit on the overpass for the Interchange Lighting Project at this location. Work... more »
February 25, 2010 1:37 PM
Passenger Succumbs to Injuries
Yesterday, troopers learned that one of the passengers in Brennen Sonnier's vehicle succumbed to injuries he sustained in the February 23 crash on I-10. Seventeen year old Aaron Richard of Branch was pronounced dead at 3:15 p.m. yesterday by a physician at Our Lady of... more »
November 26, 2009 8:36 AM
Congratulations to Gail Bellow of Maurice!
Gail is the winner of KATC's Show Me the Money giveaway for Wednesday, November 25, 2009.
November 2, 2009 11:59 AM
(November 2, 2009) - The official name of the City of Opelousas' new civic center will be unveiled to the public this week during the City Council Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 4, at 4:00 pm.
The new name is the result of a month long community wide... more »
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 »
October 6, 2009 8:14 AM
The UL Lafayette community is mourning the loss of a long-time professor. Bradley Pollock died Thursday at the age of 54. Professor Pollock taught African American studies at UL for more than 20 years. He was instrumental in establishing the African American program and its curriculum. Funeral services will be... more »
September 23, 2009 8:03 AM
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted abduction. The Sheriff's Office tells KATC that two boys ---10 and 11 years old ---were riding their bikes around nine o'clock Sunday night when a white man in a car drove up next to them. The boys told the Sheriff's Office... more »
September 21, 2009 8:54 AM
Hospice of Acadiana: Healthcare Decision Seminar
On Wednesday, September 23, 2009 , beginning at 5pm until 7pm , there will be a free healthcare seminar (open to the public). Billy Mouton will be offering legal advise, a social worker will be on hand to help you start the conversation... more »