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  • Germany Wins the World Cup

    July 13, 2014 5:37 PM

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Germany beats Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup.
  • Vallot wins Mr. Baseball honors in Louisiana

    June 15, 2014 4:07 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Entering his final year of high school baseball, Chase Vallot's goals were quite simple and from the looks of what St. Thomas More was returning from the 2013 state runner-up team, very attainable. Vallot merely wanted to cap his high school career by winning the Class... more »
  • Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

    April 6, 2014 11:50 PM

    George Strait won his second entertainer of the year - 25 years after he won his first - and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone. Strait's victory was... more »
  • Gates wins Union Parish sheriff's election

    April 6, 2014 2:21 PM

    FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - Dusty Gates will remain the sheriff of Union Parish after defeating two opponents in Saturday's election. The News-Star reports Gates, a Republican, won with 3,283 votes, or 74 percent of the vote. That's according to complete, but unofficial, returns reported by the Louisiana Secretary of State's... more »
  • Baton Rouge company wins school contract

    April 5, 2014 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge construction company has been awarded a $49 million to rebuild Lee High School. The Advocate reports the bid by Milton J. Womack Inc. won out over bids from three other companies submitted to the East Baton Rouge School Board. The work is... more »
  • 1 ticket wins Lotto jackpot Saturday

    November 25, 2013 9:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Lottery officials say one ticket won the $475,000 jackpot in Saturday's Louisiana Lotto drawing. It was purchased in Kenner. There were no jackpot winners sold in Louisiana for the multistate Powerball jackpot or the Easy 5 drawing. The multistate Powerball jackpot goes to an... more »
  • Jesse & Joy take 4 Latin Grammys, Juanes wins too

    November 16, 2012 5:20 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - As Colombian rockero Juanes took home the best album award, Mexican brother-sister duo Jesse & Joy and their pop hit "Corre!" ran away with four awards at the 13th Annual Latin Grammys. Hosted by actors Cristian De La Fuente and Lucero, Thursday night's event attracted stars... more »
  • Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize

    October 11, 2012 7:20 AM

    STOCKHOLM (AP) - Chinese writer Mo Yan has been named the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. The Swedish Academy, which selects the winners of the prestigious award, in Thursday praised Mo's "hallucinatoric realism" saying it "merges folk tales, history and the contemporary." European authors had won four of... more »
  • Lochte Wins 400 IM in Blowout; Phelps Finishes 4th

    July 28, 2012 2:58 PM

    LONDON (AP) - Ryan Lochte turned his much-anticipated duel with Michael Phelps into a blowout, pulling away to win the Olympic 400-meter individual medley by more than 3 seconds today. Even more stunning: Phelps didn't even win a medal. After barely qualifying for the evening final in a performance that... more »
  • Nobody wins big-money lotteries sold in Louisiana

    July 2, 2012 5:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won the jackpots in big-money lottery games sold in Louisiana. That means Wednesday's jackpots rise to $60 million for Powerball, $1.65 million for Lotto and $330,000 for Easy 5. It says the biggest prize for any Saturday lottery in Louisiana... more »
  • Iowa ticket wins Powerball, no big winners in La.

    June 14, 2012 6:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lottery officials say the winning ticket in Wednesday's $240 million Powerball drawing was sold in Iowa and there were no big winners in Louisiana. The next Powerball drawing on Saturday has an estimated jackpot of $40 million. There were no big winners in the Louisiana... more »
  • BR woman wins $10K in Mega Millions lottery

    April 20, 2012 9:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - For 59-year-old Susan Costonis, choosing birth dates and anniversary dates of loved ones paid off big when those numbers won her a $10,000 Mega Millions prize from the March 23 drawing. Costonis' ticket matched four of the numbers and the Mega Ball number to win... more »
  • 1 ticket wins Easy 5 jackpot, but no big winners

    April 16, 2012 6:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation reports that nobody won the major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings Saturday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $500,000 prize. The next drawing will be on Wednesday. None... more »
  • NJ ticket wins Powerball, no big winners in La.

    March 22, 2012 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lottery officials say the winning ticket in Wednesday's $70 million Powerball drawing was sold in New Jersey and there were no big winners in Louisiana. The winning numbers for Wednesday's drawing were 32, 43, 53, 55, 56 and Powerball was 6. The next Powerball drawing... more »
  • Nicholls' Folse Institute wins regional honor

    January 27, 2012 9:53 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University is preparing for a shot at a national title after a top student won a regional competition for the fifth year in a row. Paul Terrebonne, a senior culinary major from Larose, won top honors this week... more »
  • North Louisiana writer wins accolades for book

    January 24, 2012 10:21 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A north Louisiana writer is gaining a lot of attention for his coming-of-age story about a teenager in a small town in Arkansas. The Times reports that John Corey Whaley has won the American Library Association's William C. Morris YA Debut Award and the Michael L.... more »
  • $25B La. budget wins final legislative passage

    June 22, 2011 5:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A nearly $25 billion budget to finance state government operations next year received final legislative passage Tuesday, wrapping up the largest outstanding work that needed completion before lawmakers can adjourn later this week. The House agreed to a final version of the 2011-12 budget with... more »
  • 21-year-old Californian wins Miss USA crown

    June 20, 2011 10:13 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - America's latest Miss USA winner is a California model and self-described history geek, obsessed with Britain's monarchy of centuries past but also a fan of "Star Wars." Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles says on Twitter that she was born in the wrong time period and played... more »
  • UNO wins Navy contracts worth more than $800K

    October 14, 2010 11:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The University of New Orleans Department of Computer Science has been awarded three new research and development contracts worth more than $800,000 from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center New Orleans. The three contracts are for one year. The SPAWAR Systems Center is... more »
  • Nobody Wins Big Lottery Jackpots

    October 10, 2010 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Nobody won the $725,000 Louisiana Lotto jackpot, $20 million multi-state Powerball or $50,000 Easy 5 drawing Saturday night. The next Louisiana Lotto drawing will be worth an estimated $775,000 and Easy 5 will be worth $60,000, while Wednesday's Powerball jackpot goes up to $25 million.... more »
  • Purvis Morrison wins Mayor of Scott

    October 4, 2010 4:38 PM

    Purvis Morrison, City Parish Councilman, was elected the next mayor of Scott. Morrison will take his new position at the start of next year creating a vacancy for his Council seat. The Council must appoint someone to fill the seat within 15 days of a councilman's resignation.
  • Missouri Man Wins Lottery For Second Time

    September 28, 2010 6:13 PM

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The odds against winning $1 million in the Lottery: Astronomical. How about doing it twice? It happened to a man from Bonne Terre, Mo., Missouri Lottery officials said Tuesday. Ernest Pullen, 57, won $1 million with a "100 Million Dollar Blockbuster" Scratchers ticket in June. And... more »
  • Vinton Strip Club Wins Alcohol Permit

    September 3, 2010 9:42 AM

    Under court order, Calcasieu Parish police jurors have reversed themselves and granted an alcohol permit to a Vinton strip club. The permit had been denied last month. The company seeking the permit, Vinton Golf & Travel Club, went to court. On Monday, Judge Robert Wyatt ruled that the Police Jury... more »
  • Vitter & Melancon To Face Off Again

    August 28, 2010 10:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Incumbent Sen. David Vitter has easily won the Republican nomination and will face Democratic primary winner Rep. Charlie Melancon (muh-LAWN'-suhn) in a U.S. Senate race in Louisiana. Vitter and Melancon each defeated two lesser-known candidates in their party primaries Saturday. With little competition in the contests,... more »
  • Rodney Alexander Wins GOP Nomination

    August 28, 2010 10:34 PM

    BULLETIN (AP) - Rodney Alexander, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District 5, Louisiana.
  • 1 Ticket Bought in New Orleans Wins LA Lotto

    August 22, 2010 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation reports one ticket matched all six Lotto numbers Saturday night to win a prize of $990,648. The winning ticket was purchased in New Orleans. The prize for the next Louisiana Lotto drawing, on Wednesday, is an esONmated $250,000. Nobody in Louisiana... more »
  • Rayne SONIC Crew Member Wins Trip to Skating Finals in Las Vegas

    August 18, 2010 11:09 AM

    (Oklahoma City) - Aaron McClasky of Rayne was recently named one of the six finalists to travel to Las Vegas on Oct. 2-8 and compete in SONIC Drive-In's "So You Think You Can Skate" finals competition, presented by Dr Pepper® and RC Sports®. McClasky will be showing off his skating... more »
  • Youngsville Woman Wins May 19 Lottery

    May 24, 2010 4:31 PM

    Brenda Romero was surprised to find she held the $958,579 jackpot-winning Lotto ticket Thursday morning. The 53-year-old Youngsville resident received $671,005 after federal and state taxes were withheld. Murphy USA #6592 on W. Pinhook Road in Lafayette sold Romero her jackpot-winning ticket. The store will receive a bonus of... more »
  • KATC Wins LAB Community Service Award

    May 19, 2010 2:10 PM

    Today KATC-TV3 won a Louisiana Association of Broadcasting Award for the St. Jude Telethon.
  • Lafayette Wins Cleanest City Contest

    May 10, 2010 12:32 PM

    Louisiana Garden Club State judges have awarded Lafayette with the State Cleanest City title. Lafayette was awarded the District title at its March 31 judging and reception at Lafayette City Hall. The City of Lafayette hosted a breakfast on Tuesday, May 4, at the Hilton Hotel for the judges and... more »
  • Lafayette High Student Wins President Scholar Award

    May 6, 2010 6:08 PM

    Lafayette High Schools' Daniel Comeaux is one of two in the state and 141 in the nation to win the Presidents Scholar Award. Comeaux received a perfect score on the SAT in math and reading. That qualified him to be nominated after filling out a lengthy application with... more »
  • Lafayette High School Wins Mock Trial Competition

    March 9, 2010 3:24 PM

    LAFAYETTE, LA, MARCH 6, 2010- The Lafayette Young Lawyers Association hosted its annual Mock Trial Tournament in which 7 high school teams competed at the 15th Judicial District Courthouse on March 6, 2010. The Richard M. Ware Region III Mock Trial was held in a real courtroom setting where teams... more »

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