Wave-control devices being tried near Shark Island
Shark Island in Iberia Parish is the testing ground for three unusual devices meant to help keep Louisiana shorelines from retreating under the relentless waves eating away at the state's coast.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Live After Five fall lineup released
The downtown Baton Rouge Live After Five concert series will kickoff the fall session with Louisiana-native Marc Broussard on Sept 5. The free fall concert series, which draws thousands of people downtown, runs from Sept.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
West Nile death reported in Caddo Parish
The death is the first in Louisiana this year from the mosquito-borne virus. It is among four total cases in Caddo Parish in the past week.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Heart of Louisiana: Cajun paratrooper
One of the tragic stories of D-Day involved a Cajun paratrooper from South Louisiana.
St. Mary Parish narcotics arrest
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Traci Landry, 38-year-old Brady Broussard was pulled over by narcotics detectives for committing a traffic violation.
St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 25, 2014
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests: Edwin Calloway, 33, 101 3B's Lane Apt.
Stephanie Grace: Legal reasoning getting ridiculous
I think everyone can agree that the U.S. Attorney commenting scandal revealed an alarming "gotcha" attitude held by several of the Eastern District of Louisiana's now-disgraced former top prosecutors.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
It's Almost That Time Again
Mandy Broussard, first grade teacher at James Ward Elementary, and Marva Cole, a math teacher at Bethel Christian, spent Wednesday preparing their classrooms for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Federal judge delays gun-shipping case
A federal judge has ordered a delay in the pretrial proceedings and trial of a Broussard man accused of illegally shipping weapons to his native Lebanon.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Family Receives New Home
It was the surprise of a lifetime for a single mother of four who was surprised this morning with a new home.
Patricia Gannon: Vive La France
Le jour de gloire est arrivA©. The Alliance FranA aise celebrated Bastille Day with gusto both at Girard Park and at The Acadiana Advocate's own backyard neighbor, Blue Moon Saloon.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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School Superintendent Ed Cancienne responded to the news by calling it an intrusion on the school district's rights and tax money.
Smiley: Jokers strike
Vicki Ferstel, The Advocate's night editor, announced on our website that she's now doing the "Ask The Advocate" column, in which readers get their questions answered.
Suspicious package found in Broussard
A State Police Haz Mat team is working a suspicious package found in an industrial complex mailbox at 806 E. Main St. in Broussard.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Heather Andrew & Spencer Ortego
The celebrant was Father Hampton Davis, and the concelebrant was Deacon Charles Ortego.
20 under 40 -- focus on future
Last year's 20 under 40 honoree Elizabeth "EB" Brooks, who advocated to save the Horse Farm and is now director of planning and design for Lafayette Central Park Inc., planned to use the 20 Under 40 grant award to help fund a Better Block volunteer event to improve a portion of Lafayette's roadways.
The Town Talk
Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival celebrates life in Louisiana
For Perry Bringier, the best part of the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival was getting to share it with his grandson, Zachary.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Rally Planned Over Noose Found Hanging at Worcester Post Office
A community rally is planned early next week in Worcester after a noose was spotted hanging in the employee area of the city's post office, the Worcester Telegram reports.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
King of swamp pop Don Rich looks up to musical legends
"Swamp pop evolved when the earlier Cajun people put down their fiddles and accordions and picked up keyboards and saxophones.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Geri Broussard Baloney to run for St. John DA
Geri Broussard Baloney of Garyville , an attorney in private practice, has announced her candidacy for St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney.