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  • Summit Electric starts Gonzales construction

    August 27, 2014 6:42 AM

    GONZALES, La. - Summit Electric Supply has begun construction on a new facility in Gonzales. The facility will include 50,000 square feet of warehouse space - nearly twice the capacity of Summit's current Gonzales location. The move also allows Summit to expand its counter sales area, offer additional customer service... more »
  • Buses are stuffed, time to unpack Play Video

    July 17, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - We raised $67,000 worth of school supplies yesterday for students in Ascension and Baton Rouge Parishes during our annual Stuff the Bus drive. Now it's time for the hard part: unpacking all those buses. Volunteers will Unstuff the Bus today. 2une In's Rebecca Buchanan visited... more »
  • Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

    April 14, 2014 6:48 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean to retail customers say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend. It's a welcome turn to a season marred by a harsh winter that stunted crawfish growth, limited the catch and made... more »
  • Pilot dead in helicopter crash

    October 9, 2013 12:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The pilot of a helicopter which crashed after lifting off from a Gulf production platform died in the incident, according to the company which operates the platform. Bobbie Ireland, Director of Corporate Communications Americas for Woodgroup, said the contracted helicopter was picking up three Woodgroup employees... more »
  • Man allegedly supplies teens with drugs at party

    July 8, 2013 11:52 AM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies say a 31-year-old Houma man opened his home and drug supply to a group of teens looking for a party spot. Capt. Dawn Foret tells The Courier deputies received a tip that there was underage drinking at the party about 1 a.m. Monday and... more »
  • US builder confidence falls on weak supply, labor

    March 18, 2013 10:23 AM

    UNDATED - Confidence among U.S. homebuilders fell this month because of concerns that limited land, building materials and labor will slow sales in the short term. But builders' outlook for sales over the next six months reached its strongest point in more than six years, suggesting the decline is temporary.... more »
  • Oysters available for holiday tables

    November 20, 2012 4:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Grocers and a leading oyster processor in Louisiana say supplies for holiday tables appear to be ample this year, but the news is not all good. The state Wildlife and Fisheries Department said late Tuesday that commercial oyster harvests east of the Mississippi River are at historic... more »
  • Three sought in supply store thefts

    November 7, 2012 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge asked the public today for help identifying three men involved in a supply store theft this summer. Police released a surveillance photo of three men taken back in July. They said on July 11 and 12 they came into the Home Depot... more »
  • Boil order issued in Clinton

    November 2, 2012 3:08 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities in Clinton issued a boil water advisory for people on the town's water supply until further notice. City workers said a contractor installing fiber optic cables broke a water main, compromising the integrity of the town's water supply. The town recommended people bring water to... more »
  • Ample supplies push oil down 1 pct

    October 18, 2012 10:19 AM

    NEW YORK - The price of oil is falling on expectations that China is less likely to roll out a stimulus program for its improving economy. U.S. benchmark oil fell 94 cents, or 1 percent, to $91.18 a barrel in morning trading. Brent crude, which many U.S. refiners use to... more »
  • Oil rises slightly on unrest in the Middle East

    October 12, 2012 10:35 AM

    NEW YORK - The price of oil is slightly higher as worries about unrest in the Middle East are offset by new predictions of falling demand. Benchmark oil rose 1 cent Friday to $92.08 per barrel. Brent crude fell 83 cents to $113.84 per barrel in London. Oil prices... more »
  • Oil prices fall as supplies up, Isaac heads inland

    August 29, 2012 10:38 AM

    NEW YORK - The price of oil is dropping after U.S. crude oil supplies rose last week for the first time in a month. Offshore oil facilities appeared to have incurred little impact from Hurricane Isaac as it swept through the Gulf of Mexico into Louisiana. That also depressed... more »
  • Oil falls on new signs of slowing global economy

    August 13, 2012 10:20 AM

    NEW YORK - The price of oil is falling as Japan becomes the latest country to report slower economic growth. Benchmark crude fell 62 cents Monday to $92.25 per barrel in New York. Japan says its economy grew less than expected in the second quarter in part because of less... more »
  • Oil gains, US reports big drop in supplies

    August 8, 2012 10:49 AM

    NEW YORK - The price of oil is higher after the government reported a bigger than expected drop in crude inventories. Benchmark crude rose 50 cents to $94.17 per barrel Wednesday in New York. Brent crude gained $1.03 to $113.03 per barrel in London. The Energy Department says oil... more »
  • Oil price down on China data, end of Norway strike

    July 10, 2012 10:39 AM

    NEW YORK - Oil prices is falling Tuesday after China released data indicating its economy continues to slow and Norway stepped in to end a strike that threatened its North Sea oil production. Benchmark U.S. crude fell by $1.02 to $84.98 in morning trading. Brent crude lost $1.77 to $98.55... more »
  • Boil advisory for parts of East Feliciana

    April 6, 2012 11:34 AM

    EAST FELICIANA - A boil advisory has been issued for parts of East Feliciana Parish. Water District #7 reports it has experienced problems with the water supply system. The boil advisory is effective immediately and affects homes on Smith and Hepzibah Road. more »
  • LSU professor starts supply drive to help Tuscaloosa

    May 3, 2011 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One LSU Instructor is spearheading a supply drive for people who've lost everything in her hometown of Tuscaloosa. LSU Communications Instructor ReRe Pride Shaw left from a visit to Alabama just three hours before the deadly tornadoes hit last week. She said seeing the disaster on... more »
  • Mayor Holden paints with George Rodrigue

    February 24, 2011 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Students at Dufrocq Elementary got a special treat Thursday morning as George Rodrigue donated a year's worth of art supplies to the school. Rodrigue also gave a demonstration of how to paint a blue dog. Students then went to the canvas to paint their own. ... more »
  • Spill oil to seep into supply chain as BP sells it

    June 12, 2010 10:09 AM

    Oil from nation's worst spill could soon end up at gas stations once BP sells the crude taken from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico to raise money for wildlife protection. BP PLC has promised to use the net revenue made from selling oil captured from its... more »
  • Restaurants worried about seafood supply

    May 17, 2010 5:37 PM

    State health officials reopened two rich fishing zones off the coast of Louisiana today, but seven others remain closed. Locally, restaurants are worried the oil slick will affect their bottom lines. At "On the Half Shell" in Prarieville, workers pride themselves on fresh seafood. However, the recent oil... more »
  • Ascension Parish Oxygen Supply

    August 28, 2009 11:47 AM

    A mobile oxygen supply trailer is now in place to serve oxygen-dependent residents across Ascension Parish during an emergency. The trailer holds 10 cylinders that can supply about 300 oxygen tanks, before being refilled. Ascension is the first parish in the state to have an oxygen supply trailer... more »

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