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  • New crab trappers need training in field

    November 9, 2014 2:10 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - People looking to get into the crab harvesting business are facing new requirements for field training. The requirements for commercial crab trap gear licenses go into effect later this month and are part of a larger effort to improve the product and practices in various local... more »
  • Training center on track for 2015 opening

    July 20, 2014 5:50 PM

    LOCKPORT, La. (AP) - Officials in Lafourche Parish say construction of an industrial training center for high school students is on schedule and should open for the 2015 school year. The Daily Comet reports the $15.9 million Career Magnet Center in Lockport should be ready for classes by August 2015.... more »
  • Scott Fire Dept Propane Management Burn Training

    March 17, 2014 9:04 AM

    The Scott Fire Department will be conducting live pressurized burn on March 17, 2014. This simulation is apart of a liquid propane management education training course. The community and structures will NOT be in any danger during this simulation. The live burn will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the... more »
  • AOC's Volunteer Crew Training for Festival International

    March 19, 2013 7:55 AM

    AOC Community Media will have Volunteer Crew Training for Festival International. This training will take place at AOC on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. For more info call: 337-232-4434 Or visit: This is the recruitment information to potential volunteers. What's better than joining a... more »
  • Cypress Island Preserve, Volunteer Docent Training

    January 3, 2013 7:12 AM

    Cypress Island Preserve is hosting Volunteer Docent Training. This training event is sponsored by The Nature Conservancy. Cypress Island Preserve is trying to recruit new volunteers to greet visitors from all over the world who visit Louisiana. The classes start January 19, 2013 from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm at... more »
  • Gun group offers training for Utah teachers

    December 27, 2012 6:36 AM

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Classroom teachers could stop school shootings by carrying concealed weapons, say gun-rights advocates who plan to offer the required training Thursday for 200 Utah teachers. The Utah Shooting Sports Council said it would waive its $50 fee for concealed-weapons training for the teachers. Instruction featuring... more »
  • Trooper Training: Preps Before Troopers Hit the Road

    October 28, 2012 8:53 PM

    Within the past month, State Police have investigated two fatal accidents in Acadiana involving police officers. In Morgan City, investigators say Saint Mary deputies were chasing a car driven by a Morgan City man who was wanted in a drug investigation. Troopers say the man crashed into another vehicle,... more »
  • 16 fishermen get training in pilot mariner program

    April 10, 2012 6:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sixteen fishermen have graduated from a pilot project to teach them skills to help them get jobs outside their usual line of work. The pilot was supported by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, a philanthropic organization; the nonprofit Coastal Communities Consulting and Delgado Community College. After... more »
  • 12th Annual CPR Heartstarter Training

    March 21, 2012 10:58 AM

    The AHA and local medical community will be hosting the 12th Annual CPR Heartstarter Training event at the Cajundome. The event will be held on April 14th, 2012, with two sessions. The first session will be from 8 am - 10 am, and the second will begin at 10:30 am... more »
  • Hospice of Acadiana Volunteer Training

    January 17, 2012 8:55 AM

    Hospice of Acadiana Volunteer Training Volunteer for Acadiana's only non-profit hospice! Volunteers can choose an area that interests them not only patient care but also office and community development projects! Registration is required. Class is on January 23,2012 at 9:30am. Call Ann Wallace for more information at: 337-232-1234 ,... more »
  • "How to Be a Better Insurance Consumer: A Risk Management Training for Small Businesses"

    January 9, 2012 10:31 AM

    "How to Be a Better Insurance Consumer: A Risk Management Training for Small Businesses" LSBDC at UL Lafayette is offering a seminar on "How to Be a Better Insurance Consumer: A Risk Management Training for Small Businesses". This seminar will take place at the Acadiana Technical College on 1100... more »
  • Military Families Reflect on Lives Lost

    August 8, 2011 12:09 AM

    Sunday in Acadiana, military families reflected on lives lost in Afghanistan. Everyday thousands of troops are constantly training to protect us and our country from any potential threats. In Breaux Bridge, the Louisiana National Guard was doing just that, learning more about decontamination and hazmat situations. "Obviously dirty... more »
  • LA National Guard Trains Regional Hazmat Troops

    August 6, 2011 2:40 PM

    Three Louisiana National Guard units - about 250 soldiers - are training to become a regional team to find and treat victims of hazardous material disasters and clean up contamination. During exercises this weekend, troops will set up decontamination tents and equipment up in a drill designed to be completed... more »
  • Thousands Now Trained in CPR

    April 10, 2011 12:03 AM

    More than 1,000 people are now certified heart-starters. The 11th annual "Be a Heart Starter By-Stander CPR Training Event" was held on Saturday, and KATC'S Chris Welty was there. "He stopped breathing and he was diagnosed with having sleep apnea." Jan Wyatt, says she was petrified the night... more »
  • You Gotta Move for the New Year!

    January 5, 2011 10:43 AM

    The majority of viewers who answered out KATC Resolution poll said the "losing weight" was the goal for 2011. A big part of getting those pounds off... YOU GOTTA MOVE! KATC's Tracy Wirtz sat down with trainer Dawn Foreman to help you do it right. There are three things to... more »
  • First Degreed Midwife Training Program at Lafayette Community College

    October 4, 2010 11:51 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The community college in Lafayette plans the first degreed midwife training program in Louisiana and four nearby states. South Louisiana Community College dean Annette Accomando tells The Advocate that the program could begin as early as January if it wins fall approval from the regional accrediting... more »
  • Mall's training request goes regional

    September 6, 2010 4:46 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - When Pecanland Mall officials asked for some after-hours training for security workers, they got a whole lot more. Eight area agencies sent their special weapons and tactics teams over. The training scenario had disgruntled workers holding hostages, said Capt. Hank Smith of the Metro Narcotics Unit,... more »
  • Civil Air Patrol Holds Training Academy

    August 18, 2010 3:33 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - Over 100 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members of the Louisiana Wing gathered for a two-day training academy in Lafayette on Aug. 14-15, 2010. Louisiana Wing Training Academy Director, 1st Lt. Mike Smith said, "We had an excellent academy. I'm very pleased with the number of senior members... more »
  • Vessels of Opportunity Classes in Cameron

    July 13, 2010 7:10 PM

    Fishermen and boaters in Cameron have built their lives around the city's coastal waters, but now many have to shift their focus further into the gulf. Ben Welch, owner of Airboats and Alligators, said there are a lot of local fishermen who are worried about what's going to happen.... more »
  • 75 Grads of Training Program Get Oil Spill Jobs

    May 20, 2010 9:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Seventy-five graduates of a training program run by environmental justice centers in New Orleans and Atlanta are now working on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup - a half-dozen of them as supervisors. Dillard University's Deep South Center for Environmental Justice and Clark Atlanta University's... more »
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Training for Offshore Oil Cleanup

    May 5, 2010 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) began a series of training classes on Tuesday, May 4, for employees involved with the onshore cleanup operations resulting from the Transocean Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion on April 20, 2010. Employees attended a four-hour “Post Emergency Spilled Oil... more »
  • 10th Annual CPR Training Event

    March 31, 2010 12:19 PM

    The tenth annual free bystander CPR training event will be held Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the Cajundome. Three two-hour training sessions will be offered at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to anyone middle school age and older. There will also be demonstrations on administering CPR to an... more »
  • Specialized Training Grants Available As Part Of Recovery Act

    February 12, 2010 4:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor today announced more than $225 million in health care and high growth training grants funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The grants will allow community colleges, community-based organizations, state workforce agencies and other public entities to deliver training that... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department Gets F.A.T.S.

    February 5, 2010 7:20 PM

    Deputy Joesph Francis can now practice real-life scenarios from the comfort of the new firearms training simulator, better known as "FATS." "[It's] the same as you would encounter on the streets or on the jobs. I'd rather do it here and mess up here before I get on the... more »
  • Abbeville sues ex-fireman for training cost

    November 23, 2009 12:07 PM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - The City of Abbeville has sued a former firefighter for the cost of his training, saying he failed to full-time for two years after becoming fully certified. The suit says Cody Mire should pay the city just over $6,400, in 12 monthly installments. Mire worked for... more »
  • FREE ACT precourse offered

    November 16, 2009 3:14 PM

    The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office BASE Mentoring Program is offering a FREE ACT Prep Course on Saturday, December 5, 2009. The class will begin at 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at that Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Training Center located at 1037 Capitol Avenue, Crowley LA. Students are asked to bring... more »
  • St. Martin Sheriff's Graduating Cadets

    October 30, 2009 7:39 PM

    ST. MARTIN PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE TRAINING ACADEMY GRADUATES 22 CADETS (St. Martinville, La.)-The 27th Session of the St Martin Sheriff's TrainingAcademy had graduation ceremonies at 9:00 a.m. this morning. Twenty-two Cadets representing Law Enforcement agencies from throughout South Louisiana completed eleven weeks of Basic Law Enforcement Training as well... more »
  • St. Landry Parish wants training facility

    October 26, 2009 8:02 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish is in line to receive $12.7 million in federal hurricane mitigation funds, and the single largest project it hopes to fund will be a multi-agency training center. Opelousas Fire Chief Lee Cahanin said $1.5 million set aside by the parish will get it... more »
  • St. Mary jail training exercise

    October 14, 2009 11:31 AM

    St. Mary Parish Sheriff David A. Naquin announced that beginning at 7:30 am the Department of Corrections and the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office hosted a jail training exercise at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. Training was offered to local municipal agencies and centered on the movement of... more »
  • AADE Lafayette Chapter Donates $3,000 for Well Control Training

    October 12, 2009 1:32 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Oct. 12, 2009) - The Lafayette Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) made it possible for 12 University of Louisiana students to receive well control training through Wild Well Control Inc. The students completed International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) WellCAP training covering well control... more »

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