What are chemtrails? And why are they appearing in the skies over Lafayette? Not to be confused with contrails, the visible trails of condensed water vapor made by the exhaust of aircraft, chemtrails are said to be a form of aerosol spraying conducted by high-altitude aircraft that result in horizon-to-horizon, unsightly cloud formations that hang in the air for hours, whereas “contrails” evaporate within minutes. Witnessed in population centers around the world, many of these chemtrails are laid out over population centers in Tic-Tac-Toe like grids, causing even further speculation as to their function and adding validity to the assumption that this not typical flight pattern operations.
On the Internet, talk radio, and even KSLA News in Bossier City, theories on this activity range from the benign to the nefarious to the comic—global warming prevention, population control, government testing on the public, and even spraying for mosquitoes. Flooded with thousands of complaints from people who have demanded an explanation, Federal agencies and even the Air Force have repeatedly denied any knowledge of the existence or purpose of chemtrails.
Regardless of whatever chemtrails are or are not, conspiracy theorists have noted their enigmatic presence in the skies over Acadiana.
Chemtrails over the Cajundome - Dec. 8 at 8:25 a.m.
Louisiana moved up a slot to 48th in the ranking of healthy states — once again, thank God for Mississippi! — so all this frettin’ about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s refusal to expand Medicaid per Obamacare ... fuggidaboutit! We don’t need Medicaid no more!
The Denham Springs woman who placed Christmas lights in the shape of a butter finger on her roof in a display of anger directed at neighbors has doubled the trouble for the 2013 holiday season.
The New Orleans architect behind the 1984 World’s Fair also left his mark on Lafayette.
Laid back vibe just right for NOLA Bowl
The 30-second commercial, to run around the state, is the Democratic senator's first TV spot in her bid for re-election to a fourth term.
It's a number that has edged up but falls far short of the thousands who are eligible for subsidized coverage.
A group of mostly higher education leaders will make recommendations to state lawmakers about how to tweak the policies governing tuition rates charged at the state's public colleges.
Week long specials and a ribbon cutting celebration held in Parc Lafayette
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Fort Worth company's new facility at Lafayette Regional Airport will build helicopters primarily for the export market.
Could River Ranch restaurant be the next star?
Move over Hooters — there’s a new breastaurant coming to town.
Hashtag, retweet, like, share and do whatever else it takes to get in good today with the jolly man in red.
That would be Congressman John Fleming talking about Sen. David Vitter.
The alleged mastermind behind the bribery scheme that went on for four years under DA Mike Harson’s nose isn’t just schizophrenic, bipolar and recovering from mini strokes; he now says he has cancer.
Louisiana's higher education leaders are trying to work out a financing deal to keep the state's public colleges from running low on state cash to operate their campuses.
With their latest triumph, the Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome. Unfortunately, two of their remaining three games are on the road.
The festival is scheduled for March 21-22 in New Orleans.
NOLA Bowl ready prints
For the first time in at least five years, retired teachers, state workers and school system employees could see an increase in their pension checks.