Vacherie couple dies in boating crash
CONVENT, La. (AP) ? Lafourche (luh-FOOSH) Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin Jr. say a Vacherie (VASH-er-ee) couple died when their boat crashed into a tree near the parish line. They say the body of 48-year-old Cheryl Cortez was found in the boat after the accident Friday morning on Bayou Chevreuil (chev-RAY) just off Highway 20. Divers and others searched more ...
Motiva to link Norco, Convent refineries
Motiva Enterprises says it will connect its refineries in Norco and Convent to create the Louisiana Refining System.
Madrid chapel remains ARE those of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes
Forensic scientists believe they have found the bones of the famous Spanish writer and his family in Madrid's Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, in Spain.
Social Justice Stations link present-day problems to Jesus' suffering
The Franciscan Spirituality Center will host its annual Justice and Peace Stations of the Cross from 10 a.m. to noon Good Friday through downtown La Crosse.
Bones of Don Quixote writer Miguel de Cervantes likely found in Spain, say scientists
Miguel de Cervantes's tomb has likely been found in a Madrid convent, scientists announced Tuesday, solving the 400-year-old mystery of the whereabouts the Spanish literary giant's remains. In January, archaeologists searching in the Spanish capital's Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians found wooden fragments of a casket in the crypt bearing the initials of the famed Don Quixote author. At a ...
Spain finds tomb of writer Cervantes
Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of Spain's much-loved giant of literature, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death. They believe they have found the bones of Cervantes, his wife and others recorded as buried with him in Madrid's Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians.
A Deadly Industry
By Jim Malewitz, Jolie McCullough, Ben Hasson and Lise Olsen Assembled data shows how and where U.S. refinery workers continue to die. Despite special emphasis programs on refinery safety, refinery workers in the United States continue to die. read more
Spain finds remains of 'Don Quixote' writer Cervantes
Spain on Tuesday unearthed the apparent remains of literary giant and father of the modern novel Miguel de Cervantes, found in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death. Forensic anthropologist Francisco Etxeberria said that after a year-long search his team had positively identified in an alcove in a convent crypt "some fragments" of the Spanish "Don Quixote" author who died in 1616 a ...
Spain: Experts can't say for sure if bones are Cervantes'
MADRID (AP) ? Experts believe bone remains found in a Madrid convent include those of Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes but are unable to identify them beyond doubt, they said Tuesday.
La Sallian Brother dies
Kota Kinabalu: La Salle Brother Bro Herbertus Gampok, who was involved in helping children from remote Sabah villages to have access to education, died in his native Tambunan district on Wednesday.