Did you know that President Taft was the first president to toss the ceremonial first pitch before a Major League Baseball game? He did in in 1910 on Opening Day at Griffith Stadium before a Washington Senators game. Since Taft, every president has followed suit taking the mound at some point during his presidency.
Franklin Roosevelt holds the record for the most times a president got the honor, hurling nine different times (eight opening days and an All-Star Game). Here’s a look back at some of the more memorable performances of presidents over the past century:
Some changes to the residential waste collection schedule happen during Mardi Gras week. Customers who have regular Monday service with Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will receive their usual garbage and recycling service
Do you get more throws at the beginning of the parade route, the middle or the end? Where's the best food? Is one area better for families, party people, out-of-towners? Everybody has a favorite spot to watch the parades. Tell us your favorite spot:
John Funk Jr., President of La Grande Boucherie des Cajuns, visited us this morning to talk about the entertainment, food and fun that make up the legendary festival, including the 'Squeal Like a Pig' Contest! Don't miss this unique cultural experience, Saturday Feb. 18 in St. Martinville! Click through to hear Jo
Every February, America recognizes the struggles, achievements and contributions that the African-American community has made to honor its ancestry and recognize the advancements and innovations that have shaped our lives and society. I
The first weekend of parades is history and we are already ready for more! In case you forgot, the barricades are out and will be repositioned back into parade position on the streets on Thursday, February 16, 2012. Lafayette Police will close all streets on and around the parade route one hour before each parade begins.
This Valentine’s Day, 99.9 KTDY and Flowers by Rodney want to make you and your loved ones feel special with a beautiful bouquet of roses. On Valentine's Day, listen during the 'No Repeat 9 to 5 Workday' for your chance to won a beautiful bouquet of roses… delivered! Love is in the air and nothing says 'I love you' better than roses. Flowers by Rodney, 4510 Ambassador Caffery P
For the last 10 years Cajundome management has raised money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Acadiana. This year they've borrowed a great idea from Boston. The Cajundome will auction off the name of the facility on EBAY for Mardi Gras weekend.
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