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  • Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-05-30 05:02:06 GMT

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

  • Memorial Day service honors fallen soldiers in New Iberia

    Memorial Day service honors fallen soldiers in New Iberia

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:44:55 GMT

    Veterans and their families gathered in New Iberia Monday night to remember their comrades who have died. 

    Veterans and their families gathered in New Iberia Monday night to remember their comrades who have died. 

  • In Eunice, a cemetery is transformed to honor veterans

    In Eunice, a cemetery is transformed to honor veterans

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:35:10 GMT

    Dale Sittig has transformed Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice with hundreds of American flags. “People stop on the side of the road and just take pictures. They stop and are just in shock and awe when they pass through here....

    Dale Sittig has transformed Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice with hundreds of American flags. “People stop on the side of the road and just take pictures. They stop and are just in shock and awe when they pass through here....

  • Fallen soldiers remembered at Jennings Memorial Day parade, ceremony

    Fallen soldiers remembered at Jennings Memorial Day parade, ceremony

    Monday, May 29 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-05-30 01:58:08 GMT
    Memorial Day ParadeMemorial Day Parade
    The Memorial Day parade in Jennings reminded the younger generation about fallen soldiers' sacrifices.  For over 10 years, the Memorial Day parade has rolled down the streets of Jennings. Inez Henry, president of  Frank Thibodeaux Unit 520, said, "If you don't celebrate it and it's tradition and you don't carry it on each year, it's just put in the back. Young folks really don't keep up with it."   Randall Fuselier, who attended the parade, added,...
    The Memorial Day parade in Jennings reminded the younger generation about fallen soldiers' sacrifices.  For over 10 years, the Memorial Day parade has rolled down the streets of Jennings. Inez Henry, president of  Frank Thibodeaux Unit 520, said, "If you don't celebrate it and it's tradition and you don't carry it on each year, it's just put in the back. Young folks really don't keep up with it."   Randall Fuselier, who attended the parade, added,...
  • Memorial Day Service honors fallen service members in Lafayette

    Memorial Day Service honors fallen service members in Lafayette

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:07:43 GMT
    Lafayette Memorial Day CeremonyLafayette Memorial Day Ceremony

    The annual Memorial Day Service at Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery is underway.  The event is held ever year to mark Memorial Day at the cemetery, located on 2111 W. Pinhook Road.

    The annual Memorial Day Service at Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery is underway.  The event is held ever year to mark Memorial Day at the cemetery, located on 2111 W. Pinhook Road.

  • UPDATE: Law enforcement, family searching for local woman

    UPDATE: Law enforcement, family searching for local woman

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:05:47 GMT
    Courtesy Landry FamilyCourtesy Landry Family

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies and family members are looking for a local woman who has been missing since Tuesday.

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies and family members are looking for a local woman who has been missing since Tuesday.

  • Calcasieu deputies seeking two suspects in Sunday shooting

    Calcasieu deputies seeking two suspects in Sunday shooting

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:53:47 GMT
    CPSO PhotoCPSO Photo

       Calcasieu Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of shooting at a house Sunday morning, injuring one person.

       Calcasieu Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of shooting at a house Sunday morning, injuring one person.

  • Breaux Bridge Memorial Day Ceremony honors the fallen

    Breaux Bridge Memorial Day Ceremony honors the fallen

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:33:22 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:33:22 GMT

    Ceremonies were held across Acadiana for Memorial Day to honor troops who gave their lives fighting for our country.

    Ceremonies were held across Acadiana for Memorial Day to honor troops who gave their lives fighting for our country.

  • Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-05-29 18:40:38 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
  • Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn

    Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn

    Monday, May 29 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:54:38 GMT
    Memorial DayMemorial Day

    A Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens begins at noon. The event, in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home, includes a display of military memorabilia on display in teh lobby of the funeral home and the Chapel. The Distinguished Veteran of the Year will be presented to the family of Joseph Oliver Briscoe, who passed away earlier this year and is buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He was a career military man who earned many medals including the Silver ...

    A Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens begins at noon. The event, in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home, includes a display of military memorabilia on display in teh lobby of the funeral home and the Chapel. The Distinguished Veteran of the Year will be presented to the family of Joseph Oliver Briscoe, who passed away earlier this year and is buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He was a career military man who earned many medals including the Silver ...

  • Acadiana teen has wish granted

    Acadiana teen has wish granted

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:28:07 GMT
    Christopher in his golf cartChristopher in his golf cart

    Dreams Come True of Louisiana granted a wish this weekend for an Acadiana teen. 

    Dreams Come True of Louisiana granted a wish this weekend for an Acadiana teen. 

  • Fundraiser for teen injured in ATV crash

    Fundraiser for teen injured in ATV crash

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:18:51 GMT
    Emma BroussardEmma Broussard

    There will be a fundraiser benefit for a Kaplan teen June 3 in Rayne. Emma's Dream is a fundraiser for Emma Broussard who was injured in an ATV crash in 2015. All funds raised from the event will be donated to Emma's medical treatment.

    There will be a fundraiser benefit for a Kaplan teen June 3 in Rayne. Emma's Dream is a fundraiser for Emma Broussard who was injured in an ATV crash in 2015. All funds raised from the event will be donated to Emma's medical treatment.

  • Verot School Road project continues with intersection closure

    Verot School Road project continues with intersection closure

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-05-29 14:46:24 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be closing Briarmeadow Road, at its intersection with LA 339 (Verot School Road), in Lafayette Parish, beginning Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be closing Briarmeadow Road, at its intersection with LA 339 (Verot School Road), in Lafayette Parish, beginning Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

  • Comeaux Speech and Debate Team takes home national awards

    Comeaux Speech and Debate Team takes home national awards

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-05-29 12:47:51 GMT
    Comeaux Speech and Debate National Winners / Courtesy Jacob SimonComeaux Speech and Debate National Winners / Courtesy Jacob Simon

    The Comeaux Speech and Debate Team recently competed at the National Catholic Forensic League 2017 National Tournament.

    The Comeaux Speech and Debate Team recently competed at the National Catholic Forensic League 2017 National Tournament.

  • Acadiana's newest centenarian

    Acadiana's newest centenarian

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-05-29 11:24:15 GMT
    Genevieve Martin MeauxGenevieve Martin Meaux

    Genevieve Martin Meaux celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday.

    Genevieve Martin Meaux celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday.

  • Memorial Day weekend through the eyes of a Pearl Harbor survivor

    Memorial Day weekend through the eyes of a Pearl Harbor survivor

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-05-29 11:02:42 GMT
    Joe RichardJoe Richard

     There are less than three hundred Peal Harbor survivors in the United States today, three of of them are here in Acadiana. They are among the last living witnesses of a tragedy that shaped the course of the history. For Joe Richard it's a tragic day he'll never forget. He joined when he was just 16 years old. The navy recruited him after hearing about his welding skills.  "We'd work on destroyers that needed work done you know that was our job to repair em and do wha...

     There are less than three hundred Peal Harbor survivors in the United States today, three of of them are here in Acadiana. They are among the last living witnesses of a tragedy that shaped the course of the history. For Joe Richard it's a tragic day he'll never forget. He joined when he was just 16 years old. The navy recruited him after hearing about his welding skills.  "We'd work on destroyers that needed work done you know that was our job to repair em and do wha...

  • Lafayette, BR churches team up for concerts

    Lafayette, BR churches team up for concerts

    Sunday, May 28 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-05-29 00:16:57 GMT
    Asbury MethodistAsbury Methodist

    A Lafayette Methodist church and a Baton Rouge Baptist church teamed up to present a pair of concerts.

    A Lafayette Methodist church and a Baton Rouge Baptist church teamed up to present a pair of concerts.

  • Crowley marks Memorial Day

    Crowley marks Memorial Day

    Sunday, May 28 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-28 21:27:33 GMT
    Crowley Memorial Day eventCrowley Memorial Day event

    The City of Crowley marked Memorial Day with a program Sunday afternoon.

    The City of Crowley marked Memorial Day with a program Sunday afternoon.

  • Two injured in fight on Doc Duhon Road

    Two injured in fight on Doc Duhon Road

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:12:00 GMT
    Cutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGNCutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGN

    Two people were injured when a fight broke out on Doc Duhon Road this morning.

    Two people were injured when a fight broke out on Doc Duhon Road this morning.

  • Evangeline Parish adds French Immersion programs to schools

    Evangeline Parish adds French Immersion programs to schools

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:08:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:09:39 GMT

    Students in Evangeline Parish can now learn a language native to their parish. 

    Students in Evangeline Parish can now learn a language native to their parish. 

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  • Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-05-30 05:02:06 GMT

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

  • Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-05-29 18:40:38 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
  • Woman killed after car hits mobility scooter

    Woman killed after car hits mobility scooter

    Monday, May 29 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-05-29 16:34:15 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    Louisiana police say a crash involving a car and an electric scooter has killed a woman.  

    Louisiana police say a crash involving a car and an electric scooter has killed a woman.  

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  • Matchups set for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional; ticket information available

    Matchups set for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional; ticket information available

    Monday, May 29 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-05-29 19:29:33 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU will play host to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field beginning at 2:30 p.m. CT Friday when the top-seeded Tigers meet No. 4 seed Texas Southern. No. 3 seed Rice will face No. 2 seed Southeastern Louisiana at 7 p.m. CT Friday in the second game of the four-team regional. The regional continues Saturday and Sunday and, if necessary, will finish on Monday. The winner of the Baton Rouge Regional will face the winner of the ...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU will play host to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field beginning at 2:30 p.m. CT Friday when the top-seeded Tigers meet No. 4 seed Texas Southern. No. 3 seed Rice will face No. 2 seed Southeastern Louisiana at 7 p.m. CT Friday in the second game of the four-team regional. The regional continues Saturday and Sunday and, if necessary, will finish on Monday. The winner of the Baton Rouge Regional will face the winner of the ...
  • Walker's Gem Helps LSU Win 12th SEC Tournament Title

    Walker's Gem Helps LSU Win 12th SEC Tournament Title

    Sunday, May 28 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-05-28 23:18:47 GMT
    LSU pitcher Eric Walker (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU pitcher Eric Walker (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Freshman Eric Walker allowed one run in 7-2/3 innings and LSU held on to beat Arkansas 4-2 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.      The Tigers (43-17) cruised into the game before claiming their 12th SEC tournament title and sixth under coach Paul Mainieri.

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Freshman Eric Walker allowed one run in 7-2/3 innings and LSU held on to beat Arkansas 4-2 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.      The Tigers (43-17) cruised into the game before claiming their 12th SEC tournament title and sixth under coach Paul Mainieri.

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