Posted 7:03 PM 12/11/2013 by Akeam Ashford
Across the state, there's an effort to re-establish the endangered whooping crane population in Louisiana.
Since 2011, the state Department of Wildlife & Fisheries has released 40 whooping cranes in the state, but according to experts, there are just 23 still alive.
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Posted 5:43 PM 12/10/2013 by Akeam Ashford
The UL Athletic Foundation has seen donations grow by nearly $40,000 in the last three weeks, ahead of the Ragin' Cajuns third New Orleans Bowl appearance on Dec. 21.
According to Athletic Director Scott Farmer, it's first come, first serve. In this case, the best seats are sold to foundation (More)...
Posted 7:22 AM 12/9/2013
Cajun Country 1/2 Marathon, 10k & 5k Trail Run taking place this weekend. The event happens December 14 at 7:30am at
Acadiana Park located at E. Alexander St. in Lafayette. Proceeds benefit TRAIL, a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to building and maintaining parks, hiking trails, and other recreational infrastructure in our Acadiana area. For more information call 337-298-1565 or click here to visit their website.
Posted 6:50 PM 12/7/2013 by Akeam Ashford
The St. Landry Parish School Board is moving forward with plans to install security camera systems at seven schools in the parish.
The board approved a $91,000 grant from the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department to help pay for equipment and installation.
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Posted 7:37 AM 12/6/2013
Carencro is starting its Christmas season with a "Carencro Country Christmas!" The event is December 7, from 9am to 4pm and free for all who attend. Its a family oriented atmosphere consisting of arts & crafts, food, a choir and much more entertainment.
Posted 7:38 PM 12/4/2013 by Akeam Ashford
After six months of being looked at under a microscope, The Colomb Foundation is now in compliance with the state.
Back in July, State Treasurer John Kennedy submitted paperwork, accusing 34 NGO's of mispending almost $2.5 million dollars of tax-payer money.
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