Posted 7:03 PM 5/3/2013 by Chris Welty
In Acadia and Evangeline Parishes, voters will decide whether to renew a 10-year property tax to fund the Basile High School Athletic Department.
The tax generates roughly 74-thousand dollars for the school. The property tax, enacted nearly thirty years ago, has been renewed three times. (More)...
Posted 6:02 PM 5/2/2013 by Chris Welty
The search is on for whoever threatened to blow up Broussard Middle School using a pressure cooker bomb.
The campus is on South Morgan Street off the Amabassador Caffery Extension. Around 9:30 Thursday morning, Broussard Police evacuated students to a nearby church.
After a two hour (More)...
Posted 7:18 PM 5/1/2013 by KATC Staff
A Lafayette Grand Jury has indicted Jacob Ardoin (pictured) on one count of second-degree murder for a shooting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Investigators say Ardoin shot and killed Jordan Melancon, 20, on Hilda Street just yards away from a celebration to commemorate Dr. King.
Melancon left behind two children; an 18-month and 4-month old child.
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Posted 10:22 PM 4/30/2013 by Steven Albritton
A fire place designed to contain a simple fire, was the cause of one getting out of control one week ago in Lafayette.
"There was a fire place that was installed on the patio of the home. We know that's where the fire originated. It seems like the wood was installed too close to the (More)...
Posted 11:05 PM 4/29/2013 by Steven Albritton
It was a homecoming concert he's been waiting 21 years to make, Breaux Bridge native Hunter Hayes rocked the Cajundome Monday night. He opened up for Carrie Underwood on her "Blown Away" Tour.
For Hayes, it was his first chance to perform in the Cajundome.
"As of right now it hasn't (More)...
Posted 12:32 PM 4/27/2013 by Erin Steuber
A Lafayette girl scout troop is turning to the community for help after their cookie money was stolen.
Now, the troop is having to skip a trip they worked so hard for all year. After three weekends and more than 35-hundred boxes of cookies, cookie sales came to an end for Troop (More)...
Posted 12:04 PM 4/27/2013 by Chris Welty
While we're all excited about the musicians at Festival International, you don't have to be at the main stage to see a good show.
From larger than life street performers stealing the show on Jefferson to musicians everywhere you turn, Festival is in full swing.
For the past 63 days (More)...