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  • Acadian SAR Benefit Shoot Play Video

    February 7, 2014 7:36 AM

    The Acadian Search and Rescue, Inc. are hosting a benefit shoot at the Wilderness Gun Club in Lafayette. This event will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2014, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The shoot will help Acadian SAR continue its mission to assist with finding missing children, teens and adults.... more »
  • Acadian Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale

    June 17, 2013 7:08 AM

    Acadian Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale will take place at the Ira Nelson Horticulture Center. This event will be Saturday, June 22 from 10:00 am untill 5:00 pm, and Sunday, June 23, 2013, from 10:00 am until 4:00pm. Admission is free and so is parking. For more info... more »
  • Acadian Paramedics Honor Boy for Bravery After Crash

    November 13, 2012 11:54 PM

    Acadian Ambulance rewarded an unlikely hero Tuesday for his bravery and help after he and his family were involved in a car crash. He just nine years old when the accident happened, and the paramedics say not only did he keep calm, but he helped his older brother and grandmother... more »
  • Girl Scouts' Acadian Heritage Badge Coincides With Festivals

    October 12, 2012 8:02 PM

    Friday night was the kick off to the 38th annual Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette, and what better way to celebrate that commemorating the Girl Scouts of Louisiana Acadian Heritage Badge, started in Lafayette in the 1960's in honor of Acadian culture. Six year old Addison Stelly is... more »
  • Made in Acadiana

    July 28, 2012 1:19 PM

    We've heard of ABC News' series Made in America, well right here local businesses are pushing for all of us to buy Made in Acadiana, or at least to shop local. A sign at the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Ridge in Lafayette is catching the eye of drivers.... more »
  • Moving Day for Lourdes

    June 25, 2011 11:24 PM

    It was a big day for healthcare in Lafayette Saturday as the new Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center officially opened for business. The new hospital opened it's doors Saturday morning, after more than two years of construction. It is the largest, single construction project to date in Lafayette... more »
  • Acadian Day Means One More Day Off Of Work

    November 25, 2010 12:52 PM

    State government employees are getting a long Thanksgiving weekend. State offices will be closed Friday, in a holiday declared to commemorate the state's Cajun heritage. Gov. Bobby Jindal has continued the annual tradition of designating Friday as Acadian Day, which remembers the arrival in Louisiana of the Acadians, many of... more »
  • "Bullying Stops With Me!" Campaign Gets Underway

    November 2, 2010 2:41 AM

    KATC has teamed up with The Family Tree and Acadian Open Channel (AOC) for a one of a kind campaign in Acadiana:  "Bullying Stops With Me!" "Bullying Stops With Me is a campaign aimed at stopping bullying in our community," said Dr. Dena Moore, CEO of The Family Tree.... more »
  • Dirty Dancing at Festivals Acadiens et Creoles

    October 9, 2010 9:54 PM

    Acadiana was not short on sunshine, music or food on Saturday. Which was good for the second day of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Girard Park. It's the 38th year for the celebration- keeping cajun and creole culture alive in Acadiana. However, the dry weather gives a new name to... more »
  • Vendor for Government Monitoring Named

    September 19, 2010 3:50 PM

    Press Release: City-Parish President Joey Durel announced the selection of Acadian Monitoring Services, L.L.C. for Lafayette Consolidated Government's Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) system. Over twenty vendors from around the country responded to the RFP, and an internal team reviewed the proposals and made a recommendation to President Durel. The AVL... more »
  • Acadian Ambulance Hurricane Preps

    June 7, 2010 2:51 PM

    Lafayette-based Acadian Ambulance, which serves over half the state, is in hurricane preparation mode. Vice President of Operations, Jerry Romero, says they are more ready than ever. "We've really streamlined our plan - we're using the command system the federal government uses, we make sure we have the... more »
  • Weekend Rundown: March 19, 2010

    March 19, 2010 6:24 PM

    The sun is shining and Acadiana is ready to head outdoors to enjoy the gorgeous weather. But, Friday and Saturday nights the Monster Jam kicks into high gear inside the Cajundome. There will be highflying and smashing tricks by your favorite Monster trucks. Saturday morning, the Life Church in Lafayette... more »
  • Opelousas mural tells the story of Acadian culture

    January 13, 2010 3:46 PM

    A fourth large public mural in downtown Opelousas is dedicated to telling the story of the region's Acadian culture. "I love it. I think this is one of the best compositions I've ever done," said Jerome Ford, a local art teacher who has been working on the mural for... more »
  • Acadian Village Closed Due To Weather

    December 14, 2009 5:03 PM

    Noel Acadien au Village is closed on Monday, December 14, 2009 due to the rain in the forecast
  • Performers needed at Acadian Village this Christmas

    October 19, 2009 3:23 PM

    Entertainers are needed for the upcoming Noel Acadien au Village scheduled for December 4-23 in Acadian Village. The Cox Pavilion Stage is booked, but LARC still needs small groups for the AT & T Pioneers Chapel. Small choirs, gospel groups, acoustic bands, storytellers would be a great fit! Christmas... more »
  • Home for the Holidays Raffle

    October 19, 2009 8:23 AM

    Another chance to win an early bird prize today (October 19) for this year's Home for the Holidays raffle. This project by the Acadian Home Builders Association and KATC TV3 benefits several local non-profit agencies. Our phone bank will be open from 4-to-7 this evening. If you call the help-line... more »

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