July 18, 2014 8:00 AM
Due to the gusty and strong band of storms passing through Acadiana this morning, many electric service providers are showing power outages.
Evangeline Parish 123 residents St. Mary Parish 627 residents
*If you have a "My Account" you can text "OUT" to 25326 or customers can also... more »
April 12, 2014 12:24 PM
Easter is coming up on Sunday, April 20, and outdoor egg hunt season is about to begin. You don't need a backyard to have one. There are plenty of egg hunts all over Acadiana, where kids can search for eggs and candy.
KATC has the scoop on the best... more »
February 18, 2014 7:39 AM
The BBB of Acadiana is alerting Acadiana residents to scam utility collections calls and emails using fear tactics to scam residents.
BBB of Acadiana has received calls reporting scammers claiming to be with several Acadiana utilities, including Lafayette Utilities Systems (LUS), SLEMCO, Cleco and Entergy.
The scammers are... more »
February 13, 2014 8:04 AM
The 2014 Komen Race for the Cure will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Downtown Lafayette. Registration for teams and individuals is now open for the 5k run/walk. The 5k route can be walked or ran by a team or individual. All registration fees include the official Komen... more »
December 31, 2013 7:39 AM
In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda is live at Bailey's with special guest Ema Haq, Steve Peloquin and Danny Broussard.
October 25, 2013 8:25 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The state Department of Transportation and Development says there will be intermittent lane closures on Interstate 10 in Acadia, Lafayette and St. Martin parishes on Saturday and Sunday to allow for pavement sampling. The closures, which will impact eastbound and westbound lanes, will take place from... more »
July 9, 2013 6:48 AM
Twilight Bayou, locally written play by teen A. Bertrand will run with the Acadia Players at the Rice Theater in Crowley. The play runs from Thursday, July 11 until Sunday, July 14, 2013.
"Nothing is as it seems on Twilight Bayou for 16 year old Jolie. Jolie's Grandmere, who... more »
June 19, 2013 7:01 AM
Family to Family Education by NAMI Acadiana will take place at First Lutheran Church. On July 10, 2013, the first of 12 classes will be held on consecutive Wednesday nights from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. This education is for families, friends, and partners of individuals who struggle with mental illness.
... more »
April 24, 2013 10:26 PM
Teachers from all over Acadiana hit the steps of the Capitol calling for change.
They made it very clear they don't support Governor Bobby Jindal's education proposals, specifically the Act One Legislation. That plan consists of a number of education bills, some deal with teacher evaluations and others would... more »
April 8, 2013 1:38 PM
Cacie Barras McGrew's mother, Cindy Barras, is speaking out to KATC about the YouTube video Wade Lohse posted explaining why he ran out of a Lafayette courtroom two weeks ago before his trial.
"First of all, he didn't show true remorse and the justice system cannot be wrong on... more »
January 10, 2013 7:39 PM
A January storm for the record books as around-the-clock rain leaves much of Acadiana under water. This is the worst winter flooding in Acadiana in 20 years.
Click the video link for the first block of our five o'clock coverage.
October 17, 2012 9:09 AM
LACC has many wonderful animals available for adoption.
They receive a physical exam, deworming, and core vaccinations (FVRCP for cats, DAPP and Bordatella for dogs). PLUS a Rabies vaccination if they are over 12 weeks old (for cats and dogs less than 12 weeks old, a $10 Rabies voucher... more »
October 3, 2012 8:11 AM
Acadiana Pet Finder has assiatance for thoes looking to house pets in an apartment.
7 Petfriendly apts that take larger dogs:
The Crescent of River Ranch
For more information and... more »
September 26, 2012 6:35 AM
Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women presents the Women Of Excellence. The Women of Excellence have narrowed all the nominations down to 9 women of Acadiana who have made a significant impact on the community. This event will take place at the Frem Boustany Center on October 5, 2012... more »
September 25, 2012 9:13 AM
In this segment of the "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott introduces us to "The Kids in the Kitchen". The Junior League of Lafayette and the Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana have a special partnership that allows kids to explore new opportunities in the kitchen!
September 4, 2012 8:04 AM
Acadiana Wordlab is a new literary drafting workshop forthcoming Cité des Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana. It's free and open to the public (though we ask that you donate a few bucks to the presenter), uncensored, and casually structured. It will begin on October 6th, with Jessica Bordelon of Revolution Theory... more »
August 8, 2012 8:37 AM
There are many ways to get free stuff! Watch Acadiana's Thrifty Mom for more details on how to save big.
August 7, 2012 8:56 AM
Theme of the program for Mothers/babies/families is ":Breastmilk: Mother Nature's Power Drink". They will have updates on our current events, book readings and slide show for children, "Baby wearing" style show, t-shirts refreshments and door prizes.
This event will take place at the Lafayette Parish South Regional Public Library... more »
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 »
June 21, 2012 6:36 PM
Acadiana business owners met at LITE in Lafayette Thursday to discuss a mid-October Trade mission to France to grow their businesses.
Many business owners say this trip could open up a world of possibilities.
"We would love to make every effort to build bridges between Louisiana companies and... more »
May 3, 2012 8:56 AM
Junior Achievement will be hosting the upcoming Acadiana Business Hall of Fame awards on May 4th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts at 6 pm. Three people will be recognized as laureates for lifetime contributions to business and the Lafayette community. Awards also will be presented to the Business... more »
April 10, 2012 10:58 AM
Cajun Hot Sauce Festival will be held at the SugArena at Acadiana Fairgrounds, New Iberia, LA. The event will be held from April 12-14, 2012. There will be music, food and fun.
For more info visit: www.sugarena.com
or call: 337-365-7539
March 3, 2012 8:07 PM
A massive storm system stretching from all the way down here in the Gulf, north to the Great Lakes leaves 38 people dead across five states.
The past 24 hours have been filled with destructive, deadly weather for much of the country. Luckily we were spared here in Acadiana,... more »
March 2, 2012 9:21 AM
The Acadiana Walk to Cure Diabetes 2012, will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The walk will be held in River Ranch on March 10, 2012. To participate registration begins at 8 AM, that morning and the walk begins at 9 AM.
Lafayette, LA- More than 600 walkers representing... more »
February 2, 2012 11:01 AM
(Lafayette, La.) - Despite a uncertain economy, the people of Acadiana continue to display generosity and assist those less fortunate in the community, especially during the holiday season. This gracious spirit was unmistakable during the Acadian Home Builders Association (AHBA) and KATC-TV 3's 2011 Home for the Holidays project, where... more »
January 17, 2012 8:55 AM
Hospice of Acadiana Volunteer Training
Volunteer for Acadiana's only non-profit hospice! Volunteers can choose an area that interests them not only patient care but also office and community development projects! Registration is required. Class is on January 23,2012 at 9:30am. Call Ann Wallace for more information at: 337-232-1234 ,... more »
December 29, 2011 7:51 PM
As 2011 comes to a close, we look back at the year in the top five stories which happened across Acadiana. .
Starting off with number 5, all eyes were to the gulf as Tropical Depression Number 13 formed into Tropical Storm Lee. Rigs were evacuated and Acadiana residents... more »
December 29, 2011 7:49 PM
As 2011 comes to close, we take a look back at the year that was. It was a year filled with triumphs and tragedies. We start with the tenth most popular story on our website, which dates back to 1984.
An Abbeville family didn't know what happened to National... more »
December 26, 2011 7:39 PM
James Thibodeaux has been a commercial pilot for near thirty years. Without a doubt he says he's been tired in the cockpit. "At the end of the flight is when you're the most fatigued. It's also when you have the heaviest work load trying to transition from 30 to 40... more »
December 22, 2011 6:49 PM
On Thursday, several businesses owners were left with a huge mess to clean after strong winds ripped through Acadiana Weather experts say early morning thunderstorms produced strong winds that ranged from 40 to 60 miles per hour. In Port Barre, power was knocked out. Police spent the morning directing traffic.... more »
December 21, 2011 10:35 AM
Do you have an Elf on the Shelf? One Acadiana family shares their family tradition with "popcorn" the elf. Jenise Fernandez has the story!
December 8, 2011 2:22 AM
70 years since the attack which propelled America into World War II and forever altered the course of history, four Acadiana men who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor gathered to remember that day of infamy.
"It happened so fast, I didn't get scared until the next day," said... more »
November 27, 2011 2:29 PM
In support of "Shop Small Business Saturday" customers throughout Acadiana are out spending big bucks at small businesses. Chazzie Fallo bought a fancy Christmas ornament from San Suci Fine Crafts Gallery. "it feels great to be able to support Louisiana," says Fallo. At Genterie Supply Company customers are buy several... more »
November 7, 2011 7:24 PM
A new report says twenty nine Louisiana companies could be violating environmental protection agency regulations. It's the first time the EPA Watch List has been made public and some Acadiana companies have landed on the list.
The three companies are Dynamic Industries, a fabrication facility in New Iberia, M.... more »
September 20, 2011 6:46 PM
If your school district receives more money than others, does it mean your child is getting a better education? A new study reveals some of the parishes that spend the most per pupil are not performing as well as others who have less cash flow.
Here is a list... more »
September 15, 2011 11:27 PM
Political debates have now become the topic of debate in Acadiana, as two incumbents so far haven't attended the events at Acadiana Open Channel, put on by Acadiana Progressives and the Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee.
Incumbent State Representative Ricky Hardy (D-Lafayette) was expected to attend the first night... more »
September 13, 2011 11:26 PM
Campaign season is here and candidates have hit the ground running. Acadiana's Open Channel kicked off this election period with the first live debate to be broadcast, which started at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Six candidates had 90 seconds per question to make their opinions heard. Tuesday's debate included House... more »
September 11, 2011 12:19 PM
Everyone remembers where they were 10 years ago tomorrow, but how people have dealt with the pass 10 years has been very different. KATC'S Chris Welty shows us, for many its been about keeping the faith.
With the tenth anniversary of 9-11 just hours away, the world is reflecting... more »
September 1, 2011 12:01 AM
Smoke from those marsh fires in New Orleans has made its way to Acadiana. Wednesday night's sunset cast a hazy, pink glow over much of the area.
"It's just a thick haze, almost choking, the smell is out of control," said Jamie Boudreaux of Lafayette.
The haze was... more »
August 22, 2011 12:58 AM
A story of politics, friendship, and a birthday party; former Governor Edwin Edwards making his first trip back to Acadiana Sunday night. Music, dancing, and good food is key to any Cajun birthday party in Acadiana, but at Pat's Fisherman's Warf in Henderson, it was one heck of a party... more »
August 2, 2011 5:53 AM
So how did Acadiana's Congressional leaders vote? Even though Congressmen Jeff Landry and Charles Boustany share the same political party, they don't share the same feelings on the debt deal and that could have implications in 2012.
Congressman Charles Boustany compromised like so many other Republicans, saying they did... more »
June 22, 2011 7:46 PM
Across Acadiana, heavy rains caused several busy streets to flood. Firefighters were called early Wednesday morning to rescue a woman who said she was trapped in her car on Broadmoor Boulevard. Fortunately she was able to get out before they arrived. On Johnston Street in Lafayette a drive was stuck... more »
June 9, 2011 8:07 PM
Acadiana is mourning the loss of a fallen Marine.
Twenty-one-year old Corporal Matthew Richard from Iota was killed in Afghanistan. His mother says three marines and a sailor knocked on their door in full dress around 6'oclock Thursday morning to deliver the grim news.
His mother says Mathew's... more »
June 6, 2011 6:39 PM
People aren't the only ones trying to stay cool as the temperature heats up. Outside dogs rely on their owners to make good decisions, so they don't overheat.
Veterinarian Phillip Dupont said, "provide shade and a sprinkler would help or a big tub of water. They'll go jump right... more »
June 5, 2011 11:51 AM
Power is fully restored to all Slemco customers.
Saturday evening, strong thunderstorms knocked out power to 4500 customers in the Eunice and Washington area. Around 10 Saturday evening, power was restored to half of their customers.
Witnesses tell Slemco that a possible tornado hit one of their utility... more »
April 9, 2011 7:36 PM
Dozens of kids were kicking for a good cause Saturday afternoon.
Acadiana Karate students held a "break-a-thon" at Cajun Field. They broke boards that were sold for 3 dollars each. For six years now, this fundraiser has generated thousands of dollars for the Miles Perret Cancer Services. This year,... more »
March 8, 2011 12:04 PM
More than $900,000 in grants have been awarded to Vermilion and St. Martin parishes by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, the former Minerals Management Service. BOEMRE awarded four Coastal Impact Assistance Program grants totaling $1.3 million to Louisiana coastal communities for projects that prevent coastal erosion,... more »
February 20, 2011 9:09 PM
Yet another black bear sighting to tell you about.
This one in the Acadia Parish town of Evangeline. A viewer sent us a photo of a large black bear captured on a hunting camera. We're told officials with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have been in the area... more »
February 2, 2011 12:36 AM
A Lafayette teenager collapsed and died while at basketball practice Monday night. 15 year old Shane Ozene was a sophomore at Acadiana High School, but was at practice for a recreational basketball league at Northside High School when he fell to the floor.
"We were getting set to run... more »
January 25, 2011 7:12 PM
January 25, 2011 6:44 PM
From retail stores, to coffee shops residents have plenty of local stores to choose from, but Artesia Boutique owner, Gina Babineaux said being a small business owner isn't always easy. ""We have an extreme amount of national competition," she said. "What we do is really focus on is being unique... more »
January 20, 2011 7:50 AM
Acadiana law officials in Iberia, Lafayette, and St. Landry were busy Wednesday trying to solve three gun-related incidents. The first happened around 7:30 last night in the 600 Block of Myrtis Street in New Iberia. A 51-year-old man is in the hospital this morning after being shot in what officials... more »
January 17, 2011 10:54 PM
In the spirit of Martin Luther King Day, volunteers are helping rebuild a community in Acadiana. Monday was the first day of work and more than 75 volunteers and AmeriCorps members from across the country were already making a difference.
"It's a matter of community investment and not so... more »
January 10, 2011 10:36 PM
When the temperature drops, it means even tougher times for the homeless and the organizations trying to help them. The Acadiana Outreach Center has enacted it's Freeze Plan for this week, meaning it's giving out emergency blankets and coats. But workers there say they're running out of supplies for the... more »
January 8, 2011 10:55 AM
The City of Scott and will host a parade to celebrate the Acadiana High School Wreckin Rams 5-A State Football Championship today at 11:00 AM.
The principal, coaches, players and cheerleaders will be escorted from AHS to Dulles Rd, left on Westgate Rd., left on Hwy 90(at CVS) to... more »
January 4, 2011 3:57 PM
The City of Scott and will host a parade to celebrate the Acadiana High School Wreckin Rams 5-A State Football Championship. The rescheduled parade will be on Saturday January 8, 2011 and will begin at AHS for 11:00am. The principal, coaches, players and cheerleaders will be escorted from AHS to... more »
December 22, 2010 11:34 PM
There have been four emergency evacuations in Lafayette in less than a week, all due to calls about suspicious devices. The Mall of Acadiana was the most recent site of an emergency evacuation. And with so many shoppers packed into the mall for the busiest shopping week of the year,... more »
December 22, 2010 3:06 PM
Because we know you just can't get enough of them, we're giving you an extra 1/2 hour of Good Morning Acadiana! Starting January 3rd, you can start watching Tom, Tracy, and Dave at 4:30 a.m. Spread the message to your friends, and we'll be seeing you dark and early.
December 15, 2010 10:30 AM
You can adopt Slade a Schnauzer he is an adoptable dog in Lafayette, LA!
LACC has many wonderful animals available for adoption. As part of progressive changes happening at the shelter, veterinary care is now provided by a dedicated and full-time veterinarian. Dr. Shelly Liles evaluates all animals available... more »
December 10, 2010 6:52 AM
The Acadiana Wrecking Rams are heading for the super dome this morning! The Rams will be departing from AHS at 8:00am today.
You can cheer on the Rams as they head out, they will travel north on Rue De Belier to Dulles Dr. From there they will turn left... more »
November 24, 2010 12:20 PM
Concern over foreign laborers taking american jobs is fueling the national debate of immigration reform. But here in Louisiana, farmers say we should be expressing our southern hospitality to foreign workers for the work they are doing for our economy, right here in Acadiana.
Louisiana has the second highest... more »
November 17, 2010 9:19 AM
Cagney visited GMA this morning. She is a Terrier Mix and is adoptable dog in Lafayette. Cagney is a smart gal looking for a place to play and find her perfect forever home. She is smart and full of energy and fun. Of course, she is looking for a lap... more »
November 17, 2010 6:32 AM
The Blob returns to Acadiana tonight!!! For the first time in 22 years, Lafitte Cinema will be showing the movie, "The Blob" was filmed in Abbeville in 1988.
The reshowing begins at 7:30 tonight is all part of a fund raiser to help raise money to restore the Frank's... more »
November 15, 2010 11:23 AM
Press Release- In recognition of National Hunger & Homelessness Week, Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness & Housing (ARCH), Lafayette Catholic Service Centers (LCSC) and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office (LSPO) will host its annual resource fair, Homeless Connect: Linking Citizens with Resources & Services, on November 17, 2010 from 9... more »
November 14, 2010 12:24 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The National Park Service will help four Acadiana parishes create a Bayou Teche paddle trail for canoes, kayaks and pirogues. Public meetings are planned Tuesday in Port Barre and Thursday in Charenton about the proposed route through St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia and St. Mary parishes.... more »
November 11, 2010 9:11 AM
Lafayette's newest festival kicks off Saturday at Parc International.
"LA Festival" sets itself apart from the rest because of its cause-- proceeds benefit the Atchafalaya Basin, supporting the Basinkeeper project.
Also, for every ticket sold, boy scouts will plant a cypress tree in the Basin.
The event... more »
November 9, 2010 7:05 AM
Several New Orleans Saints players will be in Acadiana today. The New Orleans Saints Gatorade Junior training camp will take place at Teurlings Catholic High School.
The camp participants will be members of the boys and girls club of Acadiana.
November 3, 2010 8:19 AM
Lafayette,- LACC has many wonderful animals available for adoption. As part of progressive changes happening at the shelter, veterinary care is now provided by a dedicated and full-time veterinarian. Dr. Shelly Liles evaluates all animals available for adoption. They receive a physical exam, deworming, and core vaccinations (FVRCP for cats,... more »
November 1, 2010 3:53 PM
Lafayette, LA- Once again you have the opportunity to purchase beautiful poinsettia plants for your holiday decorating and enjoyment while supporting Hospice of Acadiana's Heart Prints Pediatric Program. Hospice Foundation of Acadiana is taking pre-orders nowfor pickup or delivery November 22 and 23. These beautiful red poinsettias come with green... more »
October 27, 2010 8:55 AM
2010 United Way of Acadiana Chili Cook Off will be at the Mall of Acadiana tomorrow from 11am-1pm. There is a $5.00 admission and all you can eat chili.
There are 4-person Cook Teams, Two Categories of Chili-Traditional and Exotic, Any type of Chili meat may be use, but... more »
October 25, 2010 6:32 PM
Parish: No time set Church Point: October 30 5:30-7:30 Crowley: October 30 5:00-7:00 Iota: October 31 6:00-8:00 Mermentau: October 31 5:00-7:00 Morse: October 31 5:30-7:30 Rayne: October 30 5:30-7:30
Parish: October 30 5:30- 8:00 Basile: October 26 5:30-7:30 Mamou: October 31 6:00-8:00 Pine Prairie: October... more »
October 21, 2010 4:14 PM
Many Acadiana public schools have adjusted their school calendars due to election day and voting precincts located in the public schools.
Students in the following districts DO NOT report to school Election Day, November 2:
Acadia Parish Lafayette Parish St. Martin Parish St. Mary Parish
These districts... more »
October 21, 2010 10:23 AM
Law enforcement and paramedics are called after a Youngsville Police officer spots a wild cat on the loose in a neighborhood off Highway 90 in Lafayette Parish. Some assume it's a cheetah. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has contacted Wildlife and Fisheries.
Officals are searching the neighborhood near 4th... more »
October 20, 2010 9:23 AM
The12th annual Bark in the Park is Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 10am to 3pm in Girard Park.
Adopt a pet! LACC has many wonderful animals available for adoption. As part of progressive changes happening at the shelter, veterinary care is now provided by a dedicated and full-time veterinarian.... more »
October 15, 2010 9:11 AM
Writers' Guild of Acadiana Book Festival will be at Cest' des Arts Theater in Downtown Lafayette on Saturday October 30th from 8am - 5pm
WGA is presenting a one time event in Acadiana a Book Festival for readers,writers and authors. We have local authors coming in to present workshops... more »
October 14, 2010 9:55 AM
Acadiana Symphony Decorator Showcase 2010 will start Saturday, October 16th thru October 31st, in River Ranch. The event will be daily from 9:00am - 5:00pm.
For the fifth year in a row, the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Conservatory is the beneficiary of proceeds raised by a popular project in... more »
October 13, 2010 12:54 PM
This Friday, fifteen Airmen will walk through Acadiana in remembrance of Fallen Soldiers. They're on an 860-mile trek. Here's the details: What: 15 active-duty Airmen will pass near Lafayette this Friday and Saturday on their 860-mile trek from Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to Hurlburt Field in Florida.... more »
October 13, 2010 9:02 AM
Performance Institute of Acadiana Health Fair it will be at the The Mall of Acadiana on October 16th from 11am - 2pm. There will be many health institutes from around Acadiana there to promote health and wellness in our community. There will also be a station for flu shots as... more »
October 11, 2010 9:30 AM
Institute for Breast Health will have their The 17th Annual Acadiana Breast Health Symposium at the Cajundome Conventon Center on October 13, 2010 from 5:00pm till 8:00pm.
The symposium provides the latest information in breast health, humorous guest speaker Lille Shockney, fashion show modeled by local breast cancer survivors.... more »
October 6, 2010 10:46 AM
Oreo (the white and black dog) is a male Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler/Jack Russell Terrier Mix: An adoptable dog in Lafayette, LA. This sweet puppy would love to come home and show you how smart he is and how much he loves to learn new tricks. Come by today and... more »
October 5, 2010 9:09 AM
Kiwanis of Acadiana will have their 10th annual Zydeco Pancake Breakfast this Saturday October 9th, from 7am -11am at Acadian Village. You can purchase tickets at the door for $5.00 each and a ticket entitles you to receive "All You Can Eat" pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk, juice, soft drinks there... more »
October 1, 2010 6:49 PM
Acadian Ambulance Service announces the promotion of Jerry Romero to the position of senior vice president of ambulance operations for Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. In this position Romero will oversee the Acadian Ambulance operations for Acadian's service area and report directly to President and Chief Operating Officer David Pierce. Romero... more »
October 1, 2010 4:42 PM
High flying action this weekend in New Iberia. The Acadiana Airfest gets underway at the Acadiana Regional Airport Saturday at noon.
Today, the pilots were out practicing their manuevers. The show was originally scheduled for May... but it got rained out.
Families will get to see the Air... more »
September 28, 2010 10:36 AM
Early voting for the October 2 Primary/Congressional 2nd Party Primary election is over. Here are preliminary turnout numbers from Acadia: Acadia (1461) Evangeline (2161) Iberia (1289) Jefferson Davis (789) Lafayette (2083) St. Landry (1972) St. Martin (969) St. Mary (1203) Vermilion (894)
September 27, 2010 6:08 PM
BP gave Louisiana $15 million to help bring in tourists after the oil spill-- but with only one million dollars of the funds left, Acadiana still has not seen a dime.
Now seven parishes have formed the Acadiana Tourism Coalition to request much-needed funds.
"If we could get... more »
September 27, 2010 10:48 AM
All Acadiana parishes will hold elections October 2nd for local offices ranging from mayor and police chief to school board members. Every parish in the state will also decide on which one of eight candidates will become lieutenant governor. Polls are open Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Here's... more »
September 21, 2010 7:19 PM
A second Acadiana victim has died following a plane crash in Las Vegas earlier this month. According to family members, Susan Touchet has passed away. Her husband Doug, the pilot of the plane, was also killed in that crash. The couple lived in Erath with their family. Two other passengers,... more »
September 20, 2010 7:41 PM
A small group of high-school students in Lafayette are hoping to make a big difference in the way students treat each other. This week Comeaux and Acadiana High are taking part in Challenge Day.
The new MTV reality show "If You Really Knew Me" is based on the program.... more »
September 16, 2010 6:43 PM
A night-time nuisance at the Acadiana Regional Airport has pilots howling for help. Officials now say they're willing to take all means necessary to keep problem pests off the runway. In the middle of the night, they come from the sugar cane fields. "At night time, we've reports within the... more »
September 16, 2010 10:49 AM
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A biologist says coyotes are a problem at Acadiana Regional Airport. Zachary Lissard told the Iberia Parish Airport Authority on Tuesday that coyotes are plentiful around the airport, and airplane lights can make them freeze on a runway. The Daily Iberian says he told the... more »
September 15, 2010 3:05 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's poet laureate, Darrell Bourque, and cookbook author Marcelle Bienvenu are among authors at the first Acadiana Book Festival in downtown Lafayette. Novelists, mystery authors and children's book authors are among dozens of other writers who will be making presentations at the festival Oct. 30.
... more »