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  • Sickness a Possibility from Staying on Carnival Triumph

    February 14, 2013 6:49 PM

    Passengers on the Carnival Triumph are in close quarters and with reports of sewage issues and deteriorating conditions on board, the threat of illness is a strong possibility. For nearly four days, passengers have experienced what they say are miserable conditions. Lafayette Doctor Indria Gautam says one of the... more »
  • Notre Dame High Students Stranded at Sea

    February 13, 2013 9:27 PM

    A group of Notre Dame parents in Crowley are set to leave in a few hours to pick up their children in Mobile, Alabama Thursday. Despite the chaos, the students' parents know their kids are strong. "Can you hear me momma, can you hear me? I want to... more »
  • Broadmoor Elementary's Annual Fall Carnival

    October 25, 2012 6:57 AM

    Broadmoor Elementary's Annual Fall Carnival hosted by the PTO will take place on October 27, 2012. It begins at 10am, and last until 3pm there will be approximately 30 booths including fun jumps, a dunking booth, games, a train ride, a calk walk and concessions. We are currently searching for... more »
  • Back to School Carnival and Health Fair

    July 23, 2012 9:08 AM

    Teche Action Clinic is hosting a Back to School Carnival and Health Fair!! The fun begins on July 28, 2012 at the Broussard-Harris Recreation in Franklin. The event will begin at 9:00 am and end at 1:00 pm. The fair will allow LaCHIP Enrollment, free carnival Aativities, food, health screenings:... more »
  • Carnival brings refurbished vessel to New Orleans

    March 7, 2012 7:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Carnival Destiny is getting a new name, the Carnival Sunshine, and it will replace the Carnival Conquest in New Orleans in November 2013 following a $155 million renovation. Carnival Cruise Lines said Tuesday the 2,642-passeder Carnival Destiny is now homeported in Miami and travels to... more »
  • Hundreds Pack the Scott Parade Route

    February 13, 2012 12:08 AM

    Despite a chilly weekend, the weather did not get in the way of Mardi Gras parades this weekend. A few hundred lined the streets in Scott for the city's annual parade one big party especially for those who live along the parade. "It is a very big tailgate... more »
  • Krewe of Rio Prepping for Saturday's Parade

    February 10, 2012 6:33 PM

    Lafayette's Krewe of Carnival en Rio unloaded boxes and loaded floats ahead of Saturday night's Lafayette parade. The Krewe of Rio put the finishing touches on floats in their den, unloading pallets of beads and trinkets. "The people out here put hours and hours in daily. It takes a... more »
  • Mayor, police chief say be nice during Carnival

    February 9, 2012 9:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As the parade season gets underway in New Orleans this weekend, and the mayor and police chief are asking people to practice three things - common sense, common courtesy and common safety. Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday said the combination would make Mardi Gras more fun... more »
  • Krewe of Rio Kicks-Off Carnival Season

    January 8, 2012 12:14 PM

    Mardi Gras season officially kicked off Friday and Saturday was the first ball of the season. The carnival season has officially kicked off and it was a huge party at the Cajun Dome Convention Center as the Krew of Rio kicked off their Mardi Gras celebration Vivid colors,... more »
  • Scott launches the start of Mardi Gras

    January 5, 2012 9:48 AM

    The City of Scott and the Scott Business Association will launch the Mardi Gras celebration with the raising of the Mardi Gras flag on Monday January 9, 2012, 12:00 noon, at the Scott City Hall. 2011 King Alexandria XV Chad Sonnier and Queen Olivia XV Kellie Leblanc will reign... more »
  • Ferries carried 71K last 4 days of Carnival

    March 10, 2011 5:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - State transportation officials say nearly 71,500 people took ferries to and from Canal Street during the last weekend of Carnival. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says that's about 10,000 riders - and 18 percent - above last year's total for the same four days.... more »
  • Queen's Parade Huge Hit on Lundi Gras

    March 7, 2011 11:54 PM

    Lundi Gras drawing huge crowds in Lafayette Monday night not only for the Queen's Parade, but the carnival as well. This is not only Elisabeth Robertson's first time to ride in a parade, it's also her first time in a royal court as Queen Evangeline. "I get to... more »
  • Broadmoor Elementary Fall Carnival

    October 26, 2010 9:39 AM

    Broadmoor Elementary Fall Carnival will be October 30th from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The Carnival will include approximately 35 booths including fun jumps, games, a dunking booth, a space walk, a cake walk, concessions and more! We invite you to come out and join in the fun! ... more »
  • 4th of July Celebration

    June 30, 2010 7:37 PM

    Festivities are already underway in Erath for their 64th annual 4th of July Celebration . The town isn't just preparing for a festive weekend, they're also preparing for a safe one. Downtown Erath has been transformed into all things red, white and blue. Carnival rides, food and drink vendors... more »
  • Carnival to Move 2 Ships to New Orleans

    June 23, 2010 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Carnival Cruise Lines says it will return to pre-Katrina capacity levels at the Port of New Orleans when it positions two of its ships there to operate year-round starting next year. Officials say the 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest and 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will be moved from their... more »
  • Crawfish Festival

    April 30, 2010 7:34 PM

    As the situation deteriorates along the coast, many folks are trying to take their minds off the crude devastation while they can. The 50th Annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival is underway this weekend. The 3 day event is filled with nearly 30 bands, a huge carnival and over 100... more »
  • Houma Carnival Changes Due To Super Bowl Sunday

    January 27, 2010 1:27 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The krewes of Hyacinthians and Titans will roll an hour earlier so Houma residents can catch the Carnival parades and make it home in time for the Super Bowl. Hyacinthians will kick off at 11 a.m. Feb. 7, 90 minutes earlier than scheduled, followed immediately by... more »
  • Krewe of Rhea scraps parade

    November 12, 2009 8:57 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Metairie's Krewe of Rhea has canceled its 2010 Carnival parade on Feb. 7, Super Bowl Sunday. Rhea captain Anna Marie Soto told The Times-Picayune Wednesday that krewe members felt turnout would be low, whether the 8-0 New Orleans Saints are in the game or not. They... more »

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