November 23, 2009 7:31 PM
The Town of Melville in northern St. Landry Parish may soon lose one of their most important means of transportation.
The state is recommending closing the Melville Ferry along with three others in the state to save nearly 5 million dollars.
The Department of Transportation says the Melville... more »
November 19, 2009 5:16 PM
The reason behind the Louisiana Pepperplex is easy, sports.
But it's purpose is something greater.
"If we can keep our children busy the temptations of today's age will be a lot less," says Pepperplex founder Troy Comeaux. Six years ago Comeaux and a group of volunteers started the... more »
November 18, 2009 5:25 PM
The Lafayette Sheriff's Department held its 2nd annual Homeless Connect event today.
The purpose is to educate the homeless about the different services available to them.
Three months ago 27 year old Aaron Morgan was laid off from the offshore job he had been working for the last... more »
November 16, 2009 11:10 PM
Residents of the Youngsville neighborhood Holliday Gardens have a real problem with traffic, theft, and property damage.
Those residents came together to figure out what can be done to curb these problems.
They met with both Lafayette Sheriff's and city police tonight about forming a neighborhood watch.
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November 16, 2009 4:38 PM
School leaders are asking State Representative Ricky Hardy to reconsider giving the "OK" for lafayette schools to receive ~$746,000.
School board member Mike Hefner says Hardy wanted more than just a phone call.
"Even though they have been approved by the Department of Education approved by the Legislative... more »
November 14, 2009 7:14 PM
Supporters of Presidents Obama's healthcare reform bill got together today at St. James Baptist Church in Lafayette.
It was a part of a grass roots movement making its way across the nation.
The group traveled from New orleans to spread their message.
They focused on senior citizens... more »
November 13, 2009 6:35 PM
The Vermillion Parish Sheriff's Office executed a warrant round up.
Eight people were arrested on various charges, ranging from possession to distribution and solicitation.
The Deputy in the story is an undercover agent.
For his safety we chose to protect his identity.
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November 12, 2009 11:31 PM
First up on this weeks list is Carrabba's Italian Grill located at 2010 Kaliste Saloom Road.
Their last inspection was September 28th and health inspectors found 9 total violation 4 critical.
In the kitchen's line cooler health inspectors say raw meat was not separated from food ready to... more »
November 5, 2009 11:14 PM
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November 5, 2009 6:35 PM
Park Vista Elementary officials say they don't agree with how the Department of Social Services handled an alleged case of child abuse. Wednesday, a four year old student showed up at school with severe burns to his feet,allegedly at the hands of his father.
Both the school and D.S.S.... more »
November 2, 2009 8:24 AM
Three restaurants were profiled on KATC in our Restaurant Report: Serrano's, Golden Wok and Magic Wok. Two of them, Serrano's and Golden Wok had several critical violations. However, the inspector's report does indicate the violations were corrected the same day. As of news time, all three restaurants are in good... more »
October 30, 2009 12:09 PM
We start this week with Serrano's at 3151 Johnston Street, whose last inspection was August 28th.
11 total violations were found 5 were critical.
Soap was found in the shrimp pans.
Food was prepared/packaged/held under unsanitary conditions.
Flies were found in the restaurant, but to their... more »
October 29, 2009 6:50 PM
Swine Flu vaccinations are now available for Acadiana residents.
Lourdes Family Clinic in Scott is one of the first giving out the vaccinations. The shots are for those six months to twenty-six years old. Normally the clinic sees 600 patients a month, but in September that number jumped to... more »
October 29, 2009 12:25 PM
Lafayette has one of the highest numbers of restaurants per capita, than any other US city.
There is a team of workers whose job it is to make sure they stay safe and clean. Jody Guidry is the Sanitarian Director for seven parishes in the Acadiana Region. Guidry and... more »