May 28, 2013 7:36 AM
Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market will have its Grand Opening June 1, 2013. The market is at 409 E. Main St. in Delcambre, La. The market will offer local produce, wild-caught Delcambre Direct seafood, and homemade food/ farm products. The market will be open from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.... more »
November 19, 2012 7:21 AM
Delcambre Project Graduation Gumbo Cookoff will happen at the Shrimp Festival Grounds on December 1, 2012. The gates open at 10am!
For more info call: 337-517-2133
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June 11, 2012 5:56 PM
A 10-year-old boy from Declambre is in serious condition after he was struck by lightning Sunday morning. Landen Broussard was on vacation with his two aunts in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
His family said a storm rolled in and they didn't have enough time to clear the beach; he was... more »
February 29, 2012 10:15 AM
DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) - Commercial fishermen can learn how to market their catch and meet regulations at one of two free two-hour workshops sponsored by the LSU AgCenter. The first will be in Vietnamese and the second in English, with lunch in between. There also will be a drawing for... more »
December 28, 2011 7:35 PM
A Delcambre family wakes up to find their house in flames. It happened Wednesday morning off Highway 89. The family says they've lost everything.
Craig Sherman said, "it's devastating."
Sherman got a phone call from a neighbor saying his son's trailer was on fire. Sherman feared his family... more »
September 28, 2011 11:31 PM
The roar of bulldozers can be heard along the Delcambre canal, where construction is underway for a new marina. The marina is part of a revitalization plan for the Port of Delcambre, approved by voters nearly two years ago.
"We're looking at a lot of different concepts for the... more »
September 5, 2011 6:57 PM
Tropical Storm Lee impacted Louisiana's coast with plenty of rain and wind. While most of Acadiana did not see the full potential of the storm, some communities found themselves underwater. In Delcambre, several streets closed off due a foot or more of flooding. But on Monday, conditions were all dried... more »
September 4, 2011 7:09 PM
A lot of rain throughout Acadiana but not much wind or flooding. That's not the case in Delcambre where people are looking at one to two feet of water creeping toward their homes and the water is still rising.
"Every time the wind blows out the south, we get... more »
September 2, 2011 1:01 PM
Erath High at Delcambre High is pushing up their football game start time. They'll play at 6:00 pm instead of 7:00 pm.
April 22, 2011 11:27 PM
The shrimp boats are back in the Port of Delcambre after a week-long emergency shrimp season but fishermen say they actually lost money and they're now concerned with their next catch, when waters reopen in May.
Sherri Broussard says the shrimp is what she expected but other costs and... more »
March 30, 2011 5:57 AM
A meeting is set for today in Iberia Parish for fishermen interested in selling their seafood to the public. It's part of the Delcambre direct seafood program. It allows people to buy fresh Louisiana seafood directly from local fisherman. The program, in its second year was designed in partnership with... more »
March 11, 2011 12:18 AM
Some Christians will give up their burgers for fish on Fridays. But can lent restore faith in Louisiana's seafood? "Les vent de careme means the winds of lent." Laura LaHaye says, "the old people used to tell us when the wind would blow like that, we knew lent was right... more »
December 13, 2010 11:40 PM
One small Acadiana town is working through big money problems. KATC's Maddie Garrett was at the Delcambre City Council meeting Monday night and uncovered new information about an embezzlement investigation in the city. After its yearly audit, the City of Delcambre came up short by roughly $7,000. "It's significant for... more »
August 19, 2010 8:08 PM
The Shrimp Festival is underway in Delcambre but for those who work in the celebrated industry, times are tough.
"Prices used to be at $2.00 a pound," Shrimper Jimmy Dupre said. "Now, the processing plants want to pay us a dollar a pound."
Last Friday, shrimpers felt they... more »
August 19, 2010 3:08 PM
The 60th Delcambre Shrimp Festival is underway this week. At 5:00 and 6:00pm tonight KATC reporter Shawn Kline tells us how the season is treating local shrimpers and how this year's festival organizers prepared for the shrimp hungry crowds.
August 10, 2010 7:25 PM
Captain Cherie Broussard unloads her boat full of chilled shrimp. She and her crew just came back from Southwest Pass. Her reputation and livlihood is on the line if any contaminated shrimp are found.
"People are scared," Broussard said. "If they feed it to their family, their family will... more »
May 11, 2010 12:04 AM
After the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries re-opened areas west of the Mississippi River to recreational and commercial fishing Monday, shrimpers at the Port of Delcambre scrambled to get out to the open waters.
"It was a really crazy day," said Joe Cheramie, who was ready to shrimp... more »
May 5, 2010 6:26 PM
Fears of a seafood shortage caused a rush at markets and marinas on Wednesday. Suppliers were swamped with orders across Acadiana. "I'd like to get all that you have in there," said Abbeville resident Dolla Walker. She bought 20 pounds of Gulf shrimp at Sonny's Seafood Market in Lafayette and... more »
December 16, 2009 12:36 PM
Check presentation for Delcambre HS band
5:30 p.m., Iberia Parish School Board, 1500 Jane Street New Iberia, LA. AGL Resources, owner of the Jefferson Island Storage & Hub facility in Erath, will present a check for $20,000 to Delcambre High School to help finance the purchase of new uniforms... more »
December 10, 2009 12:13 PM
Christopher "Tipper" Esponge, son of Marcelle Alexander and Chris Esponge, graduated from Delcambre High School in 2009. Tipper, an avid hunter, fisherman, and sportsman, decided to dedicate his life to serving our country. Tipper's life changed on August 25th, 2009. During basic training, he was injured in a routine drill... more »
October 9, 2009 10:34 AM
According to State Police, Hwy 14 draw bridge in Delcambre is close due to a malfunction. The bridge will be closed for a couple of hours as DOTD is working to correct the problem.
Detours include LA675 to LA682 to LA89.