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  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrates Easter

    April 20, 2014 4:02 PM

    VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home. Well over 150,000... more »
  • Easter morning delivery for space station

    April 20, 2014 2:58 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. The shipment arrived Sunday morning via a Dragon, versus a bunny. "Gentlemen, the Easter Dragon is knocking at the door," NASA's Mission Control said as the capsule was bolted into place.... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Good Friday 2014

    April 18, 2014 7:25 AM

  • 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    March 19, 2013 7:06 AM

    The Grand Coteau Police Department presents its 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The fun takes place behind the St. Charles Church in Grand Coteau. On Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. There will be an Easter Bunny visit, egg dying, easter egg hunt, door prizes and... more »

    March 26, 2012 10:18 AM

    The DSAA Easter Egg Hunt is held for people with Down syndrome and their siblings under 12 to enjoy each other and promote inclusion. The event will take place Sunday, April 1, 2012. The egg hunt is from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at Ascension Day School, located at 401 Silverstone, River... more »
  • Powerful Explosion Levels Vacant NY House

    April 24, 2011 2:31 PM

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) - A powerful explosion has destroyed a vacant house on New York's Long Island. No one was seriously injured in the Easter morning blast, but 21 people from nearby homes have been taken to hospitals for evaluation. The force of the explosion was strong enough to knock... more »
  • Obama Attends Easter Service at Historic Church

    April 24, 2011 2:19 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and his family attended Easter service Sunday at a Washington church founded in 1863 by freed slaves. The first family entered Shiloh Baptist Church to a round of applause on a sun-splashed day in the nation's capital as members of a choir dressed in... more »
  • Not Enough Crawfish to Meet Easter Weekend Demands

    April 21, 2011 7:21 PM

    For many Louisiana residents Easter weekend means it's time for a craw fish boil, but if you didn't put your craw fish order in early you may be out of luck. Houma resident Reggie Aucoin made the trip from Houma to Abbeville to pick up five sacks of craw fish.... more »
  • Easter Weekend Boating Trip Ended In Tragedy

    April 5, 2010 4:35 PM

    An Easter weekend boating trip ended in tragedy in St. Landry Parish. Caleb Genin, 19, of Arnaudville was killed while boating on Bayou Courtableau. Late Saturday afternoon Genin hit his head as he went under a Highway 190 bridge near Port Barre. There were 6 occupants in the... more »
  • Locals Trek Through Acadiana Bearing A Cross

    April 2, 2010 12:27 PM

    One group of locals travelled from Abbeville through Lafayette on Good Friday, causing passersby to look twice. It is not every day that you see a group of people walking down the street carrying a cross and praying the rosary. For these locals, it is a 15-year tradition... more »
  • Easter Holiday Garbage Schedule

    March 30, 2010 5:41 PM

    Citizens in Lafayette can expect their regular garbage and recycling collection if their regular collection day is Friday. The entire week following Easter, citizens in the cities of Lafayette and Carencro, and those in unincorporated Lafayette Parish will have excess garbage from holiday celebrations collected if it is bagged and... more »
  • Weekend Rundown: March 26, 2010

    March 26, 2010 5:44 PM

    It's an Easter Egg-stravaganza across Acadiana this Saturday. In Rayne, the "Hippity-Hop Hunt" kicks off at 11am at the Bernard-Bertrand house grounds. In Opelousas, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity hosts and Easter egg hunt at City Park from 10am-4pm. The St. Martin Humane Society also hosts an Easter egg hunt to... more »
  • Holiday Traffic Advisories for Louisiana Travel

    March 26, 2010 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advises drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Easter holiday (Friday, April 2 through Sunday, April 4). DOTD Interim Secretary Sherri H. LeBas urges drivers to use extra... 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 »

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