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  • 6th Annual International Petanque Tournament

    February 18, 2014 9:00 AM

    The Sixth International Petanque Tournament of Lafayette, Louisiana scheduled in Girard Park, Lafayette, Louisiana. Petanque is a French outdoor game played with hand-sized chrome balls rolled on a crushed stone court. March 28: Friday Night 5:00 PM- Welcome to Visiting Players at the French Table at Johnston Street Java,... more »
  • Woman Saves Man's Life After His Heart Stops

    February 6, 2012 12:04 AM

    Lafayette General honored a Lafayette woman with the Making a Difference award for going above and beyond, giving life saving CPR to a jogger who had collapsed. Monday, January 9th started as any other day for Gary Dodson. He went to work and then around 11:30 went home for lunch... more »
  • UL vs Festival Acadiens et Creoloes

    October 15, 2011 11:53 PM

    Beautiful weather and tons of events going on across Acadiana, one of the biggest rivalries though was UL Homecoming verses Festivals Acadians et Creoles. You couldn't tell that the festival was competing at all for attendance against UL. Thousands packed into Girard Park ready to listen to the sounds... more »
  • First Handicap Accessible Playground in Acadiana

    October 26, 2010 7:12 PM

    Acadiana's first handicap-accessible playground is now open. The project locals have seen under construction at Girard Gark opened its gates Tuesday afternoon. Children in wheelchairs and those with developmental disabilities inspired the Kiwanis Club to create "Parc Independence." "The first place (the idea) came up is I... more »
  • Lafayette's First Handicap Accessible Park Opens

    October 26, 2010 5:19 PM

    Parc Independence opened today in Lafayette. It's the Hub City's first "handi-capable" play area. It is located within Girard Park and was made possible through a partnership between Lafayette Consolidated Government and the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette. Parc Independence is designed to accommodate children that have physical and mental disabilities.... more »
  • 11th Annual Race for the Cure

    March 20, 2010 4:22 PM

    Girard Park was taken over today by more than 10,000 Komen supporters. All with the same mission…to raise awareness about breast cancer. "I was told that I did and I've been doing well ever since,” Sharen Comeaux said. “I went through chemo, radiation and continued... more »
  • Two held up in Girard Park, victim fights back

    November 25, 2009 2:33 PM

    Victim Spoils Armed Robbery Attempt On November 24, 2009, at approximately 10:40 pm, a male and female victim was walking through Girard Park when they were approached by two black males wearing black hooded sweat shirts. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the victims and demanded their... more »

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