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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »