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  • State offices close for Good Friday holiday

    March 29, 2013 7:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Most Louisiana state offices are shut down for the Good Friday holiday. The Friday holiday is a legal day of rest in state law. Some legislative employees may be working, however, since Friday is the final day for bills to be pre-filed for the regular... more »
  • Good Friday great for restaurants, not so "good" for crawfish

    April 6, 2012 11:27 PM

    In St. Martin Parish, the Crawfish Capital of the World is booming! Hundreds around Acadiana are coming together for crawfish boils or out to restaurant in observance of Good Friday but it's not a "good" Friday at all if you're a crawfish. "How much crawfish did I sell today," Deanna... more »
  • Christians Celebrate Good Friday

    April 6, 2012 6:43 PM

    Thousands of Christians across the world are celebrating Good Friday, including right here in Acadiana. For many, the day is spent enjoying family and food. KATC'S Chris Welty caught up with church-goers Friday who get closer to the true meaning of the holiday. A re-enactment of one of... more »
  • Louisiana government offices shut down for Good Friday

    April 22, 2011 6:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana state offices are closed for the Good Friday holiday. The break will give staff at the state Capitol and state agencies a long weekend before lawmakers return for their regular legislative session, which begins Monday. It will run for two months, until June 23.... 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 »

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