August 12, 2013 6:26 PM
Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry and those involved in an alleged ticket-quota scandal pleaded not guilty in court today.
Guidry is maintaining his innocence. He and Assistant Police Chief Mack Lloyd are accused of having officers illegally write tickets on the interstate in their town.
According to the... more »
July 4, 2012 6:01 PM
It's not unusual to see alligators out in the basin. Henderson's mayor Sherbin Collette sees about 4 to 6 on a normal fishing day, but lately, he's seeing a lot more.
"You can count hundreds. They're very skittish. I know what to look for, you see the eyes, but... more »
August 22, 2011 12:58 AM
A story of politics, friendship, and a birthday party; former Governor Edwin Edwards making his first trip back to Acadiana Sunday night. Music, dancing, and good food is key to any Cajun birthday party in Acadiana, but at Pat's Fisherman's Warf in Henderson, it was one heck of a party... more »
May 20, 2011 11:21 PM
As flood predictions fluctuate in Acadiana, one group of people say they're not changing their plans for the flood, no matter what.
Gerri Comeaux and Jeanne DeValcourt are neighbors on Henderson Lake and said they're not going anywhere.
"No I'm not leaving, this is the only thing I... more »
May 13, 2011 11:46 PM
Businesses in the Atchafalaya Basin are preparing to pack up, head out and suffer significant revenue losses due to flooding. Residents in Henderson should be protected by the levees, but with Henderson Lake waters expected to rise to 29 feet businesses on the other side of the levees will suffer... more »
April 3, 2011 8:11 PM
A Breaux Bridge woman was killed Sunday in a two vehicle crash on LA 352 (Henderson Levee Road) in Henderson. According to Louisiana State Police, 20 year old Ciera Lafleur was driving a motorcycle, negotiating a left curve, when she crossed the center line and struck a pickup truck head... more »
November 9, 2010 9:31 AM
Atchafalaya Basin Festival will be at the Henry Guidry Memorial Park in Henderson this Saturday, November 13th.
This is a fund raising event for Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Henderson. The Festival Queen Blair Guidry and Helen Boudreaux, singer , song writer and multiple CFMA award winner... more »
July 19, 2010 6:35 PM
A Henderson business owner is taking his support for offshore drilling to the street, literally. Eric Myers has a simple message for motorists who drive Grand Point Highway and that message is reaching thousands. It reads: "If you don't support offshore drilling keep driving." Myers makes his living in the... more »
July 9, 2010 1:36 PM
The largest swamp in the nation-the Atchafalaya Basin- is getting 3.6 million dollars for protection and enhancement.
The Governor is offering the money to help the Basin by protecting the valuable waters in a time when oil is taking over the Gulf.
"Now we not only pray for... more »
May 13, 2010 6:41 PM
Devery Henderson will award nine seniors from Opelousas High, Northwest High, Port Barre High, & Eunice High scholarships. There will be seven academic and two athletic scholarships awarded. The Devery Henderson Scholarship Fund was established March 2010 to promote higher education, encourage students to pursue their dreams, and provide financial... more »
April 9, 2010 4:10 PM
Former Gov. Edwin Edwards had a three-day
furlough this week from the federal prison where he's serving a
10-year sentence for his conviction on corruption charges,
according to newspaper reports.
The former governor's brother, Marion Edwards, told The
Times-Picayune that the 82-year-old former governor... more »
February 12, 2010 2:16 PM
The wintrey conditions across Acadiana and the surrounding areas were quite welcomed on Friday.
The newsroom received many photo's throughout the day. If you would like to view the "Snowy Pic's" visit our Facebook site.
February 12, 2010 1:46 PM
The Henderson Parade will begin a 12:30pm at Picard's Auto Parts and end at the park in Henderson.
Music, food and fun continue in the park until 5pm.
February 10, 2010 7:48 AM
It's that time of year again to chow down on one of Acadiana's most well-loved foods: crawfish. Watch KATC's Veronica White learn how to catch those mudbugs.
January 25, 2010 7:49 PM
A St. Mary Parish 20 month old girl is dead after being run over by an ice cream truck. It happened Saturday afternoon on Village Lane in Amelia. Family members say the ice cream truck comes through that neighborhood often. The victim's grandmother was watching four of her grandchildren who... more »
January 9, 2010 10:14 PM
Henderson Fire Officials are investigating a blaze that happened in the 11-hundred block of Old Henderson Highway at12:30 this afternoon. no one was injured in the fire and the cause of the blaze has yet to be determined.
January 1, 2010 1:10 PM
We caught up with Saints WR Devery Henderson to talk about the great season he's had a saint.
He also talks about his former team the LSU Tigers.
He gives his thoughts on the season as well as how he thinks the Tigers will do against Penn State.
December 11, 2009 3:16 PM
Elementary School Paul Conovor Judy Morgan Donna Shotwell Shellie Soileau Middle School Kathleen Corbello Tracie Davis Pauline Neto Margaret Sikes High School Lisette Henderson Nancy Romero Marie Trahan Paggy Stefan Inspirational Deb Cochran Chad... more »
November 10, 2009 6:42 PM
By next summer, Henderson Lake should be back to it's Pre-Gustav fishing form. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries replenished the lake with some 112,000 fish.
It was a mixed bag, 70% Blue Gill, the remaining 30% Red Ear sunfish. The hatchlings are from the Inland Fisheries Booker... more »
November 9, 2009 8:57 AM
11:04AM; Monday, November 9, 2009:
According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, missing mother, Racheal Mechelle Peeks has been safely located in the New Orleans area. That is all the information that has been given at this time. KATC will update this story should any extended information be... more »
October 9, 2009 3:07 PM
Lafayette, LA - The Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive will be held on Sunday, October 11th from 10AM to 3PM. Local sportsmen and their families are encouraged to "clean out your freezers" and donate frozen processed game and fish from the 2008 season. Collection sites will... more »
October 6, 2009 7:54 AM
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both the eastbound and westbound directions of I-10 at the Henderson exit (MM 115) beginning October 6. Crews will be making repairs to the overpass everynight from 7pm until 7am. Work is expected to last for the next 10 days.