September 2, 2013 7:21 PM
While thousands across the country have the day off others are hard at work.
There are those who no matter what the calendar says have to get up and get to work.
"Regardless of what holiday it is, our services will always be here and we're always available... more »
December 18, 2012 7:28 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Injured Tulane safety Devon Walker cannot get around on his own but will be home for the holidays, according to a statement from Tulane. "Devon is not yet mobile, but each day he continues the fight to get better," according to the statement released Monday by... more »
December 17, 2012 5:06 PM
It's the last week before Christmas, and today is considered the busiest shipping day of the year for the United States Post Office.
The deadline has passed for regular package shipping, but if you use priority or express mail, the deadline is December 22nd.
This year, the post... more »
November 29, 2012 6:46 AM
With the holiday shopping season upon us, most retailers are seeing a boom in business, but a popular store at the Mall of Acadiana is getting ready to close its doors. By the end of the year Hollister will no longer be doing business in the Mall of Acadiana according... more »
November 12, 2012 7:47 AM
Every year there are dozens of families questioning how they will put food on the table, especially around the holidays.
One Acadiana group is working to ease the holiday stress; the social group Unjudgeable Divas and Gents spent Sunday afternoon handing out more than a half dozen thanksgiving baskets... more »
December 16, 2011 11:50 AM
Commissioner Nick Gautreaux of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety - Office of Motor Vehicles is advising residents around the state today that OMV Headquarters and all statewide field offices will be closed for the upcoming legal state holidays.
Those dates are as follows: · Declared legal holiday -... more »
December 11, 2011 9:13 PM
After a year in Afghanistan, almost 4,000 troops from the 4th Brigade 10th Mountain Division are finally all home, save 24 who lost their lives in service. To mark the homecoming, the city of Leesville, hometown to Fort Polk, hosted a huge party, ceremony and parade in their honor.
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December 10, 2011 11:12 PM
Just in time for the holidays was a homecoming for soldiers based out of Fort Polk. In all, about 4-thousand soldiers were welcomed home today from Afghanistan, and quite the party was thrown in their honor.
Since September, they've been returning home in the hundreds. And finally, all of... more »
December 9, 2011 11:14 PM
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office said car burglaries have spike recently, but most have been crimes of opportunity. And with the holidays in full swing, deputies warn shoppers should be extra careful.
Captain Kip Judice took KATC around a parking lot Friday afternoon and found many people left their... more »
December 8, 2011 11:30 PM
Layaway used to be something your parents or maybe your grandparents used, but thanks to the economic downturn this shopping trend is back and taking hold in Acadiana.
It might seem old fashioned, in fact many stores haven't even offered the layaway for over 20 years. But as families... more »
December 4, 2011 2:19 PM
The holidays are of course a time for family and friends, and for those who've lost loved ones over the years, it's not an easy time.
For some, the holidays are about remembering and faith. With song, prayer, and tears dozens remembered their loved ones as we enter into... more »
December 21, 2010 9:46 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say one of the largest holiday season enforcement waves ever in Louisiana involving 87 agencies will be conducted over the coming days. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission has contracted with the agencies, which will work additional hours dedicated to focusing on drunken drivers... more »
December 8, 2010 7:22 PM
Marcelia Bourque of Broussard is the winner of the Home for the Holidays! Ms. Bourque won a $400,000 home! The 2,650 square foot house has four bedrooms, and three full bathrooms.
The 6th Annual Home for the Holidays project is a joint effort by the Acadian Home Builders Association... more »
December 6, 2010 6:50 AM
This week someone will win a new home, just in time for the Holidays! The Home for the Holidays house, valued at $400,000, is located in Eloi Plantation subdivision in Lafayette.
For just $100 you can have a chance at winning this home. To buy your ticket, call 236-6333.... more »
November 23, 2010 7:29 AM
You can be a Santa To A Senior!
Home Instead Senior Care has joined local Council on Aging agencies to provide gifts to seniors who otherwise might not receive a gift this holiday season. Prior to the holiday season, local non-profits will identify needy and isolated seniors in the... more »
November 14, 2010 1:15 PM
The "Acadian Homebuilders Association" and KATC's annual "Home for the Holidays" event is officially underway, and now, you can get a sneak peak of the house today.
This year's home is located off E-Broussard Road in Lafayette Parish's "Eloi Plantation Subdivision." An open house will be held from 2... more »
November 13, 2010 7:13 PM
The "Acadian Homebuilders Association" and KATC's annual "Home for the Holidays" event is officially underway, and now, you can get a sneak peak of the house.
This year's home is located off E-Broussard Road in Lafayette Parish's "Eloi Plantation Subdivision." An open house will be held from 2 until... more »
November 9, 2010 12:54 PM
The holidays are just around corner and just one of the scams consumers are faced with is Charity Fraud and scams. With ever-rising costs, the loss of government funding, and an increasing demand for their services, charities are responding by asking for larger contributions from more donors--and they're asking more... more »
October 25, 2010 9:46 AM
The Acadian Homebuilders Association and KATC's annual Home for the Holidays event is officially underway. This year's home is located off E-Broussard Road in Lafayette Parish. This evening volunteers with habitat for humanity will man our phone bank. You can call in to purchase your ticket from 4pm to 7pm.
November 11, 2009 4:09 PM
Some stuff about stuffing: 1)stuff just before roasting 2) be sure internal temp. of meat reaches 180 degress F and center of stuffing reaches 165 degrees before removing from the oven 3) never cook stuffed poultry in the microwave oven 4) refrigerate leftover poultry and stuffing separately. S-L-O-W...D-O-W-N many of... more »
October 21, 2009 3:03 PM
"Surviving the Holidays" is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people with hurts, habits, and hang-ups or for those facing the holidays after the loss of a loved one or a separation or divorce. The seminar will be held on Sunday, November 15, from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist... more »
October 19, 2009 8:23 AM
Another chance to win an early bird prize today (October 19) for this year's Home for the Holidays raffle. This project by the Acadian Home Builders Association and KATC TV3 benefits several local non-profit agencies. Our phone bank will be open from 4-to-7 this evening. If you call the help-line... more »