Nearly a dozen former NFL players living in Louisiana have sued the NFL, the latest players to accuse the league of failing to protect players from the risks associated with concussions. Several former New Orleans Saints players, including John Fourcade, are among the 11 ex-players named as plaintiffs in the... more »
It's a first for Lafayette, young girls taking the field to play little league softball. Coaches and parents said adding girls to Lafayette Little League is an important step in youth sports.
Callie Gautreaux coaches the softball team at Teurlings High School, and will be helping out with the... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - National Urban League president Marc Morial says the group will hold its 2012 national conference in his hometown. Morial, a former mayor of New Orleans, says he expects the event to attract more than 10,000 visitors and have an economic impact of about $10 million. This... more »
Mayors from three of the five municipalities in Lafayette Parish showed up to a public forum with the League of Women Voters today.
The mayors of Broussard, Carencro and Lafayette shared their visions of the future and also answered questions from the audience. Some of the topics discussed included... more »
Seven community leaders were honored at the 2nd Annual Just Desserts Awards Soiree, an event of the League of Women Voters of Lafayette held November 12. Honorees are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, excellence in performance, and leadership through motivating others, in keeping with the missions and policy commitments of... more »
The League of Women Voters of Lafayette will present its second annual Just Desserts community awards event this evening at 7:00 p.m.
Honorees are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, excellence in performance, and leadership through motivating others, in keeping with the missions and policy commitments of the League.
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LAFAYETTE, LA- October 17, 2009- Seventeen children and their families joined in a fun filled trip to the Covenant United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch, through the Junior League of Lafayette's SMILES program. Junior League of Lafayette volunteers assisted the children in picking out and decorating pumpkins that the children took... more »
16th Annual Tinsel & Treasures:
The fun begins on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 and ends on Friday, September 25, 2009 at the Cajundome Convention Center. Tickets are needed and can be purchased at "Headquarters"(504 Richland Ave.) for $8 or later at the door.
Preview Party: 7pm Wednesday, September... more »