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  • 3 Charged in Fight that Knocks Out Woman

    February 22, 2012 1:34 AM

    Before the Independent Parade even rolled Tuesday, a fight sent a woman to the hospital. The daughter of the Independent Weekly Publishers Steve May and Cherry Fisher May was punched and knocked unconscious. She is among three people Tuesday charged after a fight broke out over a float. ... more »
  • Hundreds Pack the Scott Parade Route

    February 13, 2012 12:08 AM

    Despite a chilly weekend, the weather did not get in the way of Mardi Gras parades this weekend. A few hundred lined the streets in Scott for the city's annual parade one big party especially for those who live along the parade. "It is a very big tailgate... more »
  • Mardi Gras Beads Donation for a Good Cause

    February 12, 2012 5:51 PM

    Starting Monday, February 13, and continuing through the end of March, The Arc of Acadiana and Lafayette Auto Dealers Association (LADA) will be sponsoring a Mardi Gras Bead Drive. The campaign will kick off February 13 and continue until March 31. The beads will be collected, detangled, recycled and resold,... more »
  • Crowds Pack Parades Despite Cool Temps

    February 12, 2012 12:57 PM

    The temperatures in the 40's and even 30's for some of the parades Saturday, but that didn't really keep the crowds away. What started out as a mild winter quickly changed within just a matter of days just in time for the first big parade of the carnival season.... more »
  • Krewe of Rio Prepping for Saturday's Parade

    February 10, 2012 6:33 PM

    Lafayette's Krewe of Carnival en Rio unloaded boxes and loaded floats ahead of Saturday night's Lafayette parade. The Krewe of Rio put the finishing touches on floats in their den, unloading pallets of beads and trinkets. "The people out here put hours and hours in daily. It takes a... more »
  • Krewe of Rio Kicks-Off Carnival Season

    January 8, 2012 12:14 PM

    Mardi Gras season officially kicked off Friday and Saturday was the first ball of the season. The carnival season has officially kicked off and it was a huge party at the Cajun Dome Convention Center as the Krew of Rio kicked off their Mardi Gras celebration Vivid colors,... more »
  • Andalusia Parade First in Acadiana

    February 25, 2011 11:33 PM

    New Iberia kicked off Mardi Gras parade season with the Andalusia Parade Friday night. Floats, dancers, bands and parade-goers filled the streets of downtown for the first parade in Acadiana. "I like to see all the people so happy and it gives them a chance to come out and... more »
  • RANT: Officer Seen Shaking A Girl In Video Put On Administrative Leave

    February 23, 2010 2:04 PM

    RANT: What do you think about this story? Should the officer in the video be disciplined? Or do you think his actions were warranted? CLICK HERE or email hoyt.harris@katctv.com to weigh in on this debate. A Lafayette Police Officer has been put on leave after an amateur video... more »
  • Feb. 14: Henderson Parade

    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.
  • Tragedy Sparks Rule Change

    January 13, 2010 7:40 PM

    Stricter rules will be in affect this year for Mardi Gras runners in Eunice. Almost a year ago Hannah Landreneau died participating in the run. She fell when attempting to cross from the back of a pickup truck onto a trailer. "It's soon to be her anniversary... more »
  • Krewe of Rhea scraps parade

    November 12, 2009 8:57 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Metairie's Krewe of Rhea has canceled its 2010 Carnival parade on Feb. 7, Super Bowl Sunday. Rhea captain Anna Marie Soto told The Times-Picayune Wednesday that krewe members felt turnout would be low, whether the 8-0 New Orleans Saints are in the game or not. They... more »

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