March 20, 2012 1:26 AM
On the Catholic calender, March 19th marked the feast of St. Joseph. It was observed in many churches across Acadiana with an altar bearing gifts of cakes, pastries and fruits to pay homage to St. Joseph.
The altar is a tradition dating back to the middle ages, when catholics... more »
October 25, 2011 12:58 AM
It's been a turbulent week for the St. Landry Parish School System and tensions were high at a special meeting Monday, called to address leadership changes. The board gathered to appoint an interim replacement for Superintendent Michael Nassif, but yet another administrator's chair was vacant at the meeting.
Monday... more »
March 1, 2011 2:28 AM
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced Monday that it has approved the first deep-water drilling permit in the Gulf of Mexico since last year's oil disaster in the Gulf.
"It's certainly a policy breakthrough," said Scott Angelle, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Natural... more »
January 15, 2011 11:28 PM
Saints are still the reigning Super Bowl Champs, at least for a few more weeks... and Saturday, a reminder of that was in Lafayette.
Fans packed Barnes and Noble Saturday to get a glimpse of the Lombardi Trophy. Former pro bowl player, Michael Lewis, was also on hand signing... more »
January 14, 2011 1:08 PM
The present church (Immaculate Conception) was built in 1853 and was originally used as a chapel. It has been changed and enlarged considerably over time, making it one of the oldest church buildings in use in the Diocese of Lafayette. The church became its own parish in 1854.
Information... more »
December 16, 2010 4:10 PM
I know it is a bit late, but today I share with you some Christmas gift suggestions, courtesy of a gentleman by the name of Owen Arnold. He suggests that you give:
To your enemy, forgiveness; To an opponent, tolerance; To a friend, your heart; To a customer, service;... more »
December 11, 2010 11:12 PM
A former New Orleans Saint made a stop in Acadiana Saturday.
Michael lewis was over at "Academy Sports" for a meet and greet with fans. Lewis is a former wide receiver and special teams standout, he says the best part about his fame--the fans.
December 8, 2010 9:57 PM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says a house fire near Alexandria killed a 58-year-old man and seriously injured his 93-year-old mother. Browning tells The Town Talk that Michael Normand and Ruth Normand were trapped in their blazing house Tuesday night. He said deputies got Ruth Normand... more »
December 7, 2010 11:59 PM
Owners of the tractor trailer that rear-ended a school bus last week in St. Landry Parish met with parents of the crash victims Tuesday night at Port Barre Elementary School. Representatives with J.B. Hunt dodged our cameras and our questions as they left the closed-door meeting, but St. Landry Parish... more »
November 19, 2010 11:55 PM
An escaped inmate in Lafayette has been caught. Michael Proctor spent less than three hours as a fugitive after running away from a work detail near East Lewis Street and Campus Lane around 3:30 Friday. Only KATC was there, as deputies re-captured Proctor a short distance away near the corner... more »
November 19, 2010 7:14 PM
The inmate who escaped from a Lafayette work detail has been caught. Only KATC was there when police took him into custody. Jim Hummel will have a complete wrap-up tonight at 10:00.
More than two hours after an inmate escaped his work detail on the UL campus,... more »
October 8, 2010 2:47 PM
At 8:19 this morning, Lafayette Fire Department responded to 203-D Long Plantation Boulevard to a reported townhouse fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from a two story townhouse. One of the owners, Lowell Evans, 74, was outside pointing at the window on the second floor. His wife, Margaret... more »
October 8, 2010 1:11 PM
The victim is identified as 44 year old Michael Evans. Firefighters say Evans did smoke, and the blaze began from a cigarette. Firefighters also say the fire began on a sofa. Evans was also on oxygen, which accelerated the blaze.
One man has died after fire broke... more »
September 29, 2010 12:54 PM
A 12 year old Lafayette girl claims she was raped by a 19 year old man. Michael James Stelly of Lafayette is charged with one count of Aggravated Rape and one count of Forcible Rape. The charges stem from a complaint detectives received on September 17, 2010 from a 12... more »
September 27, 2010 11:49 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Hornets have signed free agent rookie Michael Washington to bring their roster to 18 on the eve of training camp. The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Washington plays forward and center. The former Arkansas standout was not taken in the NBA draft this summer. During his... more »
September 20, 2010 10:21 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The man who made the moonwalk famous will soon be getting a planet of his own. The Michael Jackson estate has entered a licensing deal with a Los Angeles company that will create an online virtual world based on the King of Pop called "Planet Michael."... more »
August 31, 2010 10:06 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Douglas says he faces an "eight-week struggle" against throat cancer but is optimistic about his chances for recovery. During an appearance Tuesday on David Letterman's "Late Show," the actor said he had just finished his first week of radiation and chemotherapy. That drew a surprised... more »
August 16, 2010 9:53 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Douglas has a tumor in his throat and will undergo radiation and chemotherapy. The Academy Award-winning actor's treatment is scheduled to last eight weeks. The 65-year-old Douglas says he expects to make a full recovery. He told People magazine in a statement Monday he's "very... more »
July 19, 2010 1:35 PM
Lending support to families with soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan is the goal of a special Mass set for Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Crowley. Prayer and recognition of those serving their country will be offered by Bishop Michael Jarrell who... more »
June 25, 2010 11:27 AM
A year after Michael Jackson's death caused a worldwide outpouring of shock, tears and tributes, the anniversary of his passing was being marked Friday on a quieter scale, as fans remembered their fallen King of Pop with vigils, prayer and, of course, music. Some radio stations woke up listeners to... more »
March 2, 2010 9:20 AM
Eunice Police Department has arrested a subject for trying to pass six, twenty dollar counterfeit bills at a Eunice store.
Officers with the Eunice Police Department received the call at 6:29 pm that a subject was in the store wanting the exchange the counterfeit money for a One hundred... more »
January 14, 2010 3:46 PM
LAFAYETTE-Bishop Michael Jarrell of the Diocese of Lafayette, has issued a letter to all pastors, administrators and parish life coordinators of Catholic church parishes in the diocese urging a special collection this weekend or as soon as possible thereafter for relief efforts in Haiti following the devastation of the recent... more »
January 7, 2010 1:28 PM
January 6, 2010 1634 hours A Deputy Eunice City Marshal observed a silver colored vehicle operated by Michael Ray Thomas, East bound on US 190 at it's intersection with La 13 in the City of Eunice. Michael Thomas had an outstanding warrant issued by Eunice City Court for failing to... more »
December 30, 2009 4:09 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Judge Michael G. Sullivan, of the state 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal, is dead at the age of 68.
He had recently suffered a stroke. He died Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
Sullivan spent 1966-69 as a Thai... more »
December 23, 2009 1:01 PM
UPDATE III: Second Arrest made in Hit and Run On December 23, 2009, traffic investigators arrested Douglas Smith (38) of Lafayette and charged him with Accessory After the Fact of Felony Hit and Run. Douglas Smith is the spouse of Sherry Smith and is alleged to have been riding in... more »
December 3, 2009 2:18 PM
Alligator Purse Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet
Lay Your Burden Down Buckwheat Zydeco
Stripped Down The Magnolia Sisters
Live At 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Pine Leaf Boys
L'Ésprit Créole Cedric Watson et Bijou Créole
November 30, 2009 3:31 PM
Update: Victim Dies from Injuries
On November 29, 2009, the victim of the early morning crash died at a local hospital as a result of the injuries received. The victim is identified as Michael Saucier (51) of Duson. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Lafayette Police... more »
November 25, 2009 2:25 PM
Four Arrested in November 16th Home Invasion
On November 16, 2009, a home invasion occurred in the 1300 block of Jefferson Street. Suspects entered the residence by force and robbed the victim at gunpoint. Detectives investigating the incident were able to develop 4 suspects during the course of the... more »
November 11, 2009 11:30 AM
VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - A Moss Bluff man who has been an advocate of the eight women slain in Jefferson Davis Parish has been arrested on drug-related charges. The American Press reports Wednesday that Michael Dubois was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute schedule II and... more »
October 22, 2009 12:41 PM
On Tuesday, in Franklin, Shane Michael Kent ( age 24, of Southeast Blvd, Apt 2, Bayou Vista) pled guilty as charged to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling as a second felony habitual offender since he had a prior conviction for simple burglary in St. Tammany Parish. Because he was... more »