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  • Rosa Parks Memorial Unveiled

    May 31, 2011 7:20 PM

    A new monument was unveiled in Lafayette Tuesday. Dozens gathered as the Rosa Parks Memorial Statue was unveiled at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center. Last Friday, the installation on the project was completed and KATC'S Chris Welty caught up with the artist who sculpted the piece. "I've been... more »
  • Abbeville Firefighters to Unveil New Monument

    October 26, 2010 6:20 PM

    Abbeville Firefighters will honor their own this Saturday. The department will unveil a new monument. It sits in front of the fire department at 210 West Vermilion. The monument will honor approximately 58 firefighters from the Abbeville Fire Department who've either died or retired. The honorees and their... more »
  • Paratroopers Celebrate Monument's Anniversary

    October 11, 2010 5:02 PM

    Paratroopers are planning a 20 year celebration on Saturday. They will commemorate the dedication of the "Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge" Monument. The monument was erected 20 years ago at mile marker 121 on I-10 East of Lafayette. Acadiana Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association will gather near the Louisiana... more »
  • Edwin Edwards Monument to be Restored

    July 28, 2010 11:52 PM

    Before he's released from prison, former Governor Edwin Edwards could be making an "appearance" in Crowley. Months after a monument featuring his face was literally defaced, an effort is underway to replace it. "I haven't seen anything done to it, so I took the bull by the horns and we're... more »
  • Endangered Monuments

    October 6, 2009 10:03 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Peru's Machu Picchu ancient ruins, Antoni Gaudi's Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona and a New Orleans elementary school are among the cultural heritage sites threatened by neglect or overdevelopment, a preservationist group said Tuesday. The World Monuments Fund's watch list for 2010 includes 93 sites in... more »

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