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  • New Iberia business robbed at gunpoint

    October 4, 2014 3:23 PM

    Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for an armed robbery suspect. Early Saturday morning, officers were dispatched to a business in the 1200 block of E. Admiral Doyle in reference to an armed robbery. Police report the suspect allegedly held the employees at gunpoint and... more »
  • Catahoula Boat Landing Claims Life of New Iberia Man

    August 3, 2014 12:32 PM

    Just before 6 p.m. Saturday evening, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a possible drowning at the Catahoula Boat Landing. When deputies arrived on the scene, they were informed that 21-year-old Marques Bogan of New Iberia, was swimming with friends and failed to surface. Once he was... more »
  • Anderson Street Shooting Arrest in New Iberia

    July 27, 2014 5:45 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested a suspect in the Anderson Street shooting that took place on Saturday, July 26. Forest Hogan, 23 of New Iberia, has been arrested for Attempted First Degree Murder and Armed Robbery. Hogan was arrested on Sunday, July 27 at 5:30 a.m. at a... more »
  • Body Found Near Breaux Alley in New Iberia

    March 30, 2014 8:24 PM

    Iberia Sheriff Depuites were dispatched to the 1000 block of South hopkins Street near Breaux Alley Sunday morning. Upon arrival, they discovered the remains of an unidentified body. Investigators are not sure of the amount of time the body had been there, but suspect there was no foul play. ... more »
  • Center Street Closure in New Iberia

    March 12, 2014 10:53 AM

    In New Iberia, Center Street (La.14) just west of Avery Island Road (La. 329) will be closed for railroad repairs. The construction will be closed from Saturday, March 22 until Sunday, March 23, 2014. The detour will consist of U.S. 90 and La 83.
  • Ink 4 Life Festival for LOPA Play Video

    February 12, 2014 6:53 AM

    Just Ink LA and LOPA have partnered up to save and enhance lives with the inaugural Ink 4 Life Festival . Just Ink Louisiana, in New Iberia, will host the Ink 4 Life Festival on Saturday, February 15, 2014. The event is from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and will... more »
  • Fishin' with Jimmy 1/31/2014 Top Rod Big Bass Classic Play Video

    January 31, 2014 8:15 AM

    Fishing expert Jimmy D. appears on GMA every Friday morning with all the fishing tips you need to know. The Top Rod Big Bass Classic will take place on Sunday, February 23rd at Lake Dautrieve in New Iberia. The event begins at 7 a.m. and lasts until 3 p.m.... more »
  • Night at the Museum in New Iberia Play Video

    January 8, 2014 7:44 AM

    Night at the Museum takes place at The Sliman Theater and The Bayou Teche Museum in New Iberia. Friday, January 16, 2014, the fundraising event begins at 6:00 p.m. There will be a silent auction, special guest appearances and several local restaurants offering taste testing. For more info call:... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Great Chili Challenge Play Video

    October 29, 2013 9:23 AM

    Scott Brazda with the Spirit of Acadiana looks into the Great Chili Challenge. Saturday, November 2, from 10 am until 2 pm, there will be chili cook-off, arts and crafts, activities for kids and the Crusin Cajuns Car Show! Check out the video for more information. Facebook: Iberia Pregnancy... more »
  • 2 Major Fires in New Iberia

    October 21, 2013 7:57 AM

    Early Monday morning, multiple fires broke out in New Iberia. The first fire began just before 2 am on Center Street near E. Dale Street. This fire was categorized as a major structure fire, with no injuries to report. The second fire was reported just after 2:30 am at a... more »
  • UPDATE: Farm Fire in New Iberia

    October 18, 2013 7:33 AM

    Iberia parish officials have cleared the scene of Northside Road near the Co-Op Sugar Mill. The explosions were from near by farm equipment that caught on fire. There are no injuries to report, and all roadways are open.
  • 24th World Championship Gumbo CookOff Play Video

    October 9, 2013 7:19 AM

    The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce host the 24th World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off. October 11, 12 and 13th will fill Bouligny Plaza in Downtown New Iberia. For more info visit: www.iberiachamber.org/gumbo-cookoff Or call: 337-364-1836 Cook -off Times: Friday, October 11th - 7pm-10pm Saturday, October 12th -... more »
  • New Iberia woman sentenced in tax refund scheme

    May 21, 2013 8:49 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 40-year-old New Iberia woman has been sentenced to 26 months in prison in a tax refund scheme that netted $77,349 that the woman used for gambling expenses. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Veta Thompson was accused of receiving the money as a refund after submitting... more »
  • New Iberia Art Walk

    March 28, 2013 9:29 AM

    New Iberia will begin its Spring season of Artwalk on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Artwalk is held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., and begins at the Shadows-on-the-Tech (E.Main st.) to the Espiscopal Church (Jefferson st.) and ends at the A&E Gallery (Railroad Ave.) in the historic Downtown of New... more »
  • New Iberia Makes CNN's America's Best Small Town Comeback List

    March 12, 2013 7:03 PM

    Historic Downtown New Iberia is receiving national publicity after being named one of CNN's America's Best Small Town Comebacks. The hustle and bustle of Downtown New Iberia is welcomed. In the early 80s, it was a different scene. The area lost many businesses after the oil bust. Books... more »
  • New Iberia Rotary Club Red Beans and Rice Fund Raiser

    February 28, 2013 7:26 AM

    The New Iberia Rotary Club is hosting a Red Beans and Rice Fund Raiser at Cyr Gates Community Center in New Iberia City Park. This event takes place on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The food is available from 4 pm until 6pm. There is a dine in option or drive... more »
  • Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival

    February 21, 2013 7:08 AM

    The inaugural Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival will take place in Downtown New Iberia on March 23, 2013. The boats will race down the Bayou Teche starting in Bluligny Plaza. The race begins at 9am and last until 4pm. There will be food, drinks and music available. For more info... more »
  • New Iberia business park on schedule

    December 26, 2012 8:59 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Progress Point, a business park planned near Acadiana Regional Airport, is on schedule, with designs expected to be complete within the next 90 days. Mike Tarantino, president and CEO of the Iberia Industrial Development Foundation, tells The Advocate the park is a project of the... more »
  • New Iberia Budget Cuts: Layoffs and Reduced Benefits for City Employees

    October 30, 2012 11:17 PM

    The City of New Iberia will lay off nine city workers because of budget cuts. In all they've reduced the 2013 budget by six million dollars and the council approved the budget Tuesday night in a four to three vote. "Y'all laying off other people when what we should... more »
  • New Iberia House Fire

    October 29, 2012 3:49 AM

    There are reports of a structure on fire at the location of 5018 E Old Spanish Trl in New Iberia. There are no injuries known at this time. There will be more details when it becomes available.
  • New Iberia Seeking Property Tax Break Through State Amendment

    October 2, 2012 7:21 PM

    Iberia Parish landowners could get the chance to join the City of New Iberia, free of charge. It's part of proposed State Constitutional Amendment 6, which would allow the City of New Iberia to annex any property from the parish without charging the owner City property taxes. But the... more »
  • Coaches Remember Derek Olivier On and Off the Field

    September 28, 2012 8:10 PM

    A recent graduate from New Iberia Senior High School, killed in a shooting near his college in Arkansas, is remembered for his character on and off the football field. Derek Olivier's former coaches said he was a talented athlete with great potential, someone they had high hopes for. "Just... more »
  • Prosecutor on leave after arrest in New Iberia

    September 25, 2012 9:35 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A prosecutor with the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office has been placed on paid administrative leave after she was arrested Saturday in New Iberia. Iberia deputies say 37-year-old Renee Louviere was booked on one count of resisting an officer. Deputies say the arrest occurred during... more »
  • New Iberia man charged with felony hit-and-run

    May 29, 2012 6:00 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say 37-year-old Curtis Williams of New Iberia has surrendered to authorities and identified himself as the man driving a Ford Ranger that struck and killed a pedestrian. Troopers say 39-year-old Renee Green of New Iberia was struck Friday while walking south on... more »
  • Fatal Hit and Run

    May 26, 2012 1:34 PM

    State Police are investigation a hit-and-run crash on LA Highway 675 near Leon Landry Road which claimed the life of a New Iberia man. According to troopers, last night shortly before 9:00 p.m., 39-year-old Renee Green of New Iberia was walking south on LA 675. An unknown vehicle was traveling... more »
  • The New Iberia Rotary Club

    March 6, 2012 9:58 AM

    The New Iberia Rotary Club will be hosting a Red Beans & Sausage Fund Raiser for the New Iberia Rotary Club. It will take place at the Cyr Gates Center in New Iberia City Park. The event will take place on March 7, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. ... more »
  • New Iberia Pick up Effort

    February 26, 2012 3:48 PM

    The Public Works Department of the City of New Iberia will conduct a City wide cleanup beginning on February 27th. All yard and light construction waste, household furniture and car tires (rims removed) not picked up by Gordon's Disposal on their regular pick up day will be collected by Public... more »
  • New Iberia Teen to Get Rare Marrow Transplant

    February 12, 2012 2:27 PM

    A New Iberia, La., teenager says he's missed a lot of life to hospital stays for sickle cell disease. In spite of eight-hour blood transfusions every three weeks, 16-year-old Ollie Green can be stricken at any time with instant, debilitating pain. On Feb. 24, he's scheduled for a bone marrow... more »
  • Krewe of Andalusia Parade in New Iberia

    February 3, 2012 8:23 PM

    The first parade of the Mardi Gras season kicked off Friday night in New Iberia. The Krewe of Andalusia rolled through the streets of New Iberia Friday night from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Hundreds of people lined the streets to get ready to catch some beads. There was a... more »
  • Fire Destroys Historic Club

    January 15, 2012 12:05 AM

    A piece of history went up in flames Saturday morning. Flames engulfed what was once a popular nightclub on Pershing Street in New Iberia. Luckily, no injuries to report and the building hasn't been occupied in years. "Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Tina Turner, Ike and Tina. Oh there... more »
  • New Iberia holiday trash pick-up changes

    December 20, 2011 11:24 AM

    There are some changes to trash pick-up for the holidays that residents of New Iberia need to be aware of. Allied Disposal will be running their regular routes over the holidays. Gordon's Disposal will not be running their normal schedule. Gordon's will be closed on December 26th and... more »
  • New Iberia Accident Seriously Injures One, Kills Three Horses

    November 10, 2011 6:40 PM

    A New Iberia man is in stable condition tonight after being involved in a serious accident last night. Officials said driver, Lance Boutte, hit another truck hauling a trailer with three horses inside. The accident happened near the intersection of Grand Prairie Road and Highway 3212. The two victims... more »
  • New Iberia Man Dies In Crash

    October 17, 2011 8:37 AM

    St. Martin Parish- Last night, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US 90 east of LA 92. The crash claimed the life of a New Iberia man. According to investigating troopers, on October 16, 2011, at 7:20 p.m., 45-year-old Hillory Guillory of Lake... more »
  • Sheriff Answers Concerns About "Near Riot" Incident

    October 4, 2011 11:16 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal went before the city council Tuesday night to answer questions about a "near riot" situation that took place more than a week ago after the Sugar Cane Festival. It was the fourth annual Family Fun Fest held near Hopkins and Lombard Streets, where Shannon... more »
  • New Iberia welcomes Traveling Vietnam Wall

    September 29, 2011 11:14 PM

    Acadiana veterans can have a taste of Washington at home. One of the capital's most famous monuments is making a visit to New Iberia for the weekend. Thursday night was the opening ceremony of the Traveling Wall, bringing tearful emotions to some of Acadiana's best heroes. "Probably got about... more »
  • Update on Missing Louisiana Offshore Workers

    September 12, 2011 7:22 PM

    Tonight, the search continues for a missing offshore worker in the Gulf of Mexico. Updated numbers tonight, six have survived, three killed and one is still missing after being forced to evacuate during Tropical Storm Nate. Originally we told you seven were rescued, but one worker from Bangeldesh died... more »
  • New Iberia, 18 year old woman shot to death: Sheriff's Office Suspects Accident

    September 6, 2011 7:05 PM

    An 18 year old girl dies in what the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office believes is an accidental shooting. It happened at a home off Curtis Lee Road, but it's affecting the whole community in New Iberia. ... "She was laughing and running around with a bunch of... more »
  • Iberia Shooting Arrest

    September 2, 2011 9:44 AM

    According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, on Thursday around 7:20 p.m., they received a call of a shooting at 322 Deare Street. Deputies found a male victim who sustained several gunshot wounds to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated. Deputies arrested... more »
  • Revitalization Plans for South Hopkins Street Underway

    August 30, 2011 7:31 PM

    South Hopkins Street in New Iberia is plagued with crime and poverty, but residents are hoping a new project called DaBerry will turn it all around. In it's prime, the street was bustling with businesses. Resident Michael Belle said, "dentists offices and doctors offices. You had black pharmacies, but... more »
  • New Iberia Company Cited For Safety Violations Following Worker's Death

    August 25, 2011 12:05 AM

    Estis Well Service LLC, of New Iberia is disputing various safety violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), following the death of an employee back in March. 30 year old Skye Sonnier was killed while working on a barge in Iberville Parish, when... more »
  • Handicapped Murder Victim Shot 15 Times

    August 10, 2011 11:57 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal tells KATC that Robert Butler, the handicapped man found dead in his Angie Street home Tuesday, was shot 15 times. Wednesday morning, deputies arrested 18 year old Joey J. Rogers on a second-degree murder charge in the case. Ackal says Rogers and Butler knew one... more »
  • Updates on New Iberia Homicide

    August 10, 2011 7:45 PM

    Wednesday morning an arrest was made in a murder investigation out of Iberia Parish 18-year old Joey Rogers is behind bars at Iberia Parish Jail. He's accused of killing 57-year old Robert Butler. The lifelong resident of New Iberia was found shot to death in his Angie Street home. Detectives... more »
  • Handicapped Man Shot and Killed in New Iberia

    August 10, 2011 12:29 AM

    Deputies in Iberia Parish are investigating the shooting-death of a man who was confined to a wheelchair. Family members identify the victim as 57 year old Robert Butler. He was found dead of several gunshot wounds in his home on Angie Street in New Iberia, just before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Firework Stand Hit

    July 3, 2011 11:16 PM

    A fireworks stand was blown apart Saturday along Highway 90 in Iberia Parish. It was a big hit for a business typically booming this time of year. "The rain was coming down so hard that it was just a complete white out as far as the rain, and... more »
  • Homeland Security grades response to Multi-Chem disaster

    June 30, 2011 9:51 PM

    A section of Admiral Doyle could be closed for at least another two weeks. Multi-Chem officials say the company is still cleaning-up the remnants of the fire which burned for nearly three days. Since the explosion earlier this month, dozens of homes and businesses were evacuated, hundreds of claims filed... more »
  • 3 monkeys died New Iberia research facility

    June 23, 2011 9:27 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A May 31 report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service alleges the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's New Iberia Research Center violated a federal regulation in connection with the deaths of three Rhesus monkeys. NIRC Director Thomas Rowell told The... more »
  • New Iberia lodge torn down after fire

    June 22, 2011 12:34 AM

    A 100-year-old building in downtown New Iberia caught fire Monday night, forcing owners to tear it down. The destruction of the Aurora Masonic Lodge caused the city to close Main Street for the better part of Tuesday as crews began tearing the structure down just after 10:00PM. Minutes later, the... more »
  • Blaze Destroys Historic Building

    June 21, 2011 6:51 PM

    Flames, smoke, and water ripped through the historic 100 year old Aurora Masonic Lodge building which also houses the Louisiana Medical Supply Company in New Iberia. "All I could see was smoke then, there were no flames protruding from the building, but then it didn't take long for the... more »
  • Blaze Destroys Historical Building

    June 21, 2011 7:12 AM

    The Iberia Parish Fire Department is working to extinguish a blaze in the 200 block of Main Street in Historical Downtown New Iberia. The blaze broke out around 11:00 Monday night at the Aurora Masonic Lodge which also houses the Louisiana Medical Supply Company. Officials wouldn't allow our crew... more »
  • Air Quality Updates in New Iberia

    June 18, 2011 6:15 PM

    Since the day of the Multi Chem explosion, New Iberia's air has been tested everyday. As a matter of fact, it has been tested more than 350,000 times. Dr. John Kind with the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health says they've been using these two types of air monitors to... more »
  • Evacuation ends; Multi-Chem cleanup begins

    June 17, 2011 12:26 AM

    More than 60 homes and businesses are back to 'normal' Thursday afternoon. An evacuation put in place Tuesday evening ended a two-day blockade of a mile radius of Multi-Chem Corp. on Admiral Doyle Drive in New Iberia. "They were tremendous explosions." Odis Lounsberry says, "I called 911 and asked... more »
  • Doctors, chemists raise health concerns over explosion

    June 16, 2011 12:02 AM

    Tuesday's explosion in New Iberia is raising concerns from doctors and chemists. Some of those chemicals involved in the explosion could cause side effects for people nearby. A few of the chemicals used at the plant include xylene, toluene and methanol. All, highly explosive chemicals. Now, residents are voicing some... more »
  • Multi-Chem Claims Center Busy on First Day

    June 16, 2011 12:02 AM

    Many people are already out hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars as a result of the Multi-Chem explosion on Tuesday. Now those people are turning to the company for help. KATC was at the Multi-Chem claims center Wednesday afternoon as the reimbursement process began. Whether it's the little things... more »
  • Witnesses Recap Moments Following the Explosion

    June 15, 2011 7:43 PM

    Hundreds of people working near the site of the explosion are waiting on the evacuation to be lifted to return to work. A few eye-witnesses told KATC their story today. "It just felt like thunder. I thought it was going to be an afternoon shower coming on, and then... more »
  • 10 pm Update: Multi-Chem Comments on New Iberia Explosion

    June 15, 2011 12:17 AM

    Multi-Chem representatives arrived in New Iberia Tuesday night to assess the situation at their facility in New Iberia and begin investigating what caused the massive explosion. Multi-Chem also confirmed there were no injuries from this incident, saying all employees followed safety procedures and evacuated the plant quickly. However, the... more »
  • All Sport Speed and Agility Camp and New Iberia Youth Track Club

    June 1, 2011 9:47 AM

    Event Name- All Sport Speed and Agility Camp and New Iberia Youth Track Club Organization- Always First Athletics and New Iberia Youth Track Club Event Place- Thomas Park; Lafayette, Louisiana and New Iberia City Park; New Iberia, Louisiana Event Date- June 7 thru July 6, 2011 ... more »
  • Single Car Crash Leaves One Dead

    May 14, 2011 9:00 AM

    One person is dead after a single car crash in New Iberia. It happened around 10:30 Friday night on LA 86 near Crochet Road when according to State Police, twenty year old Ronald Noel attempted to pass another vehicle in a no passing curve. Noel then lost control of... more »
  • One Shot in New Iberia

    April 24, 2011 11:52 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at West End Park. Officials say one person was shot and transported to a local hospital. Investigators say the shooting took place just after 7:30 Sunday evening and the extent of the victims injuries are unknown.
  • Road Work in New Iberia

    April 21, 2011 6:08 AM

    Traffic talk in New Iberia. Repairs to road concrete continue today on west pershing between Iberia and French Streets. During this time you will not be allowed to travel westbound from french to Iberia. The work is expected to last until the end of May. Detour signs are posted.
  • Traffic talk in New Iberia

    April 20, 2011 6:14 AM

    Traffic talk in New Iberia. The railroad crossing at Field and Jefferson Streets will be closed starting today for about two weeks. The closure will allow crews to repair the tracks.
  • Car Trade Ins Rise with Gas Prices

    April 18, 2011 7:25 PM

    Relief from the pain at the pump may not be coming to drivers just yet. In Louisiana, the price of gas per gallon has risen 3.1 cents in the past week, to an average $3.67. The state average is still below the national average, which has risen to $3.80 a... more »
  • Long Murder Suspect Sentenced

    March 23, 2011 7:04 PM

    Melissa Long is finding some closure after the youngest of three suspects in the murder of her father, Sidney Long, is sentenced. Akeem Evans entered a plea deal Tuesday. He plead to manslaughter instead of first degree murder. He was sentenced to 40 years hard labor. But, Melissa and... more »
  • New Iberia Road Work

    March 16, 2011 6:45 AM

    In Iberia Parish, LA 85 or Hubertville road in Jeanerette will be closed on today. Crews will be doing railroad repairs at the BNSF crossing just south of Main Street.
  • Invaders allegedly hold gun to infant

    March 1, 2011 12:07 AM

    Another home invasion in New Iberia has a family shaken-up. This is the sixth violent break-in since last January and the second in as many weeks. Iberia Parish deputies say each of them are similar- masked men kick down a door demanding money. Deputies are now on the lookout for... 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 »
  • Traffic heads up in New Iberia

    February 24, 2011 6:04 AM

    A traffic heads up in New Iberia. Dumas Judice Road, near the intersection of Daspit Road will be closed today from 9am until 2pm this afternoon. Road crossing changes will be underway at this time.
  • Traffic heads up in New Iberia

    February 11, 2011 5:38 AM

    A traffic heads up in New Iberia. Traffic will be down to one lane today on Bayard Street between St. Peter and Main Street, for concrete repairs. The work is expected to last until the middle of April.
  • Five Arrested in Underage Drinking Sting

    February 9, 2011 2:42 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office made five arrests for underage drinking yesterday during a sting operation. Last evening, deputies say several individuals were arrested for underage drinking at a local bar. Sheriff Ackal had narcotics agents and his Impact unit investigate Jersey's Sports bar after the Sheriff's Office received... more »
  • Five Buildings Demolished in New Iberia

    February 3, 2011 7:11 PM

    Five buildings in New Iberia are being torn down this week after more than a decade of being a haven for illegal drug activity Resident Jeff Boney said, "if you want to use drugs this is the street here that you'd find it on." Boney is talking about South Hopkins... more »
  • Cajun Groundhog Day

    February 2, 2011 1:22 PM

    New Iberia celebrated the 14th annual "Cajun Groundhog Day." "He is the only nutria that can accurately forecast the weather for our town,"said mayor of New Iberia Hilda Curry. Pierre C. Shaddeaux may look like an ordinary nutria rat, but that furry guy has an important job. While most people... more »
  • Update: Mother and Boyfriend Arrested in 4-year-old Girl's Death

    January 28, 2011 11:33 AM

    Investigators in Iberia Parish this morning say a 3-year-old was taken to a hospital for apparent injuries but is in stable condition, and a 5-year-old was taken in for observations and has since been released. The mother of the 4-year-old girl, Vanessa Edmond and her boyfriend, Jamal Charles are... more »
  • Investigation Continues in death of 4-year-old girl

    January 27, 2011 11:34 PM

    The investigation continues overnight when Iberia Parish Deputies found a four-year-old is found dead in New Iberia. Deputies are treating the investigation as a homicide at this time but are waiting for results from the coroner's office. Family members say the four-year-old's name is Rayneesha Hudson and Deputies have been... more »
  • Members of Mennonite Churches Help Build New Iberia Homes

    January 24, 2011 7:33 PM

    Five homes are going up in a New Iberia neighborhood, thanks to volunteers from a few Mennonite churches in Ohio. Southern Mutual Help Association is developing the homes. A representative said Southern Mutual has been working with the Mennonite Disaster Service since Hurricane Katrina to help rebuild homes throughout... more »
  • LAWCO Boil Advisory Lifted

    January 22, 2011 3:07 PM

    As of 2pm Satudary, January 22nd, the LAWCO Boil Advisory in New Iberia is lifted.
  • Boil Advisory Still Under Effect in New Iberia

    January 22, 2011 2:21 PM

    Ofiicals at LAWCO say tests are still being done on the water in New Iberia, and when the boil order is lifted, they'll notify the television stations first. We'll keep you updated.
  • New Iberia Boil Water Advisory

    January 21, 2011 7:34 PM

    A water advisory in New Iberia has some residents concerned. The advisory was issued Thursday night when Louisiana Water Company pipes started losing water pressure but just how is this affecting LAWCO customers? At Victor's Cafeteria, it may look like just another day of work but the water is one... more »
  • New Iberia Water System Boil Water Advisory Effective Immediately

    January 20, 2011 7:36 PM

    As a precaution New Iberia Water System has issued a boil advisory effective immediately. The boil advisory remains in affect until rescinded by LAWCO. Boil water for 1 full minute in a clean container. The one minute starts after the water has been brought to a rolling boil.
  • Shooting in New Iberia

    January 19, 2011 10:38 PM

    NEW IBERIA POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING RIGHT NOW. OFFICERS SAY IT HAPPENED IN THE 600 BLOCK OF MYRTIS STREET. ONE PERSON WAS SHOT AND IS NOW AT A HOSPITAL. POLICE SAY THEY ARE SEARCHING FOR A SUSPECT.
  • New Iberia City Council hopes Senate District 22 stays

    January 18, 2011 11:00 PM

    Candidates are making a final push for the 22nd District State Senate seat. New Iberia City Council is making its push to keep that district from changing when senators redraw the lines in March. When voters punch the name of one of six candidates on Saturday, they could indirectly be... more »
  • New Iberia Family Terrorized In Their Trailer: Man Charged w Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

    January 18, 2011 7:26 PM

    A woman speaking out tonight after being terrorized in her own home, she's says she fears for her life, even though the man responsbile is behind bars at news time. She says she's afraid his family will retaliate. Our top story tonight is in New Iberia---KATC's Mike Magnoli... more »
  • Rebuilding Communities in Spirit of MLK Day

    January 17, 2011 10:54 PM

    In the spirit of Martin Luther King Day, volunteers are helping rebuild a community in Acadiana. Monday was the first day of work and more than 75 volunteers and AmeriCorps members from across the country were already making a difference. "It's a matter of community investment and not so... more »
  • Attempted kidnapping at New Iberia K-Mart

    January 7, 2011 8:03 PM

    A teenager escapes from what Iberia Parish Deputies say was an attempted kidnapping. Officials tell us the man approached a 19-year-old woman inside a New Iberia K-Mart. The woman ran to the parking lot and called her boyfriend who then contacted police. But running may not always be the best... more »
  • More construction for drivers in New Iberia

    January 6, 2011 6:24 AM

    More construction for drivers in New Iberia, underway now concrete repairs will continue on the west bound lane of East Dale Street from Lewis to Ann Streets. Drivers will not be able to turn right or left from Lewis onto Dale. Work is expected to be completed by March... more »
  • Two Men Arrested in Home Invasion in New Iberia

    January 4, 2011 2:58 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two men in connection with an attempted burglary home invasion last night. Just before 11:30 pm last night, Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the 1000 block of E. Pershing St. According to the call, a male subject had kicked in... more »
  • Dog and Puppies Survive Fire

    December 16, 2010 9:12 PM

    A community is rallying together to help a dog and her puppies. The dog, nicknamed Sugar Girl, was caught in a sugar cane fire with her puppies. She was taken to All Creatures Animal Hospital in New Iberia and had extense surgeries. Sugar Girl suffered first, second, and third degree... more »
  • Man holds gun to infant's head in New Iberia home invasion

    December 16, 2010 7:16 PM

    "I'm sick to my stomach. We're not doing good. I moved the couch in front of the door because I can't sleep at night." A mother's worst nightmare becomes reality when a man breaks-in and holds a gun to an infant's head. It all happened Monday morning when police say... more »
  • Missing Doctor in Iberia Parish

    December 13, 2010 8:08 PM

    On December 13, 2010 at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office received a report of a missing person. It was reported to the Sheriff's Office that Dr. Robert Chastant (DOB 12/23/1950 Height 5'11" Weight 195) was due to report to his office this morning at 8:30 a.m., which... more »
  • Toys for Tots Distributed in New Iberia

    December 12, 2010 11:27 PM

    For a few hundred families, the holidays became a bit brighter Sunday all thanks to the "Toys for Tots" campaign. "Nothing at Christmas is not the best thing in the world, so as you know the Marines defend our country's freedom and we come here now and we also... more »
  • Toys for Tots Prepares for Distribution

    December 11, 2010 11:24 PM

    Toys for Tots is preparing to help brighten Christmas for thousands of children. In New Iberia Saturday, volunteers were wrapping presents, preparing for the big day Sunday as hundreds of gifts will be distributed to Acadiana families in need.
  • Four-year-old girl gives back

    December 10, 2010 7:22 PM

    Bailey Guillotte may only be four years old, but she has already made a difference in someone's life. A couple of months ago, she heard a Food for the Poor speaker talk about little girls in Honduras who have to climb rocky hillsides barefoot just to get clean water. Bailey... more »
  • New Iberia Railroad Crossing Closure

    December 6, 2010 4:34 PM

    The railroad crossings along Washington Street between Lasalle and Armand will be closed for rail repairs beginning Wednesday, December 8th. The crossings will be closed until Monday, December 13th, weather permitting. Drivers are asked to avoid this area, take alternate routes and be on the lookout for work crews... more »

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