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  • Man is Fighting to Save his Neighborhood

    April 25, 2013 8:01 PM

    A Lafayette man says his neighborhood is being taken over by "slum lords" and blighted property. Jimmy LeBouef lives on Chester Street in Upper Lafayette off of Moss Street, one block away from Northside High. He wants blighted houses in his neighborhood condemned and is asking the city to... more »
  • One School is Taking Discipline Issues to the Courtroom

    March 7, 2013 6:23 PM

    One Acadiana high school is taking a unique approach to discipline students. Their own peers are deciding how they should be punished. Teen Court is an alternative to school board policy. It keep students in the classroom and avoids school suspension or after school detention. Every Tuesday and... more »
  • Lafayette Parish School Board Members Get a Look at Recently Renovated Schools

    August 6, 2012 7:15 PM

    The Lafayette Parish School System took school board members on a tour to see renovations and improvements made to schools. It was the first day back for Northside High Principal Melinda Voorhies. She and faculty are getting the school ready for students on their first day back Friday. "I... more »
  • Northside Summer Basketball Camp

    May 24, 2012 10:28 AM

    Northside High School Basketball Camp will take place May 29th until June 1st, 2012. The location of the camp will be at Acadian Middle Gym. The camp will provide instruction in all facets of basketball, with focus on defense, player development, ball handling, passing and shooting in an air conditioned... more »
  • LPSB Approves NP Moss Renovation, Considers Reconstituting Northside

    May 16, 2012 11:57 PM

    Lafayette Parish School Board took up two controversial issues Wednesday night as part of its turn around plan. The board moved forward with plans to renovated the NP Moss Opportunity School, formerly the NP Moss Annex. The renovations will cost roughly $3.5 million and will be completed over the... more »
  • Church Helps Breaux Bridge Fire Victims

    May 15, 2012 7:02 PM

    A Lafayette church is stepping up to the plate to help a Breaux Bridge family rebuild after they lost everything in a fire. "I opened that door and the fire shot out after me you know." Preston Tebow and his family have lived on Mim Callier road for... more »
  • Community Rallies Together to Revitalize Northside High

    May 6, 2012 12:11 PM

    Lafayette's Northside High School has been in the news a lot lately. It's been the target of numerous reforms by the Lafayette Parish School Board and Saturday, students and alumni took a bite at bringing about positive change. One poboy at a time, this group is cooking to boost the... more »
  • Northside Students Surprised by Award Winning Authors

    April 2, 2012 7:42 PM

    The new academic turnaround program at Northside High School is starting to take shape, with a surprise visit from three New York Times best- selling authors Monday. The students just finished a school-wide book study on "The Pact." It's an inspirational and true story about three young men who... more »
  • Northside HS Coach Keeps Job After "Bump" Allegations

    March 6, 2012 7:17 PM

    Northside High School Coach Tawanna Williams testified in her own defense Monday at an administrative hearing at the school board, after being accused of simple battery against a student. Police arrested Williams at school in May 2011, after a student accused her of intentionally bumping into her on campus.... more »
  • School Board Holds Hearing for NHS Teacher Accused of Simple Battery

    February 16, 2012 12:18 AM

    A Lafayette Parish School teacher, accused of simple battery, went before the School Board Wednesday night in a hearing. The teacher is Northside High School Coach Tawana Williams. In May of 2011, a student accused Williams of intentionally and forcefully bumping into her while walking on campus. The School Board... more »
  • Administrators Hit the Ground Running in NHS Turnaround

    February 2, 2012 11:25 PM

    Lafayette School Board members and administrators hit the ground running Thursday at Northside High School, just a day after passage of a plan to revamp the school and turn around its failing academic status. With a new face leading the school, there's a new way of doing things at... more »
  • Makeover of Lafayette's Northside High Approved

    February 2, 2012 8:18 AM

    The Lafayette Parish School Board has approved a nearly $2.1 million plan for an academic and physical makeover of Northside High School. Melinda Voorhies, who is starting Friday as the school's interim principal, said she and her team will "hit the ground running," The academic plan includes additional staffing, which... more »
  • School Board Approves Northside H.S. Plans for Overhaul

    February 1, 2012 11:40 PM

    A landmark decision was made at Wednesday night's Lafayette Parish School Board meeting, as the board voted almost unanimously to move forward with plans to overhaul one of its worst schools, Northside High. The plan could potentially mean big things not just for Northside, but other schools down the... more »
  • Home Depot Nascar Stops in Lafayette

    October 15, 2011 11:30 PM

    Dozens raced to Home Depot all to take a look at the number 20 Home Depot Nascar. It made a stop at the Northside Home Depot Saturday in Lafayette. The car is an ex-Tony Stewart racecar that raced four years ago in Las Vegas. The car was retired... more »
  • TV 3 Player of the Week 9/1: Northside QB Jasper Turner

    September 2, 2010 5:23 PM

    Northside Junior Jasper Turner, making his first start as the Vikings Quarterback passed for 142 yards including a 66 yard touchdown pass and rushed for another score in the Vikings 26-0 win over Catholic of New Iberia last week in the Lafayette Kiwanis Jamboree. His performance makes Jasper Turner the... more »
  • Community Meeting on Lafayette Schools Tonight

    March 16, 2010 2:36 PM

    A community dialogue meeting will be held tonight to discuss the Masters Facilities Plan which assesses the current and future needs of schools and facilities within the parish. TECHNICAL PLAN.pdf Tuesday, March 16, 2010. 6 – 8 PM Lafayette High School Cafeteria Northside High School... more »
  • Schools of Choice Lottery

    February 24, 2010 1:31 PM

    The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit For... more »
  • Lafayette Teachers Investigated For Battery

    January 15, 2010 3:14 PM

    KATC has learned Lafayette Police are investigating two cases in the parish in which teachers may have injured students. Investigators say a Lafayette Middle School teacher, 22-year-old John Breaux, is accused of pushing a 13-year-old student over a desk, resulting in the student HURT his leg. He has been... more »
  • Deadly Drug Possibly on the Steets

    December 1, 2009 7:17 PM

    Three men are behind bars after breaking into the Northside Veterinary Hospital in Eunice. More alarming than the break-in is what deputies say the suspects may have left on the street. Euthasol, a drug used for the humane euthanasia of animals. Which the hospital has to keep legally... more »
  • Arrest made in Northside Veterinary Hospital robbery

    December 1, 2009 2:05 PM

    The St. Landry Sheriff's Office and the Eunice Police Department have arrested three men for a pharmacy burglary in Eunice that took place on November 25, 2009. Jason Lavergne, Derek Holcomb and Mitchell Aucoin have been accused of stealing illegal narcotics and a safe from Northside Veterinary Hospital. Sheriff... more »

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