"Home for the holidays" has a whole new meaning for one Acadiana family, as they are reunited for the first time in months. Master Sergeant Jeremy Bellard has been in Afghanistan since June, and Thursday night his children received the greatest Christmas gift of all: His surprise homecoming.
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MERRYVILLE, La. (AP) - The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office says the LSU FACES Laboratory has confirmed that bones recently found in Merryville are those of Adam Davis of Merryville, who had been missing since Sept. 16. Sheriff's office spokesman Joe Toler said when the bones were found this month that... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Musician Irvin Mayfield Jr. will play a hand-built trumpet dedicated to the memory of his father and others who died in the floods of Hurricane Katrina when a historic marker is unveiled in New Orleans' Gentilly neighborhood. The advocacy group Levees.org will host the Friday evening... more »
If you're looking for some local entertainment and want to support UL Lafayette students then this is for you.
UL Lafayette's performing arts students are performing the play called "Tape" this week at the newly renovated Burke-hawthorne theater on campus. You can catch the show tonight and tomorrow night... more »
The "Acadia Players" are rehearsing for "A Christmas Story"---directed by KATC's very own Tracy Wirtz. It's the christmas classic where Ralphie is on a quest for that "red ryder" b-b gun, always reminded "you'll shoot your eye out".
"A Christmas Story" will be performed next Friday, Saturday and Sunday... more »
MIAMI (AP) - Details released Friday about how claims will be paid from BP PLC's $20 billion fund show that how close geographically a person or business is to the Gulf oil spill will play a key role. The claims process is shifting from BP to the Gulf Coast Claims... more »
About 96,000 Little People Play 'n Go Campsites, manufactured in China and imported by Fisher-Price of East Aurora, N.Y., because the plastic Sonya Lee figure can break at the waist and expose small parts that pose a choking risk. An additional 14,000 are being recalled in Canada. The company has... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - An award-winning play that features a character based on Gary Coleman is planning to keep that character, even after the actor's death. The creative team behind "Avenue Q" has decided to make only small tweaks to the role played by Danielle Thomas. Coleman died Friday in... more »
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Bounce it, kick it, catch it. Chase, throw or smack it. The ball, arguably the most popular plaything of all time, has finally earned a place inside a glass case at the National Toy Hall of Fame in New York. Along with the Big Wheel and... more »