Crawfish-lovers from all over are pouring into Breaux Bridge this weekend for the annual Crawfish Festival. KATC'S Chris Welty was there and gives us a closer look at one of the festivals unique traditions.
Music, dancing, and of course good food. A similar scene at any festival, including the... more »
The first ever Weiner Dog Races were held Saturday in Abbeville. KATC'S Chris Welty was there for the unique fundraiser benefiting Animal Aid and the Greater Abbeville-Vermilion Chamber of Commerce.
"I've never seen dog races of any sort and I thought the kids would enjoy it."
They've got... more »
COMMUNITY INPUT: The members of Lafayette City-Parish Council and the School Board have met quarterly for the past year on areas of common need and the School Board created a public coalition to assist communication about school facilities. When and how would you encourage intergovernmental and community involvement regarding major... more »
PERFORMANCE: What programs/ approaches do you recommend to improve low performing schools and to increase readiness for school for preschool children?
Lafayette Parish School Board District 9
Rae B. Trahan is running u nopposed (No response offered.)
Lafayette Parish School Board District 2
Greg Davis All... more »
F UNDING: The School Board is facing continued reduction in state funding. What changes, if any, would you propose for the 2011 and 2012 annual budgets for Lafayette Parish School System?
Lafayette Parish School Board District 1
Mark Allen Babineaux is unopposed
(No response offered.)
Lafayette... more »
FACILITIES: The Lafayette Parish School Board has approved a master plan that includes a schedule using today's costs for repairing, renovating, and replacing many of its schools. It has been vetted by the community. How would you implement the plan?
Lafayette Parish School Board District District 1
Mark... more »
Voters can read all 13 School Board candidates' responses to issues in the races, along with their career and community service at www.lwv-lafayette.org , the website of the League of Women Voters of Lafayette.
All of the candidates responded about the school facilities master plan, reduction in state funding,... more »
Here's a look at races people are qualifying in:
Parish of Lafayette
D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6, D7,D8,D9
Broussard Carencro Scott Youngsville Duson
Chief of Police
Broussard Carencro Scott Youngsville
Councilman at Large
Alderman... more »
5k's, 10k's, half marathons... they aren't just for runners. They are great goals if you are a walker and just want to keep yourself going. If you keep walking regularly, you can finish the races they are great exterior motivation! 3.1 is a 5k and you don't have to run... more »