The Ragin' Cajuns Football Spring Game will take place at Cajun Field on April 20, 2013. The start time is 4 p.m. This game is free to the public. There will be tailgating, live music and fun!
For more info visit: www.RaginCajuns.com
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Recent spring commencement exercises at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux marked the breaking of two school records. University registrar Kelly Rodrigue says the total of 599 degrees awarded was a record for a spring commencement. And it resulted in the most graduates in an academic year.... more »
The Salvation Army will be hosting its Spring Luncheon & Style Show. The show will take place at the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 115 E Third street in Lafayette. The show is on Saturday, May 26, 2012, and begins at 11 am. Tickets are $25, and the money raised... more »
Spring is officially underway, and it's a time when gorgeous weather looms and budding flowers bloom. KATC'S Chris Welty talked with some of the busiest folks this time of year, gardeners.
"I just love what God has created here. All these beautiful flowers. I just like to show them... more »
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The 67-year-old husband of Krotz Springs Chief of Police Susan Lacassin has been sentenced to five years at hard labor in connection with his April 22 conviction on one count of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Arthur Douglas Lacassin provided no statement prior to his sentencing... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An insect expert says New Orleans can expect a return of an annual problem in about three weeks: the spring invasion of stinging buck moth caterpillars. The caterpillars live in - and drop from - the city's sprawling live oak trees. And anyone who touches one... more »
In Acadiana Groundhog Day is done differently than anywhere else in the country.
Pierre C. Shadeaux, the weather-forecasting nutria rat, takes the place of a groundhog.
The furry forecaster predicts differently:
"Like it is is for the yankee groundhog-- no shadow is good news. That means for... more »
Pierre C-Shadeaux did not see his shadow, therefore predicting a longer spring and a shorter summer.
The furry forecaster "Pierre C-Shadeaux" has been pretty accurate throughout the years. We use the nutria on Cajun Groundhog Day instead of a Groundhog. The prognosticating began at sunrise at Bouligny Plaza in... more »