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  • Today's Olympic Scores

    July 28, 2012 4:31 PM

    BASKETBALL Women Group A China 66, Czech Republic 57 Turkey 72, Angola 50 United States 81, Croatia 56 Group B Russia 58, Canada 53 SOCCER Women Group E Brazil 1, New Zealand 0 Britain 3, Cameroon 0 Group F Japan 0, Sweden 0 Canada 3, South Africa 0 Group G ... more »
  • Railroad Crossing Closure Today

    May 9, 2012 8:02 AM

    In St.Landry Parish, the railroad crossing at La. 13, 0.4 miles North of U.S. 190, will be closed for repairs on April 9, 2012. The closure will begin at 8am and last until 4pm, weather permitting. The detour route consist of La 29, US 190 and La 758. The Department... more »
  • Obama, Netanyahu to Meet Today

    May 20, 2011 8:26 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - There's bound to be some disagreement when President Barack Obama meets Friday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Obama said Thursday that he supports a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders - before the Six Day War in which Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank and... more »
  • House to debate SUNO/UNO merger proposal happening today

    May 16, 2011 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - One of the most heated proposals of the legislative session - whether to merge historically black Southern University at New Orleans with the largely white University of New Orleans - faces a showdown on the House floor. The debate is scheduled for Monday afternoon. Gov.... more »
  • Chitimacha Louisiana Open Golf Tournament Tee's off Today

    March 24, 2011 6:10 AM

    Golf right here in Acadiana. The Chitimacha Louisiana Open golf tournament tee's off today at the Le Triomphe Country Club course. A field of 144 professionals will take part in the first U.S. stop on the nationwide tour's 26-tournament schedule.
  • Flood Maps go into effect today

    January 19, 2011 5:16 AM

    In Vermilion Parish, new flood maps setting insurance rates go into effect today. Those without flood insurance are encouraged to buy coverage now, to lock in the best premiums. Those with insurance should contact their insurance agent to ensure they have adequate coverage with the new flood risk data.
  • CFA will have a open house today

    December 9, 2010 6:41 AM

    The community foundation of Acadiana will host an open house today to celebrate 10 years of service and to view the new building location. The event begins at 1:30 with a formal ribbon cutting at 2:30pm with the greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. Door prizes and treats will... more »
  • Local Churches feeding the needy of Vermilion Parish today

    November 24, 2010 6:18 AM

    Giving thanks and helping those in need is the reason for the season. Today the Christian service center in Abbeville along with several area Churches will be hosting a day of Thanksgiving. Volunteers will be feeding the needy of Vermilion Parish today. Lunch will be served at 11:00am.
  • Governor Bobby Jindal in Acadiana today

    November 23, 2010 6:18 AM

    Governor Bobby Jindal will be in Acadiana today. He will attend a town hall meeting in Opelousas. The meeting will be held at the Delta Grand it begins at 3:45pm.
  • Home for the Holidays Open House Today

    November 14, 2010 1:15 PM

    The "Acadian Homebuilders Association" and KATC's annual "Home for the Holidays" event is officially underway, and now, you can get a sneak peak of the house today. This year's home is located off E-Broussard Road in Lafayette Parish's "Eloi Plantation Subdivision." An open house will be held from 2... more »
  • Get out and VOTE TODAY!

    November 2, 2010 6:43 AM

    The day has arrived to head to the voting polls! When you go to cast your vote remember to bring a driver's license or some other recognized picture ID that contains your name, address, and signature. Voting hours are from 6:00am to 8:00pm throughout Acadiana. You can vote at... more »
  • Grand Opening today of Parc Independence

    October 26, 2010 10:57 AM

    Grand Opening today of Parc Independence, which is Lafayette's first handicap accessible playground where barriers for play have been removed. It is a safe and adaptable playground where children of all abilities can gather and enjoy interaction and fun. It's been more than 4 years in the making. It's funded... more »
  • Early Voting ends TODAY

    October 26, 2010 9:23 AM

    Early Voting ends TODAY at 6:00pm. Anyone registered to vote may do so through 6:00pm today at their nearest "Registrar of Voters" office. Voting hours are 8:30am to 6pm
  • Charlie Melancon will be in Houma Today

    October 26, 2010 9:17 AM

    Baton Rouge, LA -- Today, Rep. Charlie Melancon, candidate for US Senate, will be in Houma to encourage early voting on the last day of the early voting period before the November 2nd election. Melancon will meet with voters during the lunch hour at Castalano's Restaurant. Today is the last... more »
  • Author Ernest J. Gaines will speak at UL today

    October 26, 2010 6:43 AM

    A man known for his words will host a press conference on UL's campus today. Author Ernest J. Gaines will speak on his newly dedicated center. The Ernest J. Gaines center for writing will open this Sunday . The center provides a space for scholars and students to work... more »
  • Lafayette Housing Authority will meet today

    October 26, 2010 6:41 AM

    The Lafayette Housing Authority will meet at 3 this afternoon. This comes on the heels of a pair of unexpected resignations by both L-H-A director Walter Guillory and assistant director Jonathan Carmouche.
  • Home for the Holidays - Phone bank Today

    October 25, 2010 9:46 AM

    The Acadian Homebuilders Association and KATC's annual Home for the Holidays event is officially underway. This year's home is located off E-Broussard Road in Lafayette Parish. This evening volunteers with habitat for humanity will man our phone bank. You can call in to purchase your ticket from 4pm to 7pm.
  • UL Homecoming - Lights, Cajuns, Action - Festivities Happening Today

    October 22, 2010 7:05 AM

    Homecoming vents continue at UL today: • Tennis Tournamet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Red Lerille's Health Club • Bill Bass Open Golf Tournament from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Acadian Hills Country Club • Paint the Town Red - Downtown Alive! at Park Sans Souci starting... more »
  • Blood Drive Today "Be A Team Player - Join The Team of Life"

    October 22, 2010 6:52 AM

    The United Blood Services is hosting a blood drive. Residents of Lafayette can donate blood to become a part of a winning team in the game of life. The drive is from 1:30 -5:00pm at Sam's Club on Amassador Caffery. All participants will receive a "Be a Saint, Play... more »
  • Lt. Governor Debate today in Baton Rouge - Sold Out

    October 22, 2010 6:29 AM

    Election Day is right around the corner and today the League of Women Voters of Baton Rouge will host a debate between Lt. Governor Candidates Jay Dardenne and Caroline Fayard. The event will take place at Drusilla Place. Doors open at 11:00 with registration and networking until Noon when... more »
  • UL Homecoming - Lights, Cajuns, Action - Festivities Happening Today

    October 21, 2010 7:51 AM

    Homecoming events continue on UL's campus today. Yesterday business put a stain on the town and today school will follow suit. Local schools will participate in paint the town red from. The rest of today's homecoming events are as follows: • Paint the Town Red - Schools from 8:15... more »
  • Caroline Fayard will visit in Lafayette Today

    October 21, 2010 6:33 AM

    Caroline Fayard, the Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor, will be in Lafayette today at the Holiday Inn on Evangeline Thruway. She will deliver the keynote address at the Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee's Lifetime Achievement Awards Banquet. Honorees for this years banquet are: Walter Comeaux (deceased), Wilfred Pierre, Clara Baudoin,... more »
  • Today in History-October 19, 2010

    October 19, 2010 10:56 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2010. There are 73 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 1960, the United States began a limited embargo against Cuba as President Dwight D. Eisenhower banned exports to the communist-ruled nation covering all... more »
  • UL Homecoming - Lights, Cajuns, Action - Festivities Happening Today

    October 19, 2010 9:32 AM

    UL Homecoming festivities continue on UL's campus this week, today students can enjoy a Carnival in the Quad. The carnival fun will last from noon until 2pm. Tomorrow's festivities will include: Wednesday, Oct. 20 • Paint the Town Red - Businesses from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Cajun... more »
  • Mike Huckabee visit Lafayette Today

    October 19, 2010 9:15 AM

    A man who is no stranger to the campaign trail will make a stop in Lafayette today. Former Republican Presidential candidate, turned Fox News host, Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker at the "Gulf Coast Prospect and Shale Expo." That's at the Cajundome Convention Center at 11:30am today. A... more »
  • Early Voting Starts Today

    October 19, 2010 6:53 AM

    Early voting for the November 2nd election begins today and ends on October 26th. Anyone registered to vote may do so starting this morning at their nearest Registrar of Voters office. Voting hours are 8:30am to 6:00pm each day, except on Sunday.
  • Today in History-October 12, 2010

    October 12, 2010 11:54 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2010. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 1492 (according to the Old Style calendar), Christopher Columbus arrived with his expedition in the present-day Bahamas. On this date: In... more »
  • Today in History-October 11, 2010

    October 11, 2010 10:57 AM

    Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2010. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1805, a British fleet commanded by Adm. Horatio Nelson defeated a French-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar; Nelson, however, was killed. On... more »
  • Today in History-October 7, 2010

    October 7, 2010 10:58 AM

    Today is Thursday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2010. There are 85 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1910, a major wildfire devastated the northern Minnesota towns of Spooner and Baudette, charring at least 300,000 acres. Some 40 people are believed... more »
  • Today in History-October 6, 2010

    October 6, 2010 10:56 AM

    Today is Wednesday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2010. There are 86 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1927, the era of talking pictures arrived with the opening of "The Jazz Singer," starring Al Jolson. On this date: In... more »
  • Today in History-October 5, 2010

    October 5, 2010 11:02 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2010. There are 87 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1910, Portugal was proclaimed a republic following the abdication of King Manuel II in the face of a coup d'etat. On this... more »
  • Road Closure in Scott today

    October 4, 2010 7:00 AM

    Saint Mary Street in Scott will be closed today from 6am - 6pm while repairs are being made to the railroad tracks
  • Today in History-October 1, 2010

    October 1, 2010 11:01 AM

    Today is Friday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2010. There are 91 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: In the early hours of Oct. 1, 1910, the offices of the Los Angeles Times were destroyed when a bomb exploded, igniting a natural gas fire;... more »
  • Cameron Parish Burn Ban Today

    September 30, 2010 4:52 PM

    The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security has issued an outdoor burn ban today Thursday September 30, 2010. Police Jury Vice President, Thomas McDaniel, ordered the outdoor burn ban in accordance with the Louisiana Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act of 1993. Officials say current drought conditions potentially... more »
  • Today in History-September 30, 2010

    September 30, 2010 11:00 AM

    Today is Thursday, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2010. There are 92 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 30, 1938, after co-signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain praised the accord on his return... more »
  • Today in History-September 28, 2010

    September 28, 2010 10:52 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2010. There are 94 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1920, eight members of the Chicago White Sox were indicted for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in what... more »
  • Today in History-September 27, 2010

    September 27, 2010 11:10 AM

    Today is Monday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2010. There are 95 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 27, 1939, Warsaw, Poland, surrendered after weeks of resistance to invading forces from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during World War II. ... more »
  • Today in History-September 24, 2010

    September 24, 2010 4:10 PM

    Today is Friday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2010. There are 98 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 24, 1789, Congress passed a Judiciary Act which provided for an Attorney General and a Supreme Court. On this date: In 1869,... more »
  • Today in History-September 22, 2010

    September 22, 2010 11:08 AM

    Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2010. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 11:09 p.m. EDT. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Capt. Nathan Hale, 21, was hanged as a spy by the British... more »
  • Today in History-September 21, 2010

    September 21, 2010 3:44 PM

    Today is Tuesday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2010. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21, 1893, one of America's first horseless carriages was taken for a short test drive in Springfield, Mass. by Frank Duryea, who had designed... more »
  • Today in History-September 20, 2010

    September 20, 2010 10:55 AM

    Today is Monday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2010. There are 102 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 20, 1519, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set out from Spain on five ships on a voyage to find a western passage... more »
  • Today in History-September 13, 2010

    September 13, 2010 3:45 PM

    Today is Monday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2010. There are 109 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 13, 1970, the first New York City Marathon was held; Gary Muhrcke finished the 26.2-mile run, which took place entirely inside Central Park, in... more »
  • Today in History September 10, 2010

    September 10, 2010 6:07 PM

    Today is Friday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2010. There are 112 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 10, 1960, Hurricane Donna, a dangerous Category 4 storm, struck the Florida Keys. (In the days that followed, Donna crossed over the Florida Peninsula... more »
  • Today in History, September 7, 2010

    September 7, 2010 11:32 AM

    Today is Wednesday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2010. There are 114 days left in the year. The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana,begins at sunset. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 8, 1935, Sen. Huey P. Long, D-La., "The Kingfish" of Louisiana politics, was shot and mortally... more »
  • Man Accused of Stabbing Son Goes on Trial Starting Today

    August 18, 2010 1:36 PM

    Newman Thibodeaux, the man accused of stabbing his son, Keith Thibodeaux, in the stomach earlier this year at the Belaire Cove Crawfish Etoufee cookoff in Ville Platte, goes on trial starting today in Ville Platte starting at 9am. Jury selection was held yesterday (Tuesday).
  • New Iberia- Sand Bags Available Until 5 PM Today

    July 23, 2010 11:28 AM

    UPDATE-The City of New Iberia will not be issuing sand bags on Saturday, July 24th unless there is a significant change in the weather forecast and the course of Tropical Storm Bonnie ---------------------- Due to the anticipated rains expected if Tropical Storm Bonnie makes landfall in the area, anyone... more »
  • New Iberia- Sand Bags Available Until 5 PM Today

    July 23, 2010 11:28 AM

    Due to the anticipated rains expected if Tropical Storm Bonnie makes landfall in the area, anyone with possible flooding issues within City limits can pick up sand bags from our Public Works Department at 907 Fulton Street. They are available now until 5:00 pm today. Please contact Public Works... more »
  • Oil Spill Today- July 20, 2010

    July 20, 2010 9:20 AM

    A summary of events Tuesday, July 20, Day 91 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • Gulf Oil Spill Panel Started Its Work Today

    July 12, 2010 3:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The presidential panel that is supposed to find the cause of the Gulf oil spill started its work Monday with a hearing focused more on the response and the impact. Amid interruptions by protesters, the National Oil Spill Commission heard more from oil executives, experts and... more »
  • Elections Registration Continues Today

    July 8, 2010 7:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Most of the announced candidates for Louisiana's fall congressional elections have signed up as qualifying moves into its second day. Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his Democratic challenger, Charlie Melancon, showed up within an hour of each other Wednesday to register for the Senate... more »
  • Gregg Allman Underwent Successful Liver Transplant Today

    June 23, 2010 4:49 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rock 'n' roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant surgery Wednesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla. Allman's manager Michael Lehman told The Associated Press in a phone interview that Allman was groggy but awake Wednesday morning and that the... more »
  • Jindal: Trip to sand berm followed by press conference today

    June 23, 2010 2:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is keeping up pressure on federal authorities to allow resumption of an offshore dredging project. The project is designed to collect sand for the building of barriers to protect the coast from oil. The problem: The Interior Department says one area where sand... more »
  • Local Man Arrested for Illegal Dumping into Waterways

    April 23, 2010 3:49 PM

    Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested an Iberville Parish man for the alleged illegal dumping of pollutants into state waterways. Tommy M. Francise, 54, of Plaquemine, is alleged to have intentionally dumped waste glycerin into state waterways during the production... more »
  • Census 2010 Held Kickoff Today In Lafayette

    January 21, 2010 5:35 PM

    The Census Bureau is looking for people to hire to help with the 2010 Census. A kickoff meeting was held today and KATC's Tracy Wirtz served as emcee. The goal is to get more help gathering information and encouraging people to participate. The Census tradition started in 1790 and... more »

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