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  • Newellton: Town is debt free

    March 17, 2014 5:37 AM

    NEWELLTON, La. (AP) - The town of Newellton is completely debt free. Officials say the town made its final debt payment Wednesday. Edwin Britt, who has been an alderman since 1972, said the town's accomplishment has been years in the making and involved cooperation from all those involved with managing... more »
  • Central works to be 'nice' looking town

    June 17, 2013 9:42 AM

    CENTRAL, La. (AP) - No commercial building permits will be issued for sites on certain roads in Central until an ordinance that sets architectural standards is developed and approved by the city council. The Advocate reports Central's City Council approved the moratorium June 11, and it will stay in place... more »
  • Vote and vote often Lafayette as Tastiest Town of the South

    January 6, 2012 12:41 PM

    Lafayette is currently in the running to be named Southern Living Magazine's Tastiest Town of the South. As of 11:30 Friday morning, Lafayette has more than 40,000 votes, but Louisville, Kentucky is trailing close behind. Lafayette isn't the only Louisiana city in the running, New Orleans is also competing... more »
  • Sentencing Date Set in Town of Ball Fraud Case

    April 18, 2011 7:59 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A federal prosecutor is asking U.S. District Judge Dee Drell to give lesser sentences to four town of Ball officials who cooperated in a disaster-fraud investigation involving former Mayor Roy Hebron. In motions filed Friday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cytheria Jernigan asks Drell for leniency in sentencing... more »
  • Downtown Alive!

    November 3, 2010 7:48 AM

    Downtown Alive! is a community tradition and popular staple in Acadiana's cultural and social calendar is now in its 27th year. The Fall 2010 DTA! season brings great entertainment in the form of free, family-friendly, smoke free, outdoor concerts to Downtown Lafayette. Sponsored by Cox Communications, Lafayette Coca-Cola, Let's Be... more »
  • Paint the Town Pink Today!

    October 27, 2010 6:16 AM

    Wear your PINK today Acadiana! This is a third party fund raiser to benefit the Miles Perret Center. Paint the town Pink will be a designated day for ALL of Acadiana to pitch in to help raise money for the Miles Perret Center. Area banks, restaurants, salons, schools etc.... more »
  • Paint the Town Pink on Wednesday October 27th

    October 25, 2010 9:23 AM

    "Paint the Town Pink" on Wednesday October 27th. This is a third party fund raiser to benefit the Miles Perret Center. Paint the town Pink will be a designated day for ALL of Acadiana to pitch in to help raise money for the Miles Perret Center. Area banks, restaurants, salons,... more »
  • Obama Scheduled to Take Part in MTV/BET Produced Youth Town Hall Meeting

    October 5, 2010 6:20 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The MTV and BET networks say President Barack Obama is scheduled to take part in a youth town hall meeting broadcast from Washington on Oct. 14. MTV and BET are producing the program. The one-hour program will air live at 4 p.m. Eastern time. It also... more »
  • Paint the Town Pink

    October 1, 2010 11:09 AM

    "Paint the Town Pink" on Wednesday October 27th. This is a third party fund raiser to benefit the Miles Perret Center. Paint the town Pink will be a designated day for ALL of Acadiana to pitch in to help raise money for the Miles Perret Center. Area banks, restaurants, salons,... more »
  • Home Invasion Murder Suspect Caught

    September 28, 2010 12:50 PM

    The search for a suspect in the home invasion killing of a mother and the shooting of her 9 year old daughter is over. Aramis Jackson, 20, was arrested today at a residence in Violet, LA. Law enforcement tracked him in the area, where he has relatives. He was wanted... more »
  • Sunset Getting New Town Hall

    September 14, 2010 12:27 PM

    Sunset population 2,832 is getting a new Town Hall after more than 40 years in a building they've outgrown. The mayor and staff offices are currently in the old Bank of Sunset building. The new facility is 2,200 square feet with offices for the Mayor and town employees. It also... more »
  • Snooki of 'Jersey Shore' arrested in NJ beach town

    July 30, 2010 9:54 PM

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - "Jersey Shore" cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has been arrested in the New Jersey beach town where the MTV show is based. Seaside Heights Police Chief Thomas Boyd says Polizzi was arrested at around 3:25 p.m. Friday and charged with disorderly conduct after other beachgoers... more »
  • Lafayette to Profile as a Top Retirement Town in the September/October Issue

    July 30, 2010 5:37 PM

    Press Release: Where to Retire magazine, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions, has selected Lafayette, LA, to profile as a top retirement town in the September/October issue which mails to subscribers nationwide on July 30, 2010. Where to Retire editor Mary Lu Abbott... more »
  • Joey Durel Plans Town Hall Meetings To Talk Deconsolidation

    March 17, 2010 2:37 PM

    City-Parish President Joey Durel announced a series of town hall meetings beginning next Monday, March 22 at locations throughout Lafayette Parish. The theme of the town hall conversation is Lafayette Consolidated Charter: Is it working for you, why or why not? The meetings will be held throughout the... more »
  • Arnaudville may experience low water pressure

    February 22, 2010 11:48 AM

    The town of Arnaudville may experience low water pressure on February 23 and 24, 2010 due to crews working on main lines.
  • Lafayette Town Hall: City Parish Charter Vote

    February 22, 2010 9:52 AM

    Tonight, February 22, 2010, City Parish Councilman Keith Patin is hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss the upcoming vote on the possible repeal of the Lafayette Consolidated Government charter. Attendance is encouraged as the council is scheduled to vote on March 9, 2010. Patin has invited Bruce Conque with... more »
  • Acadia Crime Stoppers: Kwik Stop Burglary

    November 18, 2009 11:58 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public's assistance to identify the 3 Suspects who committed a Commercial Burglary in the early morning hours of Monday November 9, 2009. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify the suspects who broke into the Kwik Stop... more »
  • OGHS: ‚ÄúPink Bag Luncheon & Fashion Show"

    November 6, 2009 11:22 AM

    Opelousas General Health System recently held a Pink Bag Luncheon and Fashion Show in conjunction with the "Paint the Town Pink" campaign, which is supported by a grant from the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The event was held at Indian Hills Country Club. Breast Cancer... more »
  • Maurice may remain a village for another 10 years

    October 28, 2009 3:58 PM

    MAURICE, La. (AP) - New businesses set up shop in Maurice almost monthly, but may not be enough to help the village grow into a town. That would require 86 new residents before the 2010 Census, says Mayor Bob Ferguson. "We are hoping to reach that magic number of 1,000,"... more »

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