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  • The Veronica Challenge: Football Kicker

    March 31, 2010 8:32 AM

    Watch Veronica White try to kick a football down the field.
  • The Veronica Challenge: Blind

    February 24, 2010 7:53 AM

    Reporter Veronica White finds out what it is like to live without a sense, and learns to appreciate her sight.
  • The Veronica Challenge: Crawfishing

    February 10, 2010 7:48 AM

    It's that time of year again to chow down on one of Acadiana's most well-loved foods: crawfish. Watch KATC's Veronica White learn how to catch those mudbugs.
  • Teachers Nominated for LEF Awards:

    December 2, 2009 12:05 PM

    It started out as an average school day Tuesday, but some Lafayette teachers got a pleasant surprise. The Lafayette Education Foundation sent volunteers to tell teachers they have been nominated for the 2010 Teacher Awards. Volunteers from business sponsors worked as the "pin patrol", pinning ribbons on the teachers... more »
  • Bailey's Annual Thanksgiving Lunch

    November 26, 2009 2:57 PM

    The Bailey's 17th Annual Thanksgiving Lunch took place Thursday. This Lafayette restaurant serves about 800 people in Acadiana during the event. Restaurant owner Ema Haq started it to help those who cannot afford a Thanksgiving meal, or have no other place to go because they have no family or... more »
  • Girl Scouts In Lafayette Host "Soles 4 Souls"

    November 18, 2009 4:48 PM

    The Lafayette Parish Girl Scouts have collected at total of 1, 285 pairs of shoes which, according to Brent Barkin, Vice-President of Shoe Station, is more than all 17 combined stores across the nation. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ In Lafayette Parish, Girl Scouts took part in the "Soles 4 Souls" project.... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Bartending

    November 18, 2009 10:00 AM

    Complicated drinks... large orders... impatient customers... when you are out having a drink you may not realize how much work bartenders do. KATC's Veronica White decided to try it out. Watch her get lessons on favorite drinks, mixing properly, different garnishes, and bartending shortcuts. Remember to submit... more »
  • Students Get Hands-On Lesson in Oppression

    November 17, 2009 2:30 PM

    A local 10th grade class is getting a month-long hands-on lesson in discrimination, with the Holocaust as the basis. It all started with the book, "Night," and the Holocaust section of the curriculum. Iberia Senior High teacher Kelly Thompson wanted to teach her students to stand up for... more »
  • Students Celebrate French Culture

    November 10, 2009 2:21 PM

    Learning french is about more than sitting in class. One junior high in Opelousas is celebrating National French Week, or La Semaine du Français, and Acadiana's heritage. Plaisance Jr. High students have immersed themselves in French culture by making French food, listening to French music, studying French regions, and... more »
  • It Won't Stop Raining in Rayne

    November 9, 2009 2:09 PM

    Twice in the last 5 years the Frog Festival's dates changed because it will not stop raining in Rayne. After several years of hurricanes, moving the date this year to November sounded like a good idea... until Hurricane Ida came along. After 8 months of planning, this was the... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Rock Climbing

    November 4, 2009 9:06 AM

    For this week's challenge Veronica tries rock climbing. The expert, Art Cormier, makes it look easy. For a beginner, though, it is hard work. "The most surprising thing about climbing is it takes a lot of mental strength--you have to remember a lot of things without getting stressed,"... more »
  • Homemade Helmet Liners Help Soldiers

    November 3, 2009 1:56 PM

    "Help Us Warm the Heads and Hearts of Our Soldiers" -- that is the motto of Project Helmet Liner. While U.S. soldiers are fighting for our country, some Acadiana women are helping them with homemade gear. Lafayette knitter Kim Gunniss started the project after meeting moms like Pam Frey, who... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Driving Stick Shift

    October 28, 2009 12:17 PM

    After learning to drive, you might think it's easy... but what if you tried driving a different type of car? We put KATC's Veronica White to the test to see if she could drive a manual car. She went to Let's Drive in Crowley to learn from driving instructor... more »
  • New Iberia Railroad & Drainage Getting Fixed

    September 21, 2009 2:24 PM

    New Iberia has always had flooding, water buildup, and drainage problems after it rains, and locals are doubtful that anything will change. "We've always been promised that something's going to be done and we've yet to see anything done about it," said one resident. A big railroad reconstruction... more »

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