Afghan authorities say an avalanche has destroyed a village in northeastern Afghanistan, with scores feared dead. Deputy governor of Badakhshan province Shams Ul Rahman say 37 people have been confirmed dead, but that he expects the toll to rise. The avalanche occurred Sunday night in Darwaz district. He says it... more »
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is celebrating the win at their first home game of the season. But for some Cajun fans, the euphoria quickly ended as soon as they left the field. Some had to pay nearly $250, after they parked at Westwood Village Shopping Center across Bertrand... more »
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 »
Boogie Nights will be held at 8 o'clock tonight at City Club in River Ranch. The Lafayette Village People will perform at the event benefiting Habitat for Humanity. Performers include KATC's own Tom Voinche, City-Parish President Joey Durel, Terry Huval of LUS, Marcus Brown, Ben Berthelot, and councilman Keith Patin.
Entertainers are needed for the upcoming Noel Acadien au Village scheduled for December 4-23 in Acadian Village. The Cox Pavilion Stage is booked, but LARC still needs small groups for the AT & T Pioneers Chapel.
Small choirs, gospel groups, acoustic bands, storytellers would be a great fit! Christmas... more »