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15th Judicial District celebrates 100th anniversary on Thursday

Lafayette Parish Courthouse
Posted at 6:52 AM, Oct 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-21 07:52:43-04

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the 15th Judicial District in Lafayette Parish.

The Louisiana Constitution of 1921 created twenty-six judicial districts, including the 15th Judicial District in its current form. The district is comprised of the parishes of Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion.

To commemorate this occasion, a centennial celebration will be held on Thursday, October 21, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, outside of the Lafayette Parish courthouse in Downtown Lafayette.

A brief commemoration will be followed by viewable oral history, free hot dogs, soft drinks and water, live music, and children's activities.

The event is free and the public is invited to help mark the historic occasion.

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