April 2nd, 2019
A local community organization is putting the final touches on their late founder's vision.
TownFolk is responsible for Victory Garden that sits off of Oliver Street in Downtown Lafayette. It's the brain child of Jillian Johnson who was killed during the Grand Theater shooting in 2015. Now they are closing in on their funding goal...
April 1st, 2019
Duson Police Department adds a new officer who just so happens to be an 8-year-old boy. Instead of fighting crime he'll be using that badge to fight cancer.
Eight year-old Camden Barnard was diagnosed with Acute Lymphobastic Leukemia this past September. He's been undergoing treatment ever since. His bravery to fight cancer is...
March 29th, 2019
Breast feeding specialists from all over Southern Louisiana were in Lafayette Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Women and Children's Hospital. Together they're brainstorming better ways to help mothers feed their newborns.
Kim Spinner is a lactate consultant at the hospital and says, "When you see these photos or you see it in...
March 28th, 2019
A Carencro High School senior and her parents received an unforgettable surprise during class Thursday morning.
Director of the high school's academy of information technology, Claire Trouard says to her students, "I need a student to come and open our surprise, Ariel why don't you come and open it for me."
It seems like a simple...
March 27th, 2019
Former inmates in Lafayette Parish are getting a second chance in the workforce. Wednesday Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and Right on Crime put on a special forum to educate employers on hiring those who have a criminal past.
For years Lafayette Parish has had programs to help former inmates to live a better life than the one...
March 26th, 2019
Tuesday March 26 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a time to put a spotlight on the risks and prevention.
Here in Southern Louisiana we love us a good meal and the Wellness and Diabetes Clinic at Lafayette General says that is part of the reason why the state's diabetes numbers are so high.
"The barbecue, the crawfish...
March 25th, 2019
Paul Marx, founder and owner of KBON-FM passed away Sunday night at the of 71.
Friends and colleagues say Marx was much more than just a radio man. He was a passionate promoter of Louisiana music, culture and heritage. His heart and soul sits on South 2nd Street in Historic Downtown Eunice at KBON's station.
"It's going to be...
March 22nd, 2019
A local musician and UL Lafayette music student is heading to Hollywood. This week Emily revealed she got the golden ticket from American Idol celebrity judges to advance to the next round.
You may remember Emily Ortego from last September. We featured her right here on News 15 when the community put on a send off party before her...
March 15th, 2019
Friday marks the start of the St. Patrick's Day Weekend and the 4th Annual Celtic Bayou Festival at Warehouse 535 in Lafayette.
"We wanted a family friendly celebration of St. Patrick's day. "
When Tony Davoren, and Ireland native and one of the founders of Celtic Bayou Festival started celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Acadiana...