July 20th, 2018Folks were busy today at Grace Presbyterian Church in Lafayette stuffing backpacks with school supplies for foster kids.
It was the third annual backpack project by court-appointed special advocates of south Louisiana. The volunteer group represents the interests of children in difficult domestic cases in our court system.
July 20th, 2018
Rock 'N' Bowl is off to a rocking start, kicking off its first zydeco night with what many call zydeco royalty. News 15's Megan Woods has the story on the significance of this zydeco family's performance in the history of Rock 'N' Bowl not only here, but in New Orleans as well.
"Rock 'N' Bowl is not Rock 'N' Bowl without live...
July 19th, 2018The Broussard Chamber of Commerce held its first women in business meeting this morning.
The event not only provided women with networking opportunities and improvement sessions, but also featured three guest speakers and a hearty breakfast.
This is the first of three meetings the chamber will be holding, the next two meetings will be...
July 19th, 2018The Lafayette General Foundation awarded scholarships today valued at more than 15-thousand dollars to 19 members of the Lafayette General Family.
The recipents included high school students as well as health professionals pursuing a higher degree in their field,
recipients were grateful for the financial boost.
July 18th, 201821 children have died so far this year from heatstroke. Last year 43 children were killed. In fact, an average of 37 children have died every year since 1998. The Acadiana Planning Commission is trying to spread the word to "Look Before You Lock" your vehicles. Find out more tips by clicking HERE....
July 18th, 2018Though the summer break may be almost over, this can typically be the time where keeping your kids busy gets tough. Our mental health contributor Mike Monic has some tips on keeping them going until they return to school.
July 18th, 2018It's that time of year again where parents open up their wallets and shell out big bucks for school supplies and school uniforms. With the start of school less than a month away, Acadiana's Thrifty Mom has some tips to help you save some of that hard earned money while setting your students up for success! Click play to learn more and...
July 17th, 2018At the Main Public Library downtown today, there tech assistance event was the 21st-century equivalent of helping a little old lady across the street.
Library staff helping the less-than tech savvy figure out how to use their smart phones and other digital devices.
Staffers also helped library patrons learn how to navigate the vast...
July 16th, 2018Miles Perret Cancer Services has unveiled the 2018 Games of Acadiana commemorative poster by local artist Cory Stewart.
The annual fundraiser slated for August 18th at the Cajundome.
Even though the event is near, the center still needs volunteers.
July 16th, 2018LAFAYETTE, La. – Jamie Schexnayder, a nursing student at LSU-Eunice entering her senior year this fall, is the recipient of the second annual Women’s & Children’s Memorial Scholarship.
Women’s & Children’s Hospital and representatives from the Community Foundation of Acadiana presented the scholarship award to Schexnayder in...