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Middlebrook Foundation Virtual Challenge 2021

Middlebrook Foundation Virtual Challenge 2021

  One of the goals of the Middlebrook Foundation is to establish a scholarship program for high school seniors in the community. With this goal in mind, we have created a Virtual Challenge Event, which will be our initial fundraiser, to raise funds specifically for the Scholarship program. You can complete the challenge anytime between …MORE

10 Digit Dialing Is Coming To Acadiana In April

10 Digit Dialing Is Coming To Acadiana In April

  10-digit dialing is coming to Acadiana in April and will be mandatory by October 24, 2021. What does this mean? It means that when you make a phone call, you will need to dial the area code along with the seven-digit phone number to complete a call. Anyone with a telephone number from our…MORE

Entergy Customers in Louisiana can Receive Free Virtual Tax Prep

Entergy Customers in Louisiana can Receive Free Virtual Tax Prep

  Qualified Entergy customers in Louisiana can receive free tax preparation through IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance this tax season. As part of Entergy’s commitment to support those in need, Entergy’s Louisiana companies are once again helping customers who qualify for federal Earned Income Tax Credits claim the money they’ve earned. The companies are continuing their partnership with community advocates to support…MORE

Construction Begins In 2025 For The First Space Hotel

Construction Begins In 2025 For The First Space Hotel

    This is pretty cool! A new space hotel is set to begin construction in 2025.  The hotel will feature restaurants, a cinema, a spa and rooms for 400 people. The ‘Voyager Station’ will be built in orbit around the earth, and will be a large circle and rotate to generate artificial gravity that…MORE

‘Sleeves Up’ COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Ville Platte Civic Center on March 4th

‘Sleeves Up’ COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Ville Platte Civic Center on March 4th

The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family members from Covid. COVID-19 VACCINE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY VILLE PLATTE CIVIC CENTER 704 N SOILEAU STREET THURSDAY MARCH 4TH To schedule an appointment call 337-262-5311 Vaccination Available only for those in the current eligibility group: • Persons 65 years of age or…MORE

LUS Fiber Awarded Major Federal Grant for Broadband Expansion into Rural Acadiana

LUS Fiber Awarded Major Federal Grant for Broadband Expansion into Rural Acadiana

  The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $3.1 million grant to LUS Fiber – Lafayette, Louisiana’s fiber system – in partnership with Acadiana Planning Commission (APC) for the development and construction of broadband infrastructure into rural southwest Louisiana. “In a post-COVID economy, the challenge to bring reliable broadband to…MORE

LCG Household Hazardous Waste Day March 6

LCG Household Hazardous Waste Day March 6

  Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) has scheduled the next Household Hazardous Waste Day (HHWD) on Saturday, March 6, from 8 a.m.-noon at the CAJUNDOME. Residents in the City of Lafayette and unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish are encouraged to bring their unwanted household chemicals to be recycled or properly disposed. Items typically brought in include…MORE

Lafayette Animal Shelter Reaches ‘No Kill’ Goal

Lafayette Animal Shelter Reaches ‘No Kill’ Goal

  The Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC) has reached no-kill status, meaning the shelter has saved the lives of 90 percent or more of the animals at the shelter. “Strategic, innovative methods and procedures were put into place at the shelter in order to achieve this coveted goal,” Director Shelley Delahoussaye said. No-kill includes…MORE

Mayor-President Guillory Opting-In To Resume Indoor Service At Lafayette Parish Bars

Mayor-President Guillory Opting-In To Resume Indoor Service At Lafayette Parish Bars

  Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory notified Governor John Bel Edwards in a letter Wednesday afternoon that Lafayette Parish is opting-in pursuant to Proclamation Number 17 JBE 2021. This will allow bars in the Parish to open for on-premises, indoor consumption at the full extent authorized by the Governor’s current proclamation. Bars allowed to open under…MORE

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