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Tropical Disturbance Expected To Form And Move North In Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Disturbance Expected To Form And Move North In Gulf of Mexico

  Friday morning, forecasters with the National Hurricane Center began tracking a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s still too early to tell if this disturbance will be a threat to Louisiana, but as of today, forecasters are giving this system a 20% chance of developing into a Tropical Depression within five days. A…MORE

Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center is waiving adoption fees

Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center is waiving adoption fees

  The Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC) took in more animals in one day than it normally does in a week. Monday, 61 dogs and cats, either strays or surrendered by their owners, filled the shelter. The average intake during summer months is about 80 a week. To encourage adoptions, the shelter is…MORE

Lafayette Consolidated Government Parade of Champions Sunday June 13

Lafayette Consolidated Government Parade of Champions Sunday June 13

  Mayor-President Josh Guillory is honoring state champions of all high school sports teams, individual athletes, dance teams, and cheerleaders with a Parade of Champions. The public is invited to join in the celebration. Floats will line up at Blackham Coliseum, proceed down Cajun Dome Boulevard, turn left onto Congress Street then enter into Cajun Field (see…MORE

Watch Lafayette, Louisiana Couple Whitney and Kal Savoie Compete on TBS’ THE CUBE Thursday, June 10th

Watch Lafayette, Louisiana Couple Whitney and Kal Savoie Compete on TBS’ THE CUBE Thursday, June 10th

  Tune in to the premiere of TBS’ “The Cube” on Thursday, June 10th at 8 PM to watch Whitney and Kal Savoie, a married couple from Lafayette, Louisiana, compete in the new high-stakes game show that tests contestants’ mental agility and physical ability for a chance to win $250,000. Their journey on “The Cube” will be featured on June 10th and June…MORE

Cleco Says Customers Should Prepare for a Potentially Active Hurricane Season

Cleco Says Customers Should Prepare for a Potentially Active Hurricane Season

  From Cleco – The Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season officially runs through Nov. 30. Cleco Power encourages customers to prepare as experts are predicting another above-average hurricane season. “Today marks the start of our hurricane season, and while we all are hoping for a quiet season, everyone should have a plan,” said James Lass, director…MORE

Father Knows Best

  Father Knows Best!   Father’s Day Giveaway! Through June 16th, visit the following Father Knows Best Contest Sponsor Locations for your opportunity to register for some great prizes! Red Wing Shoes (2207 Kaliste Saloom Rd STE 1A, Ste 1A, Lafayette) and register to win a $500 Gift Certificate Rustic Renegade (2842 NE Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette)…MORE

Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Today

Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Today

  The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins today. Most of us here in Louisiana are aware of the season, which runs June 1 – November 30th. I think we all recall last year’s, record-breaking Hurricane season! According to NOLA.com, The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season holds the record for the most named storms in a season – 30.…MORE

Lafayette Parks And Rec Hosts Major League Baseball Competitions

Lafayette Parks And Rec Hosts Major League Baseball Competitions

  The Lafayette Consolidated Government Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run competition and Jr. Home Run Derby. Participants have a chance to advance to competitions at this year’s World Series. Participation is free.  Pitch Hit & Run Baseball and softball players ages 7-14 (as of July 17,…MORE

Cajun Heartland State Fair Returns to Cajundome

Cajun Heartland State Fair Returns to Cajundome

LAFAYETTE, LA (MAY 23, 2021) – The CAJUNDOME & Convention Center is pleased to announce the return of the Cajun Heartland State Fair from May 27 through June 6, 2021, at the CAJUNDOME. The 11-day event is presented by LUS and features the all new Gold Star Midway with thrilling rides for all ages in…MORE

New Iberia Downtown Alliance presents Bayou Bargains Pop Up Event July 10

New Iberia Downtown Alliance presents Bayou Bargains Pop Up Event July 10

The New Iberia Downtown Alliance presents the Bayou Bargains Pop Up Event July 10th from 11am-3pm at the Steamboat Pavilion in Downtown New Iberia! Shop local from more than 30 area vendors, including: * Boutiques – Women’s & Children’s * Candles * Succulents * Pecans * Cookies * Home Decor * Food and so much…MORE

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